Assistant Professor Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Dr. U Kei Cheang received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Drexel University in 2015 where he was supported by the NSF GRFP, the NSF IGERT Fellowship, and the NSF EAPSI Fellowship. Dr. Cheang’s research in Micro- and Nanorobotics entails the development of mobile micro and nanoscale swimming robots. His research encompasses controls, micro/nanofabrication, and micro/nanofluidics. Dr. Cheang's notable research include the modular microrobot, the particle-based microrobot, and the artificial bacteria. His work on robotic microswimmers was awarded the top 10 Netexplo Award in 2016.

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Research Areas: Micro and Nanorobotics, Milli-scale soft robotics, Magnetic Control Systems, Micro and Nanofabrication, Targeted Therapy, Applied Nanomedicine

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  • Our article, "Nanorobots-assisted Natural Computation for Multifocal Tumor Sensitization and Targeting," is available under the "Early Access" area on IEEEXplore

  • Dr. Xueliang Mu 穆学良 presented at the Active Soft Matter Workshop (活性软物质学术研讨会)

  • Zihan was selected for the CSC Chinese Government Scholarship!


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We are building an interdisciplinary group to conduct research in the new and exciting field of micro/nanorobotics. Anyone interested in postdoc, PhD, Masters, and research assistant positions, please email me at cheanguk[at]


We are looking for talented researchers in the areas of

  1. controls
  2. micro/nanofabrication
  3. material science
  4. chemistry
  5. biology
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