Associate Professor Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering
Dr. YUAN is currently an Associate Professor in Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). He was an Assistant Professor at the University of Rhode Island before he joined SUSTech. He also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Brown University and Harvard University. He has been elected to the Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in 2020 for his research in cell biomechanics.
Biomechanics and Mechanobiology, Flexible/soft Robots, Heart-on-chip technology
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The goal of the Department is to become a top-tier international leader through introducing an innovative education system which emphasizes IUR (Industry-University-Research) in close association with the Chinese aerospace industry. The specific objectives are: 1) to nurture innovative talents (learning); 2) to research and develop key technologies (research); and 3) to provide technical services (production) for the national aerospace industry.