Curriculum Vitae for Joseph Yan

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Joseph Yan
Curriculum Vitae
joeyan@eecs.berkeley.edu
http://robotics.eecs.berkeley.edu/~joeyan

 

Present Address

2100 Channing Way, Apt 410

Berkeley, CA

USA  94704-2021

510-664-0788 (home)

510-643-2383 (office)

510-642-6871 (lab)

Permanent Address

6388 Manitoba St

Vancouver, BC

Canada  V5Y 3X6

604-321-7889 (home)

 


Education


 
08/96-Present
University of California at Berkeley, PhD candidate in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Department. Dissertation on “Design and wing control for a micromechanical flying insect” anticipated 2002.
09/91-03/94
University of British Columbia, Honors MASc in Electrical Engineering. Dissertation on “Design and control of a bilateral motion-scaling system using magnetic levitation.”
09/86-04/91
University of British Columbia, Honors BASc in Engineering Physics.

Work Experience


 
07/94-07/96
R&D engineer for QLT PhotoTherapeutics Inc., Vancouver, Canada, exploring use of various light devices (lasers, fluorescent tubes, LED panels, fiber optics, etc.) in photodynamic therapy (PDT).
04/94-06/94
R&D engineer for UBC Electrical Engineering Department, continuing work on bilateral motion-scaling teleoperation sytem for microsurgical experiments.
05/92-08/92
Research assistant for Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine, Toronto, Canada, investigating teleoperated force-feedback and instrumentation for three-dimensional position/orientation sensing.
05/90-08/90
Junior engineer for Ballard Power Systems, Vancouver Canada, developing manufacturing methods for fuel cell technology.

Academic Honors


 
2002
Best video award for IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Washington, DC
1998
Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (two awarded out of 240 in department)
1994
Best student poster award for IRIS-Precarn Conference, Ottawa, Canada
1991-93
NSERC Graduate Research Scholarship
1991
Engineering award for Academic Excellence (only two awarded in graduating class)
1987-90
UBC Chancellor’s Scholarship
1990
Gordon Merritt Shrum Scholarship 

Ranked 8th in Canadian Association of Physicists University Prize Exam
1989
NSERC Undergraduate Scholarship 

Ranked 5th in Canadian Association of Physicists University Prize Exam
1986
BC Provincial Scholarship (ranked among top 20)
UBC Chancellor’s Entrance Scholarship

Publications List

 

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References (available upon request)


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