Dr. Fung received a Bachelor's degree from the International Christian
University in Tokyo, Japan, a Master's degree from the University
of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and his Ph.D. from Iowa State University.
For many years, Dr. Fung has served on the Banquet Committee and
shared his musical talent as our banquet pianist. Dr. Fung has also
been quite active in identifying eligible candidates and encouraging
them to become members of Phi Kappa Phi.
In the past thirty years, Dr. Fung has served as the major research
professor for more than 75 graduate students and has authored more
than 350 scientific publications. He teaches courses in Food Microbiology,
Food Fermentation, and Food Toxicology. I know that Dr. Fung is
quite proud of the fact that in those 30 years of classroom teaching,
he has never missed or canceled a scheduled class period due to
Dr. Fung is recognized as an international authority in the field
of Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology. He founded and
has directed an international workshop in this area for the past
twenty-three years, bringing Kansas State University much positive
Dr. Fung is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, a
Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists, and an Inaugural
Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology.
In 2001, Dr. Fung was recipient of the Waksman Outstanding Educator
Award given by the Society for Industrial Microbiology. Dr. Fung
was the recipient of the KSU Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award in 1986.