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University of Chester (Department of Mechanical Engineering)

Address: Thornton Science Park
URL: https://www.chester.ac.uk/mechanical-engineering

Jie Pu

Position: Ph.D student
E-Mail: 1821721 [AT] chester.ac.uk

Yu Shi

Position: Associate professor
E-Mail: y.shi [AT] chester.ac.uk

Dr Yu Shi is Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, University of Chester. He was awarded for his PhD degree by University of Sheffield. Before joining university of Chester, he worked for University of Sheffield, University of Exter and AFRC as postdoctoral researcher. He joined University of Chester as lecturer on November 2015. On September 2017, he won an Innovate UK funding with SME by half million to investigate smart composite material for offshore wind turbine blade monitoring while he was promoted to Senior Lecturer at the same time. Since 01/2019 he was promoted to be Associate Professor. He sets up the Chester Smart Composite Group (CSCG) in faculty of Engineering, and built international collaborations and joint research hub with Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Xi'dian University and Xi'an Jiaotong University. His research interests are damage assessment of composite, finite element modelling, multifunctional composites, energy harvesting, structural health monitoring and machining and welding of composites.

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