Sze Zheng Yong

Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Email: Sze.Zheng.Yong@asu.edu 
Phone: 480-965-7970
Office: ERC 305 (Map)

 

Bio

Sze Zheng Yong joined Arizona State University as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in January 2017, having left a post postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral associate with the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has obtained his S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 2010 and 2016, respectively, and a Dipl.-Ing.(FH) degree in Automotive Engineering from the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany in 2008. His research interests lie in the broad area of control and estimation of hybrid dynamical systems, with applications to intention-aware autonomous systems and resilient cyber-physical systems.

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2016)
S.M. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2010)
Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Automotive Engineering — Mechatronics & Control Systems, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (2008)

Research Interests

Design, analysis, control and estimation of hybrid dynamical systems, with applications to robotic and cyber-physical systems; intention-aware autonomous systems; resilient and fault-tolerant systems.

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Early Career Professionals Workshop Best Poster Award (2014)
  • Behr Award for Best Undergraduate Thesis — Nominee (2008)
  • Malaysian Public Service Department Scholarship (2001-2008))