James Chen

PhD

James Chen.

James Chen

PhD

James Chen

PhD

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests

Fundamental theories and numerical simulation for different physical problems across multiple spatial and temporal scale; turbulence; triboelectricity; atomistic simulation; continuum mechanics; applied mathematics; multiscale simulation

Biography Publications Teaching Research

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The George Washington University, 2011
  • MS, Applied Mechanics, National Taiwan University, 2007
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, National Chung-Hsing University, 2005

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Young Engineer Award, Wichita Council of Engineering Societies, 2018
  • Steve Hsu Keystone Research Faculty Scholar (Endowed Scholarship), 2017-2020
  • U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award, 2017
  • Paul H. Cutler Faculty Excellence Endowment in Condense Matter Physics, Eberly College of Science at Penn State, 2014
  • Research Collaboration Fellowship Award, Penn State Materials Research Institute (MRI), 2014
  • Honorary Fellow, Australian Institute of High Energetic Materials, 2011
  • Student Travel Award, 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2010
  • Student Travel Award, 10th US National Congress of Computational Mechanics, 2009
  • Fellowship, The George Washington University, 2008, 2009, 2010