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Yuan   Wu

Deputy Director

Tel.:+86-10-62332246 Email:wuyuan@ustb.edu.cn Title:Professor

Research Interests

1.Multi-scale deformation mechanism and performance optimization of amorphous and high-entropy alloys

2.Nano-precipitation and phase transformation toughening of advanced metallic materials

3.Atomic-level fine structure characterization of structure-property correlation of advanced metallic materials

Education Background

2004/09-2009/12  Ph. D., Materials Science,

University of Science and Technology Beijing, P. R. China

2001/09-2004/07  M. E., Materials Science and Engineering,

University of Science and Technology Beijing, P. R. China

1997/09-2001/07  B. E., Foundry,

University of Science and Technology Beijing, P. R. China

Work Experience

2017/07-present   Professor,

University of Science and Technology Beijing

2012/06-2017/06  Associated professor,

University of Science and Technology Beijing

2010/01-2012/06  Assistant professor,

University of Science and Technology Beijing

2013/04-2014/04  Visiting scholar,

Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Honors and Awards

1.Winner of The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 2015

2.Young Top Talent of National “Ten Thousand People Program”, 2015

3.Second Prize of State Natural Science Award, 2018, Study on Structure, Strengthening and Toughening of Bulk Amorphous Alloy

4.First Prize of the Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education in 2018, Study on Phase Formation and Microstructure and Properties of High Entropy Alloys

5.Second Prize of the Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education in 2011, Study on the Structure, Strengthening and Toughening of Bulk Amorphous Alloys

Selected Publications

1. J. Zhou, Y. Wu*, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, S. Jiang, X. Z. Wang, Z. P. Lu*, “Work-hardenable Zr-based bulk metallic glass composites reinforced with ex-situ TiNi fibers”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2019, 806: 1497.

2. Z. F. Lei, X. J. Liu*, H. Wang, Y. Wu*, S. H. Jiang, Z. P. Lu*, Development of advanced materials via entropy engineering. Scripta Materialia, 2019, 165: 164.

3. C. Zhang, Y. Wu, L. You, X. Z. Cao, Z. P. Lu, X. P. Song, Investigation on the activation mechanism of hydrogen absorption in TiZrNbTa high entropy alloy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2019, 781: 613-620.

4. C. Zhang, A. Song, Y. Yuan, Y. Wu*, P. Zhang, Z. P. Lu, X. Song, “Study on the hydrogen storage properties of a TiZrNbTa high entropy alloy”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2019 in press.

5. S. F. Liu, Y. Wu*, T. Wang, W. T. Lin, Y. Y. Shang, J. B. Liu, K. An, X. J. Liu, H. Wang, Z. P. Lu*, “Transformation-reinforced high-entropy alloys with superior mechanical properties via tailoring stacking fault energy”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2019, 792: 444-455.

6. Y. Yuan, Y Wu*, Z. Yang, X. Liang, Z. Lei, H. Huang, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, K. An, W. Wu, Z. P. Lu*, “Formation, structure and properties of biocompatible TiZrHfNbTa high-entropy alloys”, Materials Research Letters, 7 (6), 225-231, 2019.

7. R. Liu, X. J. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, K. C. Chan, Z. P. Lu, Sandwich nanoporous framework decorated with vertical CuO nanowire arrays for electrochemical glucose sensing. Electrochimica Acta, 2019, 299: 470-478.

8. D. Cao, Y. Wu, X. J. Liu, H. Wang, X. Z. Wang, Z. P. Lu, Enhancement of glass-forming ability and plasticity via alloying the elements having positive heat of mixing with Cu in Cu48Zr48Al4 bulk metallic glass. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2019, 777: 382-391.

9. Y. Y. Shang, Y. Wu*, J. Y. He, X. Y. Zhu, S. F. Liu, H. L. Huang, K. An, Y. Chen, S. H. Jiang, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Liu, Solving the strength-ductility tradeoff in the medium-entropy NiCoCr alloy via interstitial strengthening of carbon. Intermetallics, 2019, 106: 77-87.

10. D.M. Pajerowski, K.J. Ostrowski, C. de La Cruz, X. Tong, Y. Yuan, Y. Wu*, and Z.P. Lu, Magnetic structure of ternary rare-earth alloy Ho1/3Tb1/3Er1/3. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 2019, 469: 315-322.

11. M. Yang, X. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, J. Wang, H. Ruan, and Z. Lu, Elastic modulus change and its relation with glass-forming ability and plasticity in bulk metallic glasses. Scripta Materialia, 2019, 161: 62-65.

