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S. For Taiwan, I returned many times to help her economic growth. I founded with Professor Lu Tse Hon the Chinese Materials Science Society in 1964. In fact I am still on the Advisory Board of their official journal "Materials Chemistry and Physics" published by Elsevier. In 1973 I helped create the Materials Research Laboratory in the Industrial Technology Research Institute. In the 1980's and 1990's many of my students went back to build up Taiwan's economy. Her $1000 dollar investment in me produced billions in actual benefits.
Gilman, proposing only a summer job for Dr. Chen with the promise that he was going to make amorphous steel. While this was a definite possibility, I was not sure about it. If I did not make that promise, not only would Dr. Chen not get the summer job, but also the double roller experiment on molten metals would not have a chance to be tried. So I took a calculated risk in putting my reputation on the line to get Dr. Chen a summer job and a chance to try the process. That summer, summer of 1970, marked the discovery of continuous casting of amorphous metals.
Since the control of acidity was by hand, the product was not uniform. Sometimes the fibers were stronger and sometimes were weaker. Our laboratory was assigned to look into this problem. Since I was not familiar with the pulp manufacturing process, I spent all my spare time reading in the library. One night I came across a Russian paper translated into Japanese. I do not read Japanese but I can recognize the Chinese characters and all the English chemical formulas. In this article it appeared to say that instead of acid you can use alkaline solution to make pulp.