Professional Experience & Education
Dr. Yang obtained his BS in Nanjing University and PhD in Department of Chemistry, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) under the supervision of Prof. Bing Xu, working on synthesis and functionalization of nanomaterials for multifunctional composites. Then Dr. Yang worked with Prof. Matthew M F Yuen in Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKUST, as a post-doctoral research associate working on electronic packaging materials. Dr. Yang also visited the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology as a visiting research faculty member under the supervision of Prof. Ching Ping Wong.
Dr. Yang GSST as an Associate Professor in the Division of Energy and Environment in September 2011.
Instruction & Advising
Electronic Devices & Packages; Economics for Energy; Laboratory Safety Tutorial
Prof. Yang has broad research interests that cover multiple multidisciplinary areas; he is particularly interested in advanced electronic materials and miniaturized energy storage technology. Using the toolbox of chemical synthesis and materials engineering methods, Prof. Yang's research focuses on developing novel technologies which have strong impact in both academic and industrial sectors. Current projects have received funding from:
National Natural Science Foundation of China
Guangdong Province Innovation R&D Team Plan
Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology
Shenzhen government research funding
Young faculty start-up funding (Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University)
Other third-party companies