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Houlong Zhuang

Biography: 

Dr. Houlong Zhuang is an assistant professor in mechanical and aerospace engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy at Arizona State University. He received his doctorate in materials science and engineering at Cornell University. Prior to ASU, Dr. Zhuang was a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton University. Dr. Zhuang’s current research interest is using machine learning and multiscale computational simulations (e.g., density functional theory calculations) to design materials such as high-entropy functional alloys and two-dimensional quantum materials for energy-related applications.

Education: 
  • Postdoc, Princeton University
  • Postdoc, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering; minor: Applied Engineering Physics, Cornell University
  • M.S. Materials Science and Engineering; minor: Applied Engineering Physics, Cornell University
  • M.Phil. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, China
  • B.Eng. Materials Science and Engineering, Hunan University, China
Research Group: 

PhD students:

Xinyu Jiang

Arvind Ramachandran (co-advised with Dr. Klaus Lackner)

Master students:

Ahmad Alqaisi

Anirudh Dabir

Undergraduate students:

Eugene Agravante (FURI student)

High school students:

Sneha Lakamsani (SCENE student; Hamilton High School, Chandler, AZ)

Meghana Tripuraneni (SCENE student; Basha High School, Chandler, AZ)

Former group members:

Dr. Lei Liu (PhD student; Dean’s Dissertation Award recipient; First job: Software Engineer at Facebook)

Dr. Duo Wang (PhD student; First job: Postdoctoral Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Junxin Wang (visiting research assistant; currently a PhD student at Ohio State University)

Wenjiang Huang (MORE student; currently a PhD student at Virginia Tech)

Chance Price (FURI student; currently an undergraduate student at ASU)

Erik Eshima (currently an undergraduate student at ASU)

Neha Basu (SCENE student; BASIS Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ)

Tanay Vedartham (SCENE student; BASIS Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ)

Joel Joseph (SCENE student; Mesquite High School, Gilbert, AZ; currently an undergraduate student at ASU)

Sreeharsha Lakamsani (SCENE student; Hamilton High School, Chandler, AZ; currently an undergraduate student at ASU)

Sameer Vij (SCENE student; Corona Del Sol High School, Tempe, AZ; currently an undergraduate stduent at Georgia Tech)

Immanuella Kankam (FURI and MORE student; currently a Process Engineer at Intel Corporation)

Pedro Martin (FURI student)

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 213Mechanics of Materials
MAE 599Thesis
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
MSE 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MSE 598Special Topics
MAE 598Special Topics
MAE 599Thesis
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
MSE 795Continuing Registration
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MSE 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 201Mech. Particles/Rigid Bodies I
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
MSE 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
ASU 101-MEEThe ASU Experience
MAE 494Special Topics
MSE 494Special Topics
MSE 598Special Topics
MAE 598Special Topics
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MSE 792Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 201Mech. Particles/Rigid Bodies I
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MAE 201Mech. Particles/Rigid Bodies I
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MSE 792Research
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MSE 501Linear Algebra in Engineering
MAE 501Linear Algebra in Engineering
MSE 792Research
MAE 792Research