York researcher awarded prestigious Fellowship

Posted on 21 September 2018

Eight outstanding engineers have been awarded prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships to advance their research careers

Dr Yue Wang

Dr Yue (Christina) Wang, a researcher in the department of physics at York, has been awarded a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship. The funding supports early-career researchers to establish successful research careers and become future research leaders in their fields. Dr Wang was one of eight outstanding engineers to be awarded, their work addresses some critical issues in engineering, from maximising the capacity of optical communications to developing a new generation of solar cells. The Fellowships provide early-career researchers with five years’ worth of funding and mentorship, enabling them to develop independent careers in research and establish themselves as future leaders in their fields.

A full list of the award winners can be viewed here.