Dr. Ching-Tse Lee, a Chi (Qi) Gong master, born in Taiwan in 1940, has pursued a life long study of Psychology, Tai Chi Chuan, Tao, Zen and Calligraphy. Upon his arrival in the United States in 1964, Dr. Lee began an advanced study in Psychology and received a doctoral degree in 1969. He served as Professor of Psychology from 1971 to 2008 at Graduate Center and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and served as Chairperson of the Department of Psychology at Brooklyn College from 1988 to 1996.
In 1982, Dr. Lee established “Tao and Zen Research Center” to promote scientific research of these two great philosophical traditions from Chi perspective. He was invited to participate in energy (Chi) and healing research projects at the Menninger Foundation and Harvard Medical School in 1988. From 1998 to 2001, he was a visiting scholar at Academia Sinica of Taiwan and conducted a research project, “Chi, Culture and Traditional Chinese Medicine”. In 1999, he established a new school of calligraphy—Chi Calligraphy (application of Chi in calligraphic artwork). In the same year, he published a chapter, “Qigong”, in a book, “Complementary and Alternative Medicine”. In 2001, he published a chapter, “Archery and Calligraphy: A Chi Interpretation”, in “Proceedings of International Conference on Society, Ethnicity and Cultural Performance”. From 1991 to 2008, he served as President of Golden Eagle Institute and from 2005 to 2012, he served as President of Taiwan Photography Association of Greater New York. Currently, he is the President of Golden Eagle Institute and continues to promote “Chi Gong”, “Chi Management” and “Chi Calligraphy”.