Chao Zhang

Contact

Address

Marienstraße 15, Room 009
99423 Weimar

Phone

+49 3643 584500

Email

chao.zhang@uni-weimar.de

Research Interests

  • Extended finite element method (XFEM)
  • Crack identification under the dynamic load
  • Functional Materials (piezoelectric material)
  • Composite material
  • Layered material

Research Projects

  • Adaptive isogeometric extended finite element method for piezo-electric materials
  • Thermal conductivity of layered materials

Academic CV

2004 - 2008

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering), College of Water Resources and Architectural Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China

2008 - 2011

Master of Engineering (Structural Engineering), College of Water Resources and Architectural Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China

2011 - Present

Doctoral candidate in Structural Engineering, Institute of Structural Mechanics, Bauhaus University Weimar (BUW), Germany

Publication List

  • Chao Zhang, Cuixia Wang, Tom Lahmer, Pengfei He, and Timon Rabczuk. "A dynamic XFEM formulation for crack identification." International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 12, no. 4 (2016): 427-448.
  • C. Zhang, S. S. Nanthakumar, T. Lahmer, and T. Rabczuk. "Multiple cracks identification for piezoelectric structures." International Journal of Fracture (2017): 1-19.
  • Chao Zhang, Xiao-Li Hao, Cui-Xia Wang, Ning Wei, and Timon Rabczuk. "Thermal conductivity of graphene nanoribbons under shear deformation: A molecular dynamics simulation." Scientific reports 7 (2017).