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Hsiao-Ying Shadow Huang


Dr. Shadow Huang is the faculty fellow of external awards and will participate in the planning, operation, and assessment of the external award initiatives for faculty at NC State. Shadow is an Associate Professor and Director of Master Non-Thesis Program in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at NC State. She served as the Associate Director of the Analytical Instrumentation Facility at NC State from 2018-2021. She was trained at the University of Pittsburgh (MS & PhD in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science). Prior joining NC State in 2010, she was a Postdoctoral Associate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During her tenure at NC State, Dr. Huang teaches and conducts research in the areas of mechanics of materials, non-equilibrium thermodynamics, continuum mechanics and nonlinear elasticity. Dr. Huang’s research programs are centered on understanding the structures/mechanics of cardiovascular and musculoskeletal biological tissues, and the electrochemical-mechanical interactions in lithium-ion batteries and metal-air batteries. Dr. Huang was the Chair of ASME Nanomaterials for Energy Technical Committee from 2013-2015 and a Guest Editor of the ASME Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine. Dr. Huang has received numerous awards including a NSF CAREER in 2016, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from the White House in 2019, and the NC State Outstanding Teacher Award in 2020.