Feng Qian, Ph.D.

Dr. Feng Qian
Assistant Professor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology
229 Burke

Mailing Address:
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
PENN STATE BEHREND
242 BURKE CENTER
ERIE PA 16563

Vibrations, Dynamics, and Control, Nonlinear Dynamics, Energy Harvesting and Renewable Energy, Smart Materials and Structures, Machine Learning for Manufacturing Process Monitoring and Structural Health Monitoring, Finite Element Model Updating and Optimization

Bio-inspired bistable piezoelectric energy harvester for powering animal telemetry tags: Conceptual design and preliminary experimental validation, Renewable Energy - March, 2022
Collaborators: Mingyi Liu, Co-Author; Jianuo Huang, Co-Author; Jiajun Zhang, Co-Author; Hyunjun Jung, Co-Author; Daniel Deng, Co-Author; Muhammad R. Hajj, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Tuned nonlinear spring-inerter-damper vibration absorber for beam vibration reduction based on the exact nonlinear dynamics model, Journal of Sound and Vibration - May 26, 2021
Collaborator: Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Multiple-scale analysis of a tunable bi-stable piezoelectric energy harvester, ASME Letters in Dynamic Systems and Control - April, 2021
Collaborators: Nicole Abaid, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

System-level finite element simulation of piezoelectric energy harvesters with rectified interface circuits, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing - March, 2021
Collaborators: Yabin Liao, Corresponding Author; Lei Zuo, Co-Author; Phil Jones, Co-Author

A magnetically coupled bistable piezoelectric harvester for underwater energy harvesting, Energy - February, 2021
Collaborators: Hong-Xiang Zou, Primary Author; Meng Array, Co-Author; Lin-Chuan Zhao, Co-Author; Qiu-Hua Gao, Co-Author; Ke-Xiang Wei, Corresponding Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author; Wen-Ming Array, Corresponding Author

Approximate solutions and their stability of a broadband piezoelectric energy harvester with a tunable potential function, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation - 2020
Collaborators: Shengxi Zhou, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Bio-inspired bi-stable piezoelectric harvester for broadband vibration energy harvesting, Energy Conversion and Management - 2020
Collaborators: Muhammad R. Hajj, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Improving the off-resonance energy harvesting performance using dynamic magnetic preloading, Acta Mechanica Sinica - 2020
Collaborators: Shengxi Zhou, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Mitigating effects of temperature variations through probabilistic-based machine learning for vibration-based bridge scour detection, Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring - 2020
Collaborators: Wei Zheng, Corresponding Author; Jinlei Shen, Co-Author; Feng Xiao, Co-Author

3D printed architected hollow sphere foams with low-frequency phononic band gaps, Additive Manufacturing - 2019
Collaborators: Olivia McGee, Co-Author; Huan Jiang, Co-Author; Zian Jia, Co-Author; Lifeng Wang, Co-Author; Han Meng, Co-Author; Dimitrios Chronopoulos, Co-Author; Yanyu Array, Corresponding Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Optimal tuned inerter dampers for performance enhancement of vibration isolation, Engineering Structures - 2019
Collaborators: Yifan Array, Co-Author; Hongxin Sun, Co-Author; Wei Che Tai, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Piezoelectric energy harvesting from human walking using a two-stage amplification mechanism, Energy - 2019
Collaborators: Tian-Bing Xu, Corresponding Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Harnessing multi-layered soil to design seismic metamaterials with ultralow frequency band gaps, Materials & Design - August, 2019
Collaborators: YanyuChen Chen, Primary Author; Fabrizio Scarpa, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Co-Author; Xiaoying Zhuang, Co-Author

Material equivalence, modeling and experimental validation of a piezoelectric boot energy harvester, Smart Materials and Structures - June, 2019
Collaborators: Tian-Bing Xu, Corresponding Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Modeling and field-test of a compact electromagnetic energy harvester for railroad transportation, Applied Energy - April, 2019
Collaborators: Yu Pan, Primary Author; Teng Lin, Co-Author; Cheng Liu, Co-Author; Jie Yu, Co-Author; Jianyong Zuo, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

A distributed parameter model for the piezoelectric stack harvester subjected to general periodic and random excitations, Engineering Structures - July, 2018
Collaborators: Tian-Bing Xu, Co-Author; Lei zuo, Corresponding Author

Design, optimization, modeling and testing of a piezoelectric footwear energy harvester, Energy conversion and management - June, 2018
Collaborators: Tian-Bing Xu, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Theoretical modeling and experimental validation of a torsional piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting system, Smart Materials and Structures - March, 2018
Collaborators: Wanlu Zhou, Co-Author; Suresh Kaluvan, Co-Author; Haifeng Zhang, Co-Author; Lei Zuo, Corresponding Author

Broadband and multiband vibration mitigation in lattice metamaterials with sinusoidally-shaped ligaments, Extreme Mechanics Letters - October, 2017
Collaborators: Yanyu Chen, Primary Author; Lei Zuo, Co-Author; Fabrizio Scarpa, Co-Author; Lifeng Wang, Corresponding Author

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech

PhD, Engineering Mechanics, Hefei University of Technology

BS, Civil Engineering, Hefei University of Technology