Chun Lu

Chair Professor

Research Interests

◆ Computing mechanism
◆ high-performance computing simulation experiment
◆ nanometer mechanics and biology mechanics


◆ 1991-1994 Doctor of Mechanical Engineering of the National University of Singapore
◆ 1984-1987 Master of Mechanics Engineering of Beijing Institute of Technology
◆ 1980-1984 Bachelor of Mechanics of Peking University

Academic Appointments

◆ 2008-2015 Director of International Sector of KAUST
◆ 1997-2008 Senior research fellow of Singapore High-performance Computing Research Institute and Director of Research Department

Major Awards

◆ Scholarship of Firefly Leadership Development Planning of Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore
◆ Golden prize for high-performance computing in Singapore
◆ Golden prize for CAD symposium in Australia

Selected Publications

◆ Effects of balloon length and compliance on vascular stent expansion. International Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2010.
◆ Alignment Controlled Growth of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Quartz Substrates.  Nano Letters 2009, 9.
◆ Stretchable and foldable silicon integrated circuits. Science, 2008, 320.
◆ Application of nonlocal beam models for carbon nanotubes. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2007, 44.
◆ Dynamic properties of flexural beams using a nonlocal elasticity model. Journal of Applied Physics, 2006, 99.