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Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
2108 Glenn L. Martin Hall
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

301/405-3591 TEL
301/314-9477 FAX
mmyu@isr.umd.edu
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Research Interests

Optical sensors; sensor mechanics and material behavior at multiple spatial scales; micro- and nano-scale sensor systems; sensors for civil, mechanical, electrical, biochemical, biomechanics, biology, medical, and environmental applications, and sensor networks; adaptive optics, wavefront sensing and control, imaging through turbulence; smart materials and structures; and theoretical and experimental mechanics

Background Information

Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering) University of Maryland, 2002.
B.S. & M.S. degrees (Engineering Mechanics) Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Dr. Yu’s research interests include optical sensors, sensor mechanics and material behavior at multiple spatial scales, micro-scale and nano-scale sensor systems, sensors for civil, mechanical, electrical, biochemical, biomechanics, biology, medical, and environmental applications, and sensor networks; adaptive optics, wavefront sensing and control, imaging through turbulence; smart materials and structures; and theoretical and experimental mechanics.

Invention of the Year Award in the Physical Sciences Category from the University of Maryland (2002); three invention disclosures, a U.S. patent, and two pending U.S. patents in the area of fiber-optic sensor systems.

Links

Mechanical Engineering Department
Smart Materials and Structures Research Center
NeuroMechanics Laboratory

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