College of Engineering and Technology
Engineering and Technology
Dr. Yang Zhang is an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering + Technology at Western Carolina University. Dr. Zhang achieved his Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University.<br><br>Dr. Zhang has published multiple articles in wide recognized high-status journals and conference proceedings in the area of additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing. Dr. Zhang also serves as reviewer for varies journals, including Materials & Design (IF: 8.4), Optics and Laser Technology (IF: 5.0), Wear (IF: 5.0), Scientific Reports (IF: 4.9), Materials Chemistry and Physics (IF: 4.6), Intermetallics (IF: 4.4), etc.<br><br>Dr. Zhang is a recipient of College of Engineering and Technology Board of Governors Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Zhang is passionate of conducting engineering education with innovative methods; he believes the best method for conveying the subject matter is the interest.
3D Modeling, Design, Additive Manufacturing, CAD/CAM<br>Courses offered at WCU:<br>-Engineering Graphics<br>-3-D Solid Modeling<br>-Advanced 3D Computer Modeling and Rapid Prototyping<br>-Advanced Parametric Modeling and Design<br>-Mechanical Engineering Lab I<br>-Technology Systems<br>-Introduction to Engineering Practices and Principles I<br>-Engineering Economic Analysis
Advanced and Additive Manufacturing:<br>-Process parameters optimization<br>-Structural optimization<br>-Lattice structure design<br>-Sustainable material utilization <br>-Life cycle assessment