BEN's Lab @Northumbria

Extreme Materials and Devices Lab @Northumbria

Degree Information:
PhD (2014), Solid Mechanics, École Polytechnique, France
MEng (2009), Mechanical Engineering, ENSTA ParisTech, France
BEng (Hons, 2006), Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Mailing address: Room 509, Wynne-Jones Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST,UK.
Phone: +44 (0)191 349 5121 Email: sherry.chen AT

PhD student vacancy available!!!
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Representative Publications (since 2014)**********************:
5. Chen, X., Meguid, S. A., 2016.
Asymmetric bifurcation of thermally and electrically actuated functionally graded material microbeam. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 472, 20150597.
4. Chen, X., Meguid, S. A., 2015.
Asymmetric bifurcation of initially curved nanobeam. ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics 82, 091003.
3. Chen, X., Meguid, S. A., 2015.
On the parameters which govern the symmetric snap-through buckling behavior of an initially curved microbeam. International Journal of Solids and Structures 66, 77–87.
2. Chen, X., Meguid, S. A., 2015.
Snap-through buckling of initially curved microbeam subject to an electrostatic force. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A 471, 20150072.
1. Chen, X., Moumni, Z., He, Y. J., Zhang, W, 2014.
A three-dimensional model of magneto-mechanical behaviors of martensite reorientation in ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 64, 249–286.