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Ralph T. Yang
Election Year 2008
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136, U.S.A.
Tel: (734) 936-0771 / Fax: (734) 763-0459; (734) 764-7453
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Current Positions
  • John B. Fenn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, Dwight F. Benton Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
Education
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University (1964)
  • M.A. (1968), Ph.D.(1971), Chemical Engineering, Yale University
Professional Experience
  • Group Leader, Fossil Energy Science Group, Brookhaven National Laboratory (1974-1978)
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Chemical Engineering:
  • Associate Professor (1978-1982), Professor (1982-1995), Chairman of Chemical Engineering Department (1989-1995), Praxair Professor of Chemical Engineering (1993-1995)
  • Program Director, Separation and Purification Program, National Science Foundation (1987-1988)
  • Professor (1995-), Chairman (1995-2000), Dwight F. Benton Professor (2002-), Chemical Engineering Department, University of Michigan
  • National Central University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Lee Kwoh-Ting Chair Prof. (visiting)(2007-)
Specialties
  • Chemical Engineering
Awards and Honors
  • Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering (2015)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, National Taiwan University (2010)
  • Academician, Academia Sinica (Taiwan, R.O.C.)(2008)
  • DOE Hydrogen R&D Award, U.S. Department of Energy (2008)
  • "One of 30 Authors of Groundbreaking Chemical Engineering Books," AIChE Centennial Celebration, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (2008)
  • Distinguished Faculty Achievements Award, University of Michigan (2007)
  • Member, U.S. National Academy of Engineering (2005)
  • ACS Award in Separation Science & Technology, American Chemical Society (2003)
  • Award for Advancement of Basic and Applied Science, Yale University Science & Engineering Association (2001)
  • SGL Carbon Award (triennial) for “Most Significant Overall Contributions to Science or Technology of Carbon Materials", American Carbon Society (1999)
  • Clarence Gerhold Award, Separations Division Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1997)
  • Institute Award for Excellence in Industrial Gases Technology, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1996)
  • William H. Walker Award for "Excellence in Contributions to Chemical Engineering Literature", American Institute of Chemical Engineers (1991)