Ph.D Candidate, CEEP
From Taiwan, Yeng-Chieh Tsai is a second year PhD student. In 2009, Yeng-Chieh Tsai received the Master degree in Environmental Engineering in University of Delaware. His research topic was the water quality monitoring with DNA-microarrays. From 2009 to 2011, Tsai worked in Batta Environmental Laboratory as an environmental analyst, analyzing the asbestos –contained materials and soil samples in the environment. Tsai also earned his certificate of Engineer in Training of State Maryland during this period. The long term nuclear power controversy and related energy issues in Taiwan inspired Tsai to start the PhD study in CEEP. From Fall 2011 to Spring 2012, Tsai participated in the KEEI project” Toward a Sustainable Energy Future for South Korea: Strategies in the Aftermath of Japan’s Nuclear Mishap”.