Day: May 20, 2016

S&T’s Steel Bridge team heads to nationals

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Steel Bridge Design Team will compete at the 2016 National Student Steel Bridge Competition this May.

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Yang named 2016 ONR Young Investigator for metasurfaces research

Posted by on May 20, 2016

Dr. Xiaodong Yang, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, received the 2016 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award for his optical metasurfaces research.

Yang’s work has applications in areas such as optical wireless communication, car acceleration sensors, cell phone displays, disease diagnostics and mechanical energy harvesting.

“The ONR YIP is one of the oldest and most selective scientific research advancement programs in the country,” according to the Office of Naval Research. “Its purpose is to fund early career academic researchers — called investigators — whose scientific pursuits show outstanding promise for supporting the Department of Defense while also promoting their professional development.”

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