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Yu Sun

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of University of Toronto Robotics Institute at University of Toronto.

Yu Sun is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with joint appointments in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto (UofT). He is a Tier I Canada Research Chair, and the founding Director of the UofT Robotics Institute. His Advanced Micro and Nanosystems Laboratory specializes in developing innovative technologies and instruments for manipulating and characterizing cells, molecules, and nanomaterials. He was elected Fellow of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science), NAI (US National Academy of Inventors), CAE (Canadian Academy of Engineering), and RSC (Royal Society of Canada) for his work on micro-nano devices and robotic systems.

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Yu Sun News

Nanobot able to measure sub-cellular structures in live cells

University of Toronto - 13-Mar-2019

Used for research now, but technique could have clinical applications in future


LifeForce: the Nano Robot

University of Toronto - 03-Mar-2016

Medical robotics at the cellular level. Robot can pick up individual sperm and inject it into an...