Qinghua Qin is a professor in the Department of Materials Science, Shenzhen MSU-BIT University. He has worked in several leading Australian and Chinese institutions and was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II fellowship and professorial fellowship at the University of Sydney. Both were from The Australian Research Council. His research interests include meshless methods, hybrid finite and boundary element methods, piezoelectric materials and structures, nanomaterials, metamaterials, and composite materials. He has published 8 academic books and more than 300 journal papers in these fields.
Dr. Hui Wang born in 1976 received his doctoral degree in Solid Mechanics from Tianjin University in 2007. He has worked at College of Civil Engineering in Henan University of Technology as a Professor since 2015. Then he joined the Australian National University as a Research Fellow from February 2016 to February 2017. His research interests include computational mechanics, and the mechanics of composites. So far, he has authored four academic books by CRC Press, Elsevier and Tsinghua University Press, respectively, and 49 academic journal papers indexed by SCI. In 2010, he was awarded the Australia Endeavor Award.
Prof. Raj Das leads the ‘Simulation of Advanced Materials and Structures’ group in the Aerospace Engineering and Aviation discipline of the School of Engineering of RMIT University in Australia. Prof Das has more than 20 years of experience in the design, analysis and optimisation of aerospace materials and structures with a focus on computational simulation, composite structures, failure analysis, and damage tolerance optimization for civil and defence applications. Prof. Das is a principal investigator of the ‘Sir Lawrence Wackett Aerospace Research Centre’ of RMIT University, and also an adjunct academic of the University of Quebec, Canada. He serves as the Chair of the ‘National Committee on Applied Mechanics’ of Engineers Australia and as the President of ‘International Congress on the Mechanical Behavior of Materials’.
Dr. Lu is now an Associate Professor in School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering at Curtin University in Australia. He received his PhD (Solid Mechanics) from the Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, in 1993, and subsequently worked at Tohoku University and The University of Tokyo in Japan, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, University of Leoben in Austria, Brown University in the United States, and The University of Sydney and Curtin University in Australia as a postdoc or research fellow. His research activities mainly focus on scaling and size effects in damage and fracture.
Guoxing Lu first joined Swinburne in 1995, after his post-doctoral research at the University of Cambridge and lecturing at the Nanyang Technological Univeristy (NTU), Singapore. He established the Impact Engineering Laboratory and became a full professor in 2004. After a successful career at Swinburne, Professor Lu moved back to NTU as a tenured faculty member. In 2015, Professor Lu came back to Swinburne as Professor of Impact Engineering. Professor Guoxing Lu's research interests are in impact mechanics, advanced structures and mechanical properties of novel materials.
Dr Zhen Luo received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from "National Engineering Research Centre for CAD", Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China in 2005. After that, he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the University of Sydney (USYD), and the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for 7 years. In March 2011, he joined the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) as a Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
Professor Richard C. Yang is Lead Director Academic Programs (DAP), Engineering and Industrial Design and the Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Smart Structures in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics (SCEM), Western Sydney University (WSU), Australia. He received Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2002. His main research interests are Advanced Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, multi-scale modelling and simulations of advanced engineering materials and structures, etc. In scientific publication, he has published more than 180 journal/conference papers and confidential reports for industrial partners in his main fields of research - Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Civil Engineering, etc.
Dr Yingyan Zhang is a senior lecturer in School of Engineering at University of Western Sydney, Australia. Her research expertise includes Numerical methods in solid mechanics such as differential quadrature methods, Atomistic investigation and continuum modelling of nanomaterials and Heat conduction of nanomaterials and their composites by molecular dynamics simulations. She has published 1 scholarly book, 4 book chapters and 76 refereed journal papers. Her publications have been highly cited for > 3200 (3000) times in Scopus (ISI Web of Science) with >86% non-self citations excluding all authors. She obtains an h-index of 30 in Scopus and 29 in ISI.
Dr. Wael A. Altabey is an Associate professor since June 2020 in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt. He was awarded a postdoctoral research certificate in 2018, from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, after completing a postdoctoral research fellowship for two years, in Artificial Intelligence (AI) based schemes for structural health monitoring (SHM) and damage detection of composite structures, and he was awarded a Ph.D. in 2015, in the area of fatigue of composite structures, a Master certificate in 2009, in dynamic systems, and B.Sc. in 2004, in Mechanical Engineering, from Alexandria University. For the past 6 years, his research has focused on the utilization of AI-based schemes for SHM in the research group at Southeast University. He has published over 40 refereed papers, 15 conference papers, 8 chapters in books, more than 5 full books.
Dr. Cao finished his PH. D. in 2007 and worked as Associate Professor at Beijing University of Technology. In the recent years, he focused on the study of nonlinear dynamics, vibration of mechanical structures. In the past two years, he mainly studied the free vibration of non-uniform and non-homogenous beams (such the variable width beams and axially functionally graded beams) and dynamics of vibration energy harvester. In addition, vibration isolation is one of his research focus.
