Houston-Taipei Society

Welcome to the Houston-Taipei Society


Houston's Original Sister City Organization!

​Upcoming Events:​​

September 8, 2018, 5:00 PM
Earthquakes, Landslides and Typhoons

Join the HTS at the Houston Museum of Natural History as we welcome Cin-Ty Lee, world-renowned Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University, as he presents a talk about the Geology of Taiwan. Following the talk, attendees will take a tour of the Gem and Mineral Hall. 

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          Houston, Texas 77024

Biography of Cin-Ty Lee:
Dr. Lee  was born in Taiwan, and  grew up in southern California. He received his BA from UC Berkeley and PhD from Harvard in geochemistry, with a post-doctoral fellowship at Caltech. 

He currently serves as the Chair of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Rice University. His research is focused on understanding the origin and evolution of continents, ore deposits, and long term climate change. 

Cin-Ty is also an avid field ornithologist and teaches Bird Biology at Rice University, in addition to earth science courses. He spends much of his spare time searching and painting birds around the world. Cin-Ty is the recipient of the Packard and Guggenheim fellowships.

August 31, 2018, 8:00 PM

Ten Drum Art Percussion Group from Taiwan

Come see the Grammy nominated award winning drum group from Taiwan

Miller Outdoor Theatre.


Want to support the maintenance of the Friendship Pavilion?Donations can be made directly to the Hermann Park Conservancy through their website here:

​HPC Donation Page

For the "Donation Category", be sure to select "Friendship Pavilion" from the drop down menu.  

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