Yang-Tse Cheng, Ph.D.

Professor

Research Areas: Biomedical Devices, Conservation, Energy, Nanostructured Materials, Sustainable Manufacturing

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing - ISM
179 FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-323-4191
Fax: 859-323-1929
Email: ycheng@engr.uky.edu

Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

M.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology

B.S., Physics/Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

Appointments

2008 – present Professor of Materials Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering Dept.

2008 – present Participating Faculty, NSF/UK IGERT Program on Engineered Bioactive Interfaces and Devices

2008 – present Faculty Member, UK Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing

2008 – present Faculty Member, UK Center for Advanced Materials

2008 – present Participating Faculty: The Power and Energy Education Institute at the University of Kentucky

2008 – present Participating Faculty, Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing R&D Center

2004 – Present Guest Professor, Institute of Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

2002 – 2009 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Mechanical, Automotive & Materials Engineering, University of Windsor

2003 – 2007 Visiting Professor, Brown University, Division of Engineering

Spring 2006 Professor of Industrial Engineering and Materials Engineering, Purdue University

2004 – 2008 Technical Fellow, General Motors Research and Development Center

2003 – 2006 Lab Group Manager, Engineered Surfaces and Functional Materials, General Motors Research and Development Center

1999 – 2003 Lab Group Manager, Engineered Surfaces and Tribology, General Motors Research and Development Center

2001- 2004 Senior Staff Research Scientist, General Motors Research and Development Center

1992 – 2001 Staff Research Scientist, General Motors Research and Development Center

1987 – 1992 Senior Research Scientist, General Motors Research and Development Center