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Research engineer

Zhen Chen, American Research engineer. Achievements include research in theoretical and computational aspects of engineering mechanic, constitutive modeling using continuous and discontinuous approaches based on macro- and micro-experiments, efficient numerical schemes for failure prediction of single and composite structures. M C. SNL grantee, Department of Energy/WERC grantee.

Background

Chen, Zhen was born on June 27, 1958 in Shanghai, China.

Education

Certified in Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Institute Chemical Engineering, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Precision Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai University of Science Technology, 1982. Master of Science in Solid and Computational Mechanical, University New Mexico, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy in Solid and Computational Mechanical, University New Mexico, 1989.

Career

Technician water-treatment devision, Changjiang Transistors Company, 1977-1978;assistant engineer design division, Shanghai Medical Electronics Company, 1982-1983;research assistant, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1983-1986;teaching assistant, consultant Computer-aided Design-The Communications Advertising and Marketing laboratory, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1988;research associate applied mechanic devision, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1986-1990;research engineer applied mechanic devision, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1990-1992;senior research engineer applied mechanic devision, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in theoretical and computational aspects of engineering mechanic, constitutive modeling using continuous and discontinuous approaches based on macro- and micro-experiments, efficient numerical schemes for failure prediction of single and composite structures. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor papers to Journal Applied mechanics, Journal Engineering mechanics, Computers and Structures, others. Author conference proceedings, abstracts, reports in field.

Membership

Member American Society of Civil Engineers, American Academy Mechanical, United States Association Computational Mechanical.