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Yunyi Jia

Yunyi Jia

Assistant Professor
(864) 283-7226
4 Research Drive
Greenville, SC 29607

Director, Collaborative Robotics and Automation Laboratory (CRA Lab):

Dr. Yunyi Jia joined the Department of Automotive Engineering in 2016 as an assistant professor in the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). He directs the Collaborative Robotics and Automation Laboratory (CRA Lab) which is located at both CU-ICAR and Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI).

Dr. Yunyi Jia has been doing practical research with both federal agencies and industries. His research interests mainly include collaborative robotics, autonomous driving, and advanced sensing. He also actively organizes and participates in multiple education and outreach activities spanning from K-12 students, undergraduate and graduate students, to parents and seniors.

Prior to joining Clemson, Dr. Yunyi Jia was a research associate at Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University in 2014, M.S. in Control Theory and Control Engineering from South China University of Technology in 2008, and B.S. in Automation from National University of Defense Technology in 2005. He is a member of IEEE, ASME and SAE.