Dr. Yeqing Wang is currently an assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Syracuse University. Before joining SU in August 2020, he was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Mississippi State University between 2018 and 2020. Dr. Wang worked as a postdoc research associate at the Air Force Research Lab (Eglin Air Force Base) and University of Florida between 2016 and 2018. Dr. Wang received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Iowa in 2016. His research interests include mechanics of composite materials and structures, multifunctional composites, and advanced manufacturing of composite materials. He is a recipient of the 2020 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award and the Best Paper Award at the 2012 American Society for Composites Technical Conference, a voted member of the ASME Structures & Materials Technical Committee, and a senior member of AIAA.