About Dr. D.C. Sun
-Founder of Taiwan Scientific, Taipei, Taiwan and Sun scientific, SLC, Utah
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 15, 1956, Taichung, Taiwan (US Citizen)    
EDUCATION: Ph. D. in Chemical Engineering / Material Science and Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, PA

MEMBERSHIPS: Orthopaedic Research Society, Society For Biomaterials, American Society For Testing and Materials (ASTM), Society 0f
Polymer Science (Japan), Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA)

MOST CITED PATENT  US 5,414,049 -  Non-oxidizing polymeric medical implant (more than 15 patents)

MOST CITED PAPER        D.C. Sun, A. Wang, C. Stark, J.H. Dumbleton, “The Concept of Stabilization in UHMWPE implants”,  5th World
Biomaterials Congress, May 28 - June 2, 1996 (more than 50 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters)

2003 – Present   General Manger, Taiwan Scientific Corp., Taipei, Taiwan & Sun Scientific Corp., SLC, Utah -Leading a group of physicians,
professors, and engineers for commercialization of a novel wrist patient monitor

1998 – 2003         Technical Consultant, Biomedical Engineering Center (BMEC), Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)         - Project leader
for ITRI innovative research on patient vital sign monitors

1991 – 1999      Director/Assistant Director / Manager / Sr. Research Engineer, World-wide R&D, Howmedica Inc. (A Division of  Pfizer  Inc.),
Rutherford, NJ 07070 – Project leader responsible for invention of oxidation-resistant polymeric implants

1988 - 1991    Sr. Product Development Engineer, Catalytic System Division, Johnson Matthey Inc., Wayne, PA

1995 Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of America

1994 President Award, Howmedica Inc., Pfizer Hospital Products Group

1988 Best Paper Award of North America Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS)

1987 Outstanding Teaching Award, Freshmen Program, University of Pittsburgh

1983 Excellence in Teaching Award, EGSB, University of Pittsburgh