Welcome!

SHAN Research Group (SRG) at Syracuse University (SU) are a team of mechanicians, materials engineers and roboticists who are interested in interdisciplinary research in Smart, Hybrid, Active and Nature-inspired Materials, Mechanics, and Machines (SHAN 3M). An expert in these areas, Principal Investigator Dr. Wanliang Shan spearheads SRG’s multifaceted synergistic research efforts. We are currently located at Link Hall on the beautiful serene main campus of Syracuse University, which sits in the southern part of Syracuse, NY. Group activities and research updates can be found on Page News.

Syracuse University Main Campus Overlook
Link Hall is the long rectangular building along the left short edge of the Quadrangle at the center.
Carrier Dome, home to the Syracuse Orange football, basketball, and lacrosse teams, is partially shown on the far right.

Our research, innovation and educational efforts have been supported by National Science Foundation (NSF), University of Nevada at Reno (UNR), and Syracuse University (SU).