Guoyong Mao (毛国勇)

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Working experience

  • Assistant professor (one-hundred talent researcher), Zhejiang University, China, 2023.02-Current
  • Post-doc/University Assistant, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria. Martin Kaltenbrunner Group,2018.10-2023.02
  • Research Assitant, Zhejiang University, China, Shaoxing Qu Group,2018.07-2018.10


  • Ph.D. Solid Mechanics, Zhejiang University, China. Shaoxing Qu Group,2013.09-2018.06
  • Visiting Student, Harvard University, USA. Zhigang Suo Group,2015.11-2016.10
  • B.Eng. Engineering Mechanics, Zhejiang University, China, Weiqiu Chen Group, 2009.09-2013.06

Honors and Rewards

  • Outstanding Graduates of Zhejiang University (2018)
  • National Scholarship for Doctoral Students (2015)
  • Outstanding Graduates of Zhejiang University & Zhejiang Province(2013)
  • National Scholarship (2011)


The Chinese Society of Theoretical Applied Mechanics

Society of Engineering Science

European Mechanics Society

Services: Academic society

Committee Board of the Engineering and Applied Science Forum (EASF) (2020.10.1-2021.03.30) 


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B. Patents (Selected)

  1. G. Mao, L. Wu, X. Liang, and S. Qu, an intelligent window with tunable transparency, Zhejiang University, Jan 27, 2017: CN107357053B
  2. G. Mao, X. Huang, J. Liu, and S. Qu, an artificial human heart, Zhejiang University, Jan 27, 2016: Under review by SIPO
  3. G. Mao, S. Qu, X. Huang, J. Liu, and T. Li, Soft Peristaltic Pump, Zhejiang University, July 8, 2015: CN104763620B

D. Book Chapter

  1. G. Mao, S. Qu, Mechanics and Control of Smart Flexible Structures: R. Li, G. Liu (Eds.) Flexible and Stretchable Electronics: Materials, Design, and Devices, Pan Stanford Publishing, 2019.

S. Supervision

  1. Vera Pamminger, bachelor thesis: flexible soft electromagnetic structures, 2022.
  2. Klaus Grasserbauer, bachelor thesis: hydrogel-based tactile sensor, 2020.

Services: Reviewer

  • Science Robotics
  • PNAS
  • Nature Communications
  • IEEE Transactions on Robotics
  • IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters
  • IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics
  • Soft Robotics
  • Advanced Materials Technologies
  • Advanced Engineering Materials
  • International Journal of Robotics Research
  • International Journal of Solids and Structures
  • International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  • Journal of Applied Mechanics
  • Research
  • IEEE RobotSoft
  • Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A
  • International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials
  • Journal of Materials Chemistry B