George Wang

George Wang was born in Shandong province, China. He received his Bachelor of Medicine from Qingdao Medical College in 1985. He came to the United States in 93, received his Ph.D in Microbiology and Master of Computer Science in 99. He is currently a software engineer in a company. He has been for many years an avid collector of Chinese antique porcelains, Yixing Zisha teapots and Chinese works of arts. Dr Chuck Jia has been his antique mentor and has been instrumental in helping him excel in this difficult yet mesmerizing field. The primary technique in identifying and authenticating Chinese antiques is still through naked eye and micro imaging, with the help of aging fingerprinting, pattern finding, materials, etc. George can be reached at yixing.us (at) gmail.com