Nanyang Technology University

Academic Profile
Assoc Prof Xiao Zhongmin 

Associate Professor 
Division of Engineering Mechanics 
School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering 
College of Engineering 

Phone: (+65)6790 4726 
Office: N3.2-02-06 
  • PhD Rutgers University 1991
  • MS Rutgers University 1989
  • ME Chinese Academy of Sciences 1987
  • BS University of Science & Tech of China 1984
Prof Xiao Zhongmin is currently in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering since 1991. He received his Bachelor degree in Engineering Mechanics from University of Science and Technology of China, Master and Ph.D. degrees from Retgers University, USA. His research interests include Nano and micro mechanics of composite materials, elastic-plastic fracture mechanics of aerospace materials and other advanced engineering materials, and failure analysis for offshore structuresand. He has done significant research work his research areas and published over 80 top quality international conference and journal papers.
Research Interests
Nano and Micro Mechanics of interacting defects in Composite Materials;
Elastic-plastic Fracture Mechanics for Engineering Structures and Materials;
Failure Analysis and Prevention of Aerospace Structures, Offshore Structures and Related Materials.
Selected Publications
  • Dake Yi, Zhong Min Xiao, Sridhar Idapalapati, Shashi Bhushan Kumar. (2012). Fracture analysis of girth welded pipelines with 3D embedded cracks subjected to biaxial loading conditions. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 96, 570–587.
  • Hoh, H. J., Xiao, Z. M., Luo, J. (2012). On the Fracture Behavior of A Zener-Stroh Crack with Plastic Zone Correction in Three-Phase Cylindrical Composite Material. Mechanics of Materials, 45, 1-9.
  • Yi Dake, Idapalapati Sridhar, Xiao Zhongmin, Shashi Bhushan Kumar. (2012). Fracture capacity of girth welded pipelines with 3D surface cracks subjected to biaxial loading conditions. International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 92, 115 - 126.
  • Hoh, H. J., Xiao, Z. M., Luo, J. (2011). On the plastic zone size and CTOD study for a Zener–Stroh crack interacting with a circular inclusion. Acta Mechanica, 220(1), 155-165.
  • Hoh, H. J., Xiao, Z. M., Luo, J. (2011). Crack tip opening displacement of a Dugdale crack in a three-phase cylindrical model composite material. International Journal of Engineering Science, 49(6), 523-535.
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