Yong Zhu

North Carolina State University

SEM Awards: A. J. Durelli, JSA Young Investigator Lecture

Yong Zhu is a Professor and University Faculty Scholar in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, with joint appointments in the Departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, at North Carolina State University. He received his PhD at Northwestern University in 2005 and did his postdoc at the University of Texas at Austin before joining NC State in 2007. His group conducts research at the intersection of solid mechanics and micro/nano-technology, including nanomechanics, interfacial mechanics, microelectromechanical systems, and nanomaterial-enabled stretchable electronics. His work has been recognized with a number of awards such as ASME/Pi Tau Sigma Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award (2019), ASME Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award (2015), and SEM JSA Young Investigator Lecture Award (2013). He is currently an Associate Editor for Journal of Applied Mechanics and Experimental Mechanics.


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Last Updated: 12/01/2020