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Chen, Yu

Chen, Yu

Associate Professor
Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies
Electrical and Computer Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering
BioE
Brain and Behavior Institute
2330A Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building
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Biomedical optical imaging Optical coherence tomography (OCT) Optical coherence microscopy (OCM) Diffuse optical spectroscopy and imaging Molecular imaging Early cancer diagnosis Neuroimaging  

Everitt, Gaitan Granted 2020-2021 Fischell Fellowship

The department has named Fischell Fellows annually since 2003.

Engineering Undergrads Recognized for Excellence

This year, the Clark School honors 70 undergraduates who exemplify the college’s commitment to excellence; five are recognized with Dean’s Awards.

The Internet of Bio-Nano Things

Researchers aim to bridge the gap between microelectronics and biological systems to create next-generation wearables.

Doyenne Reliability Engineering Program

A fellowship for Mozambican women to pursue graduate education in Reliability Engineering at UMD

UMD Research Sheds Light on Holiday Travel and COVID

Correlations were tracked using mobile device data.

Data-Driven Research, Pandemic Impact Highlighted at TRB

UMD researchers presented new findings, tools, and technologies, including a COVID-19 Impact Dashboard that leverages mobile device data.

New, superfast method for ceramic manufacturing could open door to AI-driven materials discovery

UMD engineers have reinvented a 26,000-year-old manufacturing process into an innovative approach to fabricating ceramic materials.

Building a Better, Eco-Friendlier Straw

Newly-published UMD research details a potential breakthrough

Thin Wood Film Amplifies Speaker Technology

UMD study published in Nature Communications.

Institute Hosts AMBIC December Conference, Unveils New Research

AMBIC Industry Board members and other researchers convened to discuss new and ongoing projects.

UMD Researchers Develop Technique to Advance Cell-Based Systems

Autonomous coordination of cell subpopulations highlighted in Nature Communications.

Making “Smart” Cells Smarter

UMD researchers developed a technique to drive teams of bacteria to work together autonomously.

Making “Smart” Cells Smarter

UMD researchers developed a technique to drive teams of bacteria to work together autonomously.

Li Member of UMD Invention of the Year Award Winning Team

Awards honor inventions with potential for transformative impact on science, society, and the free market.

Solar evaporator offers a fresh route to fresh water

A self-cleaning device made of wood aims to make small-scale desalination more practical.

Wood-based Technology Creates Electricity from Heat

Briber, Das and Hu make novel heat-conversion membrane

MTI and Battelle to Build Database for Public-Private Partnerships

The database will help state and local governments know when and how to best engage in P3s.

BIOE Postdoc Recognized for Early Colon Cancer Detection Research

Prevent Cancer Foundation awards $100,000 grant to Dr. Qinggong Tang.

CEE Experts Active at TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and students gave more than 50 presentations during the four-day event.

Novel Imaging Technique Paves Way for Advancements in Bone Tissue Engineering

BioE Associate Professor Yu Chen receives $1.29M NIH R01 grant to develop system to quantitatively image 3D cell behavior.

Alumnus Wins Canada's Killam Award

Jie Chen recognized for outstanding scholarship and substantial contributions to the scientific community.

UMD, JHU Team up for 3rd Annual Undergraduate Research Day

University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University bioengineering students celebrate research undertakings.

Invention of the Year Finalist: A Revolutionary, High Density, Nanopore Battery

Research team led by Rubloff and Lee develops battery using optimized nanostructure design

A Billion Holes Can Make a Battery

Battery inside a nanopore has commercial potential

UMD Researchers Use Artificially Engineered Materials to Create Breakthrough for Sound Sensors

"Enhanced Acoustic Sensing through Wave Compression and Pressure Amplification in Anisotropic Metamaterials" published in Nature Communications 

2014 Dean's Student Research Awards Announced

Graduate students recognized for high quality engineering research

Clark School Faculty Promotions Announced

Faculty promoted to full professor, associate professor with tenure.

BioE Capstone 2014: New Projects Focus on Cardiological Health, Surgical Tools and More

Students' inventions range from diagnostic devices to accident prevention products.

Pixelligent Granted Innovation Research Award for Next-Generation OLED Lighting

Pixelligent has raised more than $17 million over the past four and a half years.

Fischell Department of Bioengineering to Host 7th Fischell Festival

Annual event invites everyone to learn more about biomedical engineering.

UMD Team Wins First Place in MaxTech Competition

Team UMD Dryer wins the first place gold medal for their energy saving heat pump dryer.

A Battery Made of Wood?

Wood fibers help nano-scale batteries keep their structure

Skibniewski Elected to Academy of Engineering in Poland

Clark School professor recognized for leadership and contributions to the field of construction engineering.

Clark School's 2013 Future Faculty Fellows Announced

Clark School selects 20 to participate in program that helps place students as faculty at leading institutions.

Milchberg selected as 2012 OSA Fellow

Professor Howard Milchberg was selected because of his efforts to advance the field of optics.

Chen's Biomedical Imaging Featured in American Center for Physics Art Exhibit

From Here to Infinity examines art inspired and created by science and technology.

Chen Bioimaging Research Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Grant supports improvements to neural imaging and image-guided neurosurgery.

Liu Named Chair Professor by National Chaio Tung University

Highly ranked Taiwanese university honors Clark School electrical and computer engineering professor.

Alumnus Chen Wins Rosenbluth Award

Research in plasma physics recognized; third such award for students of Howard Milchberg.

New Brain Probe Could Help Surgeons Avoid Blood Vessel Damage

Device developed at the Clark School could help prevent hemorrhages, stroke and death during brain surgery.

Bacteria Programmed to Re-Create UMD Logo

Feat part of larger body of Clark School research into preventing infections.

Liu Honored by China's Northwestern Polytechnical University

Clark School professor awarded Advisory Professor distinction, institution's highest honorary professorship.

Hoyer Honors UM Solar Decathlon Team

Praise for team entered into the Congressional Record.

Cancer Detection Research Wins Grant

Prevent Cancer Foundation to support Chen's biopsy guidance technique.

Clark School Students No. 1 in Helicopter Design

Aerospace students win first place in the 25th Annual American Helicopter Design Competition.

Clark School Accomplishments Spring 2002

A list of Clark school accomplishments for Spring 2002