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Jiaying Zhang joined the Zienkiewicz Centre, Swansea University as a
research officer in September 2017. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2011, a Master’s degree in 2014 and then began a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde (jointed with University of Glasgow), which is completed in Sep 2017. ResearchGate. Google Scholar.

His PhD is a poineering study in the area of “Reconfigurable Smart Structures” and under supervised by Prof. C McInnes with the thesis entitled ‘Reconfiguring smart structures using approximate heteroclinic connections‘. Following his PhD, he was appointed as a research staff in September 2017 working with Prof. M Friswell under the EU 2020 grant focused on “Shape Adaptive Blades for Rotorcraft Efficiency“.

Research and experiment videos of Dr Jiaying Zhang can be found from his personal youtube channel.


Strathclyde Uni

Glasgow Uni

Swansea Uni