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Zifeng Yuan
Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Center for Applied Physics and Technology, College of Engineering, Peking University
  • Email: yuanzifeng@pku.edu.cn

Education

  • Ph.D.,     in computational mechanics,     Columbia University, New York, NY, 2015
  • M.S.,     in engineering mechanics,     Columbia University, New York, NY, 2010
  • B.S.,     in mechanics,             Peking University, Beijing, 2009
     

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Peking University, 2019.9-present
  • Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2018.7-2019.8
  • Post-doctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2016.3-2018.6
     

Research

  • Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Finite Element Software Development, author of FOOF (Finite element solver based on Objected-Oriented Fortran)
  • Multiscale Multiphysics of Composite Materials

Selected Journal Papers

[1]     Yuan, Z., & Fish, J. (2015). Nonlinear multiphysics finite element code architecture in object oriented Fortran environment. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 99, 1-15.
[2]     Liu, Y., Sun, W., Yuan, Z., & Fish, J. (2016). A nonlocal multiscale discrete‐continuum model for predicting mechanical behavior of granular materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 106(2), 129-160.
[3]     Yuan, Z., & Fish, J. (2016). Are the cohesive zone models necessary for delamination analysis?. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 310, 567-604.
[4]     Yuan, Z., & Fish, J. (2017). Multiscale Analysis of Environmental Degradation in Composite Materials?. Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-second Technical Conference.
[5]    Fish, J., Yuan, Z., & Kumar, R. (2018). Computational certification under limited experiments. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 114(2), 172-195.
[6]    Yuan, Z, Aitharaju, V, Fish, J. (2019). A coupled thermo‐chemo‐mechanical reduced‐order multiscale model for predicting process‐induced distortions, residual stresses, and strength. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Published.

 


Award

[1]     2009/2010 ACM/ICPC World Final, team member of Columbia University;
[2]     Mindlin Scholars in Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Columbia University, 2015.