Wei Lu

Professor

weilu@umich.edu

3666 G.G. Brown

T: (734) 647-7858

Bio



EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Princeton University, 2001
Ph.D., Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 1998
M.S., Solid Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 1995
B.S., Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, 1994

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Energy storage and electrochemistry; simulation of nano/microstructure evolution; mechanics in nano/micro systems; advanced manufacturing; mechanical properties and performance of advanced materials and relation to microstructures.


AWARDS AND SERVICE:

  • Ted Kennedy Family Faculty Team Excellence Award, College of Engineering, 2017
  • Gustus L Larson Memorial Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2014
  • Distinguished Professor Award, Novelis and College of Engineering, 2014
  • Department Achievement Award, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2013
  • Invited to National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference, 2013
  • Faculty Recognition Award, Rackham Graduate School, 2012
  • Elected Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 2012
  • Invited to National Academies Keck Futures Initiative Conference, 2012
  • Travel Award for Nanoelectronic Devices for Defense and Security Conference, 2009
  • USNC/TAM-ICTAM Fellowship, US National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2008
  • Summer Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force, 2007
  • Robert M. Caddell Memorial Research Achievement Award, U-M College of Engineering MEAM, 2006
  • Summer Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force, 2006
  • Summer Faculty Fellow, U.S. Air Force, 2005
  • Summer Institute Fellow, National Science Foundation, 2004
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2004
  • MRS Gold Award for Graduate Research, Material Research Society, 2000
  • Sayre Prize, Princeton University, 1999
  • Robert J. McGrattan Literature Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1998