HSTS Alum Ling-Ming Huang honored with 2021 Merit Award 

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Huang's thesis about the Taipei metro was recognized by the Taiwan STS Dissertation/Thesis Awards Committee.  

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Ling-Ming Huang, who graduated with a Ph.D. in the History and Sociology of Technology and Science (HSTS) in May 2020, won a 2021 Merit Award from the Taiwan STS Dissertation/Thesis Awards Committee.  

His thesis, supervised by Professor Emeritus John Krige, was titled: The Birth of the Taipei Metro and Technological Hybridity under American Hegemony: the History of the Rail Mass Transportation in Postwar Taiwan.

Huang's dissertation "discusses how a complex rail mass transportation emerged in postwar Taiwan" with a focus on how U.S.-Taiwan relations helped shape it. You can read the abstract and dissertation here

Congratulations, Ling-Ming, on the well-deserved honor!

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