Deng, Xinyan

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Mobile Device Enabled Robotic System
  1. Computer Technology
  2. Mechanical Engineering
Deng, Xinyan
Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV)
  1. Mechanical Engineering
Deng, Xinyan
Electromagnetic Actuator for Flapping Wing Micro Air Vehicles
  1. Mechanical Engineering
Deng, Xinyan


Dr. Xinyan Deng is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from Tianjin University and her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr Deng received the NSF Career Award in 2006 and 2011. Dr. Deng's research focuses on the principles of aerial and aquatic locomotion in animals and the development of bio-inspired robotic systems, such as insects and fish.

For additional information, visit Dr. Deng's Purdue website:
or her Bio-Robotics Lab website: