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                                               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


EDUCATION
       
Ph.D.    1996,  Solid Mechanics, Xian Jiaotong University, China
        M.S.     1990,  Solid Mechanics, Xian Jiaotong University, China
        B.S.      1987,  Applied Mechanics, Xian Jiaotong University, China

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
        2007-Present     Centennial Research Professor, University of South Carolina, USA
        2006-2007        Research Full Professor, University of South Carolina, USA
        2001-2006        Research Associate, University of South Carolina, USA
        2000-2001        Research Fellow, University of Patras, Greece.
        1998-2000        Associate Professor, Xian Jiaotong University, China.
        1992-1998        University Lecturer, Xian Jiaotong University, China.
        1990-1992        Assistant Professor, Xian Jiaotong University, China.
        1987-1990        Research Assistant, Xian Jiaotong University, China.


WORK EXPERIENCE
            Theoretical Solid Mechanics
                Constitutive equations of materials in multiphysics (e.g. mechanical, electric, thermal fields).
           
    Large deformation and finite strain gradient theory.
           
    Mixed-mode fracture and fracture criterion development for ductile materials.
           
    Fatigue damage and lifetime prediction of structures.
           
    Performance of smart materials and intelligent structures in multiphysics.

            Computational Solid Mechanics
                Administration, configuration and process management of large scale software development.
           
    Lagrangian, Eulerian and ALE finite element methods and code development.
           
    Finite element theory and application, including h, p and hp FEM.
           
    2D/3D automatic mesh generation, adaptive mesh and remeshing algorithms and code development.
           
    Static nonlinear (small and large) deformation analysis and finite element code development.
           
    Dynamic (implicit and explicit) nonlinear analysis of structures and code development.
           
    Simulation of fluid-structure interaction using Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Techniques.
           
    Metal forming/cutting simulation techniques associated with moving mesh and/or remeshing.
           
    Multi-body contact algorithms and numerical simulation.
           
    Methodology and simulation techniques of three-dimensional crack growth and residual strength prediction of aircraft structures.
           
    Steady and transient heat transfer in structures, and code development.
           
    Welding residual stress analysis and welding technology optimization.

            Computational Fluid Dynamics
                Finite element simulation of Newtonian or non-Newtonian fluid flow and heat transfer.
           
    Finite element simulation of inviscid or viscous fluid flow.
           
    Adaptive mesh refinement and shock capture techniques for high speed fluid flow.
           
    Characteristic-Based Split (implicit and explicit) techniques and applications in steady and transient fluid flow and heat transfer.
           
    Finite volume based formulations and code development for heat transfer and fluid flow.

            Miscellaneous
                High Performance Parallel Computing and Simulation of Multiphysics
           
    Computational geometry and topology associated with merging and fragmentation of domains.
           
    Database and computer memory operation/management techniques in large scale software development associated with moving mesh, remeshing, rapid node/element localization, insertion and deletion.
           
    Interface development and integration of software modules written in different computer languages.
           
    Iterative and direct sparse solvers and numerical acceleration techniques.
           
    Large scale software development and management.

OTHER SKILLS
           
    ANSYS (Certificate of ANSYS Training, 1999)
                LS-DYNA (Certificate of LS-DYNA Training, 1999)
                ADINA
                ABAQUS
                MSC/Patran, MSC/Nastran
                Pro/E;  AUTOCAD
                C, C++ and FORTRAN
           
  C++ Compiler,  Fortran Compiler
                Unix, Linux, Windows 2000/XP
                Testing of mechanical behavior of materials

HONORS & AWARDS
            Centennial Research Faculty Award, University of South Carolina, USA, 2007.
            First Rank Award of Progress in Science and Technology, Shaanxi Province, China, 2001.
            First Rank Award of Progress in Science and Technology, Committee of Shaanxi Education, China, 1999.
            Second Rank Award of Scientific Achievement, Xian Jiaotong University, China, 1998.
            Outstanding Research Paper Award, Society of Aeronautics, China, 1996.
            First Rank Award of Outstanding PH.D. graduate of Prof. Zhaoqian Tang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1996.
            First Rank Award of Outstanding M.S. graduate of Prof. Zhaoqian Tang, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1990.
            Best Undergraduate Award for pursuing graduate study without entrance exam, Xian Jiaotong University, China, 1987.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1.

J. Zuo, X. Deng and M. A. Sutton, Computational Strategies and software development for general three-dimensional and mixed-mode crack growth simulation. Submitted for publication, 2008.

2.

J. Zuo, X. Deng, M. A. Sutton and C-S Cheng, Three-dimensional crack growth in ductile materials: Effect of stress constraint on crack tunneling. ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 2008. (in press).

3.

J. Zuo, X. Deng, M. A. Sutton, Advances in tetrahedral mesh generation for modeling of three-dimensional regions with complex, curvilinear crack shapes. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 63, No. 2, p256-275, 2005. (PDF file)

4.

J. Zuo, M. A. Sutton and X. Deng, Basic studies of ductile failure processes and implications for fracture prediction, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 27(3), p231-243, 2004. (PDF file)

5.

M.A. Sutton, X. Deng, J. Zuo and E. Mahgoub, Recent progress in 3-D modeling of stable tearing crack growth, Proceedings of the 6th Joint FAA/DoD/NASA Conference on Aging Aircraft, San Francisco, CA, September 16-19, 2002.

6.

J. Zuo, M. A. Sutton and X. Deng, A Model for Failure Initiation in Ductile Materials, Proceedings of the 14th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, pp.201, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. June 24-28, 2002.

7.

J. Zuo, M. A. Sutton and X. Deng, A unit-cell based micromechanics study of ductile failure by void growth, Proceedings of SEM Annual Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA June 10-12, 2002.

8.

J. Zuo, Al.Th. Kermanidis and Sp.G. Pantelakis, Strain energy density prediction of fatigue through cracks emanating from open holes, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 38(1), p37-51, 2002. (PDF file)

9.

G.C. Sih and J. Zuo, Multi-scale behavior of crack initiation and growth in piezoelectric ceramics, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 34(2), p123-141, 2000. (PDF file)

10.

J. Zuo and G.C. Sih, Energy density formulation and interpretation of cracking behavior for piezoelectric ceramics, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 34(1), p17-33, 2000. (PDF file)

11.

J. Zuo, and Z.B. Kuang, Fatigue damage of superalloy GH150 and its welded joint, Journal of Solid Mechanics (in Chinese), Vol.19, p111-117, 1998.

12.

J. Zuo, Z.W. Lou, Z.B. Kuang and J.S Yang, Fatigue damage and lifetime prediction of aeronautic welded structures under high temperature, Journal of Aeronautics, Vol.10, No.3, p188-193, 1997.

13.

G.X. Cheng, J. Zuo, Z.W. Lou and Z.B. Kuang, Continuum damage model of low-cycle fatigue and fatigue damage analysis of welded joint, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol.55, No.1, p155-161, 1996.

14.

J. Zuo and Z.W. Lou, Automatic mesh generation and adaptivity algorithm for finite element method, Journal of Applied Mechanics (in Chinese), Vol.13, No.1, p64-68, 1996.

15.

J. Zuo, Z.W. Lou and H. Zhang, Automatic mesh generating algorithm and its application for arbitrary multi-connected regions, Journal of Computational Structural Mechanics and Applications (in Chinese), Vol.12, No.1, p80-85, 1995.

16.

J. Zuo and Z.W. Lou, An analysis of ductile damage of micro-mechanics for notched specimen, Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (in Chinese), Vol.24, No.5/6, p97-106, 1990.

 

 

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