Welcome to Dr. Yang’s research group!

Prof. Yang is an Associate Professor in Nuclear Engineering Program and Department of Materials & Engineering at the University of Florida (UF). He received his Ph.D. in 2005 from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and joined the faculty of University of Florida in 2010 after working as a post-doctoral researcher and later as a research scientist in the Engineering Physics Department at UW-Madison. Dr. Yang held an assignment of Argonne National Laboratory guest researcher from 2006 to  2011.  

For the last 10 years, Dr. Yang has worked in the areas of radiation damage and environmental degradation to nuclear reactor materials, advanced jointing and welding technologies, innovative coatings and fabrication technologies, and experimental validation for NEAMS tool.