12. Q. Du, X. J. Liu*, Q. Zeng, H. Fan, H. Wang, Y. Wu, S. W. Chen, Z. P. Lu*, “Polyamorphic transition in a transition metal based metallic glass under high pressure”, Physical Review B, 99 (1), 014208, 2019.

13. H. X. Li, Z. C. Lu, S. L. Wang, Y. Wu, Z. P. Lu*, “Fe-based bulk metallic glasses: Glass formation, fabrication, properties and applications”, Progress in Materials Science, 103, 235-318, 2019.

14. N. Gao, D. H. Lu, Y. Y. Zhao, X. W. Liu, G. H. Liu, Y. Wu, G. Liu, Z. T. Fan, Z. P. Lu, E. P. George, “Strengthening of a CrMnFeCoNi high-entropy alloy by carbide precipitation”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 792, 1028-1035, 2019

15. Z.F. Lei, X.J. Liu, Y. Wu*, H. Wang, S.H. Jiang, S.D. Wang, X.D. Hui, Y.D. Wu, B. Gault, P. Kontis, D. Raabe, L. Gu, Q.H. Zhang, H.W. Chen, H.T. Wang, J.B. Liu, K. An, Q.S. Zeng, T.G. Nieh and Z.P. Lu, Enhanced strength and ductility in a high-entropy alloy via ordered oxygen complexes. Nature, 2018, 563: 546550.

16. Z.P. Lu, Z.F. Lei, H.L. Huang, S.F. Liu, F. Zhang, D.B. Duan, Y. Wu, X.J. Liu and H. Wang, Deformation Behavior and Toughening of High-Entropy Alloys. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2018, 54(11): 1553-1566.

17. W.X. Zhao, D.Q. Zhou, S.H. Jiang, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. Liu, X.Z. Wang, and Z.P. Lu, Ultrahigh stability and strong precipitation strengthening of nanosized NbC in alumina-forming austenitic stainless steels subjecting to long-term high-temperature exposure. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2018, 738: 295-307.

18. F. Zhang, H. Lou, S. Chen, X. Chen, Z. Zeng, J. Yan, W. Zhao, Y. Wu, Z.P. Lu, and Q. Zeng, Effects of non-hydrostaticity and grain size on the pressure-induced phase transition of the CoCrFeMnNi high-entropy alloy. Journal of Applied Physics, 2018, 124(11): 115901.

19. M. Yang, X. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, X. Wang, and Z. Lu, Unusual relation between glass-forming ability and thermal stability of high-entropy bulk metallic glasses. Materials Research Letters, 2018, 6(9): 495-500.

20. Y. Yuan, Y. Wu*, X. Liang, H. Wang, X. Liu, and Z. Lu, Superconducting Ti15Zr15Nb35Ta35 high-entropy alloy with intermediate electron-phonon coupling. Frontiers in Materials, 2018, 5: 72.

21. Y. Wu, Z. Lei, X. Liu, H. Wang, and Z. Lu, Eight in one: high-entropy-alloy nanoparticles synthesized by carbothermal shock. Science Bulletin, 2018, 63(12):737-738.

22. J. Wang, Z. Hu, R. Li, X. Liu, C. Xu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, E. Fu, and Z. Lu, Influences of Au ion radiation on microstructure and surface-enhanced Raman scattering of nanoporous copper. Nanotechnology, 2018, 29(18): 184001.

23. W. Song, X. Meng, Y. Wu*, D. Cao, H. Wang, X. Liu, X. Wang, and Z. Lu, Improving plasticity of the Zr46Cu46Al8 bulk metallic glass via thermal rejuvenation. Science Bulletin, 2018, 063(013):840-844.

24. X. Liu, S. Wang, H. Wang, Y. Wu, C. Liu, M. Li, and Z. Lu, Local structural mechanism for frozen-in dynamics in metallic glasses. Physical Review B, 2018. 97(13): 134107.

25. X. Liu, S. Wang, H. Fan, Y. Ye, H. Wang, Y. Wu, and Z. Lu, Static atomic-scale structural heterogeneity and its effects on glass formation and dynamics of metallic glasses. Intermetallics, 2018. 101: 133-143.

26. S. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, J. He, J. Liu, C. Chen, X. Liu, H. Wang, and Z. Lu, Stacking fault energy of face-centered-cubic high entropy alloys. Intermetallics, 2018. 93: 269-273.

