Yihao Zheng

Yihao Zheng
Research Investigator, Mechanical Engineering


Dow (Herbert H. Dow Building)

2300 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136

(734) 763-3906


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2016
M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2014
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Shandong University, 2012

Research Interests

Manufacturing, medical devices design, biomedical machining process and modeling, tissue cutting mechanics, catheter-based surgical devices, abrasive machining processes for biomedical and ceramic materials, clinical simulators.

Honors and Awards

Fast Forwarding Medical Device Innovation Poster Showcase Winner, University of Michigan, 2017
Extraordinary Student Service, S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center, University of Michigan, 2016
Student Travel Award, National Science Foundation, 2015 and 2016
Extraordinary Student Research, S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center, University of Michigan, 2015
NAMRI/SME Student Presentation Award, North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME, 2015
Chiang Chen Overseas Fellowship, Chiang Chen Industrial Charity Foundation, 2012
National Scholarship, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China, 2009, 2010, and 2011
President Scholarship, Shandong University, 2011
First Prize in National College Mechanical Innovation Competition, Ministry of Education People's Republic of China, 2010
Kwang-Hua Scholarship, Kwang-Hua Education Foundation, 2010

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