Cunjiang Yu honored with young investigator award

April 14, 2023

By Mariah R. Lucas

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Cunjiang Yu, the Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Associate Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Penn State, was selected by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Applied Mechanics Division to receive the 2023 Thomas J. R. Hughes Young Investigator Award.

The award recognizes special achievements in applied mechanics for researchers under the age of 41. Yu is being recognized for his contributions to the fundamental and applied mechanics of soft and non-planar, or curvy, electronics.

Yu will receive a $1,000 cash award along with a medal and certificate in October at the 2023 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition in New Orleans. 


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