Congrui Grace Jin

Contact Information:

City Campus (Lincoln)
362Q Whittier
(402) 783-1583

Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, NY, USA
  • M.S. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta, AB, Canada
  • B.S. Department of Electrical Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China


  • PhD

Looking for Graduate and Undergraduate Research Assistants:

We have one opening for Ph.D. student in Fungal Biology, one opening for Ph.D. student in Materials Science (Biochar Production), and the other opening for Ph.D. student in concrete. For interested applicants, please send your CV and transcript to Dr. Jin at For undergraduates who are interested in doing research on construction materials, please contact Dr. Jin for further discussion about research topics. Our group strongly supports the involvement of undergraduates in graduate-level research for their future endeavors.

About Congrui Grace Jin

Dr. Congrui Grace Jin received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Nankai University, China. She earned her MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada and received her PhD in Mechanical Engineering with a minor degree in Applied Mathematics from Cornell University. Prior to joining UNL, she was an assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Binghamton. Her research interest lies in the broad area of mechanics and materials motivated by practical applications in advanced manufacturing, energy storage, sustainable infrastructure, etc.


Dr. Congrui Grace Jin's research has been funded by USDOT, USDOD, USDA, NASA, Battelle Energy Alliance, UT–Battelle, NASA Nebraska, Nebraska DOT, Nebraska Governance and Technology Center, Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research, Mid-America Transportation Center, etc.