Inaugural Academic Director of Research Commons,
Professor and York Research Chair,
York University, Canada
Space Systems (2018-)
Dr.Zhu received his BEng,MASc, PhD degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1983, 1986, 1989 respectively. He also received MASc degree in 1998 from University of Waterloo and PhD degree in 2004 from Univetsuty of Tronto. He is currently the Inaugural Academic director of Research Commons in the office of Vice-President Reseach & Innovation,Professor and Tier I York Research Chair in Space Technology at York University.He has been conducting innovative research in astrodynamic, dynamic and control of spacecraft by combining fundamental engineering principles with application for sustainable use of space for human society.
His research results in over 300 papers in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has served for many professional societies including CSME, PEO, ASME, NASA, AIAA, and IEEE.
Dr. Zhu is the Fellow of Canadian Academy of Canada, Engineering Institute of Canada, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering (CSME), and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also the Associate Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), College Member of Royal Society of Canada, and Academician of International Academy of Astronautics.