Shixi Zang
Shixi Zang
PhD Student
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Room: Room 120A, Building 37
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Academic Qualifications:


Doctoral Student Tianjin University Mechanical Engineering


Master of Engineering Shanghai Jiao Tong University Aeronautical and Astronautical Science and Technology


Bachelor of Engineering Tianjin University Engineering Mechanics


Research Interests:                                                           

1. Origami-inspired metamaterials: analysis on the geometrical design, kinematic and mechanical properties of mechanical metamaterials based on non-rigid origami patterns.
2. Origami structures: geometrical design, experimental and numerical studies of mechanical properties of origami structures.

Academic Achievements:

1. J Ma, S Zang, H Feng, Y Chen, Z You, 2020, “Theoretical characterization of a non-rigid-foldable square-twist origami for property programmability.” International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 105981.
2. H Feng, R Peng, S Zang, J Ma, Y Chen, 2020, Rigid foldability and mountain-valley crease assignments of square-twist origami pattern. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 103947.
3. X Zhou, S Zang, Z You, 2016, “Origami mechanical metamaterials based on the Miura-derivative fold patterns.” Proc. R. Soc. A. Vol. 472. No. 2191. The Royal Society.
4. S Zang, X Zhou, H Wang, & Z You, 2016. “Foldcores made of thermoplastic materials: Experimental study and finite element analysis.” Thin Wall Struct, 100, pp. 170-179.
5. X Zhou, S Zang, H Wang, & Z You, 2015, “Geometric design and mechanical properties of cylindrical foldcore sandwich structures,” Thin Wall Struct, 89, pp. 116-130.
6. Y Hao, S Zang, H Wang, Z You, & X Zhou, 2015, “Virtual testing of foldcores made of polyethylene terephthalate,” ICCM-20, Copenhagen, Denmark.