|Born||1938 (age 81–82)|
|Education||Chu Hai College, TU Darmstadt|
|Institutions||Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, FIStructE|
|Practice name||T. Y. Lin International|
|Awards||IStructE Gold Medal|
IABSE International Award of Merit in Structural Engineering
Man-Chung Tang Ph.D., P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, NAE, CorrFRSE (Chinese: 鄧文中; pinyin: Dèng Wénzhōng; born 1938) is a Chinese-born American civil engineer and businessman. Tang is chairman of the board and the technical director of T. Y. Lin International, an American design and construction company.
In 1938, Tang was born in Zhaoqing, Guangdong, China. In 1959, Tang graduated from the Chu Hai College in Hong Kong. In 1965, Tang obtained his doctor of engineering degree from Technical University of Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt).
In 1965, Tang joined the Oberhausen GHH in Western Germany. In 1968, Tang worked for the Severud & Associates in New York City, US. In 1978, Tang founded for the DRC – an engineering consultancy company. In 1983, Tang founded the Contech – an engineering consultancy company, too. In 1994, Tang founded the DRC in Chongqing, China, now it's China branch of the T.Y.LIN International.
Awards and honors
Tang holds honorary professorship at many universities internationally, including Tsinghua University in Beijing, Tongji University in Shanghai, Southeast University in Nanjing, Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, Chongqing Jiaotong University in Chongqing, Dalian Institute of Technology in Dalian.
- Member, United States National Academy of Engineering, elected in 1995;
- Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering;
- Honorary Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, elected in 1995;
- In 1999, Roebling Award;
- In 1998, John A. Roebling Medal for lifetime achievement in bridge engineering;
- In 2010, Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) Award, from American Society of Civil Engineers.
- In 2010, International Award of Merit in Structural Engineering from IABSE (International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering)
- In 2013, the Gold Medal of the Institution of Structural Engineers
- In 2018, elected a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
List of Tang's projects
- Seohae Grand Bridge, South Korea; Lapu Arch Bridge, China;
- San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Oakland, California;
- Sidney Lanier Bridge, New Brunswick, Georgia;
- Second New Haeng Ju Bridge, South Korea;
- Talmadge Memorial Bridge, Savannah, GA:
- Yangpu Bridge, Shanghai, China:
- Annacis Island Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Nanjing Yangtze Bridge, China;
- Humen (Bocca Tigris) Bridge, Guandgdong, China;
- Tagus River Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal;
- Xiamen Harbor Bridge, Xiamen, China:
- Penang Bridge, Malaysia;
- Sunshine Skyway Bridge, St. Petersburg, FL;
- ALRT Fraser River Bridge, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada;
- Baytown Bridge, Houston TX;
- Denny Creek Bridge, WA;
- Shubenacadie River Bridge, Nova Scotia;
- Knie Bridge, Düsseldorf, Germany;
- Pine Valley Bridge, CA;
- Kipapa Stream Bridge, HI;
- Duisburg Neuenkamp Bridge, Duisburg, Germany;
- East Huntington Bridge, Huntington, WV;
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- "Is Engineering Science or Art?" (pdf). Department of Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University. March 2010. Retrieved Apr 13, 2010.
- "John A. Roebling Medal Winners". International Bridge Conference. Archived from the original on 2012-07-17. Retrieved Apr 13, 2010.
- "Outstanding Projects And Leaders (OPAL) Awards". American Society of Civil Engineers-ASCE. Archived from the original on 2008-01-23. Retrieved Apr 13, 2010.
- "Dr Man-Chung Tang CorrFRSE – The Royal Society of Edinburgh". The Royal Society of Edinburgh. Retrieved 2018-03-14.