DeeP MeLT Alumni

Former Ph.D. students

Dr. Floriana Anselmucci, Root-soil interaction: Effects on soil microstructure, Ph.D. from Université Grenoble-Alpes (France), 2020. Position: Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Twente, The Netherlands (since 06/2021).

Dr. Fernando Patino-Ramirez, Infrastructure network enhancement inspired by nature, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2020. Position: Post-doctoral researcher at Imperial College London, UK (since 01/2021).

Dr. Koochul Ji, Numerical modeling of mechanical recovery in damaged concrete repaired by epoxy at molecular and metric scales, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2020. Position: Engineer at Samsung, South Korea (since 03/2021).

Dr. Xianda Shen, Micro-macro modeling of chemo-mechanical damage and healing in rocks, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2019. Position: Assistant Professor at Clarkson University, USA (starting 08/2021). Previously: Post-doctoral researcher at Northwestern University, USA (01/2020-08/2021).

Dr. Pei Wang, Micro-mechanical analysis of quasi-static particulate fragmentation applied to geomaterials, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2018. Position: Post-doctoral researcher at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong-Kong (since 2019).

Dr. Wencheng Jin, Computational Modeling of the Transition from Damage to Fracture in Intrinsically Anisotropic Porous Media, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2018. Position: Research scientist at Idaho National Laboratory, USA (since 2021). Previously: Post-doctoral researcher at Idaho National Laboratory, USA (2018-2021).

Dr. Cheng Zhu, Microstructure-based modeling of damage and healing in salt rock with application to geological storage, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2016. Position: Assistant Professor at Rowan University, USA (since 2017). Previously: Post-doctoral researcher at the Bureau of Economic Geology at UT Austin, USA (2016-2017).

Dr. Hao Xu, Theoretical and Numerical Modeling of Anisotropic Damage in Rock for Energy Geomechanics, Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, 2014. Previously: Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA (2015-2021). Post-doctoral researcher at Princeton University, USA (2014-2015).