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.




(May 2019) Prof. Zhang delivered an invited lecture at School of Civil Engineering at Tsinghua University.


(April 2019) Prof. Zhang delivered an invited lecture at School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech.



(May 2019) Prof. Zhang has been named Faculty Fellow by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) with fellowship funding. This project will explore design optimization of next-generation, patient-specific implant scaffold at scale. News.


(Sep 2019) Prof. Zhang was invited to attend roundtable at the Sandia National Lab.



(March 2019) Prof. Zhang wins the institutional-wide Best Ph.D. Thesis award at Georgia Tech from the Sigma Xi science and engineering honor society. News.



(March 2019) Prof. Zhang receives 2019 ASCE ExCEEd Faculty Fellowship. The award is given to faculty who commits to improving CEE education and includes a fellowship to attend an annual teaching workshop hosted by ASCE.



(January 2019) Prof. Zhang has started at the CEE Department at the University of Illinois as an Assistant Professor. She is pursuing the research on design optimization and additive manufacturing and is accepting applications for her research group.



(December 2018) Dr. Zhang was selected for the 2018 Best PhD Thesis Award by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech.



(September 2018) Dr. Zhang joins the CEE Department at the University of Illinois as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. She will be teaching Structural Analysis (CEE 470) in Spring 2019.



(April 2018) Shelly will join the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign as an Assistant Professor in January 2019.