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Yonggang Huang

Yonggang Huang

Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering

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Yonggang Huang is the Walter P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University.  He is interested in mechanics of stretchable and flexible electronics, mechanically guided deterministic 3D assembly, and their bio applications.  He has published more than 500 journal papers, including 9 in Science and 3 in Nature.  He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, and a member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts.  His recent research awards include the Larson Award in 2003, Melville Medal in 2004, Richards Award in 2010, Drucker Medal in 2013, and Nadai Medal in 2016, all from American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Young Investigator Medal in 2006 and Prager Medal in 2017 from the Society of Engineering Sciences; International Journal of Plasticity Medal in 2007; Guggenheim Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation in 2008; and ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Engineering in 2009 and ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science in 2014 and 2015.  He is the Editor of Journal of Applied Mechanics (Transactions of ASME), a member of the Executive Committee of the ASME Applied Mechanics Division (Chair, 2019-2020), and was the President of the Society of Engineering Science in 2014.

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