Lei Zuo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engeering
Stony Brook University - SUNY

Positions Open

Research Interests

  • Energy Harvesting
  • Dynamics and Vibration
  • Control Systems
  • Mechatronic System Design
  • Smart Materials and Structures
  • Biosensors and Instrumentation
  • Vehicle Engineering


  • MEC 560, Advanced Control
  • MEC 402, Mechanical Vibration
  • MEC 316, Sensors and Instrumentation
  • MEC 220, Engineering Electronics and Circuits
  • MEC 696, Special Problems in Mechanical Engineering


Massachusets Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 08/1999 - 11/2004

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2005
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Feb 2002
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Feb 2002

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 09/1992 - 07/1997

  • B.S. with honors in Automotive Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering


Stony Brook University - SUNY, Stony Brook, NY

  • 10/2013-Present, Associate Professor (10/2013 - ), early tenure promotion
  • 09/2008-09/2013, Assistant professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Abbott Laboratories, Global Pharmaceutical R&D Division, North Chicago, IL

  • 01/2008-08/2008, Associate Research Investigator, Department of Automation Engineering
  • 11/2004-12/2007, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Automation Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

  • 09/1999-11/2004, Research Assistant, Department Mechanical Engineering

MIT/Caltech LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Cambridge, MA

  • 09/2002 - 11/2004, Research Collaborator

GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY

  • 06/2002-08/2002, Research Intern, Department of Mechanical Dynamics

Professional Service

  • Associate Editor
    o IEEE/ASME Transaction on Mechatronics, 2014 -

    o ASME Journal of VIbration and Acoustics, 2014 -

    o Journal of Shock and Vibration, IOS Press / Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014- 
    o Conference Editorial Board of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2012-2015
    o Conference Editorial Board of American Control Conference (ACC), 2012-2015

  • Elected Technical Committee Member of 
    o ASME/DSCD Technical Committee on Mechatronics, Secretary 2014-, Secretary-Elect 2013-2014,  
    o ASME/DED Technical Committee on Vibration and Sound (TCVS), 2011-date; Chair of New Initiative Subcommittee 2013-
    o ASME/DED Technical Committee of Advanced Vehicle Technologies, 08/2011-date; Chair of Award Subcommittee
    o ASME/DSCD Technical Committee of Vibration Control of Smart Structures, 11/2011-, Organizer of invited sessions
    o ASME/AD Technical Committee on Energy Harvesting, 2012-
Phone: (631) 632- 9327
Fax: (631) 632-8544
lei.zuo@sunysb.edu, or

212 Heavy Engineering Building
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2300

C.V. of Prof Lei Zuo (04/2014))