About the Author
Professor, College of mechanical engineering and applied electronics technology in the Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China.His research fields are structural-multidisciplinary optimization, computational mechanics and applied mathematical programming. One of his main contributions is the proposition of ICM (Independent Continuous and Mapping) Method for Topology Optimization of Continuum Structurese is member of ISSMO (International Society for Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization), the vice chairman of Beijing society of mechanics and the deputy editor in chief of Journal Engineering Mechanics. He has presided over many projects supported by Natural Science Foundation of China and industrial fields. He has published more than 400 papers, 6 academic monographs and obtained more than 40 software copyrights. He won 4 science awards including the second-class national award in natural sciences of China and the third-class national science and technology progress award. After receiving a doctorate degree from Beijing University of Technology under the guidance of Professor Yunkang Sui in December, 2004, he worked for Altair company as a senior developer of the structural optimization software OptiStruct, in the United States. As a postdoctoral researcher, he worked for Tsinghua University, China. As an associate professor, he worked for Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology, China. His interests/research fields are structural optimization and structural health monitoring.