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Daining Fang
Ph.D., Professor
Academician of Chinese Academy of Science, China
"Yangtze River" Distinguished Professor of MOE of China
Vice Chairman of Asia-Pacific Society of Mechanics of Materials

  • Office Add: Room 511, Mechanics Building
  • Office Tel: +86-10-62760322
  • Lab Tel: +86-10-62783338
  • Fax: +86-10-62781824
  • Email: fangdn@pku.edu.cn

Research Interests

(1) Mechanics of electromagnetic materials and microelectronics devices;

(2) Mechanics of advanced materials and lightweight lattice composite materials.

(3) Micromechanics and physics-based continuum models across length scales;


Education and Professional Preparation

Nanjing Chemical University, Mechanical Engineering, B.S., 1982

Nanjing Chemical University, Mechanical Engineering, M.S., 1986

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Aerospace Engineering, Ph.D., 1993

Tel-Aviv c Solid Mechanics and Materials Structures, postdoctoral, 1993-1994


Appointments

2009–  Chair Professor, College of Engineering, Peking University
 
1995–2009  Chair Professor, School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University, China
 
2006  Visiting Professor, Cambridge University, UK.
 
2001  Visiting Professor, Purdue University, USA.
 
2000,1999  Visiting Professor, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
 
1994  Visiting Scholar, Maryland  University, U.S.A.
 
1986–1989  Lecture, Mech. Eng. Department, Nanjing Chemical University, China
 

Professional Affiliations
 

Vice Chairman of Asia-Pacific Society of Mechanics of Materials (2008-)

Vice President of Chinese Society for Composite Materials (2012-)

Vice President of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Society of China (2006-2010)

Head of Solid Mechanics Committee in China (2011-)

Chairman of Testing-Machine committee of Chinese Society of Instrument (2007- )

Vice Head of Composite Mechanics Committee in China (2004- )

Vice Head of Experiment Mechanics Committee in China (2003-2007)

Vice Chairman of Academic Committee for “Strength and Vibration of Machine” Key Lab of Education Ministry of China.(2008- )

Member of Academic Committee for “Applied Technology of Low-dimensional Materials” Key Lab of Education Ministry of China (2008- )

Member of Academic Committee for “Structure Analysis of Industry Equipment” State Key Lab of China (2006- )

Member of Academic Committee for Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University (1999- )

Head of "Applied Mechanics" Key Lab of Education Ministry of China (2008-2010)

Head of "Failure Mechanics" Key Lab of Education Ministry of China (2002-2008)


Awards

Award by Ministry of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering (2nd Prize), 1989.

Award of Trans-century Youth Talent by State Education Commission, 1997.

Award of National Outstanding Youth Scientist by National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2000.

Award of “Mei Yi-Qi” Excellent Best Paper by Tsinghua University, 2000

Best Paper award by Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2000

Science and Technology Award (1st Prize) by Ministry of Education of China, 2002

Changjiang Scholars-Chair Professor Award by Ministry of Education of China, 2002

National Natural Science Prize (2nd), 2005

Science and Technology Award (1st Prize) by Ministry of Education of China, 2007

Natural Science Award (1st Prize) by Ministry of Education of China, 2008

National Natural Science Prize (2nd), 2010

Natural Science award (1st Prize) by Ministry of Education of China, 2011.

“Xu Zhi-Guan” Mechanics Award by The Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2011


