Da Yang, an EESA faculty scientist, is one of 22 early-career scientists and engineers, who will each receive $875,000 over five years from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation to pursue their research. The Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering are among the nation’s largest nongovernmental fellowships. Since 1988, this program has supported the blue-sky thinking of scientists and engineers with the belief that their research over time will lead to new discoveries that improve people’s lives and enhance our understanding of the universe.
Yang is a UC Davis atmospheric scientist who studies the physics of intense rainstorms like hurricanes and their relationship to the Earth’s climate. Read more.