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Yungfong Tang

MIDS Student

Biography

Frank Yung-Fong Tang is currently working for Google Inc on the V8 project to implement the ECMA402 Intl library. In last 14 years, Frank worked on Google Translate desktop frontend, Google Translate in Chrome, virtual keyboard API, transliteration library, address widget, translation-inspired OCR, Google Video, and Google Books, etc. Before he joined Google in 2005, Frank worked on software internationalization for Netscape / AOL (1995–2005), Apple Computer (1992–1995), and the Institute of Information Industry, Taipei, Taiwan (1989–1991). He was the first internationalization module owner of Mozilla between 1997 and 2003, while he led the Netscape Client Internationalization Engineering team as technical manager. Frank is author and co-author of several software internationalization patents. Frank has presented twelve technical sessions and/or tutorials in Internationalization Unicode Conference (IUC 9, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18, 22, 25, 28, 29, 33) since 1996. Frank received his M.S. degree in Computer Science from Northeastern University, Boston, Mass, USA in 1993 and College Graduate Diploma from Ming-Hsing Junior Engineering College, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, ROC in 1987. He also took courses from San Jose State University, De Anza College, University of California Santa Cruz, Georgetown University, George Mason University, and Stanford University. In his spare time, Frank paints watercolor/acrylic as well as coaches and judges middle/high school students Team Policy and/or Parliamentary debate. He served as a coach and board member in Clash Debate club for several years.

Last updated:

December 14, 2019