Faculty:

Chengyu Li

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Villanova University

Office: Tolentine Hall Rm 111C

Email: chengyu.li@villanova.edu

Phone: (610) 519-5010

Ph.D. Students:

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Menglong Lei

Graduate Research Assistant

(2019 - present)

Research topic: Temporal patterns of odor concentration induced by flapping wings.

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Zhipeng Lou

Graduate Research Assistant

(2021 - present)

Research topic: Large-Eddy Simulation of odor-guided flapping flight.

Master Student:

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Seth Lionetti

Graduate Research Assistant (2021 - present)
Undergraduate Research Assistant (2019 - 2021)

Research topic: Unsteady Aerodynamics of hawkmoth in hovering and forward flight.

Undergraduate Student:

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Paul Bakare

Class of 2022

(2021 - present)

Research topic: Reconstruction of free-flying insects and CFD simulation.

Alumni:

Undergraduate Students:

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Kaya Robinson, Class of 2024 
(Spring 2021)

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Karoline Menze, Class of 2023 
(Spring 2020 - Fall 2020)

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Sebastian DiStefano, Class of 2023 
(Spring 2020)

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Michael Corbi, Class of 2022
(Summer 2019)