Yan Yu

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Tech B270


Research interests: mechanics of whiskers, rat behavior, anemotaxis (wind following) in rats, neuroethology, systems neuroscience, etc.

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, BS in Civil Engineering, China
Zhejiang University, MS in Energy Engineering, China
Texas A&M University, course-based MS in Mechanical Engineering, United States

Teaching assistant:

  • ME 398-1 Engineering Design I and ME 398-2 Engineering Design II in Winter, 2017 at Northwestern University.
  • BME 250 Thermodynamics in Winter, 2015 at Northwestern University.
  • ME 241 Introductory Fluid Mechanics in Spring, 2013, Fall, 2013 and Spring, 2014 at Northwestern University. 
  • MEEN 315 Principles of Thermodynamics in Fall, 2011 and Spring, 2012 at Texas A&M University.

Other research interests: flow induced acoustic vibrations, refrigeration and cryogenics, HVAC, thermoacoustic engine, etc.