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educator , Mechanical engineer

Yeau-Ren Jeng, American mechanical engineer, educator. Achievements include 16 patents. Named Distinguished Inventor of Taiwan, Chinese Invention Association, 1999; recipient Research Invention award President of Taiwan, 1998, Charles L. McCuen Special Achievement award General Motors, 1991, Outstanding Research award National Research Council Taiwan, 2003-2005.

Background

Jeng, Yeau-Ren was born on January 18, 1956 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Shen Chuan and Liang Chin (Chui) Jeng.

Education

B.Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering, national Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 1978. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, national Cheng Kung University, Tainan, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1985.

Career

Graduate research fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, 1983-1985. Staff research engineer General Motors Research, Warren, Michigan, 1985-1994. Associate professor National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, Taiwan, 1994-1995, professor Taiwan, 1995—2007.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 16 patents.

Membership

Director Chinese Tennis Association, Detroit, 1992. Fellow Society Tribiologists and Lubrication Engineers (chairman technical committee 1993-1996, Best Paper award 1992). Member Chinese Society Mechanical Engineers (director 1996-1998).

Connections

Married Ling-Ling Lin, 1982. 1 child, Jessica.

father:
Shen Chuan Jeng

mother:
Liang Chin (Chui) Jeng

spouse:
Ling-Ling Lin

child:
Jessica Jeng