Yu She

 Yu She

Title

Assistant Professor 

Office

GRIS 231 

Office Phone

+1 765 496-1118 

Education

Postdoc, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 2018-2021
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2018
MS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2018
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China, 2014
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan, China, 2011 

Prior Appointments

2018-2021 Postdoc, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL),
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
Advisors: Edward Adelson and Alberto Rodriguez 

Research Areas

Manufacturing, Production Systems  

Notable Awards

2021 Most Cited Papers for the ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics Design and Fabrication of a Soft Robotic Hand with Embedded Actuators and Sensors

2021 Journal Spotlight (ASME Journal of Mechanical Design) at the 2021 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC)
A comparative study on the effect of mechanical compliance for safe physical human-robot
interaction

2021 Journal Spotlight (ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics) at the 2021 IDETC &
Best Paper Award Honorable Mention for 2020 ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
Design and modeling of a Tunable Stiffness Arm for Safe Physical Human-Robot Interaction

2020 Best Paper Award Finalist, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference Cable Manipulation with a Tactile-Reactive Gripper

2018 Best Paper Award, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC) Barrier Lyapunov Function Based Control of a Flexible Link CoRobot with Safety Constraints

2013 Best Paper Award Finalist, IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Biomimetics (ROBIO) Inverse Kinematics of SSRMS-type Manipulators with Single Joint Locked Failure 

Biography

Yu She is an assistant professor at Purdue University School of Industrial Engineering. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT. He earned his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Ohio State University in 2018. His research, at the intersection of mechanical design, sensory perception, and dynamic control, explores human-safe collaborative robots, soft robotics, and robotic manipulation. He received the Presidential Fellowship at the Ohio State University. He was a recipient of the Best Paper Award Honorable Mention for the 2020 Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, the Best Paper Finalist at the 2020 Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) Conference, the Best Paper Award at the 2018 ASME Dynamic Systems & Control Conference (DSCC), and the Best Paper Finalist at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO). 

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