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Kaiyan Yu

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering


Kaiyan Yu received her BS in Intelligent Science and Technology from Nankai University in Tianjin, China in 2010 and her PhD in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ in 2017. She joined the Mechanical Engineering Department at Binghamton University in January 2018. Her current research interests include autonomous robotic systems and control, mechatronics, motion planning and control, automation science and engineering with applications to nano/micro particles control and manipulation, Lab-on-a-chip and biomedical systems.

Research Lab

Automated Control Systems and Robotics Lab

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  • BS, Nankai University
  • PhD, Rutgers University

Research Interests

  • Autonomous robotic systems
  • Nano/micro particles control and manipulation
  • Dynamic systems and control
  • Motion planning and motion control

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