Dr. Zhang is an associate professor in Beihang University. Before joining Beihang, he was a postdoc research fellow in Zienkiewicz Centre, Swansea University from September 2017 to December 2020. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 2011, a Master’s degree in 2014 and a Ph.D. degree in 2017 ( University of Strathclyde, University of Glasgow).  ResearchGate. Google Scholar.


His PhD is a poineering study in the area of “Reconfigurable Smart Structures” and under supervised by Prof. C McInnes with the thesis entitled ‘Reconfiguring smart structures using approximate heteroclinic connections‘. Following his PhD, he was appointed as a research staff in September 2017 working with Prof. M Friswell under the EU 2020 grant focused on “Shape Adaptive Blades for Rotorcraft Efficiency“.

Research and experiment videos of Dr Jiaying Zhang can be found from his personal youtube channel.

Strathclyde Uni

Glasgow Uni

Swansea Uni

Call for papers:

Special Issue “Dynamic Stability Analysis of Aerospace Structures”

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022.