Dr. Longhui Zhang holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering (2018) from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and graduated in Solid Mechanics (Direct BSc-MSc) from South China University of Technology.
Longhui’s interest is in experimental impact mechanics, with emphasis on the high rate thermo-mechanical coupling, constitutive modelling and the dynamic failure mechanism.
He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Oxford. His work is mainly funded by aerospace manufacturers such as Rolls-Royce. Longhui is a member of the Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and International Society of Impact Engineering, and serves as a peer reviewer for Polymer Engineering & Science, Journal of Aerospace Engineering, International Journal of Crashworthiness, Journal of Materials Processing Technology et al., more than 10 journals.
July 2017 Excellent Dissertation for Master's Degree, South China University of Technology
August 2016 The paper “Constitutive model of aviation transparent polyurethane at high strain rates” was selected as "Top Articles from Outstanding S&T Journals of China in 2015" on F5000 Frontrunner Platform
October 2014 National Scholarship awarded by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China (About $3300)
June 2013 Excellent Dissertation for Bachelor's Degree, South China University of Technology
PHENOMENA 3 Understanding of the effects of temperature and strain rate on isotropic and kinematic hardening of titanium alloys.