Department of Structural
Engineering

Multifunctional Materials Research Laboratory

 

 

 

 

 

Yu Qiao, Professor
Department of Structural Engineering

Program of Materials Science and Engineering

 

Mailing Address:

9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0085

University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0085

 

Phone: (858) 534-3388

Fax: (858) 534-1310

Email: yqiao@ucsd.edu

 

Office: SME Building, Rm. 442G

Lab: SME Building, Rm. 422

Map: [UCSD Campus]

 

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Education

 

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2002)

M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Mechanics, Beijing, China (1997)

B.S. in Applied Mechanics, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (1994)

 

Appointments

2006 present: Associate Professor, Professor
Department of Structural Engineering & Program of Materials Science and Engineering
University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California

2002 2006: Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Akron, Akron, Ohio

 

Courses Taught

 

SE02 Structural Materials

SE02L Structural Materials Lab

SE251A Processing of Polymers and Composites

SE251B Mechanical Behaviors of Polymers and Composites

 

SE125 Probability, Statistics, and Reliability

SE140 Structural and Materials Design

SE291 Structural Engineering Graduate Student Seminar

Statics

Mechanics of Solids

Engineering Materials Lab

Advanced Mechanical Behaviors of Materials

Micromechanisms of Fracture and Fatigue

Engineering Measurement and Data Analysis

 

Research Interests

 

Battery systems for electric vehicles

Advanced protection and damping materials and structures

Lunar and martian cements

Advanced energy conversion and storage materials

Advanced intelligent materials and structures

Size effects in thin solid films

Failure analysis of engineering materials and structures

 

Research Group

 

Current Members

 

Weiyi Lu, Graduate Student Researcher, Postdoctoral Scholar

Brian J. Chow, Graduate Student Researcher

Tzehan Chen (Derek), Graduate Student Researcher

Cang Zhao, Graduate Student Researcher

Yang Shi, Graduate Student Researcher

Anh V. Le, Graduate Student Researcher

Meng Wang, Graduate Student Researcher

 

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Alumni

 

Gang Wang, Postdoctoral Scholar

Aijie Han, Postdoctoral Scholar

Taewan Kim, Graduate Student Researcher, Postdoctoral Scholar

Hyuck Lim, Graduate Student Researcher

Kake Zhu, Postdoctoral Scholar

Lance D. Operhall, Graduate Student Researcher

Sanket Anturkar, Graduate Student Researcher

Venkata K. Punyamurtula (Kaushik), Graduate Student Researcher

Jin Chen, Graduate Student Researcher

Savas Avlar, Graduate Student Research Assistant

Falgun Surani, Graduate Student Research Assistant

Srinivas S. Chakravarthula (Sashi), Graduate Student Research Assistant

Xinguo Kong, Graduate Student Research Assistant

Professional Memberships

 

Materials Research Society (MRS)

Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

American Institute of Physics (AIP)

American Chemical Society (ACS)