Xinyan Deng

Xinyan Deng

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088
Phone: 765-494-1513


  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, '04
  • B.S., Tianjin University, China, '95

Research Interests

  • Principles of aerial and aquatic locomotion in animals
  • Experimental fluid mechanics
  • Dynamics
  • Control
  • Bio-inspired robotics
  • Biologically inspired micro aerial vehicles and underwater robots
  • Bio-sensing and sensor fusion algorithms

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