Dr. Jianzheng Zuo
Centennial Research Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
School of Engineering & Computing
University of South Carolina
300 Main Street, Room A143
Columbia, SC 29208
Tel: 803-777-8646
Fax: 803-777-0106
Email: zuo@engr.sc.edu

URL: http://www.me.sc.edu/research/jzuo/


EDUCATION

  • PhD, Solid Mechanics, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1996.

  • MS, Solid Mechanics, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1990.

  • BS, Applied Mechanics, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1987.

RESEARCH & INTERESTS

  • High Performance Parallel Computing and Modeling of Multiphysics
  • Computational Solid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Lagrangian, Eulerian and ALE finite element methods, large scale finite element code development
  • 2D/3D automatic mesh generation, adaptive mesh and re-meshing algorithms and code development
  • 3D crack growth simulation in aircraft structures and FEM code development
  • Metal forming/cutting simulation, moving grid and interface tracking techniques in multimaterial system
  • Computational geometry and topology associated with merging and fragmentation
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Centennial Research Faculty Award, University of South Carolina, 2007
  • First Rank Award of Progress in Science and Technology, Shaanxi Province, China, 2001
  • First Rank Award of Progress in Science and Technology, Education Committee of Shaanxi province, China, 1999
  • Second Rank Award of Scientific Achievement, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, 1998
  • Outstanding Research Paper Award, Chinese Society of Aeronautics, China, 1996

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

  • 2007-Present, Centennial Research Professor, School of Engineering & Computing, University of South Carolina, USA

  • 2006-2007, Research Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, USA

  • 2001-2006, Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, USA

  • 2000-2001, Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Greece

  • 1998-2000, Associate Professor, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

  • 1992-1998, University Lecturer, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

  • 1990-1992, Assistant Professor, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

  • 1987-1990, Research Assistant, School of Aeronautics & Aerospace, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China