Zhongyuan Wo

Zhongyuan Wo

Ph.D. Candidate in Structural Engineering

University of Michigan


Zhongyuan Wo is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan. He will join Simpson Gumpertz & Heger after graduation.

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  • Origami Structures
  • Elastic Buckling
  • Computational Methods of Elasticity
  • Ph.D. in Structural Engineering (in progress), 2022

    University of Michigan

  • BSc in Civil Engineering, 2017

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China


Project Consultant
Jan 2023 – Present Waltham, MA

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Report writing
University of Michigan
Graduate Student Research Assistant
Sep 2017 – Dec 2022 Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Advisor: Prof. Evgueni T. Filipov
  • Origami-inspired reconfigurable structures
  • Teaching assistant of CEE 413: Design of Metal Structures


(2022). Bending Stability of Corrugated Tubes With Anisotropic Frustum Shells. ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics.

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(2022). Locking Zipper-Coupled Origami Tubes for Deployable Energy Absorption. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics.

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  • wozhy [at] outlook.com
  • 2350 Hayward St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
  • Enter GG Brown Building and take the stairs to Office 1124 on the basement floor
  • Weekdays 9:00 to 17:00