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I’m a biomechanist and evolutionary biologist based in Chapman University at Orange, California. My research interests are deeply rooted in the diversity of morphology, function and natural history of living organisms. My researches integrate biomechanics with organismal biology and engineering.

 

Yu Zeng, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar, Fudge Lab, Chapman University
Affiliated Researcher, Liu Lab, University of California at Merced
    Email: yzeng7{at}ucmerced.edu / dreavoniz{at}berkeley.edu

Research
* Biomechanics and evolution of collective behaviors in microorganisms
* Biomechanics and evolution of flight and controlled aerial behaviors in insects
* Arthropod maneuverability
* Behavioral ecology of arboreal arthropods
* Biomechanics of capillarity phenomena in amphibians

Education
    * Ph.D., Integrative Biology, University of California at Berkeley, Co-advisors: Prof. Robert Dudley & Prof. David Wake
    * B.A., Biological Sciences, Sichuan University – University of Washington