Dr. Yu Yang is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at East Carolina University, located in Greenville, North Carolina, USA. He received his Ph.D. In Chemistry from Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany in 1993. After four years working as a postdoctoral fellow and later as a research associate in Dr. Steven Hawthorne’s laboratory at the Energy & Environmental Research Center, He joined the Department of Chemistry at East Carolina University in 1997. During his tenure at East Carolina University, He has mentored nearly 60 undergraduate researchersand directed 17 students in their master’s/Ph.D thesis/dissertation research. He has published 65 peer-reviewed papers and has contributed over 100 invited lectures and conference presentations. Honors include the University Five-Year Achievement for Excellence in Research/Creative Activity Award, the Sigma Xi Helms Research Award, and the Scholar-Teacher Award, all from East Carolina University. Dr. Yang also won The UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award.He received two Cottrell College Science Awards from Research Corporation and the starter Grant Award from the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh.
Subcritical Water Chromatography and Extraction
Organic Solubility and Stability in Subcritical Water