Professor Yang Cao was elected as a new member of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering (CASE) for 2020. Dr. Cao was recognized for his expertise in high voltage engineering and energy materials for power and medical devices. He received his Ph.D. from UConn in 2002, joined GE Research in Schenectady, NY, and then returned to UConn in 2013 joining the Electrical Engineering Department faculty. Dr. Cao also holds an appointment in the Institute of Materials Science and serves as Director of the Electrical Insulation Resource Center. His research is supported by funding from NSF, ONR, DOE, NASA, DOD, ARL, GE, and others. Dr. Cao and eight other UConn faculty will be formally inducted at the Academy’s 45th Annual Meeting and Dinner on May 26.
Published: March 24, 2020