Chuanzeng Zhang#


Chuanzeng Zhang
Email:c.zhang 'at' uni-siegen.de
Membership Number:4209
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:czhang
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://www.statics.uni-siegen.de





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2015 - present Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, School of Science and Technology, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 2014 - 2015 Deputy Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, School of Science and Technology, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 2007 - 2010 Director of the Institute of Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 2005 - 2008 Vice-Chairman of the Committee for PhD Study at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 2004 - present Professor (C4) and Chair of Structural Mechanics, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Siegen, Germany
  • 1995 - 2004 Professor (C3) of the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz, Germany
  • 1993 - 1996 Senior Consulting Engineer at BGS Ingenieursozietät for Civil and Transportation Engineering, Frankfurt/M., Germany
  • 1988 - 1993 Associate Professor and Professor of the Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tongji University, Shanghai, PR China
  • 1986 - 1988 Post-doctoral fellowship with Professor Jan D. Achenbach, Department of Civil Engineering, Northwestern University, USA
  • 1983 - 1986 Research assistant & PhD candidate of Professor D. Gross, Institute of Mechanics, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • Acoustic and elastic wave propagation phenomena (attentuation, dispersion, reflection/transmission, scattering, localization)
  • Elastodynamics and structural dynamics (impact loading, dynamic effects, vibration isolation, vibration control, etc.)
  • Computational mechanics (boundary element method, smoothed/extended finite element method, meshless methods, etc.)
  • Fracture and damage mechanics, and fatigue analysis of engineering materials, components and structures
  • Micromechanics of concrete materials and structures (effective properties, homogenization, interface defects, etc.)
  • Mechanics of smart (piezoelectzric, magnetoelectroelastic, shape-memory) materials and structures
  • Static and dynamic analysis of continuously nonhomogeneous functionally graded materials (FGMs) and structures
  • Mechanics of multifunctional (noise-absorbing, vibration-damping, heat-isolating and energy-saving) materials and structures
  • Band structures (pass-bands and band-gaps) and wave control in phononic crystals or periodic composite materials/structures
  • Surface and interface effects in nao-materials and nano-structures (nano-ribbons, nano-tubes, nano-plates, nano-shells, etc.

Honours and Awards
  • 10.2015 Du Qinghua Medal & Awards of Computational Methods in Engineering
  • 09.2015 Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 01.2015 Honorary doctorate (doctor honoris causa or Dr. h. c.) by the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 10.2014 Member of the European Academy of Sciences
  • 04.2014 Visiting Professor of the China Building Materials Academy, Beijing, PR China
  • 04.2014 Visiting Professor of the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Nanjing, PR China
  • 2010 - 2011 Distinguished Visiting Scholar of the Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau, PR China
  • 2011 - present Honorary President of the Tongji University Alumni Association in Germany, Germany
  • 01.2009 Guest Professor of the Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, PR China
  • 09.2006 Guest Professor of the Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, PR China
  • 09.2002 Guest Professor of the Tongji University, Shanghai, PR China
  • 1990 Award of the Shanghai High-Education Bureau, Shanghai, PR China

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