Dr Yanhong Chen


Postdoctoral researcher


yanhong.chen at eng.ox.ac.uk

Research interests

  • Constitutive Modelling of Composite Materials
  • Modelling of Strain-rate Dependent Behaviours
  • Impact Analysis of Composite Structures
  • Material Testing and Characterisation
  • Finite Element Method
  • Meshfree Methods


  • Design of Engineered Lightweight Innovative Casings for Engines (Rolls-Royce, NCC)

Selected publications

  • W. M. Zhuang, D. X. Xie and Y. H. Chen, “Experimental investigation of the effect of material damage induced in sheet metal forming process on the service performance of 22MnB5 steel”, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 29(4), 747-755, 2016.
  • W. M. Zhuang, M. X. Zhang and Y. H. Chen, “Error analysis of FLC experimental data at warm/hot stamping conditions”, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 27(4), pp. 730-737, 2014.
  • Y. H. Chen, W. M. Zhuang, S. W. Wang, J. G. Lin, D. Balint and D. B. Shan, “Investigation of FE model size definition for surface coating applications”, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 25(4), pp. 860-867, 2012.
  • W. M. Zhuang, W. D. Yu and Y. H. Chen, “Investigation on the deformation pattern and energy absorption capacity of hot-stamping structures with partial pressing hardening”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 488, pp. 87-92, 2012.