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

Research Interest

Information technology and its applications in engineering, computer-aided engineering, intelligent mechatronic and embedded systems, robotics, design and manufacturing, mobile agent based computing, and innovative teaching.

Honors and Awards


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