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engineer , Engineering educator

George Jueng-Cious Weng, American engineering educator. Achievements include research in mechanics of materials, micromechanics of composite materials, shape-memory alloys, ferroelectric ceramics, nanocrystalline materials. National Science Foundation grantee, since 1978. Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Academy Mechanics.

Background

Weng, George Jueng-Cious was born on October 8, 1944 in Taiwan. Son of Wan-Chung and Kuang-chieh (Hsieh) Weng.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Taiwan University, 1967. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1974.

Career

Research fellow Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, 1973—1974. Postdoctoral fellow Yale University, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974—1976. Senior research engineer General Motors Research Laboratory, Warren, Michigan, 1976—1977.

Assistant professor mechanical and aerospace engineering Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1977—1980, associate professor, 1980—1984, professor, 1984—1992, distinguished professor, since 1992, graduate director, 1995—1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in mechanics of materials, micromechanics of composite materials, shape-memory alloys, ferroelectric ceramics, nanocrystalline materials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Acta Mechanica, since 1985, technical editor Journal Engineering Materials and Technology, translations American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1992-1997, member editorial board International Journal Plasticity, 1985—2007, Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, since 1997, Journal Series C Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing International Journal, 1997—2002, Mechanics and Materials in Design, since 2004, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, since 2004, Mechanics of Materials, since 2007, Open Mechanical Engineering Journal, since 2007, Open Mechanics Journal, 2007-2010. Contributor more than 170 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Subspecialties: Solid mechanics.

Connections

Married Jackie Li; children: Shawn, Cidney, Zoe;children from previous marriage: Bruce, Joyce.

father:
Wan-Chung Weng

mother:
Kuang-chieh (Hsieh) Weng

spouse:
Jackie Li

child:
Shawn Weng

child:
Cidney Weng

child:
Zoe;children from previous marriage: Bruce Weng

child:
Joyce Weng