About

Yu Zeng, Ph.D.

Biomechanist and evolutionary biologist based in Chapman University at Orange, California.

Email: dreavoniz{at}berkeley.edu
(yzeng7 at ucmerced is no longer working)

[“Yu” is pronounced “ü”, as explained here and demonstrated in this YouTube video]


Research
* Biomechanics, morphogenesis and evolution at cellular level
* Biomechanics and evolution of flight and controlled aerial behaviors (e.g., falling, righting and gliding)
* Maneuverability in jointed systems
* Biophysics and evolution of collective behaviors

* Biomechanics and evolution of feeding in anuran tadpoles

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


Reviewed for
* eLife
* Integrative and Comparative Biology
* Integrative Zoology
* Journal of Experimental Biology
* Journal of Insect Sciences
* Journal of Comparative Physiology
* PeerJ
* Physical Review Letters
* PLOS ONE
* Scientific Reports
* Zoomorphology