From 09/2009 to 12/2014, Doctorate
From 05/2018 to now, Associate professor
Ocean university of China/China
From 02/2016 to 04/2018, Research Fellow
Nanyang Technological University/Singapore
From 01/2015 to 02/2016, Postdoctoral Researcher
Shanghai Jiao Tong University/China
From 2015 to 2017, The study of the mechanical system whole-life-period-performance based on the wear prediction model
From 2011 to 2013, Modeling and method research of Friction pair for whole lifetime performance
From 2008 to 2010, Whole-life-period-performance modeling of Internal combustion engine by coupling tribolody, combustion and dynamics
From 2011 to 2013, Investigation of a Life Performance Digital Prototype for SANY Heavy Machinery
From 2016 to 2019, Wear Life Characterization and Enhancement for Rails and Wheels Performance
From 2016 to 2019, Crack propagation life analysis and reliability optimization design for large structures
From 2017 to 2019, Study on microdynamic fatigue of main bearing joint of cast iron body
Tribology (lubrication, wear and friction)
Multibody system dynemics
Zhao B, Dai XD, Zhang ZN, Xie YB. A new numerical method for piston dynamics and lubrication analysis. Tribology International. 2015. 10.1016/j.triboint.2015.09.037
Bo Zhao, Kun Zhou, and YouBai Xie, "A new numerical method for planar multibody system with mixed lubricated revolute joint", International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 113: 105-119(2016)
Bo Zhao, Zhinan Zhang, Congcong Fang, Xudong Dai, Youbei Xie, "Modeling and analysis of planar multibody system with mixed lubricated revolute joint", Tribology International. 98: 229-241(2016).
Bo Zhao, Fei Shen, Yi Cui, Youbai Xie, Kun Zhou, "Damage analysis for an elastic-plastic body in cylindrical contact with a rigid plane", Tribology International. 115: 18-27(2017)
Shen Fei, Bo Zhao, Lin Li, Chee Kai Chua, Kun Zhou, "Fatigue damage evolution and lifetime prediction of welded joints with the consideration of residual stresses and porosity", International Journal of Fatigue , 103: 272–279(2017)
Zhao B, Zhang Z N, Dai X D. Modeling and prediction of wear at revolute clearance joints in flexible multibody systems [J]. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2014, 228(2): 317-329.
Zhao B, Dai X D, Zhang Z N, Wu S H, Xie Y B. Numerical study of parametric effects on joint wear in the flexible multibody systems with different flexibilities and clearance sizes[J]. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2014: 1350650114531745
Zhao B, Dai XD, Zhang ZN, Xie YB. Numerical study of the effects on clearance joint wear in flexible multibody mechanical systems. Tribology Transactions. 2015;58:385-96
Bo Zhao, Yi Cui, Youbai Xie, Kun Zhou, "Dynamics and lubrication analyses of a planar multibody system with multiple lubricated joints." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology. 1350650117713891(2017)
Congcong Fang, Xianghui Meng, Xiaoli Kong, Bo Zhao, Hongchen Huang, "Transient tribo-dynamics analysis and friction loss evaluation of piston during cold-and warm-start of a SI engine." International Journal of Mechanical Sciences , 133: 767–787(2017). ).
Congcong Fang, Xianghui Meng, Youbai Xie, Bo Zhao, "Quasicontinuum investigation of the feedback effects on friction behavior of an abrasive particle over a single crystal aluminum substrate." Tribology International. 98: 48-58(2016). (JCR一区, IF:2.903)
Lichun Bai, Narasimalu Srikanth, Bo Zhao, Bo Liu, Zishun Liu, Kun Zhou, "Lubrication mechanisms of graphene for DLC films scratched by a diamond tip", Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 49: 485302(2016)
Shen Fei, Shangqin Yuan, Yanchunni Guo, Bo Zhao, Jiaming Bai, Mahan Qwamizadeh, Chee Kai Chua, Jun Wei, Kun Zhou, "Energy absorption of thermoplastic polyurethane lattice structures via 3D printing: modeling and prediction", International Journal of Applied Mechanics. 8.07: 1640006(2016).
Jun Liu, Zhinan Zhang, Bo Zhao, Youbai Xie, "A new asperity interaction model considering transient flash temperature and inhomogeneous distribution of oil viscosity." Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology. 231.3: 347-356(2017).
Liang Wang, Bo Zhao, Jiayi Wu, Chuanyong Chen, Kun Zhou, “Experimental and numerical investigations on failure behaviors of woven fabric composites under off-axial loading”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences.
Lu, X., Dong, Q. B., Zhou, K., Zhao, B., & Zhao, B. (2018). Numerical analysis of transient elastohydrodynamic lubrication during startup and shutdown processes. Journal of Tribology
Bo Zhao, ZhiNan Zhang, XuDong Dai, “Prediction of Wear at Revolute Clearance Joints in Flexible Mechanical Systems”, International Tribology Conference MALAYSIA 2013. Procedia Engineering,. 68: 661-667( 2013).(Best paper)
Bo Zhao, Xudong Dai, Shihao Wu, “ Effects of Mechanical Flexibility and Clearance Size on the Wear at Revolute Joint in the Flexible Multibody Systems”, 2014 International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2014).
Bo Zhao, Fei Shen, “A numerical coupling model for a multibody system with multiple lubricated clearance joints”, 2017 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MECHANICAL, AERONAUTICAL AND AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING (ICMAA 2017). Malacca, MALAYSIA,108:15006 (2017)
Bin Chen，Zhinan Zhang，Youbai Xie, Zhao B，A graph-based computational algorithm for interdisciplinary conceptual design. Advanced Design Concepts and Practice (DACP2015)，Hangzhou，2015.9.18-2015.9.20
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Graduates Awards: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2015.
Outstanding teaching assistant Awards (five times): Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2011-2014
TTRF (Taiho kogyo Tribology Research Foundation) Grant Award for Young Tribologist: Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013, 2013.
Best student paper award: Malaysian International Tribology Conference 2013, 2013.
Guorui scholarship of China electronics technology group 14th Institute: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2013.
SMC Takada Fang Scholarship: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2011.
National Scholarship,Shanghai Jiao Tong University