Profile

Linxiang Wang
Professor in  Mechatronic Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University
 

 Education (degree with field, institution)
1999 Ph.D., Mechatronic Engineering and Control
Zhejiang University, China.
1995 M.S., Mechatronic Engineering and Control
Zhejiang University, China.
1992 B.S., Fluid Power Transmission & Control
East China Institute of Metallurgy, China.


2 Professional Experience
2011.08 – Present, Professor
Mechatronic Engineering, Zhejiang University.
2008.03 – 2011.05, Chair Professor
Institute of Mechatronic Engineering, Hangzhou Dianzi University.
2006.03 - 2008.02 , Associate Professor
Mads Clausen Institute for Product Innovation, University of Southern Denmark,
Denmark.
2003.03 - 2006.02 , Assistant Professor
Mads Clausen Institute for Product Innovation, University of Southern Denmark,
Denmark.
2002.01 - 2003.02 , Post Doc.
Mads Clausen Institute for Product Innovation, University of Southern Denmark,
Denmark.
2000.09 - 2001.12 , Post Doc.
Industrial Liaison Research Institute, Kyung Hee University, South Korea.
1999.09 - 2000.09 , Post Doc.
Research Center of BaoShan Iron & Steel Company, Shanghai, China.
(co-funded by Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)
 
Research Interests
1 Smart materials, structures, and devices.
2 Modeling of hysteresis in ferroelastic, ferroelectric, and ferromagnetic materials and  structures.
3 Model reduction and its Applications, parameter estimations, optimizations.
4 Numerical analysis of nonlinear coupled PDEs.

 Courses taught
2003 Fall, Mathematical Modeling for Mechatronic Engineering II
For Master students, together with Prof. R. V. N. Melnik (6 lectures / week).
2004 Spring, Mathematical Modeling for Mechatronic Engineering I
For Master students, together with Prof. J. Gravesen (3 lectures / week).
2004 Fall, Mathematical Modeling for Mechatronic Engineering II
For Master students, together with Prof. J. Gravesen. (6 lectures / week).
2005 Spring, Mathematical Modeling for Mechatronic Engineering I
For Master students, together with Prof. M. Deryabin (3 lectures / week).
2005 Spring, Mathematics Modulus II (Linear Algebra),
For undergraduate students (3 lectures / week).
2006 Spring, Mathematic Modeling for Mechatronic Engineering I
For Master students, (3 lectures / week).
2006 Spring , Semester Projects (Integrated Mechatronic System)
For Master students, (1 lecture / week )
2006 Fall Finite Element Analysis,
For Master students, (3 lectures / week).
2006 Fall Semester Projects (Control Engineering and System Analysis)
For Master students, (2 lectures / week )
2007 Spring, Mathematic Modeling for Mechatronic Engineering I
For Master students, (3 lectures / week).
2007 Spring , Semester Projects (Integrated Mechatronic Systems)
For Master students, (1 lecture / week ).
2007 Fall , Finite Element Analysis.
For Master students, (3 lectures /week).
2007 Fall Semester Projects (Variational Methods and Optimal Control).
For Master Students. (2 lectures/week).
2009 Spring Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Problems.
For Master Students. (2 lectures/week).
2009 Fall  Numerical Analysis,  Flow Power Transmission and Control.
For undergraduate Students. (3 lectures/week +3 lectures/week ).
2010 Spring Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Problems.
For Master Students. (2 lectures/week).
2010 Fall  Flow Power Transmission and Control.
For undergraduate Students. (3 lectures/week +3 lectures/week ).
2011 Spring Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Engineering Problems.
For Master Students. (2 lectures/week).

Graduate student advised: 2 - 3 Master students per year (on average).


Services
Editorial Board Member for:
American Journal of Materials Science and Technology
Scientific Journal of Mechanical Engineering(Chinese)

ASME member, IEEE member. Senior member of the Chinese society of theoretic and applied mechanics.
 
Consultancy for Center of Production Development in the University of Southern Denmark.

Review papers for: Journal of Vibration and Control, Current Opinion in Solid State Materials Science, International journal of nonlinear mechanics, Materials Science and Engineering. A , Solid State Science, Mechanics Research Communications, Journal of Mathematical Control Science and Applications, Journal of Zhejiang University,Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, etc.

