About the Author
Zhuo Zhuang is Professor and Co-director of the Advanced Mechanics and Materials Center in the School of Aerospace Engineering, at Tsinghua University in China. He has published over 260 papers in leading scientific journals. He is General Council member for IACM, and APACM, and President of the Chinese Association of Computation Mechanics (CACM), Vice-director of the Supervision Committee on Mechanics at the Ministry of Education, and serves as an editor on both national and international journals. He received his PhD from University College Dublin in Ireland, and an Honorary Doctorate Degree (EngD) from Swansea University in the UK. Zhanli Liu is Associate Professor in the School of Aerospace Engineering at Tsinghua University in China. He has published over 60 papers, mostly relating to computational multi-scale mechanics, plasticity, damage and fracture mechanics. He received his PhD from Tsinghua University, and was a winner of the prestigious China Thousand Young Talents Program. Postdoctoral researcher at the University of California Los Angeles. Her research interests include computational mechanics of materials, mechanics and physics of material defects, discrete and continuum dislocation-based plasticity, and materials behaviour in extreme environments. She has published widely in leading journals. Yinan Cui received her PhD from Tsinghua University in China.