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Engineering Mechanics (EM) Department>>Department Members
Utilizing the resources of high performance computing (HPC), researchers of the EM Department are able to power 6 major research directions spread across 3 capability groups:
Engineering Systems (ES)
Nano Systems (NS)
Soft Matter (SM)
Figure 1: High performance Computing (HPC) powering six major research directions.
Figure 2: The three capability groups in EM.
- Development of numerical methodologies for fatigue prediction based on fracture mechanics principles
- Dynamic behavior of complex systems
- Optimization of designs to reduce vibrations and noise
Figure 3: Research in Engineering Systems group.
- Study of instability, interface failure and delamination in nanomaterials
- Development of high-performance parallel computing platform for the simulation of growth and morphology in thin film/substrate structures
- Development of three-dimensional hybrid mechanics/ molecular dynamics/ finite element multi-scale framework using parallel and grid computing techniques
- Development of computational procedures based on spatial and temporal decompositions
- Study the mechanical properties of nanomaterials and nanostructures and the fabrication process of Nano-Electrical Mechanics Systems (NEMS) / Micro-Electrical Menchanic Systems (MEMS)
Figure 4: Research in Nano Systems group.
- Development of soft materials for energy harvesting
- Mechanical properties of bio-inspired and biological materials.
- Study flexible electronic devices from materials to manufacture
- Development of bio-medical devices (stent, drug delivery devices)
- Development of theory and numerical models for nanoimprinting techniques
Figure 5: Research in Soft Matter group.
Dr. Zhang Yong Wei
This page is last updated at: 11-Mar-2012