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Min Chen

Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies, Senior Associate Professorr

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Min Chen received her bachelor and doctor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southeast University. From 2007 to 2015, she studied and worked in RWTH Aachen, Germany. Her research focuses on the structure optimization, reliability analysis, computational mechanics and product design. Currently she hosts several governmental research funding and industrial projects related to smart structure and multi-physics coupling analysis.

Research interests

Multi-physics analysis of structures

Product design

Reliability design and analysis of structures

Multi-scale analysis of composite materials


08/2019- Present




Associate Professor/ Senior Associate Professor

Associate Dean Research and Graduate Studies (01/2022- ), Programme Director (08/2020-12/2021)

School of Advanced Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong–Liverpool University, China

Lecturer/Associate Professor, Director of Design Engineering Lab 

Department of Industrial Design, Xi’an Jiaotong–Liverpool University, China


Research Fellow, Group Leader of Structure Mechanics

Institute of General Mechanics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


Consulting Mechanical Engineer

GE Global Research Center, Munich, Germany


Research Fellow (PhD study under DAAD joint PhD programme)

Institute of General Mechanics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany


2023 Eolane Excutive Education Programme (Session: Digital Design and Engineering Innovation), IBSS, XJTLU

2018 CRRC Training Programme (Session: Engineering Innovation), IBSS, XJTLU

2018 Training Programme “International Railway Maintenance”, Beijing Jiaotong University

2017 CRRC Training Programme (Session: Engineering Innovation), IBSS, XJTLU

2016 Sino-German Summer School, RWTH-Aachen University, Germany

MEC204 Mechanical Engineering Design (Module leader)

MEC303 Industrial Automation and Robot Control (Module leader)

SAT301 Final Year Project (students project)

SAT405 MRes Final Year Project (students project)

SAT406 MSc Final Year Project (students project)

IND106 Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (Module leader)

IND108 Materials for Design (Module leader)

IND109 Statics and Solids (Module leader)

IND206 Industrial Collaboration (students project)

IND307 Final Year Project (students project)

IND402 Design Research Project (students project)

Awards and honours

2022 校企导师互聘“B类”(访问工程师)

2020 独墅湖科教创新区科教骨干人才

2020 Excellent Instructor for the Contest, recognized by the organization committee of 5th international 3D Printing and Design Competition

2008 DAAD Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

BEng in Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University, 2004

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Southeast University (German DAAD Sandwich Programme), 2012

Person Types

  • Staff


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