Mechanical Engineering Aerospace engineering
08 Feb 2018
Stability of unmanned aerial vehicles in heavy winds can be improved through rotor placement and angle, according to a team from Tohoku University and Kanazawa Institute of Technology.
26 Sep 2017
The Aviation Services Research Centre (ASRC), co-founded by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and The Boeing Company (Boeing), enters into a new phase today, with the opening of the newly built centre in Block X of the PolyU campus.
03 Jul 2017
A new study has revealed how inspiration from owls’ wings could allow aircraft and wind turbines to become quieter.
13 Jun 2017
Researchers from Tohoku University have been trying to find out how the plasma flow is influenced by its environment via laboratory experiments. And in doing so, have made headway on research towards creating an electrodeless plasma thruster used to propel spacecraft.
02 May 2017
The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)'s nanosatellite was successfully launched on an Atlas V booster aboard the NASA CRS-7 Mission on April 18 at the Kennedy Space Center.
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Prof Yang obtained his bachelor degree from Peking University in 2001, and PhD from Princeton University in 2007. His research interest includes the development of advanced alloys, including metallic glasses, high entropy alloys, low dimensional metals/ceramics and metamaterials.
Prof. Yang Yong's primary research interest is in the development and mechanical behavior of advanced structural materials, such as metallic glasses and high entropy alloys. His recent research also extends to mechanics of flexible electronics and hydrogels.
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