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Jaehyung “Joshua”
Jaehyung “Joshua” Ju
Associate Professor
Office 500
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5001
Email jaehyung.ju@sjtu.edu.cn
Webpage https://sites.ji.sjtu.edu.cn/jaehyungju/


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University (2005)
M.E. Mechanical Engineering, Korea University – KIST Joint Program (1998)
B.E. Mechanical Engineering and Design, Korea Aerospace University (1996)

Work Experience

2016 – Pres. Associate Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2011 – 2016 Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, University of North Texas
2008 – 2011 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University
2007 – 2008 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University – Kingsville
2005 – 2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Jason Daida Teaching Excellence Award
  • 2015 ASME Orr JEMT Best Paper Award
  • 2012 Young Engineer of the Year, ASME North Texas Chapter

Selected Publications

  • K. Xiao, Z. Xiang, J. Ju, Effect of disconnection of deformable units on the mobility and stiffness of 3D prismatic modular origami structures using angular kinematics, Scientific Reports11:18259, 2021
  • C. Song, B. Zou, Z. Cui, Z. Liang, J. Ju, Thermomechanically triggered reversible multi-transformability of a single material system by energy swapping and shape memory effects, Advanced Functional Materials, 31(24):2101395, 2021
  • Z. Yuan, Z. Cui, J. Ju, Micropolar homogenization of wavy tetra-chiral and tetra-achiral lattices to identify axial-shear coupling and directional negative Poisson’s ratio, Materials & Design, 201:109483, 2021
  • C. Song, S. Li, H. Bao, J. Ju, Design of thermal diodes using asymmetric thermal deformation of a Kirigami structure, Materials & Design, 193:108734, 2020
  • C. Song, J. Ju, Reconfigurable Mesostructures with Prestressing, Reverse Stiffness and Shape Memory Effects, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 35:100625, 2020
  • Z. Cui and J. Ju, Topologically Reconfigurable Mechanical Metamaterials with Motion Structures, Mechanics of Materials, 143:103317, 2020
  • H. Heo, S. Li, H. Bao, J. Ju, A Passive Thermal Switch with Kirigami-inspired Mesostructures, Advanced Engineering Materials, 21(6):1900225, 2019
  • K. Kim, H. Heo, J. Ju, A Mechanisms-Based Architected Material: A Hierarchical Approach to Design Poisson’s and Stiffness, Mechanics of Materials, 125:14-25, 2018
  • E. Walker, A. Neogi, A. Bozhko, Yu. Zubov, J. Arriaga, H. Heo, J. Ju, and A.A. Krokhin, Nonreciprocal Linear Transmission of Sound in Viscous Environment with Broken P Symmetry, Physical Review Letters, 120:204501, 2018
  • H. Heo, K. Kim, A. Tessema, A. Kidane, and J. Ju, Thermomechanically Tunable Elastic Metamaterials with Compliant Porous Structures, Transactions of the ASME Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 140(2):021004, 2018
  • S. Yoo, M.S. Uddin, H. Heo, J. Ju, S.-J. Choi, Thermoviscoelastic Modeling of a Nonpneumatic Tire with a Lattice Spoke, Proc. IMechE Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 231(2):241-252, 2017
  • J. Mun, J. Ju, J. Thurman, Indirect Fabrication of Lattice Metals with Thin Sections Using Centrifugal Casting, Journal of Visualized Experiments, 111:e53605, 2016
  • K. Kim and J. Ju, Mechanical Metamaterials with 3D Compliant Porous Structures, Composite Structures, 132:874-884, 2015
  • J. Lee, K. Kim, J. Ju, and D.-M. Kim, Compliant Cellular Materials with Elliptical Holes: Materials Design with Mechanisms, Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 131(1):011001, 2015
  • K. Kim, J. Lee, J. Ju, and D.-M. Kim, Compliant Cellular Materials with Compliant Porous Structures: A Mechanism Based Materials Design, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51(21):3889-3903, 2014
  • K. Kim, J. Ju, D.-M. Kim, Porous Materials with High Negative Poisson’s Ratios – A Mechanism Based Material Design, Smart Materials and Structures, 22:084007, 2013
  • J. Schultz, D. Griese, J. Ju, P. Shankar, J.D. Summers, and L. Thompson, Design of Honeycomb Meso-Structures for Crushing Energy Absorption, Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(7):071004, 2012

Professional Service

  • Organizer, Mechanical Metamaterials, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2017-Present
  • Organizer, Mechanics and Design of Cellular Materials, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2013 – 2016
  • Organizer, Tire and Wheel Technology Session, SAE World Congress, 2011-2016

Courses Taught (Recent 5 Years)

  • UM-SJTU Joint Institute: Design and Manufacturing I (VM250), Design and Manufacturing II (VM350), Continuum Mechanics (VM513)
  • University of North Texas: Mechanics of Materials (MEEN 2332), Mechanical Vibrations (MEEN4160), Finite Element Analysis (MEEN4140), Continuum Mechanics (MEEN5420), Advanced Solid Mechanics (MEEN5410)