Recipient profiles

Kevin Yang

NREIP & SMART, 2017, U.S. Department of Defense (Navy)

Kevin Yang plans to graduate in spring 2019 with a major in Computer Engineering and minors in both Computer Science and Mathematics. He has received a Science, Math, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service as well as a spot in the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP). Through these programs, Kevin will work for the U.S. Department of Defense, specifically the U.S. Navy, to help develop cutting-edge technology. He aspires to be a leader in the development and implementation of “bio-interfaced prosthetics that would restore touch and feel to the missing limbs of soldiers.”