Summer 2019

Publication

Spring 2019

Publications

Winter 2018

Publication

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Abigail Hunter, Irene Beyerlein, A phase field model for dislocation evolution in heterogeneous media, TMS Annual Meeting, Algorithm Development in Materials Science and Engineering –– Atomistic and MesoScale Algorithms in Study and Design of Materials Symposium, San Antonio, TX, Mar 13, 2019
  • Shuozhi Xu, Irene Beyerlein, Multiscale modeling of dislocation/precipitate interactions under cyclic loading, TMS Annual Meeting, Mechanical Behavior of Nuclear Reactor Components –– Defect Evolution Symposium, San Antonio, TX, Mar 12, 2019
  • Shuozhi Xu, Abigail Hunter, Irene Beyerlein, Phase-field modeling of stacked dislocation pile-ups in face-centered cubic metals, TMS Annual Meeting, Computational Materials Discovery and Design –– Applications for Defects and the Bulk Symposium, San Antonio, TX, Mar 11, 2019

Summer 2018

Publications

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Jaber R. Mianroodi, Abigail Hunter, Irene J. Beyerlein, Bob Svendsen, Mesoscale modeling of dislocations in face-centered cubic metals, 13th World Congress in Computational Mechanics, Advances in Atomistic-to-Continuum Coupling Techniques Symposium, New York, NY
  • Shuozhi Xu, Jaber R. Mianroodi, Abigail Hunter, Irene J. Beyerlein, Bob Svendsen, Mesoscale modeling of dislocations in face-centered cubic metals, SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Dislocation Mechanics: Continuum versus Discrete Approach Symposium, Portland, OR
  • Shuozhi Xu, A concurrent atomistic-continuum study of sequential slip transfer of curved dislocations across grain boundaries, SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Grain Boundaries and Interfaces from Atomistic Structures to Continuum Modeling Symposium, Portland, OR

Spring 2018

Publication

Winter 2017

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Thomas G. Payne, Hao Chen, Yongchao Liu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, PyCAC: The concurrent atomistic-continuum simulation environment, TMS Annual Meeting, Algorithm Development in Materials Science and Engineering Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, David L. McDowell, Irene J. Beyerlein, Multiscale simulations of sequential dislocation/obstacle interactions in FCC metals, TMS Annual Meeting, Computational Materials Science and Engineering for Nuclear Energy Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, Jaber R. Mianroodi, Abigail Hunter, Irene J. Beyerlein, Bob Svendsen, Mesoscale modeling of mixed-type dislocations in Al, TMS Annual Meeting, Computational Design and Simulation of Materials (CDSM 2018): Meso/Macroscale Simulations Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, Thomas G. Payne, Jacob K. Startt, Chaitanya S. Deo, David L. McDowell, Uniaxial deformation of nanotwinned nanopillars/nanotubes in body-centered cubic tungsten, TMS Annual Meeting, Mechanical Behavior at the Nanoscale IV Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, Jaber Mianroodi, Yuanqi Guo, Ruifeng Zhang, Abigail Hunter, Irene Beyerlein, Bob Svendsen, Mesoscale modeling of mixed-type dislocations in face-centered cubic metals, APS March Meeting, Computational Materials Design - Prediction of Novel Phases Session, Los Angeles, CA
  • Shuozhi Xu, Saeed Chavoshi, Yanqing Su, Deformation mechanisms in nanotwinned nanopillars/nanotubes in body-centered cubic tungsten, Poster, APS March Meeting, Poster Session III, Los Angeles, CA

Publications

Fall 2017

Publications

Summer 2017

Started as an Elings Postdoctoral Fellow in the California NanoSystems Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara

Publication

Spring 2017

Started as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, A concurrent atomistic-continuum study of sequential slip transfer of curved dislocations across tilt grain boundaries, MRS Spring Meeting, Dislocation Microstructures and Plasticity Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, Concurrent atomistic-continuum simulations of sequential dislocation/obstacle interactions in face-centered cubic metals, MRS Spring Meeting, Advances in Materials, Experiments and Modeling for Nuclear Energy Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, Yongchao Liu, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, A new implementation of the concurrent atomistic-continuum method with quasistatic algorithms and mesh refinement schemes, MRS Spring Meeting, Advanced Numerical Algorithms for Metallic Systems at the Mesoscale in Materials Science Symposium, Phoenix, AZ
  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, A concurrent atomistic-continuum study of slip transfer across grain boundaries, Poster, Georgia Tech Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference, Atlanta, GA

