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Hu, Chao
Title: Associate Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D.
E-Mail: chao.hu@uconn.edu

Dr. Chao Hu joined the Mechanical Engineering Department as an Associate Professor in 2022. He received his B.E. degree in Engineering Physics from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, in 2007 and his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park in Maryland, in 2011. Dr. Hu worked first as a Senior […]

Keywords: active faculty, batteries, Current, uncertainty quantification

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Xu, Hongyi
Title: Assistant Professor
E-Mail: hongyi.3.xu@uconn.edu

Dr. Hongyi Xu joined the University of Connecticut in February 2019 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research focuses on advancing computational design and uncertainty quantification methods for microstructural materials and complex structural systems. Additionally, he investigates Design for Additive Manufacturing (DfAM), deep learning-assisted design, and material/structure design for energy storage […]

Keywords: active faculty, Additive manufacturing, batteries, Current, design, multi-disciplinary optimization, uncertainty quantification

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Zhao, Xinyu
Title: Associate Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University (2013)
E-Mail: xinyu.zhao@uconn.edu

Dr. Zhao joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2015 spring. Prior to that, she has been a postdoctoral research fellow in Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center at Princeton (2014), co-sponsored by Sandia National Laboratory and Pennsylvania State University. She received her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University (2006 and 2008), and […]

Keywords: computational fluid dynamics, Current, Energy Systems, radiative heat transfer, turbulent combustion modeling, uncertainty quantification

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