Jian CHEN received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in guidance, navigation and control from Beihang University (formerly “Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics”, short as BUAA), Beijing, China. He is currently an Associate Professor, Ph.D. Advisor and Director with the Intelligent Control and Unmanned Systems Research Center, Mechatronics Engineering Department, College of Engineering, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. Before that, he was a research fellow at Mechanical Engineering Department University of Houston (United States), University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (Canada), ASM Technology (Hong Kong), respectively. He has authored 4 book chapters, over 70 papers, and holds 3 patents. His current research interests include biomechanics robots, shape memory alloy control, smart structure and dynamics, piezo-based wireless sensor network, and intelligent control of unmanned systems.
Yuli Chen is currently a professor at Beihang University in China. She got her PhD degree majored in mechanics from Tsinghua University in 2008. Then she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Ohio State University in the United States from 2008 to 2011. In 2011, she returned to China and joined the faculty of Institute of Solid Mechanics, Beihang University. Her research is focused on mechanical behavior of multi-scale composite materials and structures. She has been selected into the Excellent Talents in the New Century (2013), Excellent Youth Science Foundation Project (2016) and the Young Scholars of Cheung Kong Scholars Programme (2017).
Professor Xudong Chen, received his bachelor degree from Xiamen University (Xiamen, China) in 1988, his master degree from Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou, China) in 1991, and his Ph.D. from South China University of Technology (Guangzhou, China) in 1997. From 1997 to 1999, Chen worked in Institute of Materials Science of Sun Yat-sen University as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. After a stint in Southwest University (Chongqing, China) as a lecturer, he joined Sun Yat-sen University in 1999. He was appointed as a full professor in 2007. His research interests are mainly focused on the interaction between polymer-light, polymer condensed matter physics (spectroscopy characterization of polymer morphology structure and its change process) and high performance functional polymers. Prof. Chen as a Principal Investigator and Project Director, has directed 30 research projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province, et al. He has published more than 100 papers in international academic journals, including J. Am. Chem. Soc., Adv. Mater., Adv. Funct. Mater., Macromolecules and so on and acquired 15 patents.
Prof. Cui’s main research interests include the mechanics problems and numerical modeling in metal forming, modeling and prediction of microstructure and defects evolution in metal hot working, and design optimization of product and forming technology. He has been working as a professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University for 15 years since 2002. In these years, he offered 3 teaching courses including “Fundamental Mechanics in Material Processing”, “Forming Equipment and Automation” and “Mechanics of Materials”. He published about 156 peer-reviewed journal papers and 23 international conference papers, issued 10 authored China Patents and 3 software copyrights. He received 2 projects from National Basic Research Program of China, 3 projects from National Science and Technology Major Project of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, 2 projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China, and some other projects from the Ministry of Education and Shanghai City Government. The total funding from governments are about 15M in CNY (amount to 2.15M in USD). Besides that, He had extensive long-term cooperation with industries including Baosteel, Shanghai Electric SHMP Casting & Forging Co., Ltd , TAKATA Corporation (and its affiliated companies in Japan, US and China), etc. In recent years, he received more than 10M in CNY (amount to 1.5M in USD) research funding commissioned from industries.
Dr. Jie Ding is currently working as an Associate Professor at the College of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China. His research interests are Optical-functional ligand and complex, luminescent sensor and electrochemical HER. He obtained his PhD from Laboratory of Supramolecular Chemistry, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2009.
Chunying Dong obtained his Bachelor's degree from Xi 'an Jiaotong University, his master's degree and his Ph.D. from Tsinghua University. He is currently a Professor of School of Aerospace Engineering at Beijing Institute of Technology. His research interest covers boundary element method, isogeometric analysis, micromechanics, plate and shell structures and fracture mechanics. He published more than 70 journal articles. He is the editorial members of Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements (Elsevier) and Mechanics in Engineering (China). He was the recipient of the Du Qinghua Engineering Calculation Method Award.
Ramin Ebrahimi is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Shiraz University. His research expertise is in the area of metal forming processes, specifically the extrusion process through a combination of mathematical and computational modeling and investigation using a research laboratory at Shiraz University. His research covers metal flow, die design, friction and microstructural evolution during deformation. Recently, His research work involves the processing of UFG materials using Severe Plastic Deformation methods. His academic group developed some new techniques such as Dual-Equal-Channel-Extrusion, Simple-Shear-Extrusion, Cyclic-Expansion-Extrusion and Vortex-Extrusion which produces high quality ultrafine-grained materials, with superior properties.
Dr Elchalakani is the Director of the Structural Laboratory at the University of Western Australia. He serves on the editorial board of a number of journals such as Structures published by Elsevier, the Australian Journal for Civil Engineering, and Current Mechanics and Advanced Materials. He is outstanding reviewer for a number of journals such as Engineering Structures and Thin-Walled Structures Journal, published by Elsevier. Dr Elchalakani current Scopus citations are in excess of 1300 with h-index 19 where he authored or co-authored more than 100 technical papers. He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer in Australia (CPEng) and a Registered Building Practitioner (RBP) and also Registered in the National Professional Engineer (NPE) in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Dr. Elchalakani received several awards, including the Holman Medal for the most outstanding PhD thesis and the Hunt Award for excellence in Research in Engineering. He also received the prestigious Japanese Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship.
