Ampere A. Tseng is Director and Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Professor Tseng received his PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1978. In recent years, he has become interested in conducting research in the area of Buddhist vegetarianism, as well as the profiles and practices of Mahayana Buddhists in various regions. Dr. Tseng has published two hundred journal papers, reaching a Google h-index score of 35 and an i10-index number of 100 as of January 2019. Professor Tseng has delivered more than 200 invited seminars or keynote speeches and edited more than ten monographs or books.

Tseng has been bestowed a Chair Professorship from 1) National Tsinghua University (Hsinchu), 2) National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taipei), 3) Brno University of Technology (Czech), and 4) Henan University (Kaifeng). He has been granted a National Research Council professorship from both National Taiwan University (Taipei) and National Cheng Kung University (Tainan). Dr. Tseng was also appointed visiting professor from three universities: Tsinghua University (Beijing), Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei). These universities did not endow any chair or named professorship to a foreigner at the time he was appointed.

Professor Tseng applies the research tools and methodologies he acquired as a scientist to the topic of Mahayana Buddhism and its growth and development. The heuristic application of research techniques form one discipline to another results in surprising and important outcomes to consider.

Ampere A. Tseng, PhD Director and Professor Emeritus, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Ampere A. Tseng is Director and Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Professor Tseng received his PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1978. In recent years, he has become interested in conducting research in the area of Buddhist vegetarianism, as well as the profiles and practices of Mahayana Buddhists in various regions. Dr. Tseng has published two hundred journal papers, reaching a Google h-index score of 35 and an i10-index number of 100 as of January 2019. Professor Tseng has delivered more than 200 invited seminars or keynote speeches and edited more than ten monographs or books.

Tseng has been bestowed a Chair Professorship from 1) National Tsinghua University (Hsinchu), 2) National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taipei), 3) Brno University of Technology (Czech), and 4) Henan University (Kaifeng). He has been granted a National Research Council professorship from both National Taiwan University (Taipei) and National Cheng Kung University (Tainan). Dr. Tseng was also appointed visiting professor from three universities: Tsinghua University (Beijing), Shanghai Jiao Tong University and University of Science and Technology of China (Hefei). These universities did not endow any chair or named professorship to a foreigner at the time he was appointed.

Professor Tseng applies the research tools and methodologies he acquired as a scientist to the topic of Mahayana Buddhism and its growth and development. The heuristic application of research techniques form one discipline to another results in surprising and important outcomes to consider.

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