ZHAO RESEARCH GROUP

Faculty

Faculty profile
Dr. Kejie Zhao is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and B.F.S. Schaefer Scholar at Purdue University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Engineering Science in 2012 from Harvard University, and his bachelor's and master's degrees from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He worked as a postdoctoral associate at MIT in 2012-2014. His group focuses on the chemomechanics of electrochemically active materials using experimentation and multi-scale modeling approaches. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, EML Young Investigator Award, 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award, EnSM Young Scientist Award, and James W. Dally Young Investigator Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics. He is a fellow of ASME.

Address: 585 Purdue Mall, RM1074, West Lafayette, IN
Email: kjzhao@purdue.edu
Phone: Phone: 765-496-0224

PhD Students

Xixian Yang
School of Mechanical Engineering
2021.01 - present: PhD student
585 Purdue Mall, RM3179, West Lafayette, IN

yang1989@purdue.edu

Xiaokang Wang
School of Mechanical Engineering
2018.01 - present

585 Purdue Mall, RM3179, West Lafayette, IN
wang3752@purdue.edu

Nikhil Sharma
School of Mechanical Engineering
2017.08 - 2018.06: Thesis Master
2018.06 - present: PhD student
585 Purdue Mall, RM3179, West Lafayette, IN

sharm316@purdue.edu

Sameep Rajubhai Shah
School of Mechanical Engineering
2018.11 - 2019. 12: Thesis Master
2020.01 - present: PhD student

585 Purdue Mall, RM3139, West Lafayette, IN
shah484@purdue.edu

Jiaxiu Han
School of Mechanical Engineering
2019.08 - present: PhD student

585 Purdue Mall, RM3179, West Lafayette, IN
han602@purdue.edu

Visiting Scholars
Thesis Master Students

Madison Perrin
School of Mechanical Engineering
2020.08 - present

perrinm@purdue.edu

Alumni

Dr. Xianyang Wu,   Master and PhD student (2017.08 - 2022.05)
Dongliang Wu,  Master student (2019.08 - 2021.12)
Shan Hu,  Visiting scholar (2019.01 - 2021.12)
Macy Wohlford,  Undergrad Researcher (2021.05 - 2021.08)
Yifei Zheng,  Undergrad Researcher (2020.01 - 2021.05)
Zhengdao Chen,  Undergrad Researcher (2019.08 - 2021.05)
Gary Li,  Undergrad Researcher (2020.01 - 2021.05)
Dr. Luize Scalco de Vasconcelos,   PhD student (2015.01 - 2020.12)
Xiaomei He,  visiting PhD student (2019.09 - 2021.01)
Dr. Hong Sun,  PhD student (2015.08 - 2020.10)
Dr. Fei Yin,  Visiting scholar (2019.05 - 2020.03)
Dr. Yan Ru,  Visiting scholar (2020.01 - 2020.09)
Yue Guo, Visiting PhD student (2018.09 - 2020.03)
Pengfei Liu, Visiting PhD student (2017.12 - 2019.09)
Dr. Rong Xu, PhD student (2014.08 - 2019.06)
Shadad Hassan, Undergrad researcher (2018.05 - 2019.06)
Ram Kishore Venkatesan, Master student (2018.08-2019.01)
Haijun Ruan, Visiting PhD student (2018.03 - 2018.11)
Yanfei Liu, Undergrad researcher (2017.07-2018.05)
Dongliang Wu, Undergrad researcher (2017.07-2018.05)
Yang Ding, Undergrad researcher & Thesis Master (2016.06-2017.12)
Jincheng Lei, visiting PhD student (2015.09 - 2017.02)
Junzhe Shi, Undergrad researcher (2015.01-2016.12)
Waikien Goh, Undergrad researcher (2015.01-2016.05)
Haoran Zhang, Undergrad researcher (2014.11-2016.05)
Hanlin Wang, Undergrad researcher (2014.11-2015.06)
Prof. Xueling Fan, Visiting Scholar (2014.08-2014.10)
Yanjie Sun, Master student (2014.08-2015.08)