Shangfeng Yang was born in Hubei, China in 1975. He received his Ph.D. degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2003. He then joined Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW), Dresden, Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellow. Since 2005, Yang had been a Guest Scientist in IFW, Dresden. In December 2007, he joined the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) as an awardee of hundreds of talents program of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Yang is now an Adjunct Professor at Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale and Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China. His current research interests include the synthesis and characterization of novel endohedral fullerenes and their functionalization as well as potential applications in polymer solar cell devices.
Biography Updated on 15 August 2011