Publications

Fall 2016

Defended Ph.D. Dissertation

Earned Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Conference

  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, A concurrent atomistic-continuum study of dislocation slip transfer across twist grain boundaries, Invited Poster, Dislocations 2016, West Lafayette, IN

Publications

Summer 2016

Publications

Spring 2016

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, Concurrent atomistic-continuum study on core and mobility of edge and screw dislocations in Ni and Fe, Poster, Georgia Tech Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference, Atlanta, GA
  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, Concurrent atomistic-continuum simulations of sequential slip transfer of curved dislocations across grain boundaries, TMS Annual Meeting, Computational Methods for Spatio-temporal Scale-bridging: from Atomistics and Mesoscale Symposium, Nashville, TN
  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, Cross slip at a screw dislocation pile-up: A concurrent atomistic-continuum study, Poster, TMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

Publications

Fall 2015

Defended Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal

Earned M.S. degree in Computational Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Course

CSE 6740 Computational Data Analysis by Prof. Le Song
Theoretical/computational foundations of analyzing large/complex modern datasets, including the fundamental concepts of machine learning and data mining needed for both resesarch and practice.

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, Dislocation extraction algorithm for coarse-grained atomistic simulations, Poster, SES 52nd Annual Technical Meeting, College Station, TX
  • Shuozhi Xu, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, Dislocation multiplication from the Frank-Read source in coarse-grained atomistic models, SES 52nd Annual Technical Meeting, Small Scale Plasticity Symposium, College Station, TX

Publications

Summer 2015

Conference

  • S. Xu, Y. Chen, D. McDowell, A concurrent atomistic-continuum study of dislocation pile-ups at grain boundaries, 4th International Conference on Material Modeling, Berkeley, CA

Publication

Spring 2015

Course

CSE 6220 High Performance Computing by Prof. Srinivas Aluru
This course will introduce students to the design, analysis, and implementation of high performance computational science and engineering applications.

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Rui Che, Liming Xiong, David L. McDowell, Youping Chen, Plastic behavior of single crystal gold pillars up to the micron scale by coarse-grained simulation, TMS Annual Meeting, Dynamic Probing of Microstructure Evolution in Nanostructured Materials Symposium, Orlando, FL
  • Shuozhi Xu, David L. McDowell, Rui Che, Liming Xiong, Youping Chen, A coarse-grained atomistic study of the stability of nanotwinned Cu structures, TMS Annual Meeting, Polycrystalline Materials: Bringing Together Experiments, Simulations, and Analytic Theories Symposium, Orlando, FL
  • Shuozhi Xu, Rui Che, Liming Xiong, David L. McDowell, Youping Chen, Concurrent atomistic-continuum simulation of brittle-to-ductile transitions in single crystal solids using adaptive mesh refinement, TMS Annual Meeting, Fundamental Methods for Integrating Microstructure-Property-Design Relationships into the ICME Paradigm Symposium, Orlando, FL
  • Shuozhi Xu, Youping Chen, David L. McDowell, The concurrent atomistic-continuum method for FCC crystals: A quasistatic implementation, Poster, Georgia Tech Career, Research, and Innovation Development Conference, Atlanta, GA, Mar 5

Fall 2014

Courses

CEE 6551 Strength of Materials by Prof. Arash Yavari
Study of advanced topics from mechanics of materials with application to structures. Typical topics: energy methods, failure theories, post-yield behavior, generalized bending and torsion.
CETL 8715 Teaching Practicum in Higher Education by Prof. Alexandra Strong
Apprentice to faculty mentor and help teach a college course. Get feedback from mentor, CETL, and a peer learning community. Explore types of academic careers.
MATH 6643 Numerical Linear Algebra by Prof. Haomin Zhou
Introduction to the numerical solution of the classic problems of linear algebra including linear systems, least squares, Singular value decomposition, eigenvalue problems.

