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Prof Zheng Hong Zhu

York University

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York University
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Bio

Dr. Zhu is a Professor and Tier 1 York Research Chair in Space Technology in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the inaugural Academic Director of Research Commons in the Office of Vice-President of Research and Innovation at York University in Toronto, Canada. His research is in the areas of dynamics and control of tethered spacecraft, autonomous space robotics, visual servo, CubeSat technology, and additive manufacturing. He has published over 300 papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Currently, he is the College Member of Royal Society of Canada, Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Associate fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

Industry

  • Education (includes University Research Labs)

Professional Interest

  • Space Automation & Robotics
  • Space Tethers
  • Structural Dynamics

University

  • University of Toronto

Industry

  • Education (includes University Research Labs)

Professional Interest

  • Space Automation & Robotics
  • Space Tethers
  • Structural Dynamics

University

  • University of Toronto

Education

University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
PhD, 2004
Mechanical Engineering
2000 To 2004
Dissertation: Nonlinear Elastodynamic Analysis Of Low Tension Cable Using A New Beam Element

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
MASc, 1998
Robotics
1995 To 1998
Dissertation: Variational Approach For Collision-Free Trajectory Planning Of Robot Manipulators

Professional Associations

Royal Society of Canada/College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists
2019 - Present

American Astronautical Society
2017 - Present

Engineering Institute of Canada
2014 - Present

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2000 - Present

Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators (CSME)
1999 - Present

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
1996 - Present