Imperial College London

Fengzhen Sun

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

Research Associate







City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Fengzhen Sun is post-doc research associate in Mechanics of Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include the fracture mechanics of structural adhesive joints, adhesive bonding of similar/dissimilar materials, surface pretreatment, plasticity of polymers, mechanics of material cutting/machining. His research is funded by the Innovate UK RACEForm grant.



Sun F, Zhang R, Blackman BRK, 2021, Determination of the mode I crack tip opening rate and the rate dependent cohesive properties for structural adhesive joints using digital image correlation, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Vol:217-218, ISSN:0020-7683, Pages:60-73

Zhou X, Shao Z, Zhang C, et al., 2020, The study of central cracking mechanism and criterion in cross wedge rolling, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol:159, ISSN:0890-6955

Sun F, Pruncu CI, Penchev P, et al., 2020, Influence of surface micropatterns on the mode I fracture toughness of adhesively bonded joints, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, Vol:103, ISSN:0143-7496, Pages:1-11

Sun F, Blackman BRK, 2020, A DIC method to determine the Mode I energy release rate G, the J-integral and the traction-separation law simultaneously for adhesive joints, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol:234, ISSN:0013-7944, Pages:1-13

Shen X, Sun F, Zhao H, 2020, Investigation of Reinforced Particulate Flow and Distribution during Stirring Preparation of A356/SiCp with Experiment and Multi-phase Flow Simulation, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol:13, ISSN:1735-3572, Pages:715-725

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