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a Taxi Driver with PhD from Standford University, What's Wrong With Him!
Many people dreaming the PhD title. Especially the title is from the famous university. There is a man who have this title and now become a driver. What's wrong with him. Now he become"the most highly educated taxi driver in the world". Probably he is the only one taxi driver in this world with a PhD from Stanford. His name is Cai Mingjie. He never think that his live will turned 180 degree. He was formerly a scientist with a good reputation.Last education completed PhD in biochemistry from Stanford University. But now a man who had become a principal investigator in genetics IMCB cells leave that prestigious institution and choose a taxi driver career.
The news about Dr.Cai very surprising Singapore society, a country which considered have the level of higher education. As we know that doctoral degree is a guarantee to have a steady job and success guarantee also. He said that he met few taxi drivers who have high qualifications in the last few years, including those who the last job is a manager and engineer. One day was a surprised day because there was a taxi driver who gave a full explanation about the stock should be bought and which ones should be avoided. Apparently his last job is become a stockbroker.
Here’s Dr Cai on the cover of evening tabloid
He is become popular in Singapore. The story about him spread quickly in cyberspace. Most of Singapore people expressed their appreciation for the ability to adapt so quickly to her new life. And many Singapore people would be very happy if they can walk around with his Taxi and chat with Dr.Cai. Now driver image increasing into a high level because of him.
A little Biogrpaphy about Dr.Cai Mingjie
Dr Cai is a citizen of Singapore, after gaining a PhD in molecular biology from Stanford University in 1990. He joined IMCB two years later and worked as a chief researcher in the field of cell genetics. He was suspended from the Institute of Molecular and Cell biology (IMCB), a place where he had worked for 16 years. Start from November 2008, he decided to become a taxi driver.Now, a man with a lot of experience in biological curriculum and university experience, government agencies and companies driving the Toyota Crown Taxi. He said that taxi company the only business in Singapore which still actively recruiting people.
I know we are facing a global economic crisis. Many people lost their jobs and become unemployed. The result is many people become stress and because they didn't work. Do you have argument about him? I know many Hubpages member have High level of Education. And many hubbers concern about education. Are you agree with his step become taxi driver. Let discuss about this hub. I invite to all of you comment about this topic.