Wellbrook Foundation

Chung Chi Chou, PhD

Founder / Chairman


Dr. Chou was born in Taiwan and received his bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering from National Chung Kung University in Taiwan, a doctorate in Physical Chemistry from Baylor University, Texas, USA in 1968, and began his long career at Domino Sugar corporation focusing in development and implementation of new processes and analytical methods. In fact about 70 % of new technologies in these field currently in use in the world sugar refining industry were directly or indirectly developed under his supervision at Domino Sugar Corporation. He has been a visiting/research professor of South China University of Technology since 1993, an adjunct professor at Louisiana State University (USA) between 1993 to 1999, and a lecturer at the Cane Refiner’s Institute of Nicholls State University, LA, USA since 1986. In his over forty years of professional career, Dr. Chou has served as chairman, president, board members of various national and international technical organizations and received many awards including the Sugar Industry Technologists, Inc. (SIT) Meade Award twice, the prestigious SIT Crystal Award, NineSigma highest 2008 technical merit award, American Chemical Society 50 year service award, 2014 Cheng Kung University, Chemical Engineering Department Outstanding Alumni, and Co-founder of Taiwan National Archive of Engineering Education.


He has inherited from his mother a passion to do his small share in his own small way to make the world just a little bit better for the less fortunate. He is the founder and the president of Wellbrook foundation since 1989 focusing in education, particularly for developing countries. For “Pro Bono” based “transfer of technologies to next generation programs”, he has authored and edited.
a) 12th edition of Cane Sugar Handbook (about 1000 pages), 
b) the 1st edition of Handbook of Sugar Refining (about 800 pages) , both published by the world renowned John Wiley & Sons, Inc. of New York.
All his share of royalty of the above two handbooks are donated to Wellbrook foundation.  He has also published over 65 original research papers in the field of sugar and sugar related science and technology, and presented research papers and lectures in sugar technologies and management in 25 countries over the years. 


He has received numerous awards / recognitions for his community services from various agency institutes / universities. 

For detail of his resume, click here