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Dr. (Fisher) Yumin Zhang, Ph.D.

Department of Engineering and Technology
Office:  RH305


  • Ph.D.(2000) Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
  • M.S. (1997) Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
  • M.S. (1989) Physics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (China).
  • B. S. (1986) Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing (China).

Academic Experience

2007 - Present

Southeast Missouri State University
Assistant/ Associate/ Professor

2001 – 2007

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Assistant Professor

2000 – 2001

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Assistant Professor

1989 – 1995

Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing (China)
Member of Technical Staff

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • Member of APS (American Physical Society)
  • Member of ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)
  1. Yumin Zhang, Essential Engineering Thermodynamics: A Student's Guide. Morgan & Claypool (2018). ISBN-13: 978-1681734231.
  2. Yumin Zhang, The Tao of Microelectronics. IOP Concise Physics (2014). ISBN-13: 978-1627054522.
  3. Yumin Zhang, Roots and Branches: A Systematic Way of Learning Chinese Characters. Outskirts Press (2013). ISBN-13: 9781478710790
Book Chapters
  1. Yumin Zhang, “Theory, Experiments and Applications of Chiral Metamaterials”, Chapter 1 in Advances in Materials Science Research, Volume 28, edited by Maryann C. Wythers. Nova Science Publishers, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1-53610-892-7.
  2. Yumin Zhang, “Dynamic Systems with Multiple Elements,” chapter 5 in Systems Thinking: Foundation, Uses and Challenges, edited by Moti Frank, Haim Shaked, Sigal Koral-Kordova.Nova Science Publishers, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-1634852234.
  3. Yumin Zhang, “Transport Process in Nanoscale Transistors,” chapter 10 in Doped Nanomaterials and Nanodevices, edited by Wei Chen. American Scientific Publishers, 2010. ISBN: 978-1588831101.


Polytechnic Building 216

Department of Engineering and Technology
One University Plaza, MS6825
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701