XU GROUP
Advanced Vehicle Research Center (AVRC)

Assistant professor (tenure-track)

Department of Automotive Engineering,

Beihang University, Beijing

Email:shayin@buaa.edu.cn




  • Education

2007.9-2013.7:Ph.D. in Engineering mechanics, Center for Composite Materials, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China

2003.9-2007.7: B.S. in Engineering mechanics, Harbin Institute of

Technology, Harbin, China


  • Working Experience

2015.7-Present: Assistant professor, Department of Automotive Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China

2013.9-2015.7: Postdoc., Advanced Structural and Biological Materials,

Beihang University (Collaborated with Prof. Robert O. Ritchie), Beijing, China

2012.1-2013.2: Visiting Scholar, USC M.C. Gill Composites Center,

University of Southern California, CA, United States of America


  • Awards and Honors

2013 Cahn Prize Nominee (MRS Fall Meeting 2013)

National Scholarship for Ph.D candidates (2012)

New Scholar Prize awarded by Ministry of Education of China (2010)

Excellent Graduate of Harbin Institute of Technology (2007)


  • Research Interests

Automotive Lightweight

Advanced composites

Structural design

Micro- and Nano- fabrication technologies


  • Professional Affiliations

Member, Chinese Society of Composite Materials

Member, Chinese Society of Automobile Engineers


  • Reviewer for:

Composite Science and Technology, Composites Part A and Part B, Composite Structure, Materials & Design, Plos One, Polymer testing, Applied Physics A.