November 4, 2019

The title of the thesis is: "Development of Electric-current Assisted Grain Boundary Local Engineering: A Finite Element Analysis Study". 

Abstract. Electric-current assisted manufacturing techniques have been at the forefront of manipulating metal microstructures. Thes...

April 30, 2019

The California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) aims to increase the number of externally-funded biotechnology researchers across the California State University (CSU) system. CSUPERB recognizes the importance of research e...

April 22, 2019

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program supports SDSU student participation in undergraduate research, scholarship, creative, and performance activities. Students work alongside SDSU faculty throughout an eight- to 10-week period and are supported financially by SDSU...

April 4, 2019

Traditional densification of ceramics powders into a functional component usually takes at least several hours. In 2010, a group of scientists discovered that nearly instantaneous full densification can occur (within five seconds) for certain ceramics when a high-level...

December 21, 2018

Dr. Xu received an award from the University Grants Program at San Diego State University in the amount of $10000 for the project entitled "A unique experimental apparatus for in-situ nanoscale imaging of electric field assisted sintering process".

July 2, 2018

Invited by Prof. Yuning Zhang, Prof. Xu visited his group at North China Electric Power University (NCEPU) during 07/02-20 this summer. Dr. Xu gave a series of lectures on molecular dynamics to undergraduate and graduate students at NCEPU. 

May 17, 2018

Dr. Wenwu Xu serves as a guest editor for a special collection on "Theoretical and Experimental Advances of Complex Fluid Flow in Mechanical Engineering" in the journal "Advances in Mechanical Engineering (AIME, IF=0.827)". 

The special collection is now accepting...

April 16, 2018

Dr. Wenwu Xu received ~$3000 grant from SDSU to work with his student Ken Ramirez (junior mechanical engineering) for the Summer Undergraduate Research Program during the 2018 Summer. This project will be exploring a transformative mechanism for fatigue-free metals by...

April 15, 2018

Invited by Sean Hauze and Rudy Arias from the Virtual Immersive Teaching and Learning (VITaL) @ SDSU, Dr. Wenwu Xu served as a panelist on the 4th Annual AME Leadership Institute conference. He introduced his virtual reality project development and experience in workin...

March 15, 2018

Dr. Wenwu Xu presented two talk presentation in the TMS2018 conference in Phoenix, Arizona between Mar 11 and Mar 15. The title of the first talk is: Mechanical properties of nanocrystalline aluminum: atomistic simulations and experimental verification. The title of th...

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Dr. Wenwu Xu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182 USA

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