Yet-Ming Chiang, Sc.D.


Yet-Ming Chiang is a co-founder of Desktop Metal, one of the top battery experts in the world, as well as a leading materials scientist.

Prof. Chiang has been integral in Desktop Metal’s development of an office-friendly metal 3D printing system, as well as building out the company’s materials science team. Prof. Chiang is also the Kyocera Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, where his research focuses on the design, synthesis, and characterization of advanced inorganic materials and related devices.

Prof. Chiang earned his SB in Materials Science and Engineering and his ScD in Ceramics, both at MIT. He has published approximately 200 scholarly articles and a widely-used textbook on ceramic materials, and holds about 20 issued patents and 30 pending patent applications (excluding substantially identical foreign filings).