|Dr. Zhou is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research interests focus on micro/nano mechanics of materials and structures, novel computational methods for modeling material behavior, and sustainable energy and green technologies. From 2007 to 2010, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Surface Engineering & Tribology, Northwestern University, USA.
Dr. Zhou has authored 3 encyclopedia sections and authored and co-authored over 50 papers in refereed journals including Physical Review Letters, Applied Physics Letters, Physical Review B and Acta Materialia. He has served as a reviewer for international journals and as an organizer for international conferences. He is a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), and International Chinese Association for Computational Mechanics (ICACM).
- 3D Physical Failure Analysis and Characterization for Microelectronic Packaging
- Framework for remanufacturing process qualification based on fatigue durability performance assessments
- Methodology for remanufacturing components subject to contact fatigue and wear
- Modeling damage to contact surfaces of materials with internal defects
- Multifunctional enhancement of graphene via strain engineering
- Simulation of the laser metal deposition process
- Study on the Mechanical Properties of Laser Additive Welded Rods
- Toughened nanocomposite resins for rigid composite riser with thin titanium liner
- Zhou, K., Hoh, H. J., Wang, X., Keer, L. M., Pang, J. H. L., Song, B., Wang, Q. J. (2013). A review of recent works on inclusions. Mechanics of Materials, 60, 144-158.
- J.A. Baimova, S.V. Dmitriev, K. Zhou, and A.V. Savin. (2012). Unidirectional ripples in strained graphene nanoribbons with clamped edges at zero and finite temperatures. Physical Review B, 86, 035427.
- J.A. Baimova, S.V. Dmitriev, K. Zhou. (2012). Strain induced ripples in graphene nanoribbons with clamped edges. PHYSICA STATUS SOLIDI B-BASIC SOLID STATE PHYSICS, 249(7), 1393-1398.
- Zhou, K., Keer, L. M., Wang, Q. J., and Hua, D. Y. (2011). Size prediction of particles caused by chipping wear of hard coatings. Wear, 271(7-8), 1203-1206.
- Chen, W. W., Zhou, K., Keer, L. M., and Wang, Q. J. (2010). Modeling elasto-plastic indentation on layered materials using the equivalent inclusion method. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 47, 2841-2854.