Ran Tao, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

​PhD (KAUST), MS (KAUST), BS (PKU)

Current

Biography

Ran started his PhD in 2015 after receiving his BS degree from Peking University (China), MS and PhD degrees from KAUST. He worked on micro-scale digital image correlation, and adhesive bonding research (effect of surface treatment in CFRP composites) under KAUST CRG project. He is now working on acid-free electroplating of ABS.

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Research Interest

  • Identification - Full Field Measurement
  • Computational Strategies
  • Fracture test methods
  • Surface preparation for CFRP adhesive bonding
  • Experimental mechanics

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2020)
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, KAUST, Saudi Arabia (2015)
  • BS, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Peking University, China (2013)

Research Interests Keywords

Identification - Full Field Measurement Computational Strategies Mechanical Testing Fracture mechanics Digital Image Correlation