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Wenqiong (Wen) Tu
Date:2022/07/06 | View:


Wenqiong (Wen) Tu




Professional Title

Assistant Professor


Vehicle Engineering 




Short Biography

2020.10-Present School of Automotive and Traffic Engineering, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China

2016.8-2020.8 Ford Motor Company, Global Safety and Crash CAE Core Group, Technical Leader, Dearborn, MI, US (Onsite engineer through Engineering Technology Associates, Inc)

2011.1-2016.8 University of Virginia, Civil Engineering, PhD of Applied Mechanics, Charlottesville, VA, US

2015.6-2015.11 Dassault Systèmes (Abaqus), Technical Intern, Minneapolis, MN, US

2008.9-2010.11 Huazhong University of Science and Technology, MS, Wuhan, China

2004.9-2008.6 Huazhong University of Science and Technology, BS, Wuhan, China


Academic service

· Journal reviewer:

Composites Part B: Engineering

Composite Science and Technology

Engineering Fracture Mechanics

International Journal of Impact engineering

International Journal of damage mechanics

Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures

Mechanics Research Communications

Journal of Engineering Mechanics

Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering

Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

Applied Composite Materials

Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures

SAE International

· Special issue guest editor of SCI journal “materials” under the topic of “Multiscale and Multiphysics Modeling of Heterogeneous Materials and Structures”

Teaching Courses

Advanced Manufacturing Technology for Vehicle Body

Research Fields

Micromechanics of Composite Materials

Damage and Fracture of Composite Materials

Piezoelectric Composite Materials

Lightweight Vehicle Structures

Vehicle Crash and Safety


Researchgate link:

Google Scholar link

· W. Tu, Q. Chen, Electromechanical response of multilayered piezoelectric BaTiO3/PZT-7A composites with wavy architecture, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures,202132 (17):1966-1986.

· Q. Chen, J. Zhu, W. Tu, G. Wang, A Tangent Finite-Volume Direct Averaging Micromechanics Framework for Elastoplastic Porous Metals: Theory and Validation, 2021, International Journal of Plasticity, 2021, 139:102968.

· X. Zhao, W. Tu, Q. Chen, G. Wang, Progressive modeling of transverse thermal conductivity of unidirectional natural fiber composites, 2021, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2021, 162:106782.

· X Zhao, G Wang, Q Chen, L Duan, W Tu*, An effective thermal conductivity and thermomechanical homogenization scheme for a multiscale Nb3Sn filaments, Nanotechnology Reviews, 2021, 10(1), 187-200.

· W. Tu, Q. Chen, Homogenization and localization of unidirectional fiber-reinforced composites with evolving damage by FVDAM and FEM approaches: a critical assessment, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2020, 239:107280.

· W. Tu, Q. Chen, Evolution of interfacial debonding of a unidirectional graphite/polyimide composite under off-axis loading, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 2020, 230:106947.

· Q. Chen, W. Tu and M. Ma, Deep Learning in Heterogeneous Materials: Targeting the Thermo-Mechanical Response of Unidirectional Composites, Journal of Applied Physics, 2020, 127(17):175101.

· W. Tu and M. J. Pindera, Damage evolution in cross-ply laminates revisited via CZM-based Finite-Volume homogenization, Composites Part B: Engineering, 2016, 86, 40-60.

· W. Tu and M. J. Pindera, Cohesive Zone-Based damage evolution in periodic materials via Finite-Volume homogenization, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2014, 81: 101005(1-16).

· W. Tu and M. J. Pindera, Targeting the finite-deformation response of wavy biological tissues with bio-inspired material architectures, 2013, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2013, 28: 291-308.


· Jiangsu University Faculty Startup Fund, PI, Jiangsu University, 2020.10-2023.10.

· Jiangsu Shuangchuang Doctor Program Fund, PI, Jiangsu Provincial Government, 2021.11-2024.11.

· Research on key technology and its application on advanced child restraint system, Co-investigator, Goodbaby International Holdings Limited, 2021.6-2023.6.

· Establishment of Ford Global Vehicle Crash Model Library and Reliability Verification of Simulation Software LS-DYNA, PI, Ford Motor Company, 2019.10-2020.8.

· Ford Global High-Precision Tire Generator and Locator Development, PI, Ford Motor Company, 2017.5-2019.5.

· Ford Global Suspension CAE Model Validation Process Development, PI, Ford Motor Company, 2016.8-2017.3.




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