Dong Qian is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Qian's research interests include:
- Linear and nonlinear finite element and meshfree methods and applications to stress and failure analysis
- Fatigue and life prediction
- Surface engineering, residual stress analysis. Modeling and simulation of manufacturing process (peening, forming, etc.)
- Modeling and simulation of nanostructured materials with focus on mechanical properties and multiphysics coupling mechanisms
- Multiscale methods that seek to bridge the gaps in spatial or temporal scales
- Biomedical implants
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Photothermal Bimorph Actuators with In-Built Cooler for Light Mills, Frequency Switches, and Soft Robots Photothermal bimorph actuators are widely used for smart devices, which are generally operated in a room temperature environment, therefore a low temperature difference for actuation without deteriorating the performance ...
Plasmonic vesicle consists of multiple gold nanocrystals within a polymer coating or around a phospholipid core. As a multifunctional nanostructure, it has unique advantages of assembling small nanoparticles (< 5 nm) for ...
An efficient solution algorithm has been developed for space–time finite element method that is derived from time discontinuous Galerkin (TDG) formulation. The proposed algorithm features an iterative solver accelerated ...
Atomically thin boron nitride (BN) nanosheets are important two-dimensional nanomaterials with many unique properties distinct from those of graphene, but investigation into their mechanical properties remains incomplete. ...