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Ph.D. University of California San Diego, 2012
M.S. University of California San Diego, 2008
B.S. Tsinghua University, 2002

Dr. Zhu Mao joined WPI as an Associate Professor in the Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department in 2021, and before that, he was on the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell from 2015. His research interests include dynamics and vibration, intelligent systems, noncontact sensing, signal processing and machine learning, uncertainty quantification, and condition-based monitoring for a variety of applications. He has published over 100 papers on journals and conference proceedings, and is currently serving as the Chair of Technical Division on Model Validation and Uncertainty Quantification at the Society for Experimental Mechanics, on the Advisory Board of the International Modal Analysis Conference, and on the Editorial Board of Experimental Techniques. His research is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Transportation, and National Laboratories and other industry partners. He has been teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses.

Professional Highlights & Honors
Mechanical Engineering Teaching Excellence Award
University of Massachusetts Lowell
SAGE Publishing Young Engineers Lecture Award
Society for Experimental Mechanics
AFOSR Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) Award
US Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Honorary Member
Pi Tau Sigma
Senior Member