Dr. Thang Xuan Duong

Dr. Thang Xuan Duong


Continuum Thermo-mechanical Surrogate Modeling of Frictional Contact at Atomic Length Scales

Advisor / Co. Advisor

Prof. Sauer


Efficient Contact Computations Based on Isogeometric Discretization, Mortar Methods and Refined Boundary Quadrature


AICES Graduate School
RWTH Aachen University
Schinkelstr. 2a
D-52056 Aachen
Email: duong@aices.rwth-aachen.de


04/2017-present: Postdoctoral Researcher at Graduate School AICES 

05/2011-04/2017: Doctoral Student at Graduate School AICES

Professional Career

04/2009 - 11/2010:   Research assistant at Institut für Werkstoffanwendungen im Maschinenbau, RWTH Aachen University
12/2004 - 1/2012:   Lecturer, Manufacturing technology Department, Thai Nguyen University of Technology, Vietnam

Refereed Journal Publications

Duong, T.X., Roohbakhshan, F., Sauer, R.A.: "A new rotation-free isogeometric thin shell formulation and a corresponding continuity constraint for patch boundaries", Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg., published online, 2016, pdf

Roohbakhshan, F., Duong, T.X., Sauer, R.A.: "A projection method to extract biological membrane models from 3D material models", J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mat. 58, pp. 90-104, 2016, pdf

Sauer, R.A., Duong, T.X.: "On the theoretical foundations of thin solid and liquid shells", Math. Mech. Solids, published online, 2015, pdf

Duong, T.X., Sauer, R.A.: "An accurate quadrature technique for the contact boundary in 3D finite element computations", Comput. Mech. 55(1), pp 145-166, 2015, pdf

Sauer, R.A., Duong, X.T, Corbett, C.J.: "A computational formulation for constrained solid and liquid membranes considering isogeometric finite elements", Comput. Methods Appl. Mech. Engrg. 271, pp. 48-68, 2014, preprint, final pdf

Research Interests

Nonlinear continuum mechanics, finite element methods, contact mechanics and modeling of viscoelastic materials
Research group website: Computational Contact and Adhesion Mechanics