Phone: 860-486-2855
Address: Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Rd. U-3139
Storrs, CT 06269


  • 2021 ME Graduate Research Competition – Runner-up
    Zihan Wang was placed 2nd out of 9 students in the 2021 ME Graduate Research Competition (May 27, 2021). Title of the presentation: A Gaussian Mixture Variational Autoencoder-Based Approach for Designing Phononic Bandgap Metamaterials.
  • Invited webinar at ECS Chapter – Purdue
    Dr. Xu delivered a webinar entitled “Computational Modeling of Battery Separator Microstructure by Statistical Characterization and Stochastic Reconstruction” at the ECS Chapter – Purdue University FALL 2020 Webinar Series on Dec. 7, 2020.
  • Presentations in three international conferences
    This year we have presented our research in three international conferences: ASME International Symposium on Flexible Automation (ISFA 2020): “Material Model Calibration by Deep Learning for Additively Manufactured Alloys” ASME 2020 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2020): “Quantification of Uncertainties Distributed in Network-like Systems” Society of Engineering […]