Ping Zhu*, Yu Zhang, Guanlong Chen, Metamodeling development for reliability-based design optimization of automotive body structure, Computers in Industry, 2011, 62 (7): 729–741.
 Ping Zhu*, Feng Pan, Wei Chen, Felipe Viana. Lightweight Design of Vehicle Parameters under Crashworthiness using Conservative Surrogates. Computers in Industry, 2013, 64(3): 280-289.
 Ping Zhu*, Siliang Zhang, Wei Chen, Multi-point objective-oriented sequential sampling strategy for constrained robust design, Engineering Optimization, 2015, 47(3): 287-307.
 Ping Zhu*, Lei Shi, Ren-Jye Yang, Shih-Po Lin, A new sampling-based RBDO method via score function with reweighting scheme and application to vehicle designs, Applied Mathematical Modeling, 2015, 39(15): 4243-4256.
 Ping Zhu*, Feng Pan, Wei Chen, Siliang Zhang. Use of support vector regression in structural optimization: Application to vehicle crashworthiness design. Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 2012, 86: 21-31.
 Yu Zhang, Ping Zhu*, Guanlong Chen, Zhongqin Lin, Study on structural lightweight design of automotive front side rail based on response surface method, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2007, 129(5): 553-557.
 Lei Shi, Ren-Jye Yang, Ping Zhu, An adaptive response surface method using Bayesian metric and model bias correction function, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2014, 136(3):1-8.
 Siliang Zhang, Ping Zhu*, Wei Chen, Paul Arendt. Concurrent treatment of parametric uncertainty and metamodeling uncertainty in robust design. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2013, 47(1): 63-76.
 Zhao Liu, Ping Zhu*, Wei Chen, Ren-Jye Yang, Improved particle swarm optimization algorithm using design of experiment and data mining techniques. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, 2015, 52(4): 813-826.
 Zhao Liu, Ping Zhu*, Chao Zhu, Wei Chen, Ren-Jye Yang. A modified particle swarm optimisation algorithm and its application in vehicle lightweight design. International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2017, 73(1-3): 116-135.
 Siliang Zhang, Ping Zhu*, Wei Chen. Crashworthiness-based vehicle lightweight design via new robust design method considering two sources of uncertainty. Proceedings of the Mechanical Engineers Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 2013, 227(7):1381-1391.
 Ping Zhu*, Yu Zhang, Guanlong Chen, Metamodel-based lightweight design of an automotive front-body structure using robust optimization, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2009, 223(9): 1133-1147.
 Feng Pan, Ping Zhu*, Zhang Yu, Metamodel-based lightweight design of B-pillar with TWB structure via support vector regression, Computers and Structures, 2010, 88(1-2): 36-44.
 Ping Zhu*, Jiahai Lu, Qinghui Ji, Zhang Cheng. Experimental study of in-plane mechanical performance of carbon/glass hybrid woven composite at different strain rates. International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2016, 21(6): 542-554.
 Ming Yu, Ping Zhu*, Yingqi Ma. Identification of the interface properties of hollow spheres filled syntactic foams: An inverse strategy combining microstructural modeling with Kriging metamodel. Composites Science and Technology, 2013, 74(1): 179-185.
 Ming Yu, Ping Zhu*, Yingqi Ma. Effects of particle clustering on the tensile properties and failure mechanisms of hollow spheres filled syntactic foams: A numerical investigation by microstructure based modeling. Materials and Design, 2013, 47: 80-89.
 Zhigang Hu, Ping Zhu*, Meng Jin, Lai Xinmin, Fatigue properties of transformation-induced plasticity and dual-phase steels for auto-body lightweight: Experiment, modeling and application, Materials and Design, 2010, 31(6): 2884-2890.
 Jiahai Lu, Ping Zhu*, Qinghui Ji, Qi Feng, Jian He, Identification of the mechanical properties of the carbon fiber and the interphase region based on computational micromechanics and Kriging metamodel, Computational Materials Science, 2014, 95:172-180.
 Ming Yu, Ping Zhu*, Yingqi Ma. Global sensitivity analysis for the elastic properties of hollow spheres filled syntactic foams using high dimensional model representation method. Computational Materials Science, 2012, 61: 89–98.