Dr. Hadi Eskandari research interests are Fracture Mechanics, Plasticity, Elasticity, Creep and Fatigue, Corrosion, Tensor analysis and applied mechanics. He did PhD Mechanical Engineering from the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran in 2007. Previously, he was working as a maintenance engineer and mechanical designer in National Iranian Oil Company.
Dr. Fang has completed his PH. D. in Materials Science and Engineering, from Southeast University in 2004 and he is currently a Professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering, Southeast University Jiangning District. His research interest includes Deformation and strengthening mechanisms of metal structure materials, including pearlitic steel, high speed steel, high entropy alloys, copper alloys Super-hard thin films, Photocatalytic thin film and coatings, Finite element modelling of material behaviorsand so on.
Prof. Guan received B.S. (1995) in inorganic nonmetallic material and his Ph.D. (2000) in mechanical engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China. His research interest includes smart structure and materials, high performance concrete, concrete durability and advanced civil engineering materials. He is the member of the China Society of American Concrete Institute and the member of professional committee of Structural Vibration Control and structural health monitoring of Chinese Vibration Engineering Society. He was awarded the new century excellent talents in the university (2010), the second prize of national scientific and technological progress awards (2013), the first prize of natural science award from the Ministry of Education (2012).
Dr. Yazhou Guo is a full professor of School of Aeronautics of Northwestern Polytechnical University. Dr. Guo got his PhD degree in solid mechanics in 2010. He stayed in UNCC (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) during 2007-2009 and NCSU (North Carolina State University) during 2016-2017 as a visiting scholar. His research interests include mechanical behavior and failure mechanism of materials/structures under static/dynamic loading, experimental techniques of dynamic testing and fabrication of nano/ultrafine-grained metals. Dr. Guo has published 43 papers on well-known journals, among which 26 were indexed by SCI. The total citation is over 1000 by 2019.
Huang Haiming is a professor and doctoral supervisor, council member of China composite materials society, working in Beijing Jiaotong University at present. He also worked in Tsinghua University as post doctor during 2001-2003. He completed his doctorate from the Harbin Institute of Technology in 2001, and served in LILLE 1 university de France in 2002 and 2006. In addition, he has published more than 100 high-level papers.
Dr. M. Heidari-Rarani completed his PhD in 2012 from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran. Currently he is the Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Isfahan, Iran. His research interests are focused on damage and fracture mechanics of composite materials, FDM 3D printing of composites, polymer concretes and vibration of composite structures. He is also actively engaged in various professional activities such as an executive committee member of "Iran Composites Scientific Association (ICSA)", member of "Iran Society of Mechanical Engineering (ISME)", and member of "Iranian Wind Energy Association (IRWEA)". He is also scientific editor of "Journal of Science and Technology of Composites (JSTC)".
Zheng-Ming Huang obtained his MS in HUST in 1983 and PhD in NUS in 1999. He developed a unified constitutive theory, Bridging Model, for composites. He has found that the homogenized internal stresses in the fiber and matrix of a composite obtained through a micromechanics theory must be converted into true values before a failure assessment can be made against strengths of the constituents, and a systematic theory for converting the homogenized stresses into the true ones has been established by him. He is the author/co-author of 4 books, more than 190 journal papers, and 22 patents. One of his papers has been cited more than 4,800 times in Web of Science. He was awarded a Yangtze River Scholar professorship position in solid mechanics by the Ministry of Education of China in 2002, and is now a full professor at the School of Aerospace Engineering & Applied Mechanics in Tongji University.
Maziar Janghorban received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Shiraz University in 2015. He is currently the assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Islamic Azad University. His main field of interest is computational mechanics and Nanomechanics.
Dr. Bo Jin obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees with Professor Hal-Bon Gu at Chonnam National University in South Korea in 2003 and 2008, respectively. Then he moved to Professor Qing Jiang’s group at Jilin University in China as a Postdoctoral Fellow, and completed Postdoctoral Fellow’s research work. Since 2003, he is an Assistant Professor, an Associate Professor, and a Full Professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jilin University, China. Dr. Bo Jin has published 74 refereed international journal papers, including Advanced Energy Materials and Small, 2 invited book chapters, and 8 issued Chinese patents. His research interests focus on controlled synthesis, characterization and application of functional materials in energy storage and conversion.
After Completing Ph.D in Road and Railway Engineering from Southwest Jiaotong University in 2009, Dr. JuanJuan is Currently holding position of Professor at the same university. Her research focus is on Railway Engineering and its Construction Materials, especially the Track Structural design for high-speed railway, Track Construction Materials, Monitoring technology of Track Operation Safety, Analysis on the dynamic response of rail system based on vehicle-track-subgrade/bridge coupled model, Noise and vibration for urban rail transit and slab track.
Dr. Duosheng Li is currently an Associate professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanchang Hangkong University, P. R. China. His qualifications include B.E. in Materials Science and Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China in 1995 and M.S. in Material Processing Engineering, Nanchang Hangkong University, Nanchang, China in 2004.
