Principal Research Scientist
Wei Yang, PhD joined Honeywell in 1994 and is currently a Principal Research Scientist at the company's Sensors and Wireless Laboratories in Plymouth, Minnesota. Dr. Yang has served as Principal Investigator for a variety of DARPA-funded programs, where he applies device physics and microfabrication techniques to create highly miniaturized sensors and power devices. His most recent research focuses on chip cooling through micro jet entrainment, molecular and transitional flow simulations, and precision fabrication/assembly for high-velocity MEMS structures. Dr. Yang holds 20 U.S. patents and was named one of Minnesota's Top Inventors in 2013 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal magazine. Dr. Yang received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, in 1985, and a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 1995.