[May 2023] Yu teamed with Prof. Jian Jin from Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Purdue University, won a Purdue ICON Focused Areas of Strategic Technologies (FAST) award! Thank ICON for the support!
[April 2023] Yu together with Autonomous Robotics Club (ARC) of Purdue organizes the the inaugural Institute for Control, Optimization and Networks (ICON) Robotics and Intelligent Systems (RISE) Expo!
[Feb 2023] Our lab has a SURF project available. The SURF program is a 10-week research at Purdue University experience during the summer for students enrolled in U.S. institutions of higher education in a bachelor’s degree program. Please consider applying!
[Oct 2022] Zhengtong was selected as a recipient of the 2022-2023 Dr. Theodore J. and Isabel M. Williams Fellowship in Industrial Control Systems! Congratulations!
[Jan 2022] Yu is co-organizing the 2022 ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition, which is part of the 46th Mechanisms & Robotics Conference at the ASME IDETC-CIE 2022 on Aug 14-17, 2022. Link
[Nov 2021] Yu gave an invited talk at the Robotics & IoT Seminars organized by the Purdue Robotics Accelerator.
[Aug 2021] Yu served as the leading organizer of the 2021 ASME Student Mechanism & Robot Design Competition, which is part of the 45th Mechanisms & Robotics Conference at the ASME IDETC-CIE 2021. Link
[Aug 2021] Our paper "Design and Modeling of a Continuously Tunable Stiffness Arm for Safe Physical Human–Robot Interaction" was recognized as the Honorable Mention of the Best Paper Award for the ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics in 2020. Link
[Aug 2021] Yu joined Purdue University School of Industrial Engineering as a tenure-track assistant professor.