Posts and news

  • 6/26/2020:  Hao passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense. Congratulations!
  • 6/15/2020, Welcome Yeting Sun joined the lab as a new PhD student!
  • 5/28/2020:  Xu passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense. Congratulations!
  • 8/26/2019, Welcome Tuan Tran joined the lab as a new PhD student!
  • 4/19/2019, Both Qiang and Shutao passed the PhD candidacy exams in spring semester. Congratulations!
  • 4/3/2019, Congratulations to Dr. Bai’s for receiving UCF Excellence in Graduate Teaching award, and Research Incentive Award (RIA).
  • 12/4/2018: Great congratulations to Connor Hack to win the 2019 UCF Burnett Research Scholarship!
  • 10/27/2018: Welcome Dr. Fuzuli Akcay from Istanbul Technical Univesity (Turkey) joined the lab as Visiting Professor!
  • 8/30/2018: Welcome our new PhD student, Sami Musalli, to join the team. Welcome our other students Ying Yin Tan, Yeting Sun and Gabriella Miles to do research in the lab.
  • 5/6/2018: We graduated three PhD students this year. Jack will continue his work with Army Research Lab, Sami will start his faculty career at the University of Jeddah, and Yangyang will start his industrial career at Apple, Inc. Congratulations and all the bests to their new chapters of life!
  • 3/23/2018: Hao won in the MAE Research Day 2018: Runner-up for the best graduate presentation award.
  • 12/4/2017:  Jack passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense. Congratulations!
  • 11/22/2017: Mr. Xu He joined the lab as a visiting PhD student. Welcome!
  • 11/15/2017:  Sami passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense. Congratulations!
  • 10/20/2017: Dr. Bai attended the symposium of  Impact Mechanics and Crash Protection (IMCP) in Tsinghua University, Beijing China, for the celebration of Professor Wierzbicki’s 50th anniversary of professional activities.
  • 9/1/2017: Welcome Dr. Aiguo Chen from Beijing Jiaotong University (China) joined the Lab as a Visiting Professor.
  • 8/12/2017: Welcome Qiang Zhou joined the Lab as a new PhD student.
  • 7/6/2017:  Yangyang passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense. Congratulations!
  • 5/17/2017: Farewell lunch for Dr. Mohammed Algarni. All the bests for his upcoming faculty position at King Abdulaziz University.
  • 4/27/2017: Hao passed his PhD candidacy exam. Congratulations!
  • 3/23/2017: Sami passed his PhD candidacy exam. Congratulations!
  • 9/26/2016: Congratulations Mohammed passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense!
  • 6/9/2016: Congratulations Yangyang Qiao’s research on nano fragmentation under necking propagation (collaboration with UCF CREOL) has been published in Nature. (DOI: doi:10.1038/nature17980).
  • 5/5/2016: Jack Norfleet passed the PhD candidacy exam. Congratulations!
  • 4/22/2016: Yangyang Qiao passed the PhD candidacy exam. Congratulations!
  • 4/15/2016: Three of students in the Lab  won in the MAE Research Day 2016: Yueqian Jia, Best graduate presentation award, Mohammed Algarni, Runner-up for the best graduate presentation award, and Erin Shoemaker, Runner-up for the best undergraduate presentation award!
  • 4/7/2016: Hao Pan passed the PhD qualifying exam. Congratulations!
  • 3/2/2016: Congratulations Yueqian passed his Ph.D. dissertation defense!
  • 12/1/2015: Yueqian Jia is awarded the CECS Dean’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship for Spring 2016. Congratulations!
  • 11/20/2015: Sami Ghazali passed the PhD qualifying exam. Congratulations!
  • 11/20/2015: Aung, as an experienced photographer, helped to take the group photo and headshots of lab members. Thanks!
  • 11/6/2015: The Lab website is set up and published onto CECS of UCF, and publicly available.
  • 8/5/2015: Sarah Shbaklo, a high school graduate, spent a summer at the LSSM to explore solid mechanics and computational mechanics. Best wishes for her upcoming college life at UF!
  • 7/14/2015: The Lab host the summer Camp Connect 2015. About 30 high school students from Orlando area visited the lab and learned about mechanics of materials.
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