Harry H. Cheng, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago, 1989

Research Interest

Robotics, intelligent mechatronic systems, networked embedded systems, innovative design for 3D printing, and integrated computing and STEM education.

Honors and Awards

Recent Major Grants


Professional Membership

Publication of Books

Harry H. Cheng, C for Engineers and Scientists: An Interpretive Approach, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2009,
ISBN: 0073376051, ISBN-13: 978-0073376059.

Publications of Articles

Dr. Cheng has published over 160 articles in journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters.



I started my career in computing using computers with punch cards. Now, my computing interests are high-level script computing and mobile agent-based computing. My white paper on Ten Reasons to Teach and Learn Computer Programming in C.


Phone : (530) 752-5020
Fax: (530) 752-4158
Email: hhcheng (at) ucdavis.edu
Office : 2018 Bainer Hall
Integration Engineering Lab: 1067 Bainer Hall
Mail: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616