Dr. Tony Yi Torng is a Technical Fellow and System Engineer in the Network & Tactical Systems group of Boeing Defense, Space & Security. In this position he directs and manages technology contracts and Research and Development projects, and oversees the Probabilistic Analysis and Design (PAD) team for the Boeing enterprise.
Dr. Torng is a nationally recognized technical expert in Probabilistic Reliability-related technologies with in-depth knowledge in Probabilistic Analysis and Design, Reliability and Maintainability, Probabilistic Risk Assessment, System Health and Engineering Mechanics. Torng received a bachelor’s degree in Naval Architecture from National Taiwan University in Taipei. He also earned a master’s degree and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the
University of Arizona. Torng has one patent, three patent disclosures and has written more 90 technical papers. Dr. Torng received many awards including the 2012 Asian American Engineer of the Year Award.
Torng enjoys sharing his technical knowledge with peers, mentoring young engineers and volunteering in his local community. Torng is a founding president and current advisor of the Southern California chapter of the Chinese Institute of Engineers and past president the Society of Chinese American Aerospace Engineers. Torng has developed and taught an eight-session short course on Probabilistic Analysis and Design.
In his community, Torng promotes literacy through Friends of Diamond Bar Library, and has served on the city’s planning and transportation commissions and many other non-profit organizations such as Mt. SAC College Oversight Committee as Chair and School’s Parents Association, etc. With his involvements in schools, he got elected and became a Board Member of Walnut Valley Unified School District since 2013. He has received numerous awards for his
community service including the Volunteer-of-the Year award and Community Hero award from the City of Diamond Bar. Torng is well traveled and enjoys exploring the world with his wife and two sons.