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Aifang Zhou

Sr Applications Analyst

Aifang Zhou's work is mainly focused on computer programming for the design, development, and maintenance of meteorological data products that add value to and enhance the scientific usability of data (particularly from millimeter-wavelength cloud radars) collected by the Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility and to assist in analysis of these data and simulations.

Education

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, Ph.D., Mechanical and Automation Engineering, 2007.
  • Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2003.

Areas of Interest

  • Programming and Software Development
  • C/C++, MATLAB, FORTRAN
  • ABAQUS, ALGOR, ANSYS, 3DMAX, AutoCAD, Pro/E

Experience

  • Stony Brook University, Lecturer, 2017- present.
  • The University of Notre Dame, Research Associate, 2010.
  • The University of Arizona, Research Associate, 2008-2010.
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Research Assistant, 2003- 2007.
  • Wuhan University of Technology, Research Assistant, 2000-2003.

Publications (since 2002)

D. Haskett, G. Johnson, A.F. Zhou, U. Utzinger, J. Vande Geest. “Microstructural and Biomechanical Alterations of the Human Aorta as a Function of Age and Location”, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 9 (6), 725-736. 2010.

A.F. Zhou and K.C. Hui. “Interpolation Method for Simulating Deformable Multi-Component Models with Non-Matching Interfaces”, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, ASME transaction, Eng 9(4), 041006, Nov 24, 2009.

A.F. Zhou and K.C. Hui. “Fast Algorithm for the Simulation of Deformable Objects with Multiple Materials”, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, ASME transaction, Vol.8, No.2, 2008.

A.F. Zhou, K.C. Hui, and Y.H. Lai. “Simulation of Deformable Objects with Multiple Materials by Boundary Element Method”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol.74, No.7, pp.1088-1108, 2007.

A. F. Zhou, K. C. Hui, Y. M. Tang and Charlie C. L. Wang, “An Accelerated BEM Approach for the Simulation of Deformable Objects”, Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp.761-769, 2006.

Y.M. Tang, A.F. Zhou and K.C. Hui. “Comparison of FEM and BEM for Interactive Object Simulation”, Computer-Aided Design, pp.874-886, 2006.

Y.M. Tang, A.F. Zhou and K.C. Hui. “Comparison FEM and BEM for Real-time Simulation”, Computer-Aided Design & Applications, Vol. 2, No. 1-4, pp.421-430, 2005.

Z.B. Chen, A.F. Zhou. “Application of Three-Dimensional Simulation Model of Bioactive Ceramic Degrading Process in Vivo”, Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering (English Edition), 12(1), pp.17-21, March 2003.

Z.B. Chen, X.M. Yu, A.F. Zhou. “A Clustering Profile Extract Method Based on CT Value”, Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, 25(4), pp.58-60, April 2003.

Z.B. Chen, A.F. Zhou. “Three-Dimensional Computer Simulation Model of Bioactive Ceramic Based on ACIS”, Forum on Science and Technology in China, pp.231-232, December 2002.