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