Yangyang Wang

R&D Staff Scientist

My research focuses on understanding the dynamics and rheology of polymeric materials through the combination of experimental techniques (rheology, scattering, and dielectric spectroscopy) and molecular simulations.

Education:

Ph.D. in Polymer Science (University of Akron, 2010)

B.S. in Chemistry, with minor in Mathematics (Peking University, China, 2006)

Professional experience:

2014.11-present  R&D Staff Scientist, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, ORNL

2014.2-2014.11   Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, UTK

2011-2014.2        Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemical Sciences Division, ORNL

2006-2010           Research Assistant, Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron

Awards

- Neutron Scattering Division (ORNL) Best Experiment Award, 2021
- Department of Energy, Office of Science Early Career Research Program Award, 2019
- Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences Distinguished Scientific Paper Award, 2017
- Ticona "Excellence in Polymer Science" Student Award, The University of Akron, 2010
- Peking University All-Round Excellent Student, Peking University, 2005
- General Electric Foundation Scholarship, Peking University, 2005
- Xianglu Scholarship, Peking University, 2004