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Metallurgist , Mechanical engineer

George Tzeng-Tsun Sha, American mechanical engineer, metallurgist. Achievements include subspecialties in fracture mechanics, materials; research in engineering fracture mechanics, damage tolerant design concept, component life prediction technologies, finite element stress analyses. Member of American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, American Academy Mechanics, Sigma Xi.

Background

Sha, George Tzeng-Tsun was born on January 6, 1936 in Kiangsu, China. Arrived in United States, 1960, naturalized, 1972. Son of Chin-Fung and Yu-Nei (Ge) Sha.

Education

Master of Science, University Idaho, 1963. Master of Science, Carnegie Institute of Technology, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Lehigh University, 1971.

Career

Research metallurgist American Machine and Foundry Thermatool Corporation, New Rochelle, New York, 1966—1968. Research scientist Bell Aerospace Company, Buffalo, 1971—1973. Senior engineer Aluminum Company America, Pittsburgh, 1973—1975.

Engineering specialist Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1976—1981. Staff development engineer Allison Gas Turbine Division General Motors Corporation, Indianapolis, since 1981.

Achievements

  • Achievements include subspecialties in fracture mechanics, materials. Research in engineering fracture mechanics, damage tolerant design concept, component life prediction technologies, finite element stress analyses.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Metals, American Academy Mechanics, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Annie L. Sha, March 30, 1968. Children: Michael C., Edward C.

father:
Chin-Fung Sha

mother:
Yu-Nei (Ge) Sha

spouse:
Annie L. Sha

children:
Michael C. Sha

Edward C. Sha