Imperial College London

Dr Min Yu

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Research Associate







564City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Min Yu received a B.Eng. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 2011, and M.Sc. in Mechatronic Control Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2014, followed by a Ph.D. in Control and Power Group at Imperial College London, in 2018. He is currently a Research Associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London.

Dr Min Yu's research interests include mechatronics and robotics, dynamics and control, non-destructive sensing, and lubricant testing. He has specialized in developing embedded platforms and prototypes to validate newly proposed concepts of intelligent mechanical systems, in combination with analytical models and numerical simulations.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Yu M, Reddyhoff T, Dini D, et al., 2021, Using ultrasonic reflection resonance to probe stress wave velocity in assemblies of spherical particles, IEEE Sensors Journal, ISSN:1530-437X

Dou P, Wu T, Luo Z, et al., A finite-element-aided ultrasonic method for measuring central oil film thickness in a roller-raceway tribo-pair, Friction, ISSN:2223-7690

Yu M, Cheng C, Evangelou S, et al., 2021, Series active variable geometry suspension: full-car prototyping and road testing, IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, ISSN:1083-4435

Yu M, Zhang J, Joedicke A, et al., 2021, Experimental investigation into the effects of diesel dilution on engine lubrication, Tribology International, Vol:156, ISSN:0301-679X, Pages:1-9

Dou P, Wu T, Jia Y, et al., 2021, High-accuracy incident signal reconstruction for in-situ ultrasonic measurement of oil film thickness, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol:156, ISSN:0888-3270, Pages:107669-107669

Jia Y, Wu T, Dou P, et al., 2021, Temperature Compensation Strategy for Ultrasonic-based Measurement of Oil Film Thickness, Wear, ISSN:0043-1648

Yu M, Shen L, Mutasa T, et al., 2020, Exact analytical solution to ultrasonic interfacial reflection enabling optimal oil film thickness measurement, Tribology International, Vol:151, ISSN:0301-679X, Pages:1-10

Yu M, Evangelou S, Dini D, 2019, Position control of parallel active link suspension with backlash, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol:67, ISSN:0278-0046, Pages:4741-4751

Yu M, Arana C, Evangelou S, et al., 2019, Quarter-car experimental study for series active variable geometry suspension, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol:27, ISSN:1063-6536, Pages:743-759

Yu M, Arana C, Evangelou S, et al., 2018, Parallel active link suspension: a quarter-car experimental study, IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol:23, ISSN:1083-4435, Pages:2066-2077


Yu M, Cheng C, Evangelou S, et al., 2020, Robust control for a full-car prototype of series active variable geometry suspension, 2019 IEEE 58th Conference on Decision and Control, IEEE

Yu M, Evangelou S, Dini D, 2018, Control design for a quarter car test rig with parallel active linkSuspension, 2018 Annual American Control Conference (ACC), ISSN:2378-5861

Yu M, Evangelou SA, Dini D, 2017, Model Identification and Control for a Quarter Car Test Rig of Series Active Variable Geometry Suspension, 20th IFAC World Congress, Elsevier, Pages:3376-3381, ISSN:1474-6670

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