Contact Donglan An

Areas of expertise

  • Composites
  • Manufacturing of Functional Materials
  • Aerospace Materials


Donglan received his BEng in Aeronautical Manufacturing Engineering at Tongji University. During his undergraduate studies, he did research on "Enhancing Mode I and mode II interlaminar fracture toughness of CFRP laminates with carbon nanotubes".

Donglan 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

Donglan's current research focuses on self-tuning fibre-reinforced polymer adaptive nanocomposite (STRAINcomp) and in-situ monitoring.


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