People

 

Principle Investigator

Yanming Wang

Associate Professor

Office: 800 Dongchuan Rd, Longbin Bldg Rm 525, Minhang District, Shanghai, China, 200240
Telephone: 📞+86-21-34206765 Ext. 5251
Email: yanming.wang@sjtu.edu.cn 
Profile: UM-SJTU JI faculty directory

Education
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA (2016)
Ph.D. (Minor) Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, USA (2016)
Ph.D. (Minor) Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, USA (2016)
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, USA (2012)
B.E. Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2010)
2nd B.E. Intelligence Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2010)

Working Experience
2023-pre. Tenure-Track Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai
2020-2022 Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai
2017-2020 Postdoctoral Research Associate,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
2016-2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow,  Stanford University, USA


Research Staffs

Rui Wang

Education
Ph.D. Condensed Matter Physics, Peking University, China (2018)
B.E. Physics, Peking University, China (2013)

Working Experience
2023.06-pre. Research Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 
2021.06-2023.06 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2020.8-2021.5 Engineer, CNOOC Gas and Power Group
2018.7-2020.7 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics Beijing
2014.9-2015.2 Visiting Scholar, University of Arkansas, USA

Research Interests
Classical molecular dynamics simulations; DFT calculation and force matching;
Phase transitions; Glass transition; Kinetics and dynamics in nucleation

Email: rui.wang@sjtu.edu.cn


Postdoctoral Researchers

Zhengyang Zhang

Education
Ph.D. Computational Mechanics and Advanced Materials, Cardiff University, UK (2020)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China (2015)
B.E. Mechanical Design and Automation, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China (2012)

Working Experience
2021.03-pres. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2014.06-2014.12 DJI. Science and Technology Co., Ltd.

Research Interests
Interpenetrating Phase Composite; Architected Material; Machine Learning Aided Material Design

Email: zhengyangzhang@sjtu.edu.cn

Xiang Cai

Education
Ph.D. Nanotechnology, Swansea University, UK (2021)
M.S. Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Swansea University, UK (2015)
B.E. Electrical Engineering and Electronics, University of Liverpool, UK (2012)

Working Experience
2021.05-pres. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

Research Interests
First principle based molecular dynamics and DFT calculations

Email: sfzero@sjtu.edu.cn

Bin Xu (co-advised by Dr. Taishan Zhu)

Education
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2018)
B.E. Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2011)

Working Experience
2022.06-pres. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Shanghai Huawei Technologies Co., LTD./UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2020.01-2022.02, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, US
2018.06-2020.01, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Beijing Computational Science Research Center

Research Interests
Mechanism of plastic deformation; Metallic glasses; Molecular dynamics, Multi-scale modeling

Dongkai Jiang

Education
Ph.D. Condensed Matter Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2022)
B.S. Physics and Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2015)

Working Experience
2022.11-pres. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

Research Interests
Simulations and performance prediction of batteries; Design and screening of energy materials

Email: dragonknight@sjtu.edu.cn

Dandong Wang

Education
Ph.D. Department of Physics, Fudan University, China (2022)
M.S. Department of Physics, Fudan University, China (2019)
B.S. Department of Physics, Anqing Normal University, China (2015)

Working Experience
2022.12-pres. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

Research Interests
The interlayer interaction of 2D materials; Electronic structure; Molecular dynamics simulations; Machine learning

Email: ddwang22@sjtu.edu.cn

Zeyu Zhang

Education
Ph.D. Chemistry, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA (2023)
B.S. Applied Chemistry, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China (2017)

Working Experience
2023.10-pres. Postdoctoral Research Fellow, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

Research Interests
Material design and simulations; Development of material databases; Application of artificial intelligence on multi-scale modeling

Email: zeyuzhang98@sjtu.edu.cn


Graduate students

Zhengzheng Dang

Education

2021-pres. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2017-2021 B.E. Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology (Weihai)

Email: dangzzsjtu@sjtu.edu.cn

Lei Cheng

Education

2021-pres. Ph.D. Materials and Chemical Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2018-2021 M.S. Solid Mechanics, Northwestern Polytechnical University

2012-2016 B.E. Engineering Mechanics, Chang’an University

Research Interests

Multi-scale Simulation; Peridynamics; Application of Machine Learning in Material Research

Email: cheng_lei@sjtu.edu.cn

Ao Zhou

Education

2022-pres. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2018-2022 B.E. Physics, Wuhan University

Email: leeroyzhou@sjtu.edu.cn

Shiyu He (co-advised by Prof. Fei Xiao)

Education

2022-pres. Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2019-2022 M.S. Materials Process Engineering, Shanghai University

2015-2019 B.E. Metallic Materials Engineering, North China University of Science and Technology

Chi Chen

Education

2023-pres. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2019-2023 B.S. Physics, Nanjing University

Jixin Wu

Education

2023-pres. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2019-2023 B.E. Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

 

Yide Chang

Education

2023-pres. Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2021-2023 M.S. Materials, University of Oxford, UK

2017-2021 B.E. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, USA

 

Yanhao Deng

Education

2021-pres. M.S. Mechanical Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2017-2021 B.E. Mechanical Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Email: dyh021@sjtu.edu.cn

Yiheng Xue

Education

2022-pres. M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2018-2022 B.E. Electrical and Computer Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Email: xueyiheng@sjtu.edu.cn

Salma Zaran

Education

2019-2023 B.Sc. Computer Science (Specialization in Data Analytics), University of Prince Edward Island

2023-pres. M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Email: salma.azahran@sjtu.edu.cn

Zhichen Tang

Education

2020-pres. B.E. Computer Science and Technology (Elite Experiment Class), Hunan University

Tianle Jiang

Education

2020-pres. B.E. Electrical and Computer Engineering, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Email: jiangtianle4@sjtu.edu.cn


Undergraduate students


Visiting students

Xinyi Wang

Education

2021-pres. B.S. Computer Science, National University of Singapore


Alumni

Zhiyi Wang

2020-2022 Undergraduate Student

Current Position
Master Student, Materials Science and Engineering, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

 

Ke Xu

2021-2022 Visiting Student from Jilin University 

Jiajie Lv

2021-2022 Visiting Student from Jilin University