Reader in the School of Materials
The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Dr Xiaogang Chen is currently a Reader in the School of Materials, specialized in Textile Engineering and Materials. He received his BSc (1982) and MSc (1985) degrees from Xi’an Polytechnic University, China, and his PhD from The University of Leeds (1991). He worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Heriot Watt University from 1991 to 1994 before becoming a lecturer in the University of Manchester in 1994.
High and low velocity impact mechanics and impact engineering, Design and manufacture of 3D textile composites, Modeling of textile structures and performance, and Development of technical textiles.