Robert C. T. Lee

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Robert C. T. Lee (Chinese: 李崇道; pinyin: Lǐ Chóngdào; Wade–Giles: Li Ch'ung-tao) (October 2, 1923 – May 15, 2016), was a Chinese American veterinarian.[1]


Lee was born in Shanghai, with ancestral hometown in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. His brother is famous physicist and Nobel Prize laureate Tsung-Dao Lee.[2]

Lee finished his undergraduate study in Guangxi Province, and continued his graduate study in the United States. He received his PhD in veterinary medicine from Cornell University in New York. Lee went back to China and became a technician in the Republic of China Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.[3]

Later on Lee went to teach in universities, and was professor of veterinary medicine at National Taiwan University and later at National Chung Hsing University. In August 1981, Lee became the President of National Chung Hsing University.[4]

Lee was also in several important positions in Taiwan, including:

After retirement, he resided in College Station, TX until his death.