Our team is characterized by a strong national diversity (e.g., France, Saudi Arabia, China, Indonesia, Brazil, Italy, India, Vietnam, etc) and training with a backgrounds in applied mathematics, mechanical engineering, aeronautics & astronautics, material science, civil engineering and computer science. It is made of five categories: (1) Research scientist, (2) Postdoctoral Research Fellows, (3) PhD Students, (4) Master Students (who are encouraged to undertake a successful career in research), (5) Visiting Students.


Research Scientist

  • Fei is currently an associate professor in Dalian University of Technology, PRC
    Research Interests: Nanocomposites, Coupling Strategies, Computational Strategies
  • ​Visiting Professor
    Research Interests: Materials modeling

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • ​SAUDI Aramco
    Research Interests: Coupling Strategies, Hydrogen Induced Cracking, Sustainable Design
  • Research Interests: Nanocomposites, Functionality of nanofillers
  • Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Advanced Ceramics, Nanocomposites
  • Research Fellow in Nat'l Univ Singapore
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Multi-functional Materials
  • Research Interests: Elastic Characterization, Computational Fracture Mechanics, Computational Strategies, Damage Modeling
  • Research Interests: Degradation of Composite Structures, Nanocomposites
  • Research Interests: Degradation of Composite Structures, Ceramics Matrix Composites, Mechanical Characterisation, Thermal Characterisation, Advanced Ceramics
  • ​Associate Professor in Sun Yat Sen University
    Research Interests: Nanocomposites, Multi-functional Materials
  • Research Interests: Finite Element Method, FE-Meshfree Method, Heterogeneous Materials
  • Research Interests: Composite Materials, Identification Methods, Digital Image Correlation
  • Research Interests: Scientific visualization, Sensors, Spectroscopic and Microscopic imaging system, Damage Characterization, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Composites, Thin Film Electrodes
  • Research Interests: Composite Materials, Functionality of nanofillers, Advanced Fibers, Multifunctional Nanocomposites, Nanocomposites, Nanomaterials
  • Research Interests: Multi-functional Materials, Mechanical Characterisation
  • Research Interests: Sensors, Multifunctional Nanocomposites

PhD Student

  • MSc (UGA), Engineering Degree (NUCE)​​
    Research Interests: Mechanical Characterisation, Composite Materials, Digital Image Correlation
  • Engineer at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc., NYC, USA
    Research Interests: Identification - Full Field Measurement, Computational Strategies
  • Living in Mexico.​​
    Research Interests: Nanocomposites, Computational Strategies, Damage Modeling, Continuum Mechanics, Finite Element Method, Thin Film Electrodes
  • Living in Melbourne, Australia.​
    Research Interests: Materials modeling, Degradation of Composite Structures, Damage Characterization, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Composites, Composite Materials, Solar Energy
  • Working in SAUDI ARAMCO​
    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Mechanical Testing, Manufacturing - nanoreinforced composite materials
    Research Interests: Nanocomposites, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Composites, Damage Characterization, Mechanical Degradation, Degradation of Composite Structures
  • ​Living in India
    Research Interests: Environmental Degradation, Degradation of Composite Structures, Coupling Strategies, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) of Composites, Damage Modeling, Computational Mechanics
  • Research Interests: Environmental Degradation, Interface Degradation
  • MS​c (UBC), BSc (UFES)​​
    Research Interests: Plant Science, 3D Visualization Techniques, X-ray micro-Computed Tomography
  • ​Postdoctoral Fellow at the Johns Hopkins University, USA​​​
    Research Interests: Coupling Strategies, Computational Mechanics, Non-local models, Multi-scale methods

Master Student

  • Research Interests: Degradation of Composite Structures
  • Research Interests: Damage Characterization, Transverse Cracking, Measuring Damage Mechanisms
  • Research Interests: Damage Modeling, Composite Materials, Damage Characterization
  • Research Interests: Degradation of Composite Structures, Mechanical Characterisation, Fracture mechanics
  • Research Interests: Mechanical Testing, Degradation of Composite Structures
  • Research Interests: Heterogeneous Materials
  • Research Interests: Computational Strategies, Manufacturing - nanoreinforced composite materials, Computational Mechanics, Fracture mechanics, Continuum Mechanics
  • Research Interests: Mechanics of thin films, Aging of Composite Structures, Environmental Degradation, Electro-mechanical coupling of thin films in flexible elctronics
  • Research Interests: Multifunctional Nanocomposites
  • Natanael works on solar energy harvesting device​​​​ and PEDOT:PSS​​​

    Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Solar Energy, Mechanical Characterisation, Multifunctional Nanocomposites, Composite Materials, Nanocomposites
  • Research Interests: Nanocomposites
  • Research Interests: Composite Materials, Computational Mechanics, Continuum Mechanics
  • Research Interests: Composite Materials, Damage Characterization, Transverse Cracking, Measuring Damage Mechanisms
  • Research Interests: Materials modeling

Visiting PhD Student

  • ​Visiting Student from Beihang University
    Research Interests: Identification - Full Field Measurement, Digital Image Correlation

Research Assistant

  • Senior Administrative Assistant - He's currently working for Core Lab at KAUST
  • ​Senior Research Assistant​​​​ - She's currently living in Beijing, China

Research Technician

  • Research Technician​​​

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Research Intern

  • VSRP Student​

    Research Interests: Mechanical Characterisation, Composite Materials
  • ​Visiting Student from University of Padova​
    Research Interests:  Electro-mechanical coupling of thin films in flexible elctronics, Multi-functional Materials, Structural and Chemical Characterizations, Mechanical Characterisation, Nanocomposites, Nanomaterials
  • ​VSRP Student from University of Padova
    Research Interests: Materials modeling, Nanocomposites, Multi-functional Materials, Composite Materials

Visiting Researcher

  • Business Visitor​​​​​​