 Ming Yu, Ping Zhu*, Yingqi Ma. Experimental study and numerical prediction of tensile strength properties and failure modes of hollow spheres filled syntactic foams. Computational Materials Science, 2012, 63: 232–243.
 Zhao Liu, Jiahai Lu, Ping Zhu*. Lightweight design of automotive composite bumper system using modified particle swarm optimizer. Composite Structures, 2016, 140: 630-643.
 Wei Tao, Zhao Liu, Ping Zhu*, Chao Zhu, Wei Chen. Multi-scale design of three dimensional woven composite automobile fender using modified particle swarm optimization algorithm. Composite Structures, 2017, 181: 73-83.
 Chao Zhu, Ping Zhu*, Zhao Liu, Wei Tao. Numerical investigation of fiber random distribution on the mechanical properties of yarn in-plain woven carbon fiber-reinforced composite based on a new perturbation algorithm. Journal of Composite Materials, 2017: 0021998317714856.
 Zengwei Wang, Ping Zhu*, Zhao Liu. Relationships between the decoupled and coupled transfer functions: theoretical studies and experimental validation. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2018, 98: 936-950.
 Zengwei Wang, Ping Zhu*, Jianxuan Zhao. Response prediction techniques and case studies of a path blocking system based on Global Transmissibility Direct Transmissibility method. Journal of sound and vibration, 2017, 388:363-388.
 Zengwei Wang, Ping Zhu*, Response prediction for modified mechanical systems based on in-situ frequency response functions: Theoretical and numerical studies, Journal of sound and vibration, 2017, 400: 417–441.
 Zengwei Wang, Ping Zhu*, A system response prediction approach based on global transmissibilities and its relation with transfer path analysis methods, Applied Acoustics, 2017, 123: 29–46.
 Feng Pan, Ping Zhu*, Lightweight design of vehicle front end structure: Contributions of multiple surrogates, International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2011, 57 (2/3): 124-147.
 Feng Pan, Ping Zhu*, Design optimisation of vehicle roof structures: Benefits of using multiple surrogates, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2011, 16 (1): 85-95.
 Jin Meng, Ping Zhu*, Zhao Liu, Qinghui Ji. Integration of Multi-step Stamping Effects in the Bending Fatigue Analysis of a Steel Wheel. Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 2013, 36(8): 795–808.
 Jin Meng, Ping Zhu*, Zhigang Hu, Analysis of fatigue life of dual-phase steel considering the sheet stamping process, Advanced Science Letters, 2011, 4 (8-10): 2776-2781.
 Jiancheng Miao, Ping Zhu*, Guanglin Shi, Guanlong Chen, Study on sub-cycling for flexible multi-body dynamics based on Newmark method, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2008, 75(2): 188-211.
 Yu Zhang, Ping Zhu*, Guanling Chen, Lightweight design of automotive front side rail based on robust optimisation, Thin-Walled Structures, 2007, 45(7-8): 670-676.
 Yuliang Shi, Ping Zhu*, Libing Shen, Zhongqin Lin, Lightweight design of automotive front side rails with TWB concept, Thin-Walled Structures, 2007, 45(1): 8-14.
 Yan Zhang, Ping Zhu*, Xinmin Lai, Finite element analysis of low-velocity impact damage in composite laminated plates, Materials and Design, 2006, 27(6): 513-519.
 Ping Zhu*，Zhongqin Lin, Guanlong Chen，Kiyohiko Ikeda, The Predictions and Applications of Fatigue Lifetime in Alumina and Zirconia Ceramics, International Journal of Fatigue, 2004, 26(10): 1109-1114.
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 朱平*，张宇，葛龙，林忠钦，基于正面耐撞性仿真的轿车车身材料轻量化研究，机械工程学报，2005，41(9): 207-211.
 缪建成，朱平*，陈关龙，朱大炜，多柔体系统响应计算的子循环计算方法研究，力学学报，2008，40(4): 511-519.
 潘锋，朱平*，面向约束优化的改进响应面法在车身轻量化设计中的应用，机械工程学报， 2011，47(10): 82-87.
 喻明，朱平*，马颖琦，考虑界面效应的复合泡沫塑料弹性性能数值仿真预测与实验研究，复合材料学报，2013，30(3): 225-232.