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  • Biography


    Aug. 2014 - Aug. 2010, Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Virginia Tech, United States

    Sep. 2010 - May. 2014, B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Beihang University, China

    Professional Experience

    Jul. 2022 - present, Assistant Professor, Tsinghua Shenzhen International Graduate School, China

    Nov. 2019 - May 2022, Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, United States

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  • Current Courses

    Master’s & Ph.D. Advising

  • Research Interests

    Fluid-Structure Interaction, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Shock/Bubble Interaction, Material Failure, Embedded-Boundary Method, Resolvent-based Optimization, Kalman Inversion, High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound, Digital Twin


    Research Output

  • Selected Publications

    [1] S.-X. Cao, Z. Huang. Bayesian calibration for large-scale fluid structure interaction problems under embedded/immersed boundary framework. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2022.

    [2] S.-X. Cao, G.-Y. Wang, O. Coutier-Delgosha, K.G. Wang. Shock-Induced Bubble Collapse Near Solid Materials: Effect of Acoustic Impedance. Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 2020.

    [3] S.-X. Cao, G.-Y. Wang, K.G. Wang. A Spatially Varying Robin Interface Condition for Fluid-Structure Coupled Simulations. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2020.

    [4] S.-X. Cao, Y. Zhang, D. Liao, P. Zhong, K. G. Wang. Shock-induced damage and dynamic fracture in cylindrical bodies submerged in liquid. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 2019; 169, 55-71.

    [5] S.-X. Cao, A. Main, K.G. Wang. Robin-Neumann transmission conditions for fluid-structure coupling: Embedded boundary implementation and parameter analysis. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering. 2018;115(5):578–603.

    [6] S.-X. Cao, A. Main, K.G. Wang. An embedded Robin boundary method for incompressible fluid-structure interaction problems. In AIAA Aviation, 2017.

    [7] H. Chung, S.-X. Cao, M. Philen, P.S. Beran, K.G. Wang. CFD-CSD coupled analysis of underwater propulsion using a biomimetic fin-and-joint system. Computers & Fluids. 2018; 172(8): 54–66.

    [8] M. Bailey, A. Maxwell, S.-X. Cao, S. Ramesh, Z. Liu, J. Williams Jr, J. Thiel, B. Dunmire, T. Colonius, E. Kuznetsova, W. Kreider, M. Sorensen, J. Lingeman, O. Sapozhnikov. Improving burst wave lithotripsy effectiveness for small stones and fragments by increasing frequency: theoretical modeling and ex vivo study. Journal of Endourology. 2022.

    [9] G.-M. Xiang, X.-J. Ma, C. Liang, H.-Y Yu, D. Liao, G. Sankin, S.-X. Cao, K. Wang and P. Zhong. Variations of stress field and fracture pattern produced at different locations in a shock wave lithotripter field. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 150, no. 2 (2021): 1013-1029.




  • Awards and Honors

    USNCCM16 Conference Award, 2021

    Graduate Fellowship, 2014-2015 (Virginia Tech)

    Merit Undergraduate Student in Beijing, 2014 (Beihang University)

    Singapore Technology Engineering Fellowship, 2010-2013 (Beihang University)