YANG Huayong


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Teacher Name:Huayong Yang
Job title:Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Huayong Yang

Professor, Director, School of Mechanical Engineering, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Zhejiang University

Huayong Yang received a PhD degree of Philosophy from the University of Bath in 1988, and joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Zhejiang University as a Post-doctor researcher in 1989. He is now the head of School of Mechanical Engineering, and the director of the State Key Laboratory of Fluid Power and Mechatronic Systems, Zhejiang University. He was elected as a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 2013.


His research interests are in motion control and energy saving of mechatronic systems, development of fluid power component and system, integration of electro-hydraulic system and engineering application, and also mechatronic devices related to 3D printing for organs. From 2000 to 2015, he was a committee member of the advanced manufacturing technology within the China High Technology 863 program of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST). In 2007 and 2012, he was twice the Chief Scientist of a project founded by the National Basic Research Program(973) of MOST. He was appointed as a Cheung Kong Chair Professor by the MOE in 2005. He has been a fellow member of the Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, and a member of the Academic and Advisory Committees of 7 State Key Laboratories of TsingHua University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Central South University and Chongqing University.


He was recipient of the first prize in the National Scientific and Technological Progress in 2012 and the second prize in 2003.


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