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Fourteen educators to be honored with 2005 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

Warrendale, PA, Feb. 17, 2005 -
Dr. Yang is an associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Wichita State University. His areas of research interest include mechanics of composite materials, manufacturing of composite parts, solids mechanics, and adhesive-bonded joints. Some of his current research projects include the investigation of the effects of large coefficient of thermal expansion differences in large hybrid composite/metallic structures, the mechanical behavior of adhesive-bonded composite joints with thick bondlines and repair issues of composite structures. Dr. Yang holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering and a master's degree in applied mechanics, both from National Taiwan University. He also holds a doctorate in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University.