Zhan Kang

Professor   Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates   Supervisor of Master's Candidates

Main positions:Deputy Dean, Faculty of Vehicle Engineering and Mechanics

Other Post:Deputy Dean, Faculty of Vehicle Engineering and Mechanics


Alma Mater:Stuttgart University, Germany

Degree:Doctoral Degree

School/Department:Department of Engineering Mechanics/ State Key Laboratory of Structural Analysis for Industrial Equimpment

Discipline:Engineering Mechanics. Computational Mechanics. Aerospace Mechanics and Engineering. Solid Mechanics

Business Address:https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6652-7831

Contact Information:zhankang#dlut.edu.cn 13190104312


Educational Experience

2003.9 -- 2005.7

Stuttgart University       航天工程       Doctoral Degree

1992.9 -- 1995.7

大连理工大学       计算力学       Master's Degree

1988.9 -- 1992.7

上海交通大学       工程力学       Bachelor's Degree

Social Affiliations

2020.8 -- Now


2020.8 -- Now


2019.1 -- 2019.3


2014.1 -- Now

International Journal of Mechanical Systems

2013.1 -- Now

ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems
Part B: Mechanical Engineering

2013.1 -- Now

ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems Part A: Civil Engineering

2009.1 -- Now

辽宁省力学学会计算力学专业委员会 主任委员

Research Focus

Structural and multi-disciplinary optimization; topology optimization; structural optimization under uncertainty; design optimization of smart structures; nanomechanics; computational mechanics.

Research Group




Dr. Zhan Kang is a Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor of Dalian University of Technology. He graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1992, received his MEng in mechanics from Dalian University of Technology in 1995 and his Dr. –Ing. degree from Stuttgart University, Germany in 2005. His current research involves issues such as topology optimization, structural optimization under uncertainties, design optimization of smart structures and nanomechanics. Dr. Kang has published over 100 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals and one monograph. He has received 5500 citations and has an H-index of 39 (Google Scholar). Dr. Kang has been granted the Outstanding Youth Fund of Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). He has been principal investigator of 8 NSFC projects and a Key Project of Chinese National Programs for Fundamental Research and Development (973 Project). He has also conducted many consultancy projects.


Google Scholar Page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PwlauJAAAAAJ&hl=zh-CN&oi=ao