You-He Zhou is the Dean of the College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics at Lanzhou University of China, the Head of the Key Laboratory of Mechanics on Disaster and Environment in Western China associated to the Ministry of Education, and a standing Member of the Council of the Chinese Associate of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology of China in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and Ph.D. degree from Lanzhou University, China, in 1989. He was promoted to an Associate Professor and a Full Professor at the Department of Mechanics of Lanzhou University in 1992 and 1996, respectively. In 1999, he was appointed to a Professor at the Cheung Kong Scholars by the Ministry of Education of China. His research interest includes electro-magneto-solid mechanics, nonlinear mechanics of thin structures, dynamic control of smart structures, and nonlinear mechanics of multifields-coupling. He has published over 300 papers and one academic book in his research areas. Some of his researches win the State Natural Science Award of China (2008), the State Science and Technology Advancement Award of China (2007), and the Van Duzer Prize of the best contributed paper by the IEEE Council on Superconductivity (2008). He holds the honors including the Well-Known Teacher of Higher-Education in China awarded by the Ministry of Education (2008), the Outstanding Contributor for the Innovation of Western China awarded by the Chinese Association of Science and Technology (2006), and the Outstanding Young Scientist awarded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (2000).
Biography Updated on 12 December 2010