Ye Sun

Ye Sun


  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University


Dr. Ye Sun is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Technological University. She received her Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University in 2014. Her research is an interdisciplinary resort that integrates engineering innovation with human health and human behaviors. The primary focus is on human-centered smart monitoring technologies that integrate advance sensor technology and decision support to improve healthcare and transportation safety.

Links of Interest

Areas of Expertise

  • Cyber-Physical System
  • Human-Machine Interaction
  • Human Factors in Transportation

Research Interests

  • Wireless Body Area Network and Wireless Health Care
  • Non-contact Physiological Measurement System
  • Data Mining in Human Fatigue Detection
  • Transportation Safety
  • Human Factors
  • Nondestructive Testing (NDT)

Recent Publications

  • Guo, Shuaicheng, Qingli Dai, Xiao Sun, and Ye Sun. "Ultrasonic Scattering Measurement of Air Void Size Distribution in Hardened Concrete Samples." Construction and Building Materials Vol.113, pp. 415-22, Mar 2016. DOI:org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.03.051. Read More
  • Sun, Y. and X. Yu. "Capacitive Biopotential Measurement for Electrophysiological Signal Acquisition: A Review." IEEE Sensors Journal 16, No. 9, pp. 2832-53, Mar 2016. Read More
  • Sun, Y. and Yu, X., 2014, “An Innovative Non-intrusive Driver Assistance System for Vital Signal Monitoring," IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 18, No. 6, pp. 1932-1939, doi 10.1109/JBHI.2014.2305403 Read More
  • Sun, Y., Ajiboye, A.B., Murphy, B., and Yu, X., 2014, “Brain-computer Interface Application in Smart Vehicle Design," 93rd Transportation Research Board Annual Conference, Washington DC, Jan. 2014.
  • Sun, Y., Tao, J., Wu, G., and Yu, X., 2013, “A Non-contact Wearable Wireless Body Sensor Network for Multiple Physiological Signal Detection," IEEE Sensors Conference, Baltimore, MD, Nov., 2013.
  • Ng, K., Sun, Y., Dai, Q., Yu, X., 2013, “Investigation of Internal Frost Damage in Cementitious Materials with Micromechanics Analysis, SEM Imaging and Ultrasonic Wave Scattering Techniques,” Elsevier Journal of Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 50, pp. 478-485, doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.09.061 Read More
  • Liu, Z., Bin, Z., Yu, X., Tao, J., Sun, Y., and Gao, Q., 2013, “Thermally Induced Water Flux in Soils,” Journal of Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2349, pp. 63-71, doi: 10.3141/2349-08 Read More
  • Liu, Z., Yu, X., Sun, Y., and Zhang, B., 2013, “Formulation and Characterization of Freezing Saturated Soils,” Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 94-107, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CR.1943-5495.0000050 Read More