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

Phone: +49 241 80 99740
Fax: +49 241 80 628498
Email: duong@aices.rwth-aachen.de


  • Dr.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School AICES, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 4/2017
  • MSc in Computer Aided Conception and Production in Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 3/2011
  • Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering, Thai Nguyen University of Technology, Vietnam, 10/2004.

Professional Career

  • since 04/2017: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Graduate School AICES, RWTH Aachen
  • 04/2009 - 11/2010: Research assistant at Institut fĂĽr Werkstoffanwendungen im Maschinenbau, RWTH Aachen University
  • 12/2004 - 1/2012: Lecturer, Manufacturing technology Department, Thai Nguyen University of Technology, Vietnam

Research Interests

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

Refereed Journal Publications