Shuyang Dai


University of Pennsylvania
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Philadelphia, PA 19104




Shuyang Dai was a postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania with David Srolovitz’s research group. He received his Ph.D in Nano Science and Technology program (math track) from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2013.  

Research Interests

  • Mathematical modeling and numerical methods in dislocations and Grain boundaries
  • Continuum simulation of crystal plasticity
  • String method and its applications

5 most relevant publications

  • W. Wang, S. Dai, X. Li, J. Yang, D.J. Srolovitz and Q. Zheng; Accurate Measurement of the Cleavage Energy of Graphite, revised in Nature Communication, 2015
  • S. Dai, Y. Xiang and D. J. Srolovitz; Atomistic, generalized Peierls-Nabarro, and analytical models for (111) twist boundaries in Al, Cu and Ni for all twist angles, Acta Materialia, 69, 162-174, 2014
  • S. Dai, Y. Xiang and D. J. Srolovitz; Structure and energy of (111) low angle twist boundaries in Al, Cu and Ni, Acta Materialia, 61(4), 1327-1337, 2013
  • X. Zhu, S. Dai and Y. Xiang; Numerical simulation of dynamics of dislocation arrays and long-range stress fields of nonplanar dislocation arrays, International Journal of Plasticity, 43, 85-100, 2013
  • S. Dai, Y. Xiang and T.Y. Zhang; A continuum model for core relaxation of incoherent twin boundaries based on the Peierls-Nabarro framework, Scripta Materialia, 64(5), 438-441, 2011