Currently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn U. and researcher for the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence.
Computational materials science with interests in solid-solid interfaces.
Materialsmodeling across length and time scales: first principal density functional theory, molecular dynamics, dislocation dynamics, continuum plasticity modeling.
Education & Work Experience
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University (2012); post-doc at Los AlamosNational Laboratory (2012-2016); Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department at Louisiana State University (2016-2019).
CIMM Research Contributions
While supported by CIMM, Shao's research focused on multiscale interface engineering and simulation of metal/ceramic material systems.