Dr. Hu Yucai is currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology. From 2006 to 2010, he studied at the Northwestern Polytechnical University, majoring in aircraft design and engineering, and obtained a bachelor's degree. From 2011 to 2016, he studied at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Hong Kong and obtained a doctorate. His research interests are computational solid mechanics and origami structures.
11/2011-11/2016 Ph.D., The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
09/2010-10/2011 Master candidate, Northwestern Polytechnical University
09/2006-07/2010 Bachelor, Northwestern Polytechnical University
05/2020 - Research assistant professor, Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
05/2019 - 04/2020 Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
05/2017 - 04/2019 Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Modern Mechanics
University of Science and Technology of China
12/2015 - 05/2017 Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
- C. Hu, K.Y.Sze*, Y.X.Zhou (2015). Stabilized plane and axisymmetric Lobatto finite element models. Computational Mechanics, 56(5), 879-903.
- Y.Sze*, Y.C. Hu (2017). Assumed natural strain and stabilized quadrilateral Lobatto spectral elements for C0 Plate/Shell analysis. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 111(5), 403-446.
- C. Hu, H.Y. Liang*, H.L. Duan (2019). Design of cylindrical and axisymmetric origami structures based on generalized Miura-ori cell, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, doi:10.1115/1.4043800
- Feng, Y.C. Hu, H.Y. Liang* (2018) Entropic elasticity based coarse-grained model of lipid membranes, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 148(16), 164705.
- Xie*, Y.C. Hu, Y.X. Zhou (2019), Improving the bending response of four-node quadrilateral and eight-node hexahedral elements for Cosserat elasticity problems, Engineering Computations, doi.org/10.1108/EC-08-2018-0380
- C. Fu, J.D.L. Ho, K.H Lee, Y.C. Hu, S.K.W. Au, K.J Cho, K.Y. Sze, and K.W. Kwok* (2019), Interfacing soft and hard: a spring reinforced actuator, Soft Robotics, doi.org/10.1089/soro.2018.0118