Ankun Yang, Ph.D.

Ankun Yang, Ph.D. 
  • Ankun Yang (杨安坤), Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor

  • Mechanical Engineering Dept., Oakland University

  • EC328, 115 Library Dr., Rochester, MI 48309

  • Email: ankunyang[AT]oakland[dot]edu

  • Tel: 248-370-2870


Dr. Ankun Yang is assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2008 and 2011, and Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Northwestern University, IL, USA, in 2016. He did postdoctoral training at Stanford University, CA, USA from 2016 to 2019. Dr. Yang joined Oakland University in 2020.

Dr. Yang's research interests include:

  • Energy-efficient materials and devices: photonics, 2D materials, thermal management

  • High energy-density battery: Li-S electrochemistry

  • In-situ and operando characterization techniques and testing methods for energy materials