Former ME Professor Lung-Wen Tsai Dies

The Department of Mechanical Engineering extends their condolences to the family of former faculty member Dr. Lung-Wen Tsai, who passed away suddenly November 29, 2002. He is survived by his wife, Betty; son, David; and daughter, Jule.

Dr. Tsai conducted research into mechanisms and machine theory, design methodology, automotive engineering, robot manipulators, and micro electro-mechanical systems. In 2000 he moved from the University of Maryland to the University of California, Riverside where he was a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Dr. Tsai was the editor of the ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, chaired the ASME Mechanisms Committee, and was an ASME Fellow. Dr. Tsai had been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) shortly before his death

Published December 15, 2002