Dr. Wenqiang LI is an associate professor in the Department of Aerospace Propulsion at Northwestern Polytechnical University, where he devotes his teaching responsibilities in the lecture of Heat transfer. His research interests have been focused on PCM- based thermal energy storage technologies, heat transfer in porous material, cooling strategy of electronics, thermal protection system (TPS) of rocket engine. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Department of Energy and Power Engineering from the Xi’an Jiaotong University of China. He is author of more than 30 publications among international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. In addition, he acts as a reviewer for numerous international journals.
Dr. Li Completed his PH. D. in 1991 from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Xi’an. Currently he holds the position of Professor, Supervisor for Ph. D Student at the School of Civil Aviation in Northwestern Polytechnical University since April, 2019 before that he was the Chair Professor and Supervisor for Ph.D. Students, Department of Aircraft Engineering, NPU since 1996. His research interest involves Numerical simulation of material behavior and structural response under impact loading (FEM), Visco-plastic behavior of materials, Dynamic response and failure of structures under impact loading, Dynamic behavior and failure evolution of materials (including ceramic/metal composites; fiber/epoxy composites ), Dynamic crack initiation, propagation and arrest, Experimental techniques to determine materials behavior at high strain rates and elevated temperature, Constitutive equations for materials, Bird-Strike responses of aircraft structures and so on.
Prof. Dr. Xin Lin is Deputy Dean of School of Materials Science and Engineering in Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), Director of Key Laboratory of Metal High Performance Additive Manufacturing and Innovative Design, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), China. His areas of research include metal additive manufacturing (AM) and solidification. He received his PhD from NPU in 2000 and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003-2005. He holds 20 Chinese patents and has published 3 monographs and over 400 articles in journals, such as Acta Mater., Addit Manuf., Corros Sci., Scripta Mater, Metal. Mater. Trans. A. His research on metal AM has found commercial applications in aviation, aerospace, power, energy and medical fields, and met the urgent needs for high-performance, light-weighting, high integration and high precision fabrication in these high-tech fields.
Dr. Liu finalized his PH. D. in Engineering Mechanics, Center for Composite Materials and Structures, Harbin Institute of Technology in 2013. Currently, he is holding the position of Associate Professor at School of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology since 2016. His main research area revolves around mechanics of lightweight composite materials and structure, impact properties of sandwich structure, high temperature properties of sandwich structure and so on.
Jun Liu, Professor of Beijing University of Chemical Technology, director of materials genome computational engineering department. To date he has already published over ninety papers, such as Advanced Functional Materials, Nano Energy, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Macromolecules, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, Journal of Chemical Physics and so on. He has been awarded “China Rubber Sci-Tech Innovation Prize” issued by Chemical Engineering Society. His research focuses on polymer-related materials studied via computer simulation and experiment.
Wei Liu received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in materials science and engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2002, 2004, and 2008, respectively. During 2013 to 2014, he was a Visiting Scholar at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K., supported by a scholarship from the China Scholarship Council. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics Packaging Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology. His current research interests include MEMS packaging, reliability of lead-free solder joints, interfacial reaction in microsolder joints, and novel interconnection methods.
Dr. Soumya Mukherjee obtained his PhD (Engineering) in the year 2015 from the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Jadavpur University. Currently, he is working in the School of Mines and Metallurgy Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol, India (Govt. of West Bengal). His work responsibilities are Syllabus Preparation, Board of Studies in Metallurgy, Laboratory development and teaching subjects of Metal working, Fuel Furnaces and Refractories.
Sundararajan Natarajan, joined the Machine Design Section, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras as an Assistant Professor in 2014. Prior to this, he held post-doctoral research fellowship positions in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (2012-2014) and in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2011-2012). He received his PhD from the Institute of Mechanics and Advanced Materials, Cardiff School of Engineering, Cardiff University, Wales, UK. Dr. Natarajan was awarded Zienkiewicz Best PhD prize by the Association of Computational Mechanics in Engineering, UK in 2011. He is a recipient of the Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme. Between 2003 and 2008, he worked as Lead Engineering in GE-Avitation, India Technology Centre, Bangalore, India. Dr. Natarajan graduated with a Bachelor degree of Engineering (Mechanical) from Bharathiar University in 1999. His research focuses on developing computational methods for coupled and moving boundary problems.
Dr. Shichao Niu is currently an Associate Professor at Key Laboratory of Bionic Engineering (Ministry of Education), Jilin University. He received his PhD degree (2014) in Bionic Science and Engineering from Jilin University. His current research focuses on wetting coatings and materials, anti-fogging materials, bio-inspired optical interfaces, mechanical sensor structures and the bionic machinery design and manufacture.
Zhongxiao Peng has 20 years of research experience in mechanics with expertise in the fields of wear analysis and machine condition monitoring. She has 10 years experience in using nanotechnology to improve wear resistance of engineering and bio-engineering materials, and developing advanced materials for engineering and bio-engineering applications (e.g. artificial joint materials).
Since 1999, Dr. Zhifei Shi is a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor at the School of Civil and Structural Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, P.R. China. His research interests are (a) Smart Materials and Structures (b) Seismic Base Isolation in Earthquake Engineering (c) Composite Mechanics and Engineering. In 1992, he obtained his PhD in Solids Mechanics and Engineering from Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, P.R. China.
