SAE 2013 Vehicle Lightweighting Forum

September 10-11, 2013

Shanghai, China

Crowne Plaza Shanghai Anting Golf

Symposium Organizers

Meet the Organizers

Qing Zhou, Professor, Tsinghua University
Department of Automotive Engineering

Qing Zhou is a professor at Department of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University. He also serves as Director of Vehicle Safety Committee of the Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Impact Engineering, Task Leader of Lightweight Vehicle Area of the US-China Clean Vehicles Consortium, and Chief Scientist of Suzhou Automotive Research Institute of Tsinghua University. Qing Zhou received his B.S. degree in mechanics and M.S. degree in solid mechanics from Peking University in 1985 and 1988, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in applied mechanics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994. He also received M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from MIT. Prior to joining Tsinghua University in 2003, as a researcher, Qing Zhou worked at the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center of the US Department of Transportation from 1999 to 2003, and at the R&D Center of General Motors from 1994 to 1999. Qing Zhou's research areas include lightweight vehicle, structural and material failure under impact loading, vehicle crash safety, occupant and pedestrian impact protection. He has published more than 80 research papers and been granted several US and Chinese patents.

Alan Lou, Ohio State University