Weinong Chen

Weinong Chen

Professor of Aeronautical and Astronomical Engineering/Professor of Materials Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: +1 765 49-41788
School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Education

  • Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1995
  • M.S., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1985
  • B.S., Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1982

Employment History

  • 2006-Present: Professor, School of Aeronautical Engineering, West Lafayette, IN
  • 2005-Present: Professor, School of Materials Engineering, West Lafayette, IN
  • 2001-2004: Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • 2001-01: Visiting Scientist, Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, (The U.S. Army Summer Faculty Research and Engineering (SRFE) Program)
  • 1995-01: Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • 1995-95: Research Engineer, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
  • 1990-95: Graduate Research Assistant, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
  • Senior Design Engineer, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, CA
  • 1984-88: Deputy Director, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China
  • 1982-84: Graduate Research Assistant, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China

Research Interests

Mechanical Response of Advanced Materials under Extreme Conditions Microstructural Effects on Mechanical Behavior Fatigue Behavior of Engineering Materials Experimental Solid and Structural Mechanics

Research Interests and Recent Publications

Classes

  • AAE 204 - Aeromechanics
  • AAE 590F/MSE 597F - Dynamic Behavior of Materials

Graduate Students