BS ChE 1964, University of Michigan
MS ChE 1966, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ch.E. 1967, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ScD ChE 1969, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Y. T. began his duties as Provost at the University of Missouri-Rolla on July 1, 2001. Prior to his appointment, he served as the Chief Research Officer at Clemson University. Previous appointments include serving as Distinguished Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering at Drexel University from 1991 to 1997, University Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering and Natural Sciences at the University of Tulsa from 1987 to 1991 and Chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh from 1979 to 1987. He holds professional memberships in AIChE, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, ACS, ASEE and Who's Who in Science. Y.T. and his wife Mary reside in Rolla, Missouri. Y.T. was inducted as an honorary member to the Academy in 2004.