 Publications 
Journal ariticles (From 2005):
1. L. X. Wang, RVN, Melnik, F. Z. Lv, Stress induced polarization switching and coupled hysteretic dynamics in ferroelectric materials, Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, 2011.6(3):287-291
2. L. X. Wang,  Numerical simulation of microstructure growth caused by twinning and detwinning in shape memory alloys, ,Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, 2010,23(S.Issue): 204-209。
3. L. X. Wang, RVN, Melnik, Low dimensional approximations to ferroelastic dynamics and hysteretic behaviour due to phase transformations, ASME Trans, Journal of applied mechanics, 2010,77: 031015。
4. L. X. Wang, M. Willatzen, Extension of the Landau theory for hysteretic electric dynamics in ferroelectric ceramics, Journal of Electroceramics, 2010, 24(1):51-57
5. L. X. Wang, RVN, Melnik,Control of coupled hysteretic dynamics of ferroelectric materials with a Landau-type differential model and feedback linearization,Smart Materials & Structures, 2009, 18(7):074011.
6. L. X. Wang, M. Willatzen, Modelling of nonlinear dynamics for reciprocal multi-layer piezoceramic transducer systems, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2009, 33:2263-2273. 
7. L. X. Wang, R. Liu, R. V. N. Melnik, Modeling large reversible electric-field-induced strain in ferroelectric materials using 90o orientation switching, Sci China Ser E-Tech Sci, 2009, 52(1): 141-147. 
8. M. Willatzen, L. X. Wang, and L.C. Lew Yan Voon, Electrostriction in GaN/AlN heterostructures, Superlattices and Microstructures, 2008, 43(5-6): 436-440.
9. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Modifying macroscale variant combinations in 2D structure using mechanical loadings during thermally induced transformation, Material Science and Engineering A, 2008, 481-482:190-193.
10. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Simulation of phase combinations in shape memory alloys patches by hybrid optimization methods, Applied Numerical Mathematics, 2008, 58 (4):511-524.
11. M. Willatzen, L.X. Wang, Mathematical modelling of one-dimensional piezoelectric transducers based on monoclinic crystals, Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 2007, 93 (5):716-721
12. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Thermo-mechanical wave propagation in shape memory alloy rod with phase transformations, Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, 2007, 14 (8):665-676.
13. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Finite volume analysis of nonlinear thermo-mechanical dynamics of shape memory alloys, Heat and Mass Transfer, 2007, 43(6):535-546
14. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Numerical model for vibration damping resulting from the first order phase transformations, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 2007, 31:2008-2018.
15. L.X.Wang, and M. Willatzen, Nonlinear dynamical model For hysteresis based on non-convex potential energy, ASCE, Journal of Engineering Mechanics, 2007, 133(5):506-513.
16. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Model reduction applied to the square to rectangular martensite transformation using proper orthogonal decomposition, Applied Numerical Mathematics, 2007, 57:510-520.
17. L.X. Wang,  M. Willatzen, Modelling of nonlinear responses for reciprocal transducers involving polarization switching, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 2007, 54(1):177-189.
18. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Mechanically induced phase combination by Chebyshev collocation methods, Material Science and Engineering A, 2006, 438-440 : 427-430.
19. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Dfferential-algebraic approach for coupled problems of dynamic thermoelasticity, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 2006, 27(9):1185-1196.
20. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Two-dimensional analysis of shape memory alloys under small loadings, International Journal of multiscale computational engineering,  2006, 4 (2):291-304.
21. L.X.Wang, H. Kamath, Modelling hysteretic behavior in magnetorheological fluids and dampers using phase-transition theory, Smart Materials and Structures, 2006, 15 (6):1725-1733.
22. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Dynamics of Shape memory alloy patches with mechanically induced transformations, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical System, 2006, 15 (4):1237- 1252.

