Yang Research Group

Advanced Materials & Renewable Energy at University of Central Florida

Honors and Awards

  • ​Peter M. and Ruth L. Nicholas Fellowship (2012)
  • ​​Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (2010)

Openings
​We are looking for graduate, undergraduate students and post-doctoral scholar with background and interest in advanced materials and renewable energy. Motivated students please contact Dr. Yang.
Contact
Dr. Yang Yang
University of Central Florida
12424 Research Parkway Suite 423, Orlando, FL 32826
Email: Yang.Yang@ucf.edu Tel: 407-823-2845 


Welcome to the Yang group!

Research efforts in the Yang lab are directed toward developing advanced materials for clean energy generation and renewable energy storage devices.

About Dr. Yang Yang

​Dr. Yang Yang studied materials science & engineering and obtained his Ph.D. from Tsinghua University in 2010. From 2010 to 2012 he was supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship and worked with Prof. Dr. Patrik Schmuki at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. From 2012 to 2015 he was supported by the Peter M. & Ruth L. Nicholas Postdoctoral Fellowship and worked with Prof. Dr. James M. Tour at the Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Sci. & Tech., Rice University. Since 2015 he has been assistant professor at the NanoScience Technology Center and Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Central Florida. His current research interests cover nanostructured films, renewable energy generation and storage, solar energy harvesting, and smart/flexible electronics, with a particular focus on advanced materials and their electrochemical applications.

Group News

September, 2017
Dr. Li Shi joined  the Yang group as a research associate. Welcome, Li!

August, 2017
Guanzhi Wang joined the Yang group as a PhD student. Welcome, Guanzhi!
Guanzhi received the ORC Doctoral Fellowship, Congratulations!

May 28-June 2, 2017
Dr. Yang gave an invited talk in the 231st ECS Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

May 10, 2017
Dr. Yang gave an invited talk in EMN Meeting on Metamaterials, Chengdu, China.

April 24, 2017
Dr. Yang gave an invited talk at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.

January 22-27, 2017
Dr. Yang served as session chair for the American Ceramic Society 41st International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Daytona Beach, FL.

​January, 2017
Dr. Wenhan Niu joined  the Yang group as a research associate. Welcome, Wenhan!

Diego Briceno joined the Yang group as a undergraduate student. Welcome, Diego!

Hani Alayoubi joined the Yang group as a undergraduate student. Welcome, Hani!