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Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Miao Yu (ME/ISR)

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Miao Yu (ME/ISR)

 

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Miao Yu received the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award for her research proposal to study the development of fly ear-inspired sensors on a micro-opto-electro-mechanical system (MOEMS) platform for use in micro-air-vehicles. As a part of this research, a novel bio-inspired localization scheme with adaptive capabilities will be studied by using a single sensor with autonomous position control.

The total award amounts to $308K for the course of three years, and is intended to further support Professor Yu?s research on bio-inspired small-scale sensors. The objective of the AFOSR YIP program is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance early career development of outstanding young investigators, and increase opportunities for the young investigators to recognize the Air Force mission and the related challenges in science and engineering.

Earlier this year, Professor Yu was the recipient of the NSF CAREER award, and in 2006, she received the Ralph Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) consortium, and the present effort will complement as well as advance these research activities.

October 24, 2007


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