Dr. Li Yang
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
Office: JB Speed 312
Phone: (502) 852-2197
FAX: (502) 852-5633
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.