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educator , researcher , mechanical engineer

Yong-Xin Tao, Canadian Mechanical engineer, researcher, educator. Achievements include Chinese patent for a water calorimeter for measurement of specific heat of liquids and solids. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society for Testing and Materials.

Background

Tao, Yong-Xin was born on March 5, 1954 in Shanghai, China.

Education

Master of Science, Tongji University, Shanghai, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1989.

Career

Lecturer, then assistant professor Tongji University, 1978-1985. Research assistant University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1986-1989. Postdoctoral fellow University Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1989-1991, professional research associate department mechanical engineering and division hydrology Canada, 1991-1994.

Assistant professor mechanical engineering Tennessee State University, 1994-1999, associate professor mechanical engineering, since 1999. Adjunct professor University Saskatchewan, Canada, since 1993, Vanderbilt University, since 1998. Presenter at national and international professional conferences.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Chinese patent for a water calorimeter for measurement of specific heat of liquids and solids.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society for Testing and Materials.

Connections

Married Wei Wang, September 21, 1982. Children: Yuan, Alisa.

spouse:
Wei Wang

child:
Yuan Tao

child:
Alisa Tao