Yi Wu

Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering, Pennsylvania State University Erie, the Behrend College
5101 Jordan Road, REDC 253
Erie, PA 16563

Phone: (814) 898-6559
Fax: (814) 898-6125

Email: yxw22@psu.edu


 

EDUCATIONS

May 2004              Ph. D in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

                             University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

                             Dissertation: Design and Testing of a Physiologic Control System for an Artificial Heart Pump

Aug. 2002             Master of Engineering in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

                            University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Jul. 1995               Bachelor of Science in Mech-electrical Engineering

                            Beijing Institute of Technology, China

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004-Present         Assistant Professor

                            Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University–Erie, Erie, PA

1999-2004             Graduate Research Assistant

                            Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

2000-2004             Teaching Assistant

                            School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

1995-1999             Electro-Mechanical Engineer

                            China Aerospace Corporation, Beijing, China

 

PUBLICATIONS

1.             Wu, Y., Allaire P.E., Tao G., Olsen D.B., “System Modeling, estimation, and control of cardiovascular systems with a left ventricular assist device”, IEEE Transaction on Control System Technology, 13 pp. Accepted.

2.             Liu Y., Allaire P.E., Wu Y., Wood H.G., Olsen D.B., “Construction of an Artificial Heart Pump Performance Test System”, Cardiovascular Engineering 6(4): 151-158, December 2006.

3.             Wu Y, Allaire PE, Tao G, Olsen DB, “Study of Pressure Estimation for a Human Circulatory System with a LVAD”, Proceeding of American Control Conference 2006: 713-718, ACC06_full.pdf, Minneapolis, MN, 2006.

4.             Sonnenmeier, J., and Wu, Y., “Teaching courses for an engineering student abroad in Iraq,” Proceedings of IMECE 2005: IMECE2005-79710, 4 pp, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, November 2005.

5.            Wu Y, Allaire P.E., Tao G., Olsen D.B., “Modeling, Estimation and Control of Cardiovascular Systems with A Left Ventricular Assist Device”, Proceeding of American Control Conference 2005: 3841 - 3846 ACC05.pdf , Portland, OR, June 2005.

6.            Wu Y, Allaire P.E., Wood H.G., Liu Y., Adams J.M., Olsen D.B., “A Bridge form Short Term LVAD to Long term LVAD – Experimental Verification of a Physiological Controller”, Artificial organs 28(10): 927-932, 2004.

7.            Wu, Y., Allaire, P.E., Tao, G., Wood, H.G., Olsen D.B., Tribble C., “An Advanced Physiological Controller Design for an LVAD to Prevent Left Ventricular Collapse”, Artificial organs 27 (10): 926-930, 2003.

8.            Wu, Y., Allaire, P.E., Tao, G., Liu, Y. "In Vitro Test of an Adaptive Flow Controller for a Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device”, Proceedings of the American control conference 2004: 1647-1648, Boston, MA, June 2004.

9.            Wu, Y., Allaire, P.E., Tao, G., "An Adaptive Speed/Flow Controller for a Continuous Flow left Ventricular Assist Device”, Proceedings of the American control conference 2003: 1171-1176, Denver, CO, June 2003.

10.        Wu, Y., Allaire, P.E., Adams, J.M., Wood, H.G., “Controller Design of Left Ventricle Assist Device”, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED. v 54 2002: 353-354, New Orleans, LA, November 2002.

11.        Wu, Y., Allaire, P.E., Tao G., Oct 2002, “An Adaptive Controller for Left Ventricle Assist Device”, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings. v 2 2002: 1565-1566, Houston, TX, October 2002.

 

PATENT

Wood H.G., Allaire P.E., McDaniel J.C., Song X., Jiang W., Untaroiu A., Day S., Wu Y., Liu Y., Throckmorton A.L., Patel S., Adams J.M., Tao G., Lin Z., Hu T., Olsen D.B., Kipp R., Axial Flow Magnetically Suspended Ventricular Assist System and Related Method Thereof, U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 60/506,023, filed on September 25, 2003.

  

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2000-Present              Member, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

2001-Present              Member, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

2005-Present              Member, The American Society of Engineeering Education (ASEE)

2006-Present              Member, The American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO)

 


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