Dr. Jinlong Song is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, P. R. China. He obtained his PhD (Mechanical Engineering) from Dalian University of Technology, China in 2015. His Research Interests are Micro/nano non-traditional machining, Surface engineering, Wettability and Micro-fluids. He has around 33 Peer Reviewed Journal Publications (as the first author or corresponding author) to his credit.
Dr. Guang-Ling Song is currently a professor of the College of Materials, and the Director of Marine Materials Corrosion and Protection Research Center at Xiamen University. He is also an Adjunct Professor of the University of Queensland. Prof. Song used to be an Associate Professor at the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He obtained his PhD degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Queensland in 1997, and then worked there as a Senior Research Fellow, until he became a Senior Staff Research Scientist of General Motors R&D Center in Warren in 2007. After that, he worked for Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the area of corrosion and protection as a Senior Research Staff. In 2015, he joined Xiamen University and continued his research in the corrosion and protection of metals. Prof. Song’s research interests concern electrochemistry and degradation of metals in various environments. He has led many projects in various areas, such as corrosion and protection of alloys, passivity of steels, corrosion and protection of reinforcement in concrete, underground pipeline corrosion, electrochemical techniques, inhibitors, coatings, surface treatments and electrochemistry of stress corrosion cracking, etc.
Hai-yang Song is a Professor in College of Material Science and Engineering at Xi'an Shiyou University, China. Prof Song received his Ph.D. degree in Solids Mechanics from Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2014. His interests focus on using large-scale molecular dynamics simulations and first-principles calculations as tools to investigate the atomic-scale structure and mechanical properties of the magnesium alloys, metallic glass, high-entropy alloys, carbon nanotube (or grapheme) metal matrix composites, and so on.
Dr. Yingze Song obtained his Ph.D. from Soochow University under the supervision of Prof. Zhongfan Liu and Prof. Jingyu Sun. During 2013-2015, he worked at Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology & Engineering, CAS. In July 2019, he became a Distinguished Professor at the State Key Laboratory for Environment-Friendly Energy Materials, Southwest University of Science and Technology. His current research interests centre on advanced material design for energy storage applications.
Professor Yuzhou Sun research interests are Micro/nano mechanics, composite materials and Computational mechanics. Since 2014, she is a Professor of Mechanics, Head of Graduate Department, Zhongyuan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, Henan, China. She did her PhD from the Department of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong in 2008. Dr. Sun has around 30 publications to her credit.
Dr. Jinping Suo earned his Ph.D degree in 2000 from Beijing Iron & steel General Institute of Material Science. From 2000, he worked as a professor of Material Science at Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He focuses on the research of nuclear fusion structural materials, new metal composite materials, functional coatings and so on. He has undertaken and participated in multiple national-level scientific research projects and his national research funding has exceeded 10 million yuan. In recent years, he has published more than 50 papers on Corrosion Science, Journal of Nuclear Materials, Surface & Coatings Technology and so on.
Prof. Changguo Wang received his BS degree from Shenyang Jianzhu University, China in 2001 and the ME and PhD degrees in engineering mechanics from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He is currently a Professor and PhD supervisor in School of Aeronautics. Dr. Wang was selected as the New Century Excellent Talents in University and the Ministry of Education of China (2011). His major research interest is towards the mechanics of flexible composites. In recent years, he has published fifty scientific papers cited by SCI in JMPS, IJSS, Carbon, Nanoscale, JSV, IJMS, IJES and AIAA J. etc.
Dr. Wang has a working experience of over 20 years in the field of experimental mechanics and solid mechanics in both theoretical and practical aspects covering numerical, analytical and experimental studies. He is familiar with popular experimental mechanics’ measurement techniques, which can be applied to deformation measurements. He is also interested in mechanical behavior investigation of fiber-reinforced composites. Recently, his interest focuses on the research of Hyperspectral technology and its application on quantitative characterization of typical fruit’s mechanical damage and freezing damage.
Dr. Wang has completed his PH. D. from Tianjin University in 2007 and became with the same university. Now he holds the position of Professor in the Department of Mechanics, Tianjin University since 2018. He has been awarded 1. First Prize in Natural Science of the Ministry of Education, China (2017, Rank 4th), 2. Australian awards-Endeavour Research Fellowship (Dec.2017), 3. JSPS Research Fellowship, Japan (Aug. 2012). His recent research interest includes Mechanics on chiral materials and biomaterials, biomechanics and so on.
Dr. Lihua Wang is a professor at School of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics in Tongji University. Her research interests include meshfree methods, fluid-structure interaction, machine learning, inverse problems, functionally graded materials, dynamics of axially moving systems. She has published more than 50 journal papers in these fields.
He received his PhD. degree from the Kagoshima University, Japan in 1997. Besides, he also finished his Postdoctoral fellow from Tsinghua University during 1997-1998. He is currently a full professor in the Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University. His research interests mainly focus on the mechanical behaviors and damage mechanism, including fatigue, corrosion fatigue, of materials (biomaterials, additive manufactured metals, conducting polymers films and structural materials etc.) in the micro-meso scope based on in-situ observation with scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and other measuring techniques. The main aim is to estimate or describe the characterizations, critical criterions of damage and improvement measures of these materials. He has published more than 170 scientific papers (H=20) in international periodicals in English and in Japanese languages. He has also published five books.
