Robotic Materials

Principal Investigator


Yifan Wang

Nanyang Assistant Professor

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

NTU, Singapore

Dr. Wang received his Ph.D. in Soft Matter Physics from The University of Chicago, USA (2016), and B.S. in Physics  from Peking University, China (2011). Prior to joining Nanyang Technological University in 2020, Dr. Wang worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at California Institute of Technology, USA.



Congratulations on our paper "Structured fabrics with tunable mechanical properties" published in Nature! Link

Media coverages: Nature, NTU, Caltech, Tech in Asia, The Engineer, 3D Printing Industry, The Daily Mail, SlashGear, Innovation in Textiles, New Scientist, The Byte, Business Insider, Phys.Org, Xinhua News, and more!


Welcome to Tianyu Chen, a PhD student in our group!


Welcome to Yuchen Zhao, a postdoc scholar in our group!


Welcome to Xudong Yang, a PhD student in our group!


Our Robotic Materials Group at NTU MAE is officially founded! Congratulations!

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeirng
Nanyang Technological University
N3.1 & N3.2, 50 Nanyang Avenue,
Singapore 639798

Email: yifan.wang at ntu.edu.sg