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Yongqiang Chen
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science
College of Engineering, Peking University
Beijing, 100871, China

Education Background

Sep.1998-Dec.2001  Ph.D., Computational Solid Mechanics, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University

Sep.1995-Jul.1998   M.S., Solid Mechanics, Shandong University of Technology

Sep.1991-Jul.1995   B.S., Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, & Computer and its Application, Department of Computer Science and Technology,Shandong University of Technology


Professional Experience

Aug.2009-Present   Associate Professor, Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering, Peking University

Sep.2008-Oct.2008   Research visit in Cardiff University supported by an International Collaboration Award

Dec.2006-Jan.2008   Research Associate, Cardiff University

Nov.2004-Jul.2009   Lecturer, Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Peking University

Apr.2002-Oct.2004   Post doctoral fellow, Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science, Peking University


Steel Structure, Vibration Theory, Structural Dynamics, Introduction to Engineering Design

Research Areas and Interests

1. Computational Solid Mechanics (Finite Element Methods and Boundary Element Method)

2. Meshless methods

3. Hygro-thermal Micromechanics of concrete


Selected Publications

1. Y Chen, S Kulasegaram*, Numerical modelling of fracture of particulate composites using SPH method. Computational Materials Science (Accepted)

2. Liu JF? Chen YQ*, Sun SL. Small Polyhedron Reconnection for Mesh Improvement and its implementation based on advancing front technique. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 79:1004-1018, 2009

3. QC Zhao, YC Chen*, Y Liu?MW Yuan. Numerical Analysis on Fire Induced Structure Failure of Gymnasium. Journal of basic science and engineering. 2008,16 (6):854-862

4. Yi Liu, Yongqiang Chen* and Sivakumar Kulasegaram. Projection method with self-adaptive time steps for LES of ignition and extinction in non-premixed jet flames. Commun. Numer. Meth. Engng (2008) (Accepted).

5. Jianfei Liu, Shuixiang Li, Yongqiang Chen. A fast and practical method to pack spheres for mesh generation. Acta Mech Sin (2008) 24:439–447

6. CHEN Yongqiang, SUN Shuli. Numerical simulation of mechanical properties and failure process of heterogeneous elasto-plastic material. Tsinghua Science and Technology. 12(5): 527-532, 2007