Dr. Hao WU received his Bachelor degree, Master degree and doctoral degree in Solid Mechanics from University of Lille1 in 2005, 2006, 2010, respectively. He has worked at School of Aerospace Engineering and Applied Mechanics in Tongji University since 2011. His research interests include constitutive relationship of metal materials under multiaxial non-proportional loading; multiaxial fatigue life prediction; non-proportional quantitative analysis using increment method; multiaxial random load analysis; short crack propagation; non-propagating short crack.
Prof. Xiaolin Xie is vice president of Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), full professor at School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. He received Ph.D degree from Sichuan University in 1995, which was followed by 2 years postdoctoral research at Zhejiang University. In December 1997, he joined in HUST. His researching interests are polymer composites, processing rheology and holography optical materials. Till now, he has published more than 200 SCI papers, obtained more than 60 authorized invention patents.
Dr. Ding-Bang XIONG is currently an Assistant Professor at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). He is presently working on research projects of NSFC General Project and National Key R&D Program of China. He did D.Eng from Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2007. He has around 58 Publications and Patents to his credit.
Dr. Jinyang Xu is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He received his Ph.D. from Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France, in 2016 and his M.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2013. His current research interests concern composites machining, numerical modeling, and surface texturing. He has published over fifty peer-reviewed articles and edited four special issues in international journals/conferences. He is serving as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Coating Science and Technology and the Editorial Board Members of International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, and Current Materials Science.
Jianbo Yu received Ph.D. degree from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, 2009. He is currently a Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China. His current research interests include process control, intelligent condition-based monitoring, machine learning and statistical analysis. He has published over 100 published papers in peer-review journals and conferences. His study results gained attention of other researchers as well, and they have been cited more 2080 times by the published papers. He is among highly cited scholars list published by Elsevier of China during 2014-2019. He serves as a reviewer of over thirty peer-reviewed journals.
Professor Qingmin Yu received the Ph.D. degree in 2007 in the area of solid mechanics from Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU), Xi’an, China. After completing his PhD, he then joined NWPU. He worked as a post-doc fellow (supported by China Scholarship Council) from 2010 to 2011 at Northwestern University, USA. Since 2019, he has been a full professor at School of Mechanics, Civil Engineering and Architecture of NWPU. His research interests include the meso-mechanics and damage mechanics, mechanics of flexible and stretchable electronics, fracture mechanics, mechanics of superalloys at high temperature(strength and lifetime).
Dr. Yongping Yu is currently working as a Professor in the College of Construction Engineering, Jilin University. He obtained his MS in Fluid Mechanics from the Institute of Mathematics, Jilin University in 2006. Later, he also received his PhD in Engineering Mathematics from the Institute of Mathematics, Jilin University in 2009.
Dr. Yong Yuan obtained his PhD in Chemistry from the Department of Chemistry, University of Western Sydney in 1997. Presently, he is a Professor of BioMEMS at the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU), Chengdu, China. His portfolio so far includes 14 patents and 52 scientific journal articles.
Dr. Zhilian Yue did Master of Science (1995) from the Department of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China and Doctor of Philosophy (2002) from the Department of Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. Her research interests include Biomaterials in Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, Bioprinting Medical bionics, Polymer-aided Drug delivery and Hydrogels.
Dr Qinghua Zeng is a senior lecturer of engineering materials in the School of Engineering at Western Sydney University, Australia. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in metallurgical engineering, and Ph D in materials science and engineering. He has worked in General Research Institute for Non-ferrous Metals Beijing (P R China) and the University of New South Wales (Australia), and was awarded a postdoctoral research fellow from the Australian Research Council. His research interests include the design, processing, characterisation and multiscale modelling of nanostructures, nanomaterials and advanced mineral materials as well as surface science and engineering.
Dr. Chunli Zhang received his Ph.D. (2011) in Structural Engineering from Zhejiang University, China. Then he joined in the group of Professor Chuanzeng Zhang at the University of Siegen as a postdoctoral fellow. He is currently an associate Professor at Zhejiang University since 2014. In 2017, he joined in the group of Professor Zhonglin Wang at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His main research interests are: mechanics of smart materials/structures, mechanics of multiferroic materials/structures, analysis of piezoelectric/piezotronic/piezo-phototronic devices, and smart self-powered sensor and actuator systems.
Dr. Zhang obtained his Bachelor's degree and Doctor's degree in Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2004 and 2009, respectively. From 2008 to 2009, he was a visiting researcher in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. During 2013-2014, he was a visiting scholar in the University of Western Australia. His research interests mainly include: Computational Fracture Mechanics, Composite and Smart Materials, Numerical Manifold Method and Extended Finite Element Method.
Lei Zhang is a Senior Research Officer at National Research Council Canada (NRC) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). Lei’s main research interests include advanced materials and electrochemical energy technologies in the area of PEM Fuel Cell electrocatalysis, supercapacitors and batteries. She has co-authored more than 170 publications (> 16,000 citations).
