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Dr. Li Yang

yang Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

  Office:  JB Speed 312

 Phone:  (502) 852-2197

 FAX:  (502) 852-5633

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PhD (2011): North Carolina State University, Industrial Engineering

MS (2007): Tsinghua University, Mechanical Engineering

BS (2005): Tsinghua University, Mechanical Engineering



Dr. Yang’s primary research interest focuses in additive manufacturing (3D printing). More specifically, he is interested in the design for additive manufacturing (DFAM) with emphasis on structures and processes design and development. His recent research includes additive manufacturing with ceramics and the design and fabrication of 3D cellular structures with additive manufacturing. 


Dr. Yang’s previous appointments include Testing/Certification Engineer for B/E Aerospace, Teaching Assistant for Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University, and Product Development Engineer for Digital Education Inc. China. 

Dr. Yang was the recipient of the 2011 Emerald Engineering Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards in additive manufacturing focus. He has served as reviewer for various academic journals and conferences in additive manufacturing, mechanical engineering and materials disciplines. 

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