Xiao Zhang
Zhang Xiao
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Email: xiao_zhang@tju.edu.cn
Room: Room 120, Building 37
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Academic Experiences:


Tianjin University, School of Mechanical Engineering, Postdoc


University of Oxford, Department of Engineering Science, Postdoc

Academic Qualifications:


Tianjin University, Mechanical Engineering, PhD Student


Dalian University of Technology, Mechanical Manufacture and Automation, Master


Shandong University of Technology, Mechanical Manufacture and Automation, Bachelor

Research Interests:                                                           

Deployable Structures, Rigid Origami, Modular Metamaterials

Participating Projects:                                                           

1. Mega project of science research, “Design Specification of Supporting Parts in Machine Tool”,(2012.09-2014.08)
2. National sci-tech support plan, “Concept-unit Technology in Lightweight Design of Machine Tool”,(2013.07-2013.12)
3. National sci-tech support plan, “The Technologies of 7MW Wind Turbine Key Component Design and Industrialization”,(2013.09-2013.11)


1. Zhang X, Chen Y*. Vertex-Splitting on Diamond Origami Pattern. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 11.3 (2019), 031014.
(https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4043214 )
2. Zhang X, Chen Y*, The diamond thick-panel origami and the corresponding mobile assemblies of plane-symmetric Bricard linkages, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 130 (2018) 585-604.2018.09.005.
(https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2018.09.005 )
3. Zhang X, Chen Y*, Mobile assemblies of Bennett linkages from four-crease origami patterns, Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Science, 474 (2018).
(http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2017.0621 )
4. Xu R, Zhang X, Ma J, Chen Y, Cao Y, and You Z, Folding a rigid flat surface around a square hub, DETC2018-85791, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Quebec City, Canada, August 26-29, 2018.