Dr. Tingting Zhang is currently acting as Deputy Head at the International Office, Dalian University of Technology, China. Since 2015, she is working as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Building Materials, Faculty of Infrastructure, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China. She became a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, UK. Dr. Zhang has numerous honors and publications to her credit.
Dr. Zhang joined in School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics at Western Sydney University in Jan. 2019. Before that she has been working in University of New South Wales. Her research focused on the characterization of material and structural behavior using advanced numerical modelling, theoretical analysis and experimental technique. Her current interest is in the development of high performance and green construction and building materials and the application of these materials for novel design of structures. She has published over 220 peer-reviewed high-quality papers and over 70 papers were published in the top leading journals.
Zhijun Zhang is a Ph.D. and associate professor. He isa high-level talents from South China University of Technology, Jieqing, Guangdong ProvinceHe is among the top talents in science and technology innovation. Prior to this, Zhang Zhijun worked at Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University. His main interests are robotics, neural networks, machine learning, virtual reality and human-computer interaction.
Dr. Zheng received B.E. in offshore engineering from Tianjin University in 1996. His M.E. was conferred in earthquake engineering from the Institute of Engineering Mechanics, China Seismological Bureau in 1996. He then earned PhD from the National University of Singapore in 2003, with thesis ‘Frequency-domain analysis of Morison-type wave loading on jack-up platforms’. He then carried out post-doc research at NUS as a visiting fellow and Norwegian University of Technology as a research fellow. In 2007, He moved back to Singapore and joined Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre for R&D. In 2012, he started his academic career as a professor of Dalian University of Technology. In 2014, he joined Tsinghua University Shenzhen Graduate School as the professor chairing marine engineering.
Prof. Jinxiong Zhou obtained his Bachelors and PhD degree in solid mechanics in 1994 and 1998, respectively, all at Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. After finishing two years of postdoc research at China Academy of Railway Sciences, he joined Xi’an Jiaotong University as an assistant professor in 2000. He was promoted to full professor of Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2007. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed journal papers, including over 90 high profile international journal papers in Adv. Mater and Adv. Fun. Mater. etc. His total citation (web of science) is over 2500, holding H-index 24. He was selected as the “New Century Excellent Talents in University'', Ministry of Education, China, and was awarded the Third Class Teaching Award of the Tenth Fok Ying Tang Education Foundation for Young Teachers of Colleges in 2006. He has supervised over 30 graduate and Phd students, among them 8 of them won National Scholarships of Xi’an Jiaotong University, and several excellent students won scholarships and went overseas to pursue degree or study as visiting students at Harvard, Georgia Tech., UT Austin, etc
Dr. Keqing Zhou received his bachelor's degree from Anhui University in 2010, and Ph.D. from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2015. Then he joined the Faculty of Engineering, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) as an Associate Professor. His research interests are mainly centered on flame retardant polymer nanocomposites, multi-functional oil-water separation materials, reutilization of tailings. As a Principal Investigator and Project Director, he has directed 10 research projects funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province, etc. He has published more than 80 papers in international academic journals and acquired 7 patents.
Dr Shiwei Zhou has been associated with RMIT University since 2011 and is a key member of the Centre for Innovative Structures and Materials. Prior to joining RMIT, he had been working in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering of the University of Sydney for 5 years. Dr. Zhou Wang received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (2006) and has supervised/co-supervised 3 PhD, and 4 MS students. He is the author of over 80 technical articles. He received a Discovery Early Career Research Award from the Australian Research Council (2011).
Abdollah Bahador is an Assistant Professor at Joining and Welding Research Institute - Osaka University, Japan. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Technology Malaysia in 2018. His research interests include welding metallurgy, shape memory alloys, metal matrix composites, powder metallurgy, spark plasma sintering, selective melting, Ti alloys.
Dr. Sujoy Biswas has around eleven years of experience in the field of Extractive hydrometallurgy, nano materials synthesis, solvent extraction, membrane separation, functionalized ionic liquids and purification techniques of lanthanides and actinides elements. He is involved in the scientific and technical manuscript review activities for several national and international journals and conferences (e.g. Journal of radionanalytical and nuclear chemistry, RSC advances, separation science and technology, separation science and purification technology, hydrometallurgy, etc.). He obtained his PhD from the Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai, India in the year 2014.
Dongdong Chen is an associate professor (HUASHAN Scholar) within the School of Microelectronics at Xidian University. He received the Ph.D degree in mechanical engineering from Central South University in 2018. His current research interests include the piezoelectric materials, Current Mechanics and Advanced Materials 3D integrated microsystems, design and fabrication of complex components, intelligent optimization algorithms and its applications. In addition, he has published more than 40 papers indexed by SCI, and the total citation is over 700 by 2021. His two papers were selected as ESI top 1% cited papers, and one paper was selected as the cover paper.
