Prof. Jiangfan Yu
Assistant Professor, School of Science and Engineering
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
CUHK-SZ Presidential Young Fellow
Deputy Director, AIRS Micro-nanorobotics Center
National High-level Young Scholar Program (overseas) 2021
2022 Baidu Global Chinese Young Scholar in AI (百度全球华人AI青年学者)
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Contact : Room 312, Research A, Lower campus, CUHK, Shenzhen
Tel : (+86) 235-19582
Prof. Yu is currently an Assistant Professor in School of Science and Engineering, CUHK-SZ, and also the PI for the institute-level program in Shenzhen Institute of AI and Robotics for Society (AIRS). He has been selected into National High-level Young Scholar Program (overseas) 2021. He is a member of IEEE and ASME, and a member of Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology, Micro-Nanorobotics Branch (中国微米纳米技术学会，微纳米机器人分会理事). He has been selected as the Presidential Young Fellow in CUHK-SZ, and 2022 Baidu Global Chinese Young Scholar in AI (百度全球华人AI青年学者). Prof. Yu received his B. Eng. degree from Harbin Institute of Technology, and his Ph. D. degree from Chinese University of Hong Kong (2018). He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Chinese University of Hong Kong, and then, in University of Toronto.
Prof. Yu's research interests mainly focus on micro/nanorobotics, including their fundamental modelling, actuation strategy, motion and reconfiguration control, and biomedical applications. He has published over 35 top journal and international conference papers, including Nature Communications, IJRR, T-Ro, T-Mech, Science Robotics and ACS Nano. Several of his journal papers have been indexed as ESI highly cited papers, and have been highlighted in Science, Nature and international press reports, such as CNN. He has also published 1 monograph, 1 edited book and 1 book chapter. Prof. Yu has won several impactful awards, including the second prize of Wu Wen Jun AI Science & Technology Award (吴文俊人工智能科学技术奖自然科学奖二等奖), Forbes China 30 under 30, Nature Communications Top 50 physics articles, T-Mech best paper award finalist, CUHK Postgraduate Research Output Award, Hong Kong Young Scientist Award shortlist. He serves as an associate editor for IEEE RA-L, a guest editor for Micromachines and Frontiers in Robotics and AI, an associate editor for International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots (2019, 2021), and a reviewer for top journals and conferences, including T-Ro, T-Mech, RA-L, ICRA and IROS.
Weijie Ma (visiting student)