Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Zhang

Dr. Kai Zhang

Specially-Appointed Researcher


Contact Information

5 South Zhongguancun St., 100081, Beijing

Tel: +86-010-68912735

Office: Room 425, Aerospace Building, BIT

Email: zhangkai@bit.edu.cn

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Research Interests


  • Characterization and design of dynamic characteristics of advanced materials such as biomimetic materials, soft materials, and metamaterials based on augmentation manufacturing technology
  • Wave characteristics of flexible structures and their wave/ vibration control
  • Mechanism of wrinkling in membrane structures and their dynamic characteristics
  • Education


    2005.9-2011.7 Ph.D Solid mechanics, Peking University
    2010.2-2011.11 Joint Ph.D Engineering Mechanics, Cardiff University,UK
    2001.9-2005.7 B.S. Engineering Mechanics, Northeastern University, China

    Work Experience


    Since 2017.1 Specially-Appointed Researcher, Doctoral supervisor Beijing Institute of Technology
    2016.12-2017.12 Visiting scholar MIT
    2011.8-2016.12 Lecturer, MS supervisor Beijing Institute of Technology

    Honors and Awards


    2013 Nominating Award for 100 Excellent doctoral dissertations in China
    2011 Grant Scheme for Excellent Young Teachers of BIT
    2011 Excellent Doctoral dissertation of Peking University
    2010 New Academic Researcher Award for Ministry of Education
    2008 High-level Joint Ph.D

    Teaching


  • Complex functions and integral transforms
  • Mechanics of composite materials