Cheng S. Lin was born in Taiwan and received a BS in Mechanical Engineering at Cheng Kung University. He came to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1959 where he received a MME in Mechanical Engineering in 1962 and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering in 1966 He spent three years at West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co. in Process Control Research, three years at TRW Inc. Systems Group on the Apollo program, and nine years at Bonner and Moore Assoc., installing process control systems worldwide. He joined the Operations Technologies Department of Tenneco Inc. as a Consulting Engineer in June 1980. He is a US citizen and a member of IEEE.
Thomas H. Tsai is a Managing Engineer of the Operations Technologies Department of Tenneco Inc. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Calif., and is a Member of AIChE and a Senior Member of ISA. He received a BS degree in Chemical Engineering at Tunghan University of Taiwan and attended graduate school at Oklahoma State University.
James W. Lane received a BE and MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the States of Tex, and Calif., and is a Member of the AIChE, Senior Member of the IEEE, and Senior Member of the SME. For the last seven years he has been Director of the Operations Technologies Department of Tenneco Inc., a cooperate engineering group providing expertise in advanced control technology for process control, energy management, and environmental monitoring systems.