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Pinlei Chen

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering

215C Sackett Building

pzc216@psu.edu

814-863-4026

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Interest Areas:

Computational mechanics, Stabilized method, Multiphysics problems

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Civil Engineering, Tongji University, 2011
  • MS, Structural Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013
  • Ph D, Structural Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Pinlei Chen, Timothy J. Truster and Arif Masud, 2018, "Interfacial stabilization at finite strains for weak and strong discontinuities in multi-constituent materials", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 328, pp. 717--751
  • Timothy J. Truster, Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, 2015, "On the algorithmic and implementational aspects of a Discontinuous Galerkin method at finite strains", Computers \& Mathematics with Applications, 70, (6), pp. 1266--1289
  • Timothy J. Truster, Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, 2015, "Finite strain primal interface formulation with consistently evolving stabilization", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 102, (3-4), pp. 278--315
  • Arif Masud and Pinlei Chen, , "Thermoelasticity at Finite Strains with Weak and Strong Discontinuities", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
  • Pinlei Chen, Ignasius Pradipta Anugraha, Ian Tuttle and Arif Masud, , "Interfacial Coupling Across Incompatible Meshes in a Monolithic Finite-Strain Thermomechanical Formulation", Computers & Mathematics with Applications

Abstracts

  • Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, , "A Framework for Embedding Interfacial Constitutive Models for Additively Manufactured Materials"
  • Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, , "Variational Coupling of DG and CG Methods for Local Damage in MultiConstituent Materials"
  • Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, , "Fatigue and Fracture at Composite Interfaces"
  • Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, , "Effect of Thermal Fields on Interface Strength: A DG method with Consistently Evolving Stabilization"
  • Pinlei Chen, Arif Masud and Harishanker Gajendran, , "Variational Coupling of DG and CG Methods for Local Damage in Multi Constituent Materials Modeled via Mixture Theory"
  • Pinlei Chen, Timothy Truster and Arif Masud, , "Friction and Damage with an Interface Formulation with Consistently Evolving Stabilization"
  • Timothy Truster, Pinlei Chen and Arif Masud, , "Interface Damage in Composites under Finite Strains"
  • Pinlei Chen and Wan Wan, , "A Stabilized DG Framework for Dynamic Thermomechanical Contact Mechanics with Interfaces"
  • Pinlei Chen and Wan Wan, , "A Stabilized Variational Multiscale DG Framework for Thermomechanical Contact Problems"

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