27. R. Li, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, and Z. Lu, High-performance hybrid electrode decorated by well-aligned nanograss arrays for glucose sensing. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2018. 102: 288-295.

28. R. Li, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, K. Chan, and Z. Lu, Flexible glassy grid structure for rapid degradation of azo dye. Materials & Design, 2018.

29. Z. Lei, X. Liu, R. Li, H. Wang, Y. Wu, and Z. Lu, Ultrastable metal oxide nanotube arrays achieved by entropy-stabilization engineering. Scripta Materialia, 2018. 146: 340-343.

30. B. Jia, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, and Z. Lu, Microstructure and mechanical properties of FeCoNiCr high-entropy alloy strengthened by nano-Y2O3 dispersion. Science China Technological Sciences, 2018. 61(2): 179-183.

31. J. He, Q. Wang, H. Zhang, L. Dai, T. Mukai, Y. Wu, X. Liu, H. Wang, T.-G. Nieh, and Z. Lu, Dynamic deformation behavior of a face-centered cubic FeCoNiCrMn high-entropy alloy. Science Bulletin, 2018. 63(6): 362-368.

32. P. Cao, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. Liu, and Z.P. Lu. Y-Ray Shielding Performance and Mechanical Properties of Mortar Strengthened by Amorphous Alloy Fibers. in Materials Science Forum. 2018. Trans Tech Publ.

33. D. Cao, Y. Wu, H. Li, X. Liu, H. Wang, X. Wang, and Z. Lu, Beneficial effects of oxygen addition on glass formation in a high-entropy bulk metallic glass. Intermetallics, 2018. 99: 44-50.

34 .S. F. Liu, Y. Wu, H. T. Wang, J. Y. He, J. B. Liu, C. X. Chen, X. J. Liu, H. Wang, Z. P. Lu, Stacking fault energy of face-centered-cubic high entropy alloys. Intermetallics, 2018, 93: 269-273.

35. Y. Wu,F. Zhang,Z. P. Lu, Ultra-strong magnesium alloy with novel nanostructures. Science China-Technological Sciences, 2017, 60(11): 1769-1770

36. Y. Wu, W. L. Song, J. Zhou, D. Cao, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Lu, Ductilization of bulk metallic glassy material and its mechanism. Acta Physica Sinica, 2017, 66(17): 176111.

37. H. L. Huang, Y. Wu*, J. Y. He, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, K. An, W. Wu, Z. P. Lu*, Phase-transforamtion ductilization of brittle high-entropy alloys via metastability engineering. Advanced Materials, 2017, 1701678.

38. F. Zhang, Y. Wu*, H. B. Lou, Z. D. Zeng, V. B. Prakapenka, E. Greenberg, Y. Ren, J. Y. Yan, J. S. Okasinski, X. J. Liu, Y. Liu, Q. S. Zeng, Z. P. Lu*, Polymorphism in a high-entropy alloy. Nature Communications, 2017, 8: 15687.

39. S. H. Jiang, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. J. Liu, H. H. Chen, M. J. Yao, B. Gault, D. Ponge, D. Raabe, A. Hirata, M. W. Chen, Y. D. Wang, Z. P. Lu, Ultrastrong steel via minimal lattice misfit and high-density nanoprecipitation. Nature, 2017, 544, 7651.

40. J. Y. He, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. J. Liu, T. G. Nieh, Z. P. Lu, High-temperature plastic flow of a precipitation-hardened FeCoNiCr high entropy alloy. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2017, 686: 34-40.

41. Z. Fan, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Lu, Thermoelectric performance of PbSnTeSe high-entropy alloys. Materials Research Letters, 2017, 5 (3): 187-194.

42. Y. Yuan, Y. Wu*, X. Tong, H. Zhang, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, L. Ma, H. L. Suo, Z. P. Lu*, Rare-earth high-entropy alloys with giant magnetocaloric effect, Acta Materialia, 2017, 125: 481-489.

43. Y. Wu, D. Ma, Q.K. Li, A.D. Stoica, W.L. Song, H. Wang, X.J. Liu, G.M. Stoica, G.Y. Wang, K. An, X.L. Wang, Mo Li, Z.P. Lu, Transformation-induced plasticity in bulk metallic glass composites evidenced by in-situ neutron diffraction, Acta Materialia, 2017, 124: 478-488

44. J. Y. He, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. J. Liu, T. G. Nieh, Z. P. Lu, High-temperature plastic flow of a precipitation-hardened FeCoNiCr high entropy alloy. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2017, 686: 34-40.

45. H. Y