S.B. WOO, Ph.D.
Dr. S.B. (Shien-Biau)
Woo is a retired physics professor and former Lt. Governor
(1985-89) of Delaware. He was born in Shanghai, China, and came
to the United States from Hong Kong at the age of 18.
He is the president
of The 80-20 Initiative that works on organizing Asian Pacific
Americans (APAs) into a swing bloc-vote in presidential
elections, thereby inducing both major political parties to take
rightful interests of the APA community into proper
experiences include being the Founding President of the Faculty
Bargaining Unit at the University of Delaware, its Chief
Spokesman and Chief Negotiator; a Trustee of the University of
Delaware; an Institute Fellow at the Institute of Politics, the
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and serving as
the National President of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA).
He is listed in
Who's Who in America. A life-sized picture of him is displayed
in Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in
Washington D.C. Another of his picture is in interactive display
in the lobby of Asia Society in New York, NY. In 2000, A-Magazine
ranked him the 6th of the 25 Most Influential Asian Americans.
He received his
B.S., summa cum laude, in Mathematics and Physics from Georgetown
College in Kentucky and his Ph.D. in Physics from Washington
University in St. Louis in 1964.