Areas of expertise


Danning achieved her M.Eng in Aeronautical Engineering at University of Bristol. During her undergraduate studies, she has worked as an intern for GKN Aerospace China on the project of horizontal tailplane for C919. 

Danning is now a full-time PhD student at Cranfield University under the supervision of Dr. Hamed Yazdani Nezhad and Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur.

Current activities

Danning's current research focuses on self-tuning fibre-reinforced polymer adaptive nanocomposite (STRAINcomp)


Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Li D, Lin MF, Thakur VK & Yazdani Nezhad H (2018) Field-aided structural enhancement of polymer nanocomposites. In: The Fourth Postgraduate Experimental Mechanics (PGEM) Conference, Glasgow, 6-7 December 2018.
  • Li D, Prevost R, Ayre D, Yoosefinejad A, Lotfian S, Brennan F & Yazdani Nezhad H (2018) Development of damage tolerant composite laminates using ultra-thin interlaminar electrospun thermoplastic nanofibres. In: 18th European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM18), Athens, 24-28 June 2018.