Geng Zhang, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Fellow



Research Interests

Dr. Zhang’s research interest mainly includes two topics: microstructure evolution simulations for multicomponent multiphase materials and efficient numerical algorithms, especially in dendrite growth, crack growth, ionic intercalation of rechargeable batteries, alternating direction implicit schemes for partial differential equations, and matrix iteration in 2D and 3D numerical simulations. 

Selected Publications


  • Ph.D., Central South University, China, 2017
  • M.Sc., Central South University, China, 2012
  • B.Sc., Xinyang Normal University, China, 2008

Professional Profile

  • 2018-now: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017-2018: Postdoctoral Fellow, Central South University, China


  • Nov. 2014 Graduate Academic Forum Award: Yangzhou Baolaide–Research Institute of Powder Metallurgy
  • Apr. 2015 Top-notch Innovative Talents Award: Advanced Structural Materials and Manufacturing Collaborative Innovation Center for Nonferrous Metals

KAUST Affiliations

  • Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC)

  • Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Numerical Simulations Numerical Algorithms electrochemistry Thermodynamics