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Wei Lu

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Wei Lu

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
3666 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
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Phone: (734) 647-7858
Fax: (734) 647-3170

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Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Princeton University, 2001
Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 1998
M.S., Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 1995
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 1994

Research Interests

Modeling and simulation of nano/microstructure evolution; mechanics in nano/micro systems; mechanical properties and performance of advanced materials and the relation to their microstructures.

Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation

Honors and Awards

Department Achievement Award, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2013

Invited to National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference, 2013

Faculty Recognition Award, Rackham Graduate School, 2012

Elected Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2012

Invited to National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference, 2012

Travel Award for Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense and Security Conference, 2009

USNC/TAM-ICTAM Fellowship, US National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2008

Summer Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force, 2007

Robert M. Caddell Memorial Research Achievement Award, U-M College of Engineering MEAM, 2006

Summer Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force, 2006

Summer Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force, 2005

Summer Institute Fellow, National Science Foundation, 2004

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2004

MRS Gold Award for Graduate Research, Material Research Society, 2000

Sayre Prize, Princeton University, 1999

Robert J. McGrattan Literature Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1998


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