Yong Huang, Ph.D.

Yong Huang, Ph.D. yongh@ufl.edu
UF Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

492 Wertheim

T: (352) 392-5520
F: (352) 392-7303
Department Affiliation: Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

BME Graduate Faculty Status


PhD, 2002 Georgia Institute of Technology Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests: 

His current research interests in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine include:

  1. Three-dimensional (3D) printing of biological and engineering materials using inkjetting, extrusion, and laser-induced forward transfer
  2. Design and fabrication of microphysiological and engineered living systems

Dr. Yong Huang is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. His research contributions center on: 1) processing of biological and engineering materials for healthcare/energy applications, and 2) understanding of dynamic material behavior during manufacturing and manufacturing-induced damage or defect structures. He served as the Technical Program Chair for the 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (ASME MSEC 2010) and the 2012 International Symposium on Flexible Automation (ISFA 2012). He received various awards for his manufacturing research contributions including the ASME Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award (2005), the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award (2006), the NSF CAREER Award (2008), and the ASME International Symposium on Flexible Automation Young Investigator Award (2008). He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002 and is a Fellow of ASME.