 Peer reviewed conference papers (from 2005):
1. Fangyin Jin, Rong Liu, Linxiang Wang, Comparison of Three Constitutive Models for the Analysis of Laminar Magnetorheological Fluid Flows, Applied Mechanics and Materials , 2011, Vol.55-57, P: 807-812
2. Rong Liu, Linxiang Wang, Researches on Differential Model of Magnetorheological Dampers in the Dependence on the Loading Rates, Advanced Science Letters, 2011, Vol. 4, P: 814–818.
3. Chen Zhang, Linxiang Wang, Modeling the Loading-Rate Dependency of the Hysteretic Dynamics of Magnetorheological Dampers, Applied Mechanics and Materials , 2011, Vol.55-57, P: 807-812
4. Keyu Zhang, Linxiang Wang, A Dynamical Approach to the Complex Coefficients of Hysteretic Responses, the proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, ISBN 978-1-4244-5540-9, 173-177,2010.
5. Dhote, R. P., Melnik, R.V.N., Zu, J.W., Wang, L., Microstructures of constrained shape memory alloy nanowires under thermal effects, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS-2010), Philadelphia, USA, 2010.
6. Melnik, R.V.N., Dhote, R.P., Zu, J., Tsviliuk, O.I., Wang, L.X., Numerical analysis of complex systems evolution with phase transformations at different spatial scales, Proceedings of the Tength International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, Eds. Topping, B.H.V. et al, Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 2010..
7. Melnik. R., Wang, L.X., Phase-field Approach to Studying Shape Memory Effects and Thermomechanical Properties of Low Dimensional Nanostructures, Advanced Research in Physics and Engineering (in book series: Mathematics and Computers in Science and Engineering), Eds. Martin, O. et al, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology (University of Cambridge, UK, February 20-22, 2010), pp. 125--130, 2010.
8. Melnik, R.V.N., Wang, L.X., Tsviliuk, O.I., Phase transformations and shape memory effects in finite length nanostructures, Proceedings SPIE, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites, Eds. Ounaies, Z. and Li, J., Vol. 7644,pp. 76440I-76440I-10, San Diego, USA,  2010.
9. Melnik, R., Tsviliuk, O., Wang, L., Low dimensional nonlinear thermomechanical models describing phase transformations and their applications, Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics (Book Series: Mathematics And Computers In Science And Engineering), Proceedings of the 14th  International Conference on Applied Mathematics, Spain,  Eds, Bulucea, C.A. et al, ISBN/ISSN:1790-2769, 978-960-474-138-0, pp. 83-88, 2009.
10. L.X.Wang, C. Q. Zhou, C. S. Feng, Nonlinear differential equation approach for the two-way shape memory effects of one-dimensional shape memory alloy structures, On the Second International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, 2009, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7493, 74931Z
11. R.Melnik, L.X.Wang, Developing mesoscopic models describing phase transformations in finite nanowires and annoplates, The III international conference on computational methods fro coupled problems in Science and Engineering, Italy, June 2009, 4 pages, B.Schrefler, E.Onate and M. Papadrakis (Eds. ), CIMNE, Barcelona, ISBN:978-84-96736-65-8.
12. Cheng Zhang, Linxiang Wang, Dynamic Models for Magnetorheological Dampers And its feedback linearization, Advanced Material Research, 2009, Vol 76, 1205-1208.
13. L. X. Wang, Hysteretic dynamics of ferroelectric materials under electromechanical loadings. Paper SMASis-333, in the Proceedings of SMASIS08 ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. ISBN:978-0-7918-3839-6, October 28-30, 2008, Ellicott City, Maryland, USA.
14. L. X. Wang, M. Willatzen, and R.V.N. Melnik, Modelling Nonlinear Electro-Mechanical Effects in Nano-Heterostructures Using Domain-Decomposition Methods, proceedings of the ninth international conference on computational structures technology, Greece, Athens, Sep 2th - 5th. 2008, ISBN: 978-1-905088-22-5.
15. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Phase Transformations in Finite Length Nanowires: Analysis with Mesoscopic Models, proceedings of the sixth international conference on engineering computational technology, Greece, Athens, Sep 2th-5th. 2008, ISBH: 978-1-905088-25-6.
16. L. X. Wang, R. Liu, R. V. N. Melnik, Feedback Linearization of Hysteretic Thermoelastic Dynamics of Shape Memory Alloy Actuators with Phase Transformations,  Advanced Materials Research, 2008, (47-50):69-72.
17. L. X. Wang, Y. Chen, and W. L. Zhao, Macroscopic Differential Model for Hysteresis and Buttery-Shaped Behavior in Ferroelectric Materials, Advanced Materials Research , 2008, (47-50): 65-68.
18. L. X. Wang, M. Willatzen, R. V. N. Melnik, Modelling of reciprocal transducer system accounting for nonlinear constitutive relations, Proceedings of World Congress on Engineering 2007, July 2-4, London, pp:1242-1246 ISBN:978-988-98671-2-6.
19. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, M. Willatzen, Feedback linearization of hysteretic dynamics of smart materials and devices, Proceedings of 10th International Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society, June 17 - 21, Berlin, 2007.
20. M. Willatzen, L. X. Wang, and L.C. Lew Yan Voon, Electrostriction in GaN/AlN heterostructures, in the Proceedings of PLMCN7, Havanna, Cuba (2007).
21. R. Melnik, D. Roy Mahapatra, L. X. Wang, A. Roberts, Numerical Methods for Coupled Nonlinear Problems of Dynamic Thermoelasticity and Shape Memory Alloys Modelling, Int. Conf. on Computational Methods of Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering,2007, E. Onate, M. Papadrakakis and B. Schreer (Eds), CIMNE, Barcelona, 2007, ISBN:978-84-96736-18-4.
22. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Modelling Frequency Adjustment Effects Using Shape Memory Alloy Oscillators, in Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, B.H.V. Topping, G. Montero and R. Montenegro, (Editors), Civil-Comp Press, Stirlingshire, United Kingdom, paper 99 (13 pages),ISBN 1-905088-07-8, 2006.
23. L. X. Wang, R. V. N. Melnik, Numerical model for thermo-mechanical wave propagation with phase transformations, in proceeding of the third European conference on Computational Mechanics (CD-Rom), Lisbon, Portugal, June 5th - 9th, paper 1438 (12 pages), 2006.
24. J.Gravesen, B. Lassen, R. Melnik, B.Picasso, R. Piche, N. Tsfulobiv, L.X.Wang, Determination of distance from a 2D picture, Journal of physics:conference series, Vol.52. pp 46-57, 2006.
25. M.Willatzen, L. X. Wang, Y. Y. Feng, Nonlinearities and hysteresis phenomena in reciprocal ultrasound systems, Proceedings of IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2005, Rotterdam, Netherland.
26. R. V. N. Melnik, L. X. Wang, and D. R. Mahapatra, Numerical models for biocompatible shape memory materials and their biomedical applications, in Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Scientific Computation, Applied Mathematics and Simulation, Eds. P. Borne et al, 7 pages, CD-ROM, ISBN 2-915913-02-1,2005

 
 

Research work

Smart materials, structures and devices, mechatronic engineering, mathematical modeling