Xu Nie

A headshot of Xu Nie, a member of the Lyle School of Engineering Faculty.

Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering


Phone: 214-768-1332
Email: xnie@lyle.smu.edu

Educational Background

Ph.D., Materials Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2010; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China, 2004


  • Solid Mechanics and Mechanics of Materials
  • Dynamic behavior of materials and structures
  • Novel Kolsky bar-based high-strain rate characterization techniques
  • Non-destructive damage characterization in heterogeneous materials, and X-ray computed micro-tomography