Fan Yang

Assistant Professor

School: School of Engineering and Science

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Building: Edwin A. Stevens Hall

Room: 408

Fax: (201) 216-5541

Email: fyang26@stevens.edu

Website

Research

Micro/Nanoscale heat transfer and energy conversion
Nonlinear heat transfer
Novel modeling and experimental methods for thermal transport
Nanostructured thermoelectrics
Thermal devices

Experience

8/2018–present Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
1/2015–7/2018 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Institutional Service
  • Member of the Ph.D. Qualifying Examination Committee in Fluid/Thermal/Energy Systems Member
  • Undergraduate Program Committee Member
  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate Affairs Committee Member
Professional Service
  • Journal Reviewer
  • Proposal reviewer
  • Journal paper reviewer
Professional Societies
  • MRS – Materials Research Society Member
  • ASME – American Society of Mechanical Engineers Member
Selected Publications
Conference Proceeding
  1. Yang, F.; Kanka, J.; Tian, F. (2017). Silica nanoparticle coated long-period grating for in situ monitoring of drug delivery thin films. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE (vol. 10058).
Journal Article
  1. Yang, F. (2020). Evaluating the ratio of electron and hole mobilities from a single bulk sample using Photo-Seebeck effect. Materials Today Physics (1 ed., vol. 17, pp. 100331).
    https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S2542529320301553.
  2. Yang, F. (2020). Anomalously Suppressed Thermal Conduction by Electron‐Phonon Coupling in Charge‐Density‐Wave Tantalum Disulfide. Advanced Science (vol. 7, pp. 1902070). Wiley.
    https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/advs.201902071.
  3. Yang, F. (2020). Thermal boundary conductance between high thermal conductivity boron arsenide and silicon. Journal of Applied Physics (vol. 127, pp. 055105). American Institute of Physics.
    https://aip.scitation.org/doi/abs/10.1063/1.5139669.
  4. Yang, F. (2020). Tackling Challenges in Seebeck Coefficient Measurement of Ultra-High Resistance Samples with an AC Technique. Advanced Electronic Materials (3 ed., vol. 6, pp. 1901340). Wiley.
    https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201901340.
  5. Yang, F. (2020). In-situ resonant band engineering of solution-processed semiconductors generates high performance n-type thermoelectric nano-inks. Nature Communications (1 ed., vol. 11, pp. 1). Nature Publishing Group.
    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-15933-2.
  6. Scimeca, M. R.; Yang, F.; Zaia, E.; Chen, N.; Zhao, P.; Gordon, M. P.; Forster, J. D.; Liu, Y.; Guo, J.; Urban, J. J.; Sahu, A. (2019). Rapid Stoichiometry Control in Cu2Se Thin Films for Room-Temperature Power Factor Improvement. ACS Applied Energy Materials (2 ed., vol. 2, pp. 1517-1525).
    https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.8b02118.
  7. Yang,Fan; Gordon,Madeleine P.; Urban,Jeffrey J. (2019). Theoretical framework of the thermal memristor via a solid-state phase change material. Journal of Applied Physics (2 ed., vol. 125, pp. 025109).
    https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5063737.
  8. Wei, Z.; Yang, F.; Bi, K.; Yang, J.; Chen, Y. (2019). Tuning the interfacial thermal conductance via the anisotropic elastic properties of graphite. Carbon (vol. 144, pp. 109 - 115).
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0008622318311552.
  9. Yang, F. (2019). High-performance thermoelectric silver selenide thin films cation exchanged from a copper selenide template. Nanoscale Advances (vol. 2, pp. 368). Royal Society of Chemistry.
  10. Liu, T.; Yang, F.; Wang, X.; Liang, J. F. (2019). Adhesive Gold Nanoparticles for Easy and Controlled Surface Coating. Langmuir (7 ed., vol. 35, pp. 2728-2737).
  11. Ivanov, O. V.; Yang, F.; Tian, F.; Du, H. (2017). Thin-core fiber structures with overlays for sensing applications. Optics Express (25 ed., vol. 25, pp. 31197-31203).
  12. Yang, F.; Sukhishvili, S.; Du, H.; Tian, F. (2017). Marine salinity sensing using long-period fiber gratings enabled by stimuli-responsive polyelectrolyte multilayers. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical (vol. 253, pp. 745-751).
  13. Tian, F.; Kaňka, J.; Yang, F.; Min, J.; Hammond, P. T. (2017). Role of silica nanoparticles in monitoring and prolonging release of drug-eluting polyelectrolyte coatings using long-period fiber grating platform. Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical (vol. 252, pp. 831-839).