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Gregory S. Y. Yeh

Professor Emeritus


[email protected]

(734) 764-9236


Chemical Engineering

3042 H.H. Dow
2300 Hayward St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136


Case Institute of Technology
PhD Polymer Physics ’66

Cornell University
MS Engineering Physics ’59

Holy Cross College
BS Physics ’57

Research Interests

Physics and economics of polymers, education and finance


Positions Held at U-M

Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemical Engineering, (1998-Present)
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, (1972-1998)
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, (1969-1972)
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, (1967-1969)

Academic Positions Held Elsewhere

South China University of Technology, (1988, 1989, 1990)
University of Ulm, (1973, 1983, 1990)
University of Paris, (1984)
Mainz University, (1984)
University of California at Berkeley, (1981)
Technical University of Berlin, (1974)
Frei University Berlin, (1974)
Max Planck Institute, (1974, 1976, 1978, 1984, 1986)

Technical Experience

AMP, Consultant, (1976-1983)
Owens-Illinois, Consultant, (1976-1983)
Dow Corning, Visiting Scientist and Consultant, (1981)
Ford Scientific Research, Visiting Scientist and Consultant, (1970)
General Tire, Senior Research Physicist, (1961-1964)
Goodyear Tire, Research Physicist, (1960-1961)


Fulbright Senior Research Awards, 1973, 1983

Alexander von Humboldt Senior Research Prize, 1974, 1976

Numerous invisted Lectures, Gordon Research Conferences, IUPAC Microsymposium on Morphology (Prague, 1971)

Symposia on Supermolecular Structure in Amorphous and Strain-Crystallized Polymers (London, 1974; Kyoto, 1977; Tashkent IUPAC, 1978)