• Yinan Pei


    M.S./Ph.D. Candidate
    Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
    Email: pei2@illinois.edu

    B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 2015

    I am a M.S./Ph.D. candidate in the Human Dynamics and Controls Lab. My research interest is to develop low-cost human assistive devices which help people live with disabilities.

    Current Projects

    • Develop a hydraulic upper extremity training simulator to replicate biceps spasticity.
    • Develop a portable measurement device that can collect quantitative biomechanical data from users.

    Research Interests

    • Dynamics
    • AI/machine learning, neural engineering
    • Mechatronics and robotics
    • Powered orthosis and prosthesis

    Personal Interests

    • Traveling
    • Cooking
    • Reading history books
    • Playing video games
    • Playing badminton/ping pong/basketball