School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

Che-Hao Yang

Instructor, Mechanical Engineering
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Che-Hao YangTeaching Assistant Professor, Mechanical EngineeringFloyd 130
Education
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, 2019
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, 2015
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 2014

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2019 from Washington State University

Research Interests
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Biomedical manufacturing
  • Mechanical design
  • Thermal-fluid science
Awards and Honors
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant for 2018 MSEC & NAMRC Conferences in College Station, TX
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Travel Grant for 2017 MSEC & NAMRC Conferences in Los Angele, CA
  • The Graduate and Professional Students Association (GPSA) Travel Grant, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantship, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
  • International Undergrad. Student Tuition Waiver, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Recent Publications
  • C.-H. Yang, W. Li, and R. K.-R. Chen, “Determination of Tissue Thermal Conductivity as a Function of Thermal Dose and Its Application in Finite Element Modeling of Electrosurgical Vessel Sealing,” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., pp. 1–1, 2020, doi: 10.1109/TBME.2020.2972465.
  • X. Li, C.-H. Yang, R. K. Chen, and W. Li, “Dynamic Impedance Monitoring for Large Diameter Vessel Sealing Using Bipolar Electrosurgery,” ASME. J. Med. Devices. June 2020; 14(2): 021006, doi: 10.1115/1.4046653
  • C.-H. Yang, W. Li, and R. K. Chen, “Characterization of the Electrosurgical Tissue Joining Process Using Dynamic Impedance and Energy Efficiency,” J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., vol. 141, no. 5, May 2019, doi: 10.1115/1.4043267.
  • C.-H. Yang, M. Amer, W. Li, and R. K. Chen, “A New Concept of Electrosurgical Tissue Joining Process Using Sequential Compression for Minimal Thermal Damage,” presented at the ASME 2019 14th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 2019, doi: 10.1115/MSEC2019-2946.
  • X. Li, C.-H. Yang, R. K. Chen, and W. Li, “Dynamic Impedance Monitoring of Large Diameter-Vessel Sealing in Bipolar Electrosurgeries,” presented at the ASME 2019 14th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 2019, doi: 10.1115/MSEC2019-3033.
  • C.-H. Yang, W. Li, and R. K. Chen, “Characterization and Modeling of Tissue Thermal Conductivity During an Electrosurgical Joining Process,” IEEE Trans. Biomed. Eng., vol. 65, no. 2, pp. 365–370, Feb. 2018, doi: 10.1109/TBME.2017.2770095.
  • C.-H. Yang, R. K. Chen, S. Phillips, J. Ramsay, and W. Li, “Experimental Study on the Electrosurgical Tissue Joining Process With Process Parameter Monitoring for Quality Control,” presented at the ASME 2018 13th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 2018, doi: 10.1115/MSEC2018-6637.
  • A. Kotwal, C.-H. Yang, and C. Tang, “Two-Phase Flow Behavior in Channels with Sudden Area Change Using Experimental and Computational Approach,” presented at the ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2018, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2017-71085.
  • C.-H. Yang, S. Kaonis, R. K. Chen, and W. Li, “Measurement of Tissue Thermal Conductivity with Variable Thermal Dose During an Electrosurgical Joining Process,” presented at the ASME 2017 12th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference collocated with the JSME/ASME 2017 6th International Conference on Materials and Processing, 2017, doi: 10.1115/MSEC2017-2944.
  • C.-H. Yang, Y. Liu, W. Li, and R. K. Chen, “Characterization of Tissue Thermal Conductivity During a Tissue Joining Process,” presented at the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2017, doi: 10.1115/IMECE2016-66932.
  • C.-H. Yang, “Two-Phase Flow Pressure Drop in Circular Small Channels with Abrupt Contraction and Expansion,” Theses Diss., Jan. 2015.
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