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Chester S Ho

Chester S Ho Former Secretary General, Monte Jade Science & Technology Association, Taiwan
Ph.D., Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.


  • Ph. D. in Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Inst. Of Technology
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University


  • Managing Director, IMBA, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University
  • Editorial Board, Harvard Business Review (Chinese Version)
  • Secretary General, Monte Jade Science and Technology Association, Taiwan
  • President, Boston Life Science Venture Corporation
  • Senior Advisor to President Y.T. Lee of the Academia Sinica
  • Visiting Scholar, M.I.T. Sloan School of Management
  • Professor, Institute of Biological Science and Technology; Adjunct Professor, Institute of Management of Technology, National Chiao Tung University
  • Executive Director and V.P. of R&D and Manufacturing, Charles River Labs.
  • Executive Director of Technology Development, Invitron Corporation
  • Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • NSF Review Board, Small Business Innovative Research Program
  • Director, Food, Pharm & Bioeng Division, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Councilor, Biochemical Technology Division, American Chemical Society
  • Editorial Board, Enzyme and Microbial Technology; BioPharm; BioERA

Research Interests

  • Innovation Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Leadership, Equity Investment
  • Entrepreneurship


B. Conference Papers

  • 1. T.W. Chiou, Y.C. Hsieh and C.S. Ho, 2000, “High Density Culture of Insect Cells Using Rational Medium Design and Feeding Strategy”, Bioprocess Engineering, 22, 483-491.
  • 2. L.-C. Liao, C.S. Ho and W.-T. Wu, 1999, “Bioconversion with Whole Cell Penicillin Acylase in Aqueous Two-Phase Systems”, Process Biochemistry, 34, 417-420.
  • 3. Nicholson, M.L., B.S. Hampson, G.G. Pugh and C.S. Ho, 1991, “Continuous Cell Cultures”, Animal Cell Bioreactors, (ed). C.S. Ho and D.I.C. Wang, pp. 269-303, Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, MA.
  • 4. Ju, L., C.S. Ho and J.F. Shanahan, 1991, “Effects of Carbon Dioxide on the Rheological Behavior and Oxygen Transfer in Submerged Penicillin Fermentations”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 38, 1223-1232.
  • 5. Ho, C.S., Ju, L., and R.F. Baddour, 1990, “Enhancing Penicillin Fermentations by Increased Oxygen Solubility through the Addition of N- Hexadecane”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 36, 1110-1118.
  • 6. Ju. L. and C.S. Ho, 1989, “Oxygen Diffusion Coefficients and Solubility in N-Hexadecane”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 34, 1221-1223.
  • 7. Ju, L. and C.S. Ho, 1989, “The Structure-Breaking Effect on Oxygen Diffusion Coefficients in Polyelectrolyte Solutions”, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineers, 67, 471-477.
  • 8. Ju, L., C.S. Ho, R.F. Baddour and D.I.C. Wang, 1988, “simultaneous Measurement of Oxygen Diffusion Coefficients and Solubilities in Electrolyte Solutions with a Polarographic Oxygen Electrode”, Chemical Engineering Science, 43, 3093-3107.
  • 9. Wang, J.C.-T., L. Ju, and C.S. Ho, 1988, “Oxygen Diffusion Coefficients in Commonly Used Topical Semisolid Creams”, Pharmaceutical Research, 5, 92-98.
  • 10. Ju, L. and C.S. Ho, 1988, “Effect of Microorganisms on Effective Oxygen Diffusion Coefficients in Fermentation Media”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 32, 313-325.
  • 11. Ju, L. and C.S. Ho, 1988, “Correlation of Cell Volume Fractions with Cell Concentrations in Fermentation Media”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 32, 92-95.
  • 12. Ho, C.S., L. JU, and R.F. Baddour, 1988, “The Anamaly of Oxygen Diffusion in Aqueous Xanthan Solutions”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 32, 8-17.
  • 13. Ju, L., C.S. Ho, and R.F. Baddour, 1988, “Simultaneous Measurements of Oxygen Diffusion Coefficients and Solubilities in Fermentation Media with Polarographic Oxygen Electrodes”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 31, 99501005
  • 14. Edwards, A.G. and C.S. Ho, 1988, “The Effect of Carbon Dioxide on Penicillium chrysogenum: An Autoradiographic Study”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 32, 1-7