Ilinca Stanciulescu

Associate Professor of Civil Engineering. Joint appointment in the Department of  Mechanical Engineering.  CV.

Rice University
6100 Main Street
Ryon Lab 208 – MS 318
Houston, TX 77005

Graduate Students


Yang Zhou

Yang holds a B. Eng from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China.

His Ph.D. research focuses on the analysis of curved structures exhibiting instabilities under quasi static or transient loading. His contributions span from analytical solutions to computational formulations.


Wenya Shu

Wenya holds an M.S. (2015) from Tongji University and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Anhui University of Technology, China. He joined our group in Fall 2015.


Lijun Zhang

Lijun holds B.S and M.S. degrees from Wuhan University, China and a Ph.D in Engineering Mechanics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Prior to joining our group, he also contributed to the Three Gorges Dam project as part of the R&D group.

David Mutis

David is working towards an M.S in Mechanical Engineering.  His thesis will focus on characterizing the influence of various imperfections on the instability and yielding of pipes.


Zhuangpeng YI

Associate Professor in the school of Civil Engineering and Architecture at Changsha University of Science and Technology.

Zhuangpeng is currently spending his sabbatical in our group.


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