Jie Yuan

Dr

  • United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am currently looking for a PhD student working on aeroelastic analysis of highly flexible structures. The project is funded by a University EPSRC Research Excellence Award (REA) for full Home tuition fees, for the full 3.5 years, along with a monthly stipend (currently total of £15,285 for academic year 2020/21). In addition there are costs, to cover conferences, travel costs etc. (Link: https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/robust-aeroelasticity-tailoring-for-highly-flexible-aerostructures-using-composite-material/?p130516)

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Personal Statement

Dr. Jie Yuan currently is a Lecturer in Aerospace Centre of Excellence at the University of Strathclyde. His research interests are mainly on the nonlinear dynamics and control with main applications to aerospace structures. He graduated as an aerospace engineer from University of Bristol in 2012 and then obtained the PhD degree in aerospace dynamics from the Rolls Royce Composite UTC within Bristol Composite Institute in 2016. Before joining Strathclyde in 2020, he had worked as a research associate in Rolls Royce Vibration Technology Centre at Imperial College London. He also worked with Airbus UK between 2015 and 2017, leading the research in the multi-diciplinanry aircraft design and optimisation. He holds honorary/Visiting research fellow position from University of Bristol from 2016, Cranfield University from 2017 and Imperial College London 2020.

Research Interests

The purpose of his research is to advance the understanding of complicated dyanmic phenomenon, and improve the vibration prediction of these systems involving different type of nonlinearities and uncertainties. It can help to shift the conventional paradigm from deterministic and linear design to robust and nonlinear design, which would expand the feasible design space and tolerable operational conditions leading to safer, more resilient and efficient aerospace structure.  The main focus of his current research is to address four main themes:

  • Development of advanced numerical methods to predict vibration level and stability of the mechanical system with various types of nonlinearities;
  • Design of novel friction based or new material based damping concepts for vibration suppression or reduction; 
  • Uncertainty quantification and optimisation of nonlinear aerospace systems;
  • Data driven techniques to improve the design and identification of nonlinear dynamical system.  

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Nonliner Vibrations
  • Vibration suppresion 
  • Reduced Order Modeling
  • Nonlinear Modal Ananalysis
  • Contact Mechanics
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Multi-scale Analysis
  • Aircraft Design

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Bristol

Award Date: 11 Feb 2016

External positions

Academic Visitor, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON

1 Jan 2021 → …

Keywords

  • Nonlinear Dynamics and Control
  • Computational Vibration
  • Uncertainty Quantification
  • Aeroelasticity

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