Chang Jen-hu (Chinese: 張鏡湖; pinyin: Zhāng Jìnghú), or J. H. Chang (18 March 1927 – 25 November 2019) was a Taiwanese educator, geographer specialized in ancient climate change, and the agricultural development of mainland China and Taiwan. Chang was the chairman of the board of directors of Chinese Culture University.
|Died||25 November 2019 (aged 92)|
|Nationality||Republic of China|
|Alma mater||National Chekiang University|
Chang graduated from the Department of Geography and History of the National Chekiang University in Hangzhou in 1948. In 1954, Chang obtained his Ph.D. in geography from Clark University in the United States.
From 1959 to 1964, Chang was an editor for the National Geographic Magazine of the National Geographic Society. From 1959 to 1984, Chang was a professor at the University of Hawaii, after which he was granted emeritus status. Chang is a past member of the editorial board of the Annuals of the Association of American Geographers. Chang is also former secretary of the Hawaiian Geophysical Society.
From 1984, Chang chaired the board of directors of Chinese Cultural University. From 1987, he served in the same position at Taipei Hwa Kang Arts School.
Honors and awardsEdit
Chang received several honorary doctorates, including from the Kyung Hee University in South Korea, Kokushikan University and Sōka University in Japan, and Saint Petersburg State University in Russia. Chang also received an honorary doctorate in humanities from his alma mater Clark University in 2006.
- Emeriti faculty listing at University of Hawaii
- 獨家》文化大學老董張鏡湖昨午辭世 享耆壽92歲. Liberty Times (in Chinese). 25 November 2019. Retrieved 26 November 2019.
- 張鏡湖 教授 (Professor Chang, Jen-Hu) – 二、獲獎榮譽 (in Chinese). Archived April 11, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
- 張鏡湖獲頒美國克拉克大學校長頒名譽博士 [Chang was awarded honorary doctorate by Clark University] (in Chinese). Epoch Times.
- Profile of Prof. Chang Jen-Hu
- CV of Prof. Chang Jen-hu
- 張鏡湖獲韓國總統頒贈韓文發展者有功獎 (in Chinese). Epoch Times.
- 張鏡湖董事長訪問南京寧波 接受南大之聘擔任客座教授 [Chang visited Nanjing and Ningbo, and was named Honorary Guest Professor of Nanjing University] (in Chinese).
- 台湾中国文化大学董事长张镜湖一行来校访问 [Chang visited Ningbo University] (in Chinese). Ningbo University.
- 著名学者张镜湖：我为长江提些问题 [Chang: some problems of Yangtze River] (in Chinese). Hangzhou Online.
- 秦大河理事长会见台湾中国文化大学董事长张镜湖 (in Chinese). Chinese Meteorological Society.