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Taylor G. Wang

Microgravity Science and Applications Program Director

JPL

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Scientist for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

California Institute of Technology


Affiliations

Encapsulife Inc

Founder


Vanderbilt University

Centennial Professor of Mech Engineer, Emeritus


Acoustical Society of America

Fellow


Education

Vanderbilt University


B.S.

University of California


Master of Science

Physics

University of California at Los Angeles


doctor of philosophy

physics

University


doctorate

Physics

University of California at Los Angeles


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Dr. Taylor G. Wang
Centennial Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Emeritus, Vanderbilt University, USA Dr Taylor Wang holds a PhD in solid state and fluid physics and a BS and MS both in physics, all from the University of California. From 1972-78 Dr Wang worked as a Senior Scientist in the Physics Department at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, and in 1979 became the Microgravity Science and Applications Program Director also at JPL, a position he remained in until 1988. Between 1984 and 1986 he was an Astronaut-Scientist, Payload Specialist Spacelab 3 for NASA. He became a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at JPL, between 1988 and 1991, and a Centennial Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Vanderbilt University between 1988 and 1993. He also became the Director of the Center for Microgravity Research and Applications at Vanderbilt the same year, a position he held until 2005. From 1993 until 2012, Dr Wang was the Centennial Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and the Director of the Applied Physics Program at Vanderbilt University. Dr Wang has many awards and recognitions for his work, some of which include: 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, World Most Influential Chinese to Mankind Foundation, 2004 Group Achievement Award, USRA/ANSER-NASA NIAC Team, NASA, 1989 Asian Pacific American Achievement Award, Outstanding Contribution in Science and Technology, OCA, 1987 Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, NASA, and many more. He has also authored and edited books, journal articles and textbook chapters on his areas of expertise, and holds 28 US patents.


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Patents Issued to Encapsulife or its Founder, Dr. Taylor G. Wang


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Notable Publications by Encapsulife's Founder, Dr. Taylor G. Wang
— by Taylor G. Wang, Jamie Adcock, Willem Kuhtreiber, Deng Qiang, Kenneth J. Salleng, Irina Trenary and Phil Williams, published in Transplantation, the Official Journal of the Transplantation Society, Volume 85, Issue 3, Page 331, February 15, 2008 (abstract and link to full article) — by David J. Roth, E Duco Jansen, Alvin C. Powers and Taylor G. Wang, published in Transplantation, the Official Journal of the Transplantation Society, Volume 81, Issue 8, Page 1185, April 27, 2006 (abstract and link to full article) — by Taylor G. Wang, chapter in Methods of Tissue Engineering, October, 2001 (preview of book online) — by I. Lacik, A.V. Anilkumar and Taylor G. Wang, published in Journal of Microencapsulation, Volume 18, Issue 4, Page 479, 2001 (abstract and link to full article) — by A. V. Anilkuma, I. Lacik and Taylor G. Wang, published in Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Volume 75, Issue 5, Page 581, 2001 (abstract and link to full article) — by Taylor G. Wang, published in e-biomed: The Journal of Regenerative Medicine, Volume 1, Issue 6, Page 93, 2000 (abstract and link to full article) — by A. V. Anilkumar1, A. B. Hmelo and Taylor G. Wang, published in Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 242, Issue 2, Page 465, 2000 (abstract and link to full article) — by Taylor G. Wang and Robert P. Lanza, chapter in Principles of Tissue Engineering, Second Edition, May, 2000 (preview of book online) — by Taylor G. Wang, chapter in Cell Encapsulation Technology and Therapeutics, 1999 (preview of chapter online) — by Taylor G. Wang, published in Artificial Organs, Volume 22, Issue 1, Pages 68-74, January 1998 (abstract and link to full article) — by Taylor Wang, Igor Lacik, Marcela Brissova, Amrutur V. Anilkumar, Ales Prokop, David Hunkeler, Ray Green, Keivan Shahrokhi and Alvin C. Powers, published in Nature Biotechnology, Volume 15, Pages 358-362, April 1997 (abstract and link to full article)


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Dr. Taylor Wang, PhD — Encapsulife Founder, Chairman & CEO
Dr. Wang is one of America's and China's most highly regarded scientists — and is the author or co-author of over two hundred publications in open journals and the holder of 28 U.S. patents. As Founder, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer of Encapsulife he provides overall strategic leadership for the company. In 2007 Dr. Wang was presented with the Distinguished Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Institute of Engineers of the United States of America. During the 1985 NASA Shuttle Mission STS-51-B, Dr. Wang made formative observations in the micro gravity of outer space that have led to Encapsulife's successful research developments. For the past 20 years, Dr. Wang has served as the Centennial Professor of Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, at Vanderbilt University. During this time, Dr. Wang also founded and directed the Center for Microgravity Research and Applications. Prior to his tenure at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Wang was a program manager and a group supervisor for more than 15 years at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), where he was responsible for annual oversight of a multi-million dollar budget, and management and leadership for more than 100 Ph.D. scientists and engineers. Dr. Wang is the recipient of numerous awards for his research and industry leadership including:


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Encapsulife's management has engaged in numerous collaborations with U.S. and international researchers, but the primary locus for Dr. Wang's research and experiments has been The Vanderbilt University Center for Micro-Gravity Research and Applications.
At Vanderbilt, Dr. Wang, a physicist, has organized and managed an interdisciplinary engineering and medical research team that includes senior researchers from the Vanderbilt University community. A Long History of New Technology Encapsulife, Inc. is a private corporation with a substantial patent portfolio, processes, and products that are derivative of micro-gravity research — first conducted during a 1985 NASA Shuttle mission by astronaut-scientist, Dr. Taylor Wang. Dr. Wang is Encapsulife's Founder, Chairman and CEO.


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