Stephen Yates joined BANG as a research specialist in 2019 and is working on data acquisition and analysis for the measurement of independent fission yields and neutron inelastic scattering cross sections. He received a B.S. with departmental distinction from Duke University in 2016, where he majored in Physics and Economics and minored in Classical Studies. Stephen investigated the gamma-neutron reaction in 80Se at the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory at Duke and published the findings of his research in 2018. Stephen is a passionate fan of the band Rush. He loves playing the bass, listening to vinyl, and learning about Ancient Rome. He was born and raised in the Boston area.