Yue Chen, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Walter H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University. He is also a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute.

Dr. Chen specializes in designing, fabricating, modeling, and controlling medical robotics and devices. The overarching goal of his research lab is to establish the scientific and technical foundations for various robotic systems and apply them in the medical field. These systems include a commercialized robot manipulator and many custom-designed robots, such as concentric tube robots, tendon-driven robots, catheters, and soft robots. Some of his work has been used in clinical trials.

Dr. Chen earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and his Master of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.