About

Professor Shelly Zhang is an Assistant Professor at both the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and the Mechanical and Science Engineering Department in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also a Faculy Fellow at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)

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Welcome! Our research group focuses on exploring

topology optimization
– stochastic programming
– machine learning
– additive manufacturing


to develop resilient, smart, sustainable, and innovative engineering infrastructure and materials for applications at different scales, from as large as high-rise buildings to as small as material microstructures.

Recent News


(Sep 2019) Prof. Zhang delivered an invited lecture at Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering at University of Minnesota.



(July 2019) Prof. Zhang delivered a keynote lecture at 15th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics.



(May 2019) Prof. Zhang delivered an invited lecture at Department of Mechanics and Engineering Science at Peking University.


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