Jiahao Cheng successfully defended his thesis in March, 2016


Congratulations to Jiahao! He successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Crystal Plasticity FE Models for Predicting Deformation and Twinning in Polycrystalline Magnesium Alloys” on Thursday, March 10th, 2016. Members of his thesis committee included, Prof. Somnath Ghosh, his thesis advisor, Prof. Kevin Hemker, Prof. Jaafar El-Awady, Prof. Michael Shields and Prof. Jamie Guest.

Jiahao has been a member of Prof. Ghosh’s Computational Mechanics Research Laboratory (CMRL), since 2010 at Ohio State University. He later moved to Johns Hopkins University with Prof. Ghosh in 2011 to pursue his PhD in the Department of Civil Engineering.