Student Bio: Heng Chi
Heng Chi

Heng Chi
Graduate Research Assistant

4132 Jesse W. Mason Building
790 Atlantic Drive NW
Atlanta, GA, 30318
e-mail: hchi6@gatech.edu

Education

Graduate - 30 Second Thesis (on YouTube)    
  Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering May 2014 - present
  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
     
  Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Aug 2011 - May 2014
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)  
Undergraduate    
  Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering July 2011
  Department of Civil Engineering  
  Tanjin University China  

Research Interests

  • Electro elasticity of elastomeric materials
  • Computational fracture mechanics for soft materials

Publications

Journal Publications
  “Polygonal finite elements for finite elasticity.” H. Chi, C. Talishi, O. Lopez-Pamies, and G.H. Paulino. International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 101, pp. 305-328, 2015.

Academic Appointments and Professional Experience

Graduate Research Assistant Jan 2015 - present
  School of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  Georgia Institute of Technology  
Graduate Research Assistant May 2012 - Dec 2014
  Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  
Undergraduate Research Assistant Sept 2010 - June 2011
  Department of Civil Engineering  
  Tianjin University, China  
Field Intern ‘Hanshi and Fengming’ Construction Project, Hangzhou, China Summer 2010
  Hanshi and Fengming Construction Project  
  Hangzhou, China  

Awards and Honors

Merit student scholarship 2007 - 2010
Member of “Mao Yisheng’’ Class 2009 - 2010

Leadership and Community Activities

Community volunteer 2007 - 2008