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Tah-Teh Yang, 94, professor emeritus of Mechanical Engineering – July 27, 2022

July 28, 2022

Tah-Teh Yang, 94, professor emeritus of Mechanical Engineering, died July 27, 2022.

Born in Shanghai, China, he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Shanghai Institute of Technology. He worked at the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau in Taiwan before coming to the United States for graduate school in 1955. He received his Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University in 1957 and his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1961.

Yang worked at Curtiss-Wright Corp. in Patterson, New Jersey, prior to coming to Clemson University in September 1962. He taught Mechanical Engineering, performed research and collaborated with others to develop the Ph.D. program in Mechanical Engineering. He retired from Clemson in 1993 after 30 years.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Pendleton. Burial will follow in the church yard.

His full obituary is posted online.