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Department of Engineering

Miss Qiaoling Zhang

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Qiaoling Zhang

Research Student

Academic Division: Civil Engineering

Research group: Structures

Email: zq217@eng.cam.ac.uk

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Research interests

I am interested in geometric modelling and computational mechanics. For my PhD research, I investigate mathematical representations for 3D surfaces and their suitability as basis functions for isogeometric analysis (IGA). The main idea of IGA is to integrate computer-aided design (CAD) and engineering (CAE) systems by using a single common representation for both geometries and finite element analysis. Among most surface representations used in computer graphics, my PhD work focuses on subdivision surfaces and manifold-based surface constructions. In addition to basis functions, I also develop novel computational techniques for fluid-structure interactions, e.g., immersed finite element method with two-level variational multiscale stabilisation. 

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