Chiang

Yet-Ming
Chiang
Kyocera Professor of Ceramics
SB Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, 1980
ScD Ceramics, MIT, 1985
Room 13-4086

Phone: 

(617) 253-6471

Fax: 

(617) 253-6201

Disciplines: 

  • Ceramics
  • Energy Storage
  • Nanotechnology

Research: 

Prof. Chiang's research focuses on the design, synthesis, and characterization of advanced inorganic materials and related devices. Current topics include new cathode and anode materials for lithium ion batteries, phase transformations in electroactive materials, electrochemical device design, electrochemical-to-mechanical energy conversion, self-assembling colloids, and the stability and defect chemical properties of interfaces in inorganic materials.

Robert H. Richards, class of 1868, established MIT’s Alumni Association. He was also Course III’s first department head.