Professor Yu Sun (MIE) has been elected Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Fellowship is the highest elected grade of membership within ASME, the attainment of which recognizes outstanding engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession.
A global leader in the development of micro-nano robotics and device technologies for biomedical, clinical and precision instrumentation disciplines, Professor Sun has invented automated processes for cell manipulation that are impacting clinical cell surgery, clinical diagnostics and genetics. He is a Canada Research Chair in Micro and Nano Engineering Systems, a Fellow of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering (CSME) and a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). He currently holds an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship.
“I am delighted that Professor Yu Sun has been recognized by his colleagues of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers,” said Professor Jean Zu, Chair of the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering. “This honour attests to his ongoing recognition as a leader in his field. On behalf of the Faculty, I congratulate him on this notable distinction.”
The ASME Board of Governors confers the Fellow grade of membership on exceptional candidates as nominated by their peers.