JinJun Shan

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Chair of Earth & Space Science & Engineering, Professor of Space Engineering

Petrie 104

(416) 736 2100 ext. 77757





Dr. Jinjun Shan joined the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering at York University as an Assistant Professor in July 2006, and was promoted to Associate Professor in July 2011. Prior to his appointment in York, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS) from Nov. 2003 and a Research Assistant at Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management (MEEM), City University of Hong Kong, from Sept. 2002 to Sept. 2003. He received his B.Eng., M.Eng., Ph.D. degrees all from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, in 1997, 1999 and 2002, respectively. Dr. Shan was awarded the Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Post-doctoral Fellowship in 2006, Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers in 2012 and is a Senior Member of IEEE and AIAA. He is a Professional Engineer in Ontario since 2007. His current research interests are dynamics, control and navigation, space system engineering. He is the founding director of Spacecraft Dynamics Control and Navigation Laboratory (SDCNLab) at York University.

Research Interests

Dynamics, Control and Navigation

Spacecraft Formation Flying

Aircraft/UAV Formation Flight

Active Vibration Control

Smart Materials and Structures

Membrane Structures for Space Applications

Motion Synchronization

Ultra-Precision Motion Control

Orbit Dynamics / Interplanetary Mission Design