Chenglin Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Structural Engineering

Research Interests

  • Multi-scale experimental mechanics and numerical modeling
  • Mechanics of adhesion and friction
  • Interfacial fracture mechanics
  • Composite materials
  • Microelectronic packaging
  • Nano indentation of thin films and micro-pillars
  • Seismic modeling in elastic/poroelastic media
  • Waveform inversion/optimization method
  • Vison-based structural health monitoring method

Courses Taught

Mechanics of Solids, Structural Mechanics, Materials Lab, Structural Analysis, Structural Stability

Industrial Experience

  • Packaging Engineer Intern, Texas Instruments Inc., (2015)
  • Staff Engineer and Lab Manager, CTI and Associates, Inc., (2009)


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  • Ph.D. Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2016
  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2014
  • M.S. Civil Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 2008
  • B.S. Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 2006