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Zheng Hong Zhu

Professor, P.Eng


Mechanical Engineering


Zheng Hong (George) Zhu is the Director of the Space Engineering Design Laboratory at the Lassonde School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests touch on a number of topics including the dynamics and control of tethered spacecraft systems, electrodynamic tether propulsion and space debris removal, space robotics and advanced spacecraft materials.

Research Interests

  • Dynamics and Control of Spacecraft
  • Robotic Control
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Advanced Control Theory
  • Computational Solid Mechanics
  • Space Robotics and Space Debris Removal
  • 3D/4D Printing in Space