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metallurgical and corrosion engineer

Te-Lin Yau, Chinese metallurgical and corrosion engineer. Achievements include a patent on novel liquid metal seal on zirconium or hafnium reduction apparatus; development of new applications for reactive metals, improving the performance of reactive metals by employing metallurgical, electrochemical and mechanical technologies.

Background

Yau, Te-Lin was born on April 9, 1945 in Ton-Chen, Anhuei, China. Son of Chiu-Ho and Chih (Yang) Yau.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science, Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1969. Master of Science in Engineering Science, Tennessee Technological University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Metallurgical Engineering, Ohio State University, 1979.

Career

Mechanic engineer, Taiwan Shipbuilding Corporation, Keelung, Taiwan., 1970-1971; chief corrosion engineer, Wah Chang, Albany, Oregon, 1979-1997; consultant, Te-Lin Yau Consultancy, Albany, Oregon, since 1997. Consultant Fontana Corrosion Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include a patent on novel liquid metal seal on zirconium or hafnium reduction apparatus. Development of new applications for reactive metals, improving the performance of reactive metals by employing metallurgical, electrochemical and mechanical technologies.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: American Society for Testing and Materials STP, 1984, 85, 86, 90, 92, 95, 96, American Society for Microbiology Metals Handbook, 1987, American Society for Microbiology Stress Corrosion Cracking, 1992. Contributor over 70 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member National Association Corrosion Engineers International (chairman T-5A-38 task group on reactive metals 1993-1996), Electrochemical Society, Technical Association of Pulp and Paper Industry, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Jue-Hua Tsai, March 19, 1979. Children: Kai-Huei, Ian-Huei, Jean-Huei.

father:
Chiu-Ho Yau

mother:
Chih (Yang) Yau

spouse:
Jue-Hua Tsai

child:
Kai-Huei Yau

child:
Jean-Huei Yau

child:
Ian-Huei Yau