ZHU Ji-Hong



The basic information

ZHU Ji-Hong

School of Mechanical Engineering




Party Secretary


Education Experience

1996-1999 YangZhou Middle School, Jiangsu Province

1999-2003 School of Educational Reform, Northwestern Polytechnical University

2003-2006 School of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University 

2006-2008 Laboratory of Aerospace Techniques, University of Liege, Belgium

Awards Information

  1. 2014 Young Scientist Award of CJK-OSM
    Topology Optimization of Assembled Aircraft Structure with Joint Load Constraints
  2. 2014 Young Scientific Star of Shaanxi Province
    Integrated Layout and Topology Optimization for Aircraft Structures
  3. 2012 First Sci & Tech  Prize of Shaanxi Province
    Optimization Theory of Integrated Design and Cutting of Complicated Thin-wall Structures
  4. 2012 First Sci & Tech  Prize for Universities of Shaanxi Province
    Integrated Structural Layout and Shape Optimization Methods
  5. 2009 Second Sci & Tech  Prize of Shaanxi Province 
    Innovative Strucutral Lightweight Design Methods
  6. 2008 Excellent Student Prize of CSC
    Integrated Layout Design for Multicomponent systems
  7. 2007 CADLM Young Researcher Prize 2007: Intelligent Optimal Design
    Simultaneous Design of Components Layout and Supporting Structures Using Coupled Shape and Topology Optimization
  8. 2007 Candidate of ISSMO/Springer Prize
    Optimal Design of Complex Multi-component Layout  

Scientific Research

Optimization design for aircraft structures, Integrated layout and topology optization for aerospace structure systems

