Functional Alloys and Forming Technology Research Team
The research team undertakes 8 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 6 provincial and ministerial projects, and 10 other horizontal scientific research projects. The main research fields are involved: (1) Lightweight design and failure mechanism of nano metal materials; (2) Design and development of functional alloy materials, including gradient structure, multi-scale structure, grain boundary engineering, nano precipitation and other multi-level and multi-scale structure design; (3) Surface treatment technology, such as electric spark strengthening, surface nanocrystallization, electrodeposition technology, low-temperature rolling and other surface treatment methods to improve the corrosion, friction, fatigue and biological performances of alloy materials; (4) Intelligent forming technology, using intelligent experimental data platform for forming equipment, intelligent mold, precision workpiece manufacturing.
Professor Aiying Chen
Associate Professor Fang Liu
Associate Professor Xiang Li
Associate Professor Meifeng He
Associate Professor Xing He
Lecture Lijiang Gu
Lightweight design and failure mechanism of metallic materials
Design and development of functional alloy materials
Surface modification technology
Intelligent forming technology
Important research and development projects
Precipitation strengthening of hierarchical nanotwins in austenitic stainless steel at high temperature, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2018-2021
Study on the mechanisms of synergistically enhanced plasticity and biological corrosion of Mg-based bulk metallic glasses composites. National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2018-2021
Lower temperature molten salt diffusion aluminum coating on magnesium alloy and the semiconductor behavior of the passive film. National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2014-2016
Constrained transformation and size effect of nanotwins in austenite stainless steel, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013-2016
Structure, anti-oxidation and thermal diffusion behavior of thermal sprayed AlCoCrNiMxREy high-entropy alloy coating on the surface of superalloy, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Project manager, 2017-2019
Alternating magnetic imaging of single magnetic nanoparticles with small scale by new magnetic force microscope, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013-2015
Fabrication and properties of porous graphene/bioactive glasses scaffolds by protein foaming, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013-2015
Refinement mechanisms and fracture behavior of stainless steel with micro/nano gradient structure produced by local deformation, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2013-2015
Important papers and publications
Construction of 1D Vortex Chain Using a Chiral Nanostructure[J], Adv. Sci. (2020) 2001040.
Scale law of complex deformation transitions of nanotwins in stainless steel, Nature Commun. 10 (2019)1403.
Bridgman growth and magneto-optical properties of CeF3 crystal as Faraday Rotator[J], Optical Materials, 100 (2020) 109675.
Off-on fluorescent switching of boron-doped carbon quantum dots for ultrasensitive sensing of catechol and glutathione, Carbon, 157 (2020) 537-548.
Corrosion resistance enhancement of magnesium alloy by N-doped graphene quantum dots and polymethyltrimethoxysilane composite coating, carbon 196 (2019) 563-571
Construction of nanoporous gold/g-C3N4 heterostructure for electrochemical supercapacitor, Electrochimica Acta, 294 (2019) 260-267.
Pinning-dependent vortex wall oscillations in a one dimensional NiFe nanowire[J], App. Phy. Lett. 111 (2017) 162403.
Improving the intergranular corrosion resistance of austenitic stainless steel by high density twinned structure , Scr. Mate. 130 (2017) 264-268.
Gradient twinned 304 stainless steels for high strength and high ductility, Mater. Sci. Eng. A 667 (2016) 179-188.
In vitro biocompatibility and corrosion behavior of biodegradable Magnesium-pearl powder metal matrix composite [J]. J. Alloys Compd. 663 (2016) 156-165.
Microstructure and electrocatalytic performance of nanoporous gold foils decorated by TiO2 coatings, Surf. Coat. Technol. 286 (2016) 113-118
Effect of annealing atmosphere on the thermal coarsening of nanoporous gold films, Appl. Surf. Sci. 286 (2016) 113-118
Pore-size tuning and optical performances of nanoporous gold films, Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 202 (2015) 50-56.
Influence of microstructure on corrosion properties of multilayer Mg–Al intermetallic compound coating. Corros. Sci. 53 (2011) 1312-1321.
The influence of strain rate on the microstructure transition of 304 stainless steel, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 3697-3709
Important patents and proprietary rights
Production of nanostructure austenitic sheet by repeat reverse transformation, USA, US2010/0101686
Molten salt diffusion coating on magnesium alloy. China patent, ZL 200710041705.8
A preparation method of pearl powder/magnesium alloy composite. China patent, ZL201410347085.0
A preparation method of car brake pad. China patent, ZL201510946901.4
A preparation method of car brake pad of high content of carbon. China patent, ZL 201611197928.9
Amorphous nanocrystalline soft magnetic alloy and its preparation methods, China Patent, ZL201210508847.1, 2014
Electrode material of supercapacitor and its preparation method, CN 108364800 B
A method to improve the corrosion resistance of magnesium alloy by nitrogen doped graphene quantum dot coating, CN108796571B
Double layer TiO2 / Au porous structure catalyst and its preparation method, ZL 201510167744.7
A titanium dioxide nanowire and its preparation method, ZL 201510393996.1
Honors and awards
Third Prize of Excellent Innovative Entrepreneurship Team for College Students, 2018
Excellence award in course teaching of University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, 2014-2015
Second prize of Academic Award, Proceedings of the 9th Zwick Academia Day Testing of high performance, lightweight and sustainable materials, Rome, Sapienza University,
Activities in professional associations
2020-: Member of Expert Committee of National Think Tank for Materials and Devices Scientists
Editorial board member of the journal “International Journal of Corrosion”