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Sheng Dong

Engineering Friction Characterization for CAE Modeling


Office Hours:

Thursday and Friday 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.


  • Fuses an interdisciplinary engineering background in mechanical, bridge, and structural engineering with expertise in friction, wear, ultrasonics, dynamic system modeling, system identification, vibration control, and structural health monitoring
  • Possesses skills in experimentation, numerical modeling, analytical modeling, and data mining

Simulation Capabilities:

  • 10+ years of experience in FEA methods and structural simulation
  • 4+ years experience in automotive CAE

Experimental Capabilities:

  • 10+ years of experience in various mechanical testing and sensing technologies including vibratory properties identification, non-destructive examination, friction and wear measurements

Software Proficiency:

  • LS-OPT
  • HyperMesh
  • Solidworks

Recent Projects:

  • Modeling of carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) composites
  • Thermomechanical analysis of curing adhesives
  • Parametric optimization using LS-OPT
  • Experimental and application study of engineering friction in CAE
  • Friction and wear reduction via ultrasonic lubrication
  • Structural health monitoring of Donghai Bridge in Shanghai, China

Publications (link to ResearchGate)