Shuai Shao | Louisiana Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials (CIMM)

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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. 

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