Meng-Sang Chew, BS '77, MS '77, PhD '80

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Dr. Meng-Sang Chew earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University.  At Columbia, he studied under the doctoral mentorship of Prof. Ferdinand Freudenstein.  His current research is in the area of conceptual design of mechanisms and advanced machinery, such as novel car engines, new manual and automatic car transmissions, deployable space structures, ground-based microgravity suspension systems for space structures, advanced worm gear design, high-speed chain drives and high-speed cam-follower mechanisms, suspension systems using band mechanisms, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) for robot hand and variable-stroke engine design; neural networks for airplane fuel tanks, as well as learning control and adaptive control methodologies for intelligent electromechanical machinery.

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