Editorial for Academic Journals

  • Associate Editor, 2011-, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics
  • Associate Editor, 2011-, International Journal of Aerospace Lightweight Structures
  • Associate Editor, 2008-2011 , Experimental Mechanics
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2014-, Proceedings of the Royal Society A
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2011-, International Journal of Computational Mechanics
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2011-, International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Engineering
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2008-, International Journal of Applied Mechanics
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2008-, Journal of Mechanics and MEMS
  • Vice Chief-Editor, 2007 -, Acta Mechanica Sinica
  • Vice Chief-Editor, 2007-, Chinese Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
  • Vice Chief-Editor, 2007 -, Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics
  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, 2006 -, Experimental Technology and Testing Machine (Chinese Journal)
  • Deputy Editor-in-Chief, 1999-2002, Acta Experimental Mechanics Sinica  (Chinese Journal)
  • Acting Editor, 2004- , Advances in Mechanics (Chinese Journal)
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2003-, Engineering Mechanics (Chinese Journal)
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2004-, Journal of Mechanical Strength (Chinese Journal)
  • Member of Editorial Board, 1997-, Applied and fundamental Science and Engineering (Chinese Journal)
  • Member of Editorial Board, 2004-2008, Acta Materiae Compositae Sinica  (Chinese Journal)
Referee and reviewer for more than 30 international journals:  

Composites Science & Technology; Composites Part B, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering; Computational Materials Science; Engineering Fracture Mechanics; European Journal of Mechanics - A/Solids; Experimental Mechanics; Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures; International Journal of Applied Mechanics; International Journal of Fracture; International Journal of Mechanical Science; International Journal of Nonlinear Science and Numerical simulations; International Journal of Solids and Structures; Journal of Alloys and Compounds; Journal of America Ceramics Society; Journal of Applied Physics; Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures; Journal of Materials Science; Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Science; Journal of Mechanics and MEMS; Journal of Mechanics of Materials and Structures; Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids; Journal of Sound and Vibration; Materials Letters; Mechanics of Materials; Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A; Nano Letters; Philosophica Magazine; Physica A;Research Letters in Physics; Scripta Materialia; Structural Engineering and Mechanics; Sensors & Actuators: A. PhysicalThe Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control


List of significant publications

I. Four Books
[1] Fang Daining and Liu Jinxi, Fracture Mechanics of Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Solids, In Chinese, Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, 2008; In English, Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2012
[2] Fang Daining and Liu Bin, Elecromechanical Coupling Computational Methods of Physical Mechanics, In Chinese, Beijing: Higher Education Press, 2012
[3] Fang Daining and Pei Yongmao, Deformation and Fracture of Ferromagnetic Solids, In Chinese, Beijing: Science Press, 2011.
[4] Fang Daining, Zhang Yihui and Cui Xiaodong, Mechanics and Multifunctional Design of Light-weight Lattice Materials, In Chinese, Beijing: Science Press, 2009

II..Journal Papers:
[5] Fang, DN*; Li, FX; Liu, B; Zhang YH; Hong JW; Guo XH. Advances in Developing Electromechanically Coupled Computational Methods for Piezoelectrics/Ferroelectrics at Multiscale. Applied Mechanics Reviews, 65(6):060802, 2013.
[6] Tang, W; Fang, DN*; Li, JY. Two-scale micromechanics-based probabilistic modeling of domain switching in ferroelectric ceramics. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57(10):1683-1701, 2009.
[7] Fang, DN*; Wan, YP; Feng, X, Soh, AK. Deformation and fracture of functional ferromagnetics, Applied Mechanics Reviews, 61(2):202803, 2008.
[8]Sun, YX and Fang, DN*. Thermoelastic Damping in Micro-beam Resonators  Inter J Solids & Struc, 43:3213–3229, 2006.
[9] Fang, DN*; Zhang, ZK; Soh, AK; Lee, KL. Fracture criteria of piezoelectric ceramics with defects. Mechanics of Materials, 36(10):917-928, 2004.
[10] Wan, YP; Fang, DN*; Hwang, KC. Non-linear constitutive relations for magnetostrictive materials, International Journal of Non-linear Mechanics, 38(7):1053-1065, 2003.
[11] Lu, W; Fang, DN*; Li, CQ; Hwang, KC. Nonlinear electric-mechanical behavior and micromechanics modelling of ferroelectric domain evolution, Acta Materialia, 47(10):2913-2926, 1999.
[12] Chen, X; Fang, DN; Hwang, KC. Micromechanics simulation of ferroelectric polarization switching. Acta Materialia, 45(8):3181-3189, 1997.