Yu named ASME Fellow

Wenbin Yu
Wenbin Yu, associate professor of aeronautical and astronautical engineering, who joined the Purdue Engineering faculty this fall, was recently recognized as a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

Yu's areas of research include structural mechanics (composite/smart/multifunctional structures), micromechanics (composite/smart/multifunctional materials), multi-physics modeling, flexible multi-body dynamics, and multi-scale modeling.

He also is the chief technology officer of AnalySwift, a company that markets and licenses the technologies developed in Yu’s group.

His expertise is in structural mechanics and micromechanics of composite/smart materials. He has authored over 140 refereed technical articles and developed several computer codes which are being extensively used in many government labs, universities, research institutes and companies. His research has been funded by both federal agencies and private industry.