Hailiang Chu received his Ph.D. degress under the supervision of Prof. Lixian Sun in Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (DICP, CAS) in 2008. After graduation, he joined DICP as an Assistant Researcher in Prof. Ping Chen’s group. Later, He joined Guilin University of Electronic Technology and was awarded full professorship. In 2014, he worked as a visting scholar in Prof. Jacques Huot’s group in Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. His research interest focuses on the high-performance electrode materials in secondary batteries and supercapacitors and high-capacity hydrogen storage materials, including alloys, metal borohydrides, metal-N-H materials, ammonia boranes and their derivatives.
Jiajie Guo (M’12) received the B.S. degree in theoretical and applied mechanics from the Department of Engineering Mechanics and Science, Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2006, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2009 and 2011, respectively.,He is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. His research interests include mechatronics, robotics, and system dynamics/control.
Dr. DeTao Liu graduated from light industry and Food College of South China University of technology in 2008, majoring in pulping and papermaking engineering. He has reviewed more than 50 papers for high-level journals such as Green Chemistry, Nature Scientific Reports, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Composites Science and Technology, etc. Dr. Liu has published nearly 37 high-caliber SCI journal papers in the international leading journals of Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced Functional Materials, Green Chemistry, Nature Scientific Reports, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Composites Science and Technology, Carbohydrate Polymers, etc.
Samir Mustapha is an assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at the American University of Beirut. He has an undergraduate degree in Aeronautical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Sydney in 2013. His research focuses on the development of structural health monitoring systems and methods for metallic and composite structures based on vibration, ultrasonics, and fiber optic sensors. Mainly aiming for damage detection and assessment of metallic pipes, composite pipes, bridge decks, and welded structures. Dr. Mustapha published more than 60 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers in the area of structural health monitoring, numerical modeling, vibration, and machine learning.
Dr. Seyed Morteza Naghib is currently Head of Nanotechnology Department, University of Science & Technology-School of Advanced Technologies. His current research areas are (a) Optimization of electrochemical biosensors for diagnostic applications (b) Modeling of biosensors and physiological processes (c) Design and synthesis of biocomposite materials that show exceptional charactristics (c) Surface modification matrials applied to high surface area catalysts, biosensors and environmental remediation (e) Bioactivation of materials responsible for orthopedic application (f) Nanostructuring materials for industerial and biomedical application. He obtained his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2014).
Dr. CH. RAMREDDY is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana State, India. His research interests include Fluid Dynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer and Computational Methods. In 2015, he was awarded the Outstanding Reviewer Status from Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (Elsevier). He obtained his PhD in (Mathematics) from National Institute of Technology Warangal (2008-2011).
Dr. Ruiting TONG is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, NPU. He obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the Northwestern Polytechnical University. Since 2014, he is an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, NPU. Dr. TONG has around 22 selected scientific publications to his credit so far.
Hongyu Wang received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Materials Science, Northwestern Polytechnical University. Since 2017 he is an Associate Professor in the College of Mechanical and Engineering, Qinghai University, Xining, China. He is a visiting scholar at the University of Delaware, Delaware, USA. His current research interests include microwave absorbing materials and supercapacitors.
Dr. Wang is an associate Professor at Chongqing Key Laboratory of Nano–Micro Composite Materials and Devices in Chongqing University of Science and Technology. He received M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from Chongqing University. He has published many research papers in academic journals including J. Mech. Phys. Solids, Compos. Part B-Eng., Compos. Struct., Int. J. Mech. Sci., J. Eur. Ceram. Soc, Theor. Appl. Fract. Mec., J. Mater. Sci. etc. The researches are supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and some horizontal projects.
Dr. Lei Wang has finished his PH.D. from Beihang University in Solid Mechanics. He is currently holding a position as a Lecturer at School of Aeronautic Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, he has also received Grants Awards such as National Nature Science Foundation of the P. R. China 11602012, Research on Reliability-based Design Optimization of Porous Material Structure Subjected to Preparation Instability,, Pre-research Field Foundation of Equipment Development Department of China 61402100103 New method of vibration and noise control etc. His research interest includes uncertainty quantification (UQ) analysis, structural reliability analysis optimization design under uncertainty, reliability-based topology optimization (RBTO), inverse problems in mechanics, noise prediction and active vibration control.
Dr. Yonghui Wang is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Harbin Institute of Technology. His research interests include (a) Protection of structures against blast and impact loading (b) Novel steel and steel-concrete composite structures (c) Foam filled energy absorbers (d) Energy saving performance of water façade. He has around 30 journal papers to his credit.
Dr. Kai Wu works as an associate professor in the department of civil engineering materials, Tongji University. He got his PhD degree from Ghent University in 2014. His research interest includes concrete durability, smart concrete, utilization of solid wastes in civil engineering and its impact on environment.
Dr. Divya Bajpai Tripathy is currently a full time Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, India. She has research and teaching experience of more than 10 years. Dr. Divya has more than 30 research publications in reputed Journals/Book chapters/conference proceedings to her credit. She has guided 7 Masters research students. Currently, four doctorate students have been registered under her supervision. She has been the principal investigator in DST funded research project. She has research collaboration with Prof. M.A. Quraishi, King Fahd University, Saudi Arab, Dr. Anjali Gupta, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Prof. Anuradha Mishra, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida.