Associate Professor

Phone: +86 27 87543538

Email: Zhangxiong@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Solid Mechanics

Research Interests: Impact dynamics, Structure optimization, Energy absorption, Structural Crashworthiness, Thin-walled structures, Cellular materials, Numerical simulation

Academic Degrees

PH.D. of Computational mechanics 2008 Dalian University of Technology

Master of Solid Mechanics     2004  Wuhan University of Technology

Bachelor of Civil Engineering 2001   Wuhan University of Technology

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2012- present); Huazhong University of Technology

Lecturer (2010-2012) Huazhong University of Technology

Poster doctor (2008-2009) Korea advanced institute of science and technology 

Selected Publications

1. Zhang X, Huh H. Energy absorption of longitudinally grooved square tubes under axial compression, Thin Wall Struct, 2009; 47(12): 1469-1477.

2. Zhang X, Huh H. Crushing analysis of polygonal columns and angle elements, Int J Impact Eng, 2010; 37(4): 441-451.

3. Zhang X, Zhang H. Numerical and theoretical studies on energy absorption of three-panel angle elements, Int J Impact Eng, 2012; 46(0): 23-40.

4. Zhang X, Zhang H. Experimental and numerical investigation on crush resistance of polygonal columns and angle elements, Thin Wall Struct, 2012; 57(0): 25-36.

5. Zhang X, Zhang H. Theoretical and numerical investigation on the crush resistance of rhombic and kagome honeycombs, Compos Struct, 2013; 96(0): 143-152.

6. Zhang X, Zhang H. Energy absorption limit of plates in thin-walled structures under compression, Int J Impact Eng, 2013; 57(0): 81-98.

7. Zhang X, Zhang H. Optimal design of functionally graded foam material under impact loading, Int J Mech Sci, 2013; 68(0): 199-211.

8. Zhang X, Zhang H. Energy absorption of multi-cell stub columns under axial compression, Thin Wall Struct, 2013; 68(0): 156-163.

Courses Taught

Theoretical mechanics  No. 0827702, 0800084, 0800089, 0800083

Commercial FEM software  No. 0813581

Course Design of Mechanics  No. 1300473

Graduation Practice  No. 1300093

Project

1)Study on the crush resistance of multi-cell thin-walled metallic structures with complex cross section under axial loading, supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No.11372115)

2)Study on the out-of-plane crush resistance of thin-walled metal columns and cellular honeycomb materials, supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 11002060)

 

 

 

 

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