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Lianjun Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Manufacturing Engineering

Office: ERB 2063

Phone: 912-478-1459



Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2017

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2013

B.S, Mechanical Engineering, Chongqing University, 2010

Research Interests

Dr. Wu’s research interests include soft robotics, soft exoskeletons for hand assistive and rehabilitation application, smart materials and actuators, soft sensors, flexible manufacturing systems, soft multi-material manufacturing using 3D printing, and polymer artificial muscle.


Wu, L., Chauhan, I., & Tadesse, Y. (2018). A Novel Soft Actuator for the Musculoskeletal System. Advanced Materials Technologies, 3(5), 1700359.

Wu, L., de Andrade, M. J., Saharan, L. K., Rome, R. S., Baughman, R. H., & Tadesse, Y. (2017). Compact and low-cost humanoid hand powered by nylon artificial muscles. Bioinspiration & biomimetics, 12(2), 026004.

Wu, L., de Andrade, M. J., Rome, R. S., Haines, C., Lima, M. D., Baughman, R. H., & Tadesse, Y. (2015, April). Nylon-muscle-actuated robotic finger. In Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems 2015 (Vol. 9431, p. 94310I). International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Last updated: 9/24/2021