Dr. Yang received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering from North Carolina State University in 2011, and M.S. in mechanical engineering from Tsinghua University in 2007. Between 2012 and 2013, he worked as testing engineer in B/E Aerospace, and took primary responsibilities of the establishment and daily operation of the life cycle testing group. He is the recipient of the 2016 International Outstanding Young Researcher in Freeform and Additive Manufacturing Award. 2012 Emerald Engineering Outstanding Doctoral Research Award in Additive Manufacturing, and 2007 3rd Grade Scholarship of Excellency in Tsinghua University. Dr. Yang is a member of IIE, SME, SAMPE, ACerS, AIST and ASM. He is also a member of Alpha Pi Mu.
- Ph.D. in Industrial Enginnering, North Carolina State University, 2011
- M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2007
- B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2004