Chang Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Thursday, August 23, 2007
Dr Chang Yung-fa, Group Chairman of the Evergreen Group, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Transport and the title Honorary Academician by the Russian Academy of Transport. Dr Chang Yung-fa, Group Chairman of the Evergreen Group, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Transport and the title Honorary Academician by the Russian Academy of Transport in recognition of his contributions and innovations in international transportation and his dedication to maritime education. The Russian Academy of Transport confers honorary doctorates to commemorate major achievements by individuals in the field of transportation. Dr Chang is the first Asian entrepreneur to receive this honor.

The Russian Academy of Transport is an all-Russian organisation uniting scientists, professionals and managers who have made important contributions to both theory and practice in rail, highway, air, sea and pipeline transportation. Individual members include distinguished scientists and practical experts in areas of transport, and its collective members are educational institutions and companies that are leaders in the industry. In St Petersburg, the Makarov Academy and the University of Water Communications are collective members.


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