Miao Yu promoted to Associate Professor with TenureUniversity of Maryland President Wallace Loh has approved the promotion of Miao Yu (ME) to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. Yu is an affiliated faculty member of ISR.
Yu earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland in 2002. Her research interests include optical sensors, sensor mechanics and material behavior at multiple spatial scales, micro-scale and nano-scale sensor systems, sensors for civil, mechanical, electrical, biochemical, biomechanics, biology, medical, and environmental applications, and sensor networks; adaptive optics, wavefront sensing and control, imaging through turbulence; smart materials and structures; and theoretical and experimental mechanics.
She won the Invention of the Year Award in the Physical Sciences Category from the University of Maryland in 2002 and was a finalist for the same award in 2010. She holds several invention disclosures and patents for her work.
Published April 13, 2011