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Kaixin Liu
Ph.D., Professor
Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science
College of Engineering, Peking University
  • Office Tel: +86-10-62765844
  • Email: kliu@pku.edu.cn

Education Background

1985-1988  Ph. D., Osaka Prefecture University

1982-1985  Master of Engineering, Muroran Institute of Technology

1977-1980  Bachelor of Engineering, Jilin Institute of Technology


Professional Experience

1999  Professor, Peking University

1994  Professor, Institute of Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology

1990  Associate Professor, Institute of Engineering Mechanics, Dalian University of Technology

1988-1989  Post Doctor Fellow, Dalian University of Technology


Research Areas And Interests

Impact dynamics


Productions And Awards

1.Gainer of the China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists

2.Twice Scientific Progress Prizes by National Ministry of Education

3.Accomplishing five National Science Foundation projects

3.Accomplishing five National Science Foundation projects

4.Accomplishing five international academic cooperation projects

5.Accomplishing several scientific projects relating to the national ministries

6.Two copyrights of computer software

7.The author of more than 100 publications, 67 SCIs, 80 EIs.


Professional Activities

1.Associate Director: State Key Laboratory of Turbulence and Complex Systems, Peking University

2.Director: Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Peking University

3.Director: The Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

4.Associate Director: The Professional Committee of Explosion Mechanics

5.Administrative Director: The Beijing Society of Mechanics

6.Part-time Professor: State key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equipment, Dalian University of Technology

7.Part-time Professor: North China Electric Power University

8.Guest Professor: Osaka Prefecture University

9.Member: Japanese Institute of Mechanics

10.Editor: Acta Mathematica Sinica

11.Editor: Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics

12.Going abroad 7 times for teaching and research coorperation after coming back from Japan


Selected Publications  (in 2008)  

1.   K. Liu, W. Liu, J. Wang, H. Yan, X. Li, J. Sen,2008,Atomic-scale bonding of bulk metallic glass to crystalline aluminum, Applied Physics Letters 93, 081918.

2.   C. Sun, K. Liu, 2008. Combined torsional buckling of multi-walled carbon nanotubes coupling with axial loading and radial pressures. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45, pp.2128—2139.

3.   C. Sun, K. Liu, 2008, Dynamic torsional buckling of a double-walled carbon nanotube embedded in an elastic medium, European Journal of Mechanics A/Solids,27?pp.40-49.

4.   C. Sun, K. Liu, 2008.Torsional buckling of multi-walled carbon nanotubes under combined axial and radial loadings. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41?205404.

5.   X.Li, K.Liu, G.Zhang, S.Wen, F.Tan, 2008, Study on interaction of shock waves in cement mortar plate using digital speckle correlation method, Chinese Physics Letter, 25-8, pp.2965-2968.

6.   J. Shen, K. Liuand G. Lu, 2008, Impact behaviour of a multi-body system with energy dissipation, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 13(5) , pp. 499-510.   

7.   J. Wang, K. Liu, D. Zhang, 2008, An improved CE/SE scheme for multi-material elastic plastic flow and its applications, Computers & fluids, 38-3, pp. 544-551.

8.   W. Yuan, Y. Chen , A. Gagalowicz, K. Liu, 2008, Application of Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin (MLPG) Method in Cloth Simulation, CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences,35-2, pp.133-155.

9.   C. Sun, K. Liu, G. Lu, 2008. Dynamic torsional buckling of multi-walled carbon nanotubes embedded in an elastic medium. Acta Mechanica Sinica,24, pp. 541-547.

10.  X. Li, K. Liu, G. Zhang, S. Wen, F. Tan, L. Ye, 2008, Focusing of shock waves in cement mortar plates, Journal of Tsinghua University (Science and Technology), 48-8, pp.1272-1275.

11.  X. Li, L. Ye, K. Liu, 2008, Experimental and Calculative Research on the Dynamic Bond-Strength of the Interface between Steel and Cement Mortar, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 44-1, pp.1-5.

12.  J. Chen, X. Li, K. Liu, 2008, Experimental Research on Parameters of Constitutive Model for a Cement Mortar, Acta Scientiarum Naturalium Universitatis Pekinensis, 44-5, pp. 689-694.

13.  X. Yu, H. Liu, J. Yang, K. Liu, 2008, Numerical Models for Analyzing Crashworthiness of Human Body, Acta Aeronautica Et Astronautica Sinica, 29-2, pp. 373-378.

14.  G. Wang, D. Zhang, K. Liu, J. Wang, 2008?An improved two-dimensional CE/ SE method and its high-order schemes, Chinese Journal of Computational Mechanics, 25-6, pp. 741-746.

15.  G. Wang, D. Zhang, K. Liu, 2008, Study on Chemical Reaction Models in Gaseous Detonation Numerical Simulation, Chinese Journal of High Pressure Physics, 22-4, pp. 350-356.

16.  H. Hu, S. Yu, Y. Liu, Y. Liu, K. Liu, 2008, Tribological Behavior of Polyamide 66-Based Ternary Nanocomposites Modified with Organoclay and SEBS-g-MA, MATRIBOLOGY LETTERS, 32-1, pp.23-29.