Academic Achievements

  1. Zhang Y.H., Zhu J.H.*, Moumni Z.*, Van herpen A., Zhang W.H., Energy-based fatigue model for shape memory alloys including thermomechanical coupling. Smart Materials and Structures 2016, 25: 035042 (SCI & EI)
  2. Meng L., Zhang W.H., Zhu J.H.*, Xu Z., Cai S.Y., Shape optimization of axisymmetric solids with the finite cell method using a fixed grid. Acta Mechanica Sinica. 2016 DOI 10.1007/ s10409-015-0549-8 (SCI & EI)
  3. Zhu J.H.*, Li Y., Zhang W.H., Hou J., Shape Preserving Design with Structural Topology Optimization. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2016, 53(4): 893-906 (SCI & EI 20154901641698)
  4. Zhu J.H.*, Yan J., Jiang C., Beckers P., Dahan M., Shape and Topology Optimization for Complicated Engineering Structures. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2015, 501, 723897 (SCI 000364681700001 & EI 20154701591498)
  5. Zhu J.H.*, Zhang W.H., Xia L.*, Topology Optimization in Aircraft and Aerospace Structures Design. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering. DOI 10.1007/s11831-015-9151-2. (SCI & EI)
  6. Gao H.H., Zhu J.H.*, Zhang W.H., Zhou Y., An Improved Adaptive Constraint Aggregation for Integrated Layout and Topology Optimization. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2015, 289: 387–408 (SCI 000352082400018 & EI 20151100638092)
  7. Zhu J.H.*, Gao H.H., Zhang W.H.,Zhou Y., A Multi-point Constraints based Integrated Layout and Topology Optimization Design of Multi-component Systems. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2014, 51:397-407 (SCI 000350897000009 & EI 20143600017626)
  8. Meng L., Zhang W.H.*, Zhu J.H., Xia L., A biarc-based shape optimization approach to reduce stress concentration effects. Acta Mechanica Sinica. 2014, 30: 370-382 (SCI 000338236800011 & EI 20142717887512)
  9. Cai S.Y., Zhang W.H.*, Zhu J.H.*, Gao T, Stress constrained shape and topology optimization with fixed mesh: A B-spline finite cell method combined with level set function, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2014, 278: 361-387 (SCI 000340301200018 & EI 201426001592)
  10. Zhang W.H.*, Zhang Z.D., Zhu J.H., Gao T., Structural topology optimization: extensibility and attainability. SCIENCE CHINA Technological Sciences. 2014, 57(7): 1310-1321 (SCI 000338641100005 & EI 20142817928948)
  11. Zhu J.H.*, Hou J., Zhang W.H., Li Y., Structural Topology Optimization with Constraints on Multi-fastener Joint Loads. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2014, 50(4): 561-571 (SCI 000342208100003 & EI 20143600017926)
  12. Xia L., Zhu J.H., Zhang W.H.*, Breitkopf P., An implicit model for the integrated optimization of component layout and structure topology. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2013, 257: 87-102 (SCI 000318579900007 & EI 20131016084026)
  13. Zhu J.H.*, Gu X.J., Zhang W.H., Structural design of aircraft skin stretch-forming die using topology optimization. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 2013, 246: 278-288 (SCI 000316514500029 & EI 20151500733437)
  14. Zhang J., Zhang W.H.*, Zhu J.H., Integrated layout design of multi-component systems using XFEM and analytical sensitivity analysis. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2012, 245-246: 75-89  (SCI 000311654600006 & EI 20124015536525)
  15. Xia L., Zhu J.H., Zhang W.H.*, Sensitivity analysis with the modified Heaviside function for the optimal layout design of multi-component systems. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2012, 241-244: 142–154 (SCI 000308782100010 & EI 20123515382617)
  16. Zhang Q., Zhang W.H.*, Zhu J.H., Layout optimization of multi-component structures under static loads and random excitations. Engineering Structures. 2012, 43: 120-128 (SCI 000307146100011 & EI 20122915264538)
  17. Zhu J.H.*, Zhang W.H., Xia L., Optimal packing configuration design with Finite-circle Method. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems. 2012, 67(3-4): 185-199 (SCI 000307716700002 & EI 20123515372420)
  18. Xia L., Zhu J.H., Zhang W.H.*, A superelement formulation for the efficient layout design of complex multi-component system. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2012, 45(5): 643-655 (SCI 000303053500002 & EI 20122215064958)
  19. Gu X.J., Zhu J.H., Zhang W.H.*, The lattice structure configuration design for stereolithography investment casting pattern using topology optimization. Rapid Prototyping Journal. 2012, 18(5): 353-361 (SCI 000308835800003 & EI 20123115288826)
  20. Zhang W.H.*, Xia L., Zhu J.H., Zhang Q., Some recent advances in the integrated layout design of multicomponent systems. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design. 2011, 133(10): 182-196 (SCI 000296506100019 & EI 20114514498197)
  21. Zhang J., Zhang W.H.*, Zhu J.H., An extended stress-based method for orientation angle optimization of laminated composite structures. Acta Mechanica Sinica. 2011, 27(8): 977-985 (SCI 000298387200014 & EI 20120314680662)
  22. Zhu J.H.*, Zhang W.H., Integrated layout design of supports and structures. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 2010, 199(9-12): 557–569 (SCI 000274572600012 & EI 20100212618616)
  23. Zhu J.H.*, Beckers P. Zhang W.H., On the multi-component layout design with inertial force. Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 2010, 234(7): 2222-2230 (SCI&ISTP 000279071000023 & EI 20103213132346)
  24. Wang D., Zhang W.H.*, Wang Z.P., Zhu J.H., Shape optimization of 3D curved slots and its application to the squirrel-cage elastic support design. Science China Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy 2010, 53 (10), 1895-1900 (SCI 000281860600020 & EI 20104213313016)
  25. Zhu J.H., Zhang W.H.*, Beckers P., Integrated layout design of the multi-component system. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2009,78(6): 631-651 (SCI 000265648700001 & EI 20092012078557)
  26. Zhu J.H.*, Zhang W.H., Beckers P., Simultaneous design of components layout and supporting structures using coupled shape and topology optimization. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 2008,36(1): 29-41(SCI 000256087600004 & EI 20082211290318)
  27. Gao T., Zhang W.H.*, Zhu J.H., Topology optimization of heat conduction problem involving design-dependent heat load effect. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design. 2008, 44(14): 805-813 (SCI 000259173900001 & EI 20083811558225)
  28. Zhu J.H., Zhang W.H.*, Qiu K.P., Bi-directional evolutionary topology optimization using element replaceable method. Computational Mechanics. 2007, 40(1): 97-109 (SCI 000245293500009 & EI 20072010599638)
  29. Zhu J.H.*, Zhang W.H., Maximization of structural natural frequency with optimal support layout.Structural Multidisciplinary Optimization 2006, 31(6): 462-469 (SCI 000242613000005 & EI 20063810125466) 

Social Appointments

Academic Committee Member of Association of Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization