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Dr. Haijun Su
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Ohio State University
201 West 19th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Tel: 614-292-2239

Dr. Haijun Su's Bio:

Dr. Haijun Su is an Associate Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining OSU in September 2011, he was an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2007-2011), a Postdoctoral Associate at Virtual Reality Application Center of Iowa State University (2004-2007).  Dr. Su received his Ph.D. (2004) from the University of California, Irvine, all in Mechanical Engineering.  Awards received by Dr. Su include the MSC Software Simulation paper award in 2002, the finalists of Mechanism and Robotics best paper award in 2005, the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2008, the Compliant Mechanism Theory best paper award in 2009 and 2014, Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship and ASME M&R Freudenstein/GM Young Investigator award in 2010, Lumley Research Award in 2015.  Dr. Su served as a symposium and session chair for the ASME IDETC/CIE conferences in 2008-2012,  the Industry Relation Chair of the 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE, the chair of 2016 ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. He is currently an Associate Editor of ASME Journal of Mechaisms and Robotics and Mechanism and Machine Theory. Dr. Su was elected to a Fellow of ASME in 2017.

Graduate Students (Alphabetic)

  • Chao-Min Huang (PhD)
  • Tyloer Morrison (PhD)
  • Yu She (PhD)
  • Ömer Anıl Türkkan (PhD)
  • Xiaopai Zeng (PhD)
  • Ruiqi Hu (MS)
  • Chunhui Li (MS)
  • Collin E. Mikol (MS)
  • Ying Yang (MS)

Undergraduate Students

  • Yupeng Cheng (BS Honor thesis) 
  • Mann Ishan (BS Honor thesis, UG RA) 
  • Roger Kassouf (UG RA)
  • Cameron Spicer (BS Honor thesis, UG RA)


Former Visiting scholars


  • Na Li, Associate Professor, Agricultural University of Hebei Province
  • Xuechao Duan, Associate Professor, Xidian University,
  • Weiqing Li, Associate Professor, China University of Geosciences
  • Ying Zhang, PhD student, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications


  • Venkatasubramanian Kalpathy Venkiteswaran (PhD, December 2016)

  • Lifeng Zhou (PhD, May, 2017)
  • Carter Hurd ( BS Honor thesis, May 2017) 
  • Junxiao Cui (MS, May 2017)
  • Benjamin Rhoads (BS/MS, May 2016)
  • Hongliang Shi (PhD, December 2013)
  • Jonathon King
  • Jeffrey Kohler (BS Honor thesis), Engineer at GE Aviation
  • Mark Ryan (MS, August, 2012)
  • James Hastings 
  • Simon Kalouche
  • Siyi Zheng 
  • Wenbo Jia
  • Mingle Tong