Yu Pan, Ph.D.
Yu Pan is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety (CVeSS) at Virginia Tech. He got his Ph.D. (2019) of Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech, and his bachelor’s degree (2015) of Vehicle Engineering from Institute of Rail Transit at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. Dr. Pan’s research interests include rail vehicle and track dynamics, wheel-rail contact mechanics and dynamics, rail lubricity detection and evaluation, as well as energy harvesting. Dr. Pan is the recipient of the Best Paper Award in Vibration Application at 2018 ASME Dynamics Systems and Control Conference.