Dongchan Jang received the Ph.D. and B.S. degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor and Seoul National University, respectively. From 2008 to 2013, he worked as a postdoc in the Department of Applied Physics and Materials Science at California Institute of Technology. He joined the Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 2013 as an assistant professor and promoted to associated professor in 2018. His research interests include nanomechanics, focused on understanding mechanical behavior at the nanoscale, and its application for structural and functional materials.