Ying Yang received her BS (1996) and MS (1999) from the Central South University (China) and Ph.D. (2004) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, major in Materials Science and Engineering. She then worked as a Material Scientist at CompuTherm LLC from 2005 to 2010. She joined the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2012 as a research staff member in the Alloying Behavior and Design Group.
Her research focuses on thermodynamics, kinetics, phase stability and phase transformation on microstructure and mechanical behavior of metals and alloys.
2022 R&D100 award winner, Aug. 2022
UT-Battelle Outstanding Scholarly Output award, Dec. 2021
Young Leader Professional Development Award, TMS 2009
Best Student Poster at the TMS 2003 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (2004): Thermodynamic Modeling and Experimental Study of Mo-Si-B Based Alloys.
- Member of Alloy Phase Diagram (APD) Committee, ASM
- Member of Alloy Phase Committee, TMS
- Member of Young Leader Committee, TMS
- Membership of TMS, ASM, and MRS