Xuezhu Xu, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow


Research Interests

  • ​Composites
  • Advanced characterization and modeling of biological, multifunctional, as well as smart materials
  • Bio-inspired materials with enhanced mechanical competence
  • Electronic devices (supercapacitor batteries, inorganic/organic LED displays)
  • Lightweight architectured materials and nanocomposites
  • Novel intelligent material systems with advanced applications


  • PhD, Materials and Nanotechnology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA (2011- 2015) - Synthesis of Cellulose Nanofiber Composites for Nanoreinforcement and other Advanced Applications. Research Advisor: Prof. Dr. Long Jiang.
  • Visiting Student, Composite and Heterogeneous Material Analysis and Simulation Lab (COHMAS), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal 23955-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (02-04 /2013; 05-06 /2014;12/2014-02/2015). Host: Prof. Dr. Gilles Lubineau.
  • MS, Textile System Engineering, Shinshu University, Ueda, Nagano, Japan (2008 – 2010) - Enhanced Mechanical Properties of Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers by Incorporating Nanofillers. Research Advisor: Prof. Dr. Yasuo Gotoh.
  • BS, Textile Engineering, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Zhejiang Province, PR China (2004 – 2008)

Research Interests Keywords

Composite Materials Functionality of nanofillers Advanced Fibers Multifunctional Nanocomposites Nanocomposites Nanomaterials