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Dongfang Yang

Dongfang Yang

Contact Information

Title: Senior Research Officer
Automotive and Surface Transportation
National Research Council Canada
800 Collip Circle, London, ON N6G 4X8
Phone: 519-430-7147
Fax: 519-430-7064
E-mail: dongfang.yang@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Research Areas

Laser Materials Processing

Career Summary

Dongfang Yang received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from University of Guelph in 1995. After graduated from University of Guelph, he worked at University of Ottawa and National Research Council Canada in Ottawa both as a research associate for two years. In 1999, he moved to US to work as a senior electrochemist at Upscale Water Technologies Inc. in Miami on waste water treatment and then move back to Canada in the same year to work as a Research Chemist at the Centre for Nuclear Energy Research at Fredericton, New Brunswick. Since 2001, He joined National Research Council Canada in London Ontario, first as Assistance Research Officer, and then Associate Research Officer and now Senior Research Officer. His current search interests include laser materials processing; pulsed laser, sputtering and e-beam deposition of thin films; new materials development for energy devices; chemical and optical sensors development; and electrochemical studies of organic adsorption and self-assembly monolayer. In his career, he has authored 3 book chapters, 1 patent, 45 scientific articles in peer reviewed journals, and 14 papers in conference proceedings. He is currently serving as Member of Editorial Board for 5 scientific journals including “The Research & Reviews in Electrochemistry”, “Current Chemical Research” and journal “Sensors & Transducers”. He has also held the Adjunct Professorship at the Department of Chemistry, Lakehead University since 2006.