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Ran Tao

PhD Student

Introduction

Ran started his PhD in 2015 after receiving his BS degree from Peking University (China) and MS degree from KAUST. He initially worked on micro-scale digital image correlation, and now he pursues adhesive bonding research (effect of surface treatment in CFRP composites) under KAUST CRG project. 


Research Interests

  • Identification - Full Field Measurement
  • Computational Strategies
  • Fracture test methods
  • Surface preparation for CFRP adhesive bonding
  • Experimental mechanics

Education

MS, Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2015)

BS, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Peking University, China (2013)