Fri, 11/30/2018

Yang has successfully defended his PhD thesis!


Fri, 04/06/2018

Our paper “Liquid-Like, Self-Healing Aluminum Oxide during Deformation at Room Temperature” is selected as “Editor’s Choice” by Science!
Cover image expansion
A revealing view of oxides,
by Marc S. Lavine, Science360 (2018) 45-46.


Mon, 04/04/2018

MIT homepage spotlight: “Self-healing metal oxides could protect against corrosion”.
Self-healing coating


Fri, 03/16/2018

Yang is one of the four students who gave a signature presentation in the 2018 NSE Research Expo. Read more in the MIT NSE news.


Mon, 11/06/2017

Yang’s SEM image “Winter is coming” won the 1st place in the 8th annual CFN Image Challenge (Scientific category) at Brookhaven National Laborotory! His work is immortalized in the CFN art gallery along the central corridor.


Mon, 04/27/2017

MIT NSE news: “NSE graduate student Yang Yang wins two awards at 2017 ANS Student Conference”.


WED, 03/02/2016

MIT news: “Carbon nanotubes improve metal’s longevity under radiation”.
The metal with carbon nanotubes uniformly dispersed inside “is designed to mitigate radiation damage” for long periods without degrading, Kang Pyo So says. Pictured is an example of how the researchers created aluminum with carbon nanotubes inside.


Wed, 05/14/2014

Yang is selected as a member of the Alpha Nu Sigma Honor Society.  Read more in MIT NSE news: “Nuclear Science and Engineering Annual Awards 2014”.