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Hongyu Yu

Associate Professor
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Research expertise: Sensor devices (such as acoustic transducers, inertial sensor and fluidic sensors), integrated sensor systems (flexible, stretchable and deformable platforms)

Hongyu Yu joined ASU in 2008 holding a joint position at the School of Earth and Space Exploration and the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electronics engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California in 2005. His research area is focused on MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) and other micro systems for earth and space exploration and consumer electronics. His research is to provide portable platforms consumer electronics and instruments for and scientists to explore variety of earth environments and space science, such as micro seismometer and bio-chemistry liquid sensors for planetary exploration. His current projects also include the manufacture of high energy density lithium ion batteries and deformable electronics (including origami electronics) as a universal platforms for consumer products.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical engineering, University of Southern California, 2005
M.S., electrical engineering, Tsinghua University, 2000
B.S., electrical engineering, Tsinghua University, 1997

Selected Publications

M. Liang, H. Huang and H. Yu, “Molecular Electronic Transducer Based Planetary Seismometer with New Fabrication Process,” Micro Electro Mechanical System (MEMS), 2016 IEEE 20th International Conference on, Shanghai, pp 986-989, 2016

Z. Song, X. Wang, C. Lv, Y. An, M. Liang, T. Ma, D. He, Y.-J. Zheng, S.-Q. Huang, H. Yu, and H. Jiang, “Kirigami-Based Stretchable Lithium-Ion Batteries,”Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/srep10988, 2015

M. Liang, H. Yu, M. Ngan, S. Nickerson, E. Nofen, and L. Dai, “MEMS Accelerometer Based on Molecular Electronic Transducers Using Ionic Liquid,IEEE Nano 2015, Rome, Italy

R. Tang, H. Huang, H. Tu, H. Liang, M. Liang, Z. Song, Y. Xu, H. Jiang, and H. Yu, 2014, “Origami-enabled Deformable Silicon Solar Cells,” Applied Physics Letters, 104, 083501

Z. Song, T. Ma, R. Tang, Q. Cheng, X. Wang, D. Krishnaraju, R. Panat, C. K. Chan, H. Yu, and H. Jiang, 2014, “Origami Lithium-ion Batteries,” Nature Communications, 5:3140 doi: 10.1038/ncomms4140

E. Kim, H. Tu, C. Lv, H. Jiang, H. Yu, and Y. Xu, 2013, “A robust polymer microcable structure for flexible devices,” Applied Physics Letters, 102, 033506

Y. Wang, T. Ma, H. Yu, and H. Jiang, 2013, “Random Analysis on Controlled Buckling Structure for Energy Harvesting,” Applied Physics Letters, 102, 041915

H. Huang, B. Carande, R. Tang, J. Oiler, D. Zuitsev, V. Agafonov and H. Yu, “A Micro Seismometer based on Molecular Electronic Transducer Technology for Planetary Exploration” Applied Physics Letters, Volume: 102 Issue: 19 Article Number:193512; DOI:10.1063/1.4806983 Published: May 13 2013.