Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte
Dr. Jun Xu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering & Engineering Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is the director of Vehicle Energy & Safety Laboratory. Dr. Xu obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University major in environmental engineering/engineering mechanics and returned to China in 2014. In 2018, Dr. Xu moved his research group to UNC Charlotte and established a new lab there. Dr. Xu’s research area includes multiphysics modeling of lithium-ion battery safety issues and the design of advanced materials and structures under dynamic mechanical loadings. Dr. Jun Xu now serves as the Chair of Energy Conversion & Storage Committee and Chair of Multifunctional Materials Committee, ASME. He has so far published more than 110 peer-reviewed papers with more than 3700 citations and H-index=33.