Yong Yang Wins Graduate Research Excellence Award

Philadelphia, PA, May 31, 2011 — Yong YangMEM PhD candidate Yong Yang was selected to receive the 2011 Graduate Research Excellence Award. He received a $500 award and a plaque at the Graduate Student Day reception for exhibiting outstanding research, scholarship and creativity in their work.

Yong’s PhD thesis is in the area of “Plasma Discharge in Water” and has been under the guidance of Dr. Alex Fridman and Dr. Young Cho. He will begin a position as an assistant professor with Huazhong University of Science & Technology in China starting in September 2011.