Jian Lu

Professor, Vice President, Dean of graduate studies
City University of Hongkong, Hongkong, China

Prof. Jian LU is Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Vice President (R&T) and Dean of graduate studies at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU). He obtained the Dip. Ing., Master(DEA) degree and Doctoral degree from University of Technology of Compiegne in 1984 and 1986 respectively. He received the Diploma of Habilitation from the UPMC (Paris VI) in 1993. From 1986 to 1994, he was appointed as Senior Research Engineer at the CETIM (French Technical Centre for Mechanical Industry). In 1994, he was appointed as Professor; Head of Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering and Director of Mechanical Systems and Concurrent Engineering Laboratory jointly supported by the French Ministry of Education and CNRS at the University of Technology of Troyes, France. From 2005 to 2010, he was Chair Professor and Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. From 2010 to 2013, he was appointed as a Chair Professor and dean of college of science and engineering at CityU. Professor LU’s primary research interest is advanced materials and its integration in mechanical and energy systems using the combination of experimental mechanics and mechanical simulation. He has also branched out into several other areas of interest including surface engineering, biomechanics, residual stresses, and mechanics of nanomaterials. He has published more than 320 SCI journal papers including 30 papers in Science, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, PRL, Acta Materialia, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, International Journal of Plasticity and 17 granted patents (including international extension in China, Europe and USA. During last 30 years, he has conducted research with different worldwide leading companies in Structural Integrity such as SNECMA, AIRBUS, AREVA, Alstom, EDF, GE, ABB. He was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Technologies of France in 2011.



  • Deadline for submission of abstract

    1 June 2020 (extended to 1 July 2020)

  • Notification of acceptance of abstract

     15 June 2020

  • Deadline for pre-conference registration

     30 Sept 2020

  • Conference open

     22 Oct 2020

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