Nan Wu

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Dr. Nan Wu is the PI of the Vibration and Acoustics lab at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Price Faculty of Engineering, University of Manitoba. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in May 2012 from the University of Manitoba.
Dr. Wu is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering – the University of Manitoba with teaching and research interests in the fields of Mechanical Vibration, Smart Materials and Structures, Metamaterials, Nano-technology and their applications to Structural Health Monitoring, Structural Enhancement, and Energy Harvesting.

Mechanical Engineering
Sensors, Simulation and Modeling, Wireless Communications, Structural engineering, Structural Health Monitoring, Applied Mechanics and Design, New Materials and Manufacturing Technologies
Structural Health Monitoring, Structural Repair and Enhancement, Energy Harvesting, Nano-technology
Master Student position

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Structure Health Monitoring:
Structural health monitoring with vibration analysis and smart materials
Spatial wavelet analysis and its application in structural health monitoring
Dynamics of damaged structures

Smart Materials and Structures:
Active structural repair and enhancement with smart materials
Energy harvesting with piezoelectric materials

Load Path Analysis and Structure Design:

Mechanical metamaterials
Design and optimization

Molecule transportation with carbon nanotubes (CNT)
CNT reinforced composite materials

Please check the full publication list in the CV.

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