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Zheng Hong (George) Zhu

Professor, P.Eng


Mechanical Engineering

Phone Number: 416-736-2100,77729

Email: gzhu@yorku.ca


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 Tethered Spacecraft System and Space Robotics
  • Electrodynamic Tether Propulsion and Space Debris Removal
  • Computational Mechanics and Finite Element Method
  • Multi-functional Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing in Space