Dr. Aixi Zhou joined the faculty of UNC Charlotte in 2007. His current research focuses on the response of materials and structures (or assemblies) under fire and other extreme conditions. Some of his recent research topics include material flammability, response of materials and structures in fire and high temperature, fire protection of structures, fiber reinforced polymer composite materials, and renewable energy production and energy storage.


Dr. Zhou teaches courses in fire safety and mechanical engineering technology program areas.  Dr. Zhou is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of North Carolina.