Assistant Professor Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering
Xin ZHANG is currently an assistant professor at Southern University of Science and Technology. He obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees from Honors College and School of Aeronautics at Northwestern Polytechnical University, respectively, and Ph.D. from Interdisciplinary Graduate School at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He continues to engage in post-doctoral research at Nanyang Technological University thereafter. His research interest lies in solid mechanics, impact dynamics, mechanical properties of fiber reinforced composite materials, multifunctional composite materials and other research fields. The research results have been published in top journals in the field such as J MECH PHYS SOLIDS, INT J PLASTICITY, COMPOS SCI TECHNOL, APPL PHYS LETT, etc.
His research interest lies in solid mechanics, impact dynamics, mechanical properties of fiber reinforced composite materials, multifunctional composite materials and other research fields.
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Founded in December 2015, the Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is one of departments in the College of Engineering of SUSTech. It aims to establish a world-leading department in mechanics and aerospace engineering, covering various research areas such as fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, aerodynamics, thermodynamics, aeroacoustics, combustion, and system control. The Department will learn from the best practice of peer departments over the world in order to develop into an international research institution that attends to the national strategic needs in mechanics and aerospace, cultivates outstanding innovative talents, and conducts frontier fundamental research and applied research with social impact.