Liping Yu, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD, MS (Beihang University), BS (Tianjin University)



Dr. ​Yu is currently a postdoctoral fellow in KAUST. He received his B.S. degree in engineering mechanics from Tianjin University in 2011, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in solid mechanics from Beihang University in 2014 and 2018. His research interests mainly focus on digital image correlation and its applications to dynamic deformation measurement, material property identifications and biomechanics in biological tissues.



  • 2018, PhD, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Beihang University, China
  • 2014, MS, Institute of Solid Mechanics, Beihang University, China
  • 2011, BS, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, China


  • ​​Hetényi Award, Society for Experimental Mechanics, 2018
  • Scholarship for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China, 2017
  • National Scholarship for Ph.D. graduate students, Ministry of Education of China, 2015, 2017
  • First-class Scholarship, Beihang University, 2014-2016

Research Interests Keywords

Digital Image Correlation Composite Materials Mechanical Characterisation