Perry Y. Li

Perry Y. Li

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Director,  Mechatronics and Intelligent Machines Lab.

University of Minnesota


Mailing Address

Department of Mechanical Engineering 
University of Minnesota 
111 Church St. SE, Rm 309 
Minneapolis MN 55455 

Phones and Faxes:
(612)-626-7815 (ME office) 
(612)-626-8111 (Admin.Assistant
(612)-625-6069 (FAX) 

· or
(note new email although old email address still works as alias)


·  U of M official page

·  Personal page (this page)


Dissertation: “Self-optimizing Control and Passive Velocity Field Control of Intelligent Machines”


Professional Activities:

Honor / awards:


My research interests lie in the area of control, mechatronics and fluid power. Recent and current application areas include:

Summary of Research: 97-02

Summary of Research 02-07

Current projects:

For further information, please visit my laboratories’ web pages and my publications page.


List of publications, most are available online.



Current semester: (Spring 2014)

Previous courses

Last updated: 7/23/2014  Perry Y. Li