Teaching

COE 3001 Deformable Bodies with Prof. Min Zhou
Stress and strain analysis applied to beams, vessels, pipes, and combined loading; stress and strain transformations; beam deflection; column buckling.

Publication

Spring 2014

Courses

CEE 6460 Theoretical Geomechanics by Prof. Domniki Asimaki
Field equations of linear elasticity, solutions of boundary value problems, steady/transient flow in porous media. Yielding and failure of soils; plasticity theory and limit analyses. Constitutive soil models. Introduction to finite elements with geotechnical engineering applications.
CETL 8713 Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education by Prof. Dia Sekayi
This course focuses on learner-centered teaching and educational research. Students design lesson plans, practice teaching, self-reflect, give and receive peer feedback, and write a teaching philosophy.

Conferences

  • Shuozhi Xu, Rui Che, Liming Xiong, David L. McDowell, Youping Chen, Quasi-static concurrent atomistic-continuum simulations, Poster, IMAT Symposium, Atlanta, GA
  • Shuozhi Xu, Rui Che, Liming Xiong, David L. McDowell, Youping Chen, A controlled stress energy minimization method for coarse-grained atomistic simulation, TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

Fall 2013

Courses

ME 7203 Advanced Constitutive Relations for Solids by Prof. David L. McDowell
Advanced treatment of constitutive laws for nonlinear behavior of solids. Coupled thermomechanical laws and underlying physical and thermodynamical bases. Behavior of media with underlying substructure.
PHYS 6210 Condensed Matter Physics I by Prof. Markus Kindermann
Introduction to condensed matter physics. Crystal structure, electronic and thermal properties, response to external electric and magnetic fields.

Spring 2013

Courses

CEE 7774 Fatigue of Materials and Structures by Prof. Olivier Pierron
Mechanical and microstructural aspects of nucleation and growth of cracks under cyclic loading conditions, nitch effects, cumulative damage, multiaxial loading, and fatigue crack propagation.
CSE 6730 Modeling and Simulation: Fundamentals and Implementation by Prof. Richard Fujimoto
Foundations and algorithms concerning the development of conceptual models for systems, and their realization in the form of computer software; discrete and continuous models.

Fall 2012

Passed Ph.D. Qualifying Exams

Summer 2012

Courses

CETL 8793 English for International Graduate Students by Ms. Jane Chisholm
An oral skills class designed to help graduate students become more accurate and fluent in both verbal and nonverbal skills. In addition to working on acquiring an American accent and body language when speaking English, students will work on basic presentation skills.
PHIL 6000 Responsible Conduct of Research by Prof. Michael Hoffmann
An introduction to the concepts guiding the responsible conduct of research. Students will learn about the ethical norms and guidelines within different fields of research.

Spring 2012

Courses

ME 6203 Inelastic Deformation of Solids by Prof. Richard W. Neu
Phenomenological aspects of nonlinear material behavior and deformation with emphasis on model development.
ME 8883 Mechanics and Applications of Nanostructured Materials and Devices by Prof. David L. McDowell
Introduction to mechanics and transport processes of discrete atomistic and molecular systems, fabrication of nanodevices/structures and applications to nanoelectronics, adhesion and wear, motors and sensors.

Fall 2011

Joined the Ph.D. program in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Courses

CHEM 6491 Quantum Mechanics by Prof. Angelo Bongiorno
Important concepts and applications of quantum mechanics at the intermediate level, including operators, perturbation and variational methods applied to atoms and molecules.
ME 6443 Variational Methods by Prof. John G. Papastavridis
Calculus of variations, Hamilton's principle and Lagrange's equations, Sturm-Liouville problems, approximation techniques.
MSE 8803 Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology by Prof. Zhonglin Wang
Introduces the concept of nanotechnology. Describe various types of nanomaterials that have been synthesized for applications in nanotechnology (mechanics, electronics, optoelectronics, energy and biomedical sciences). Describe the novel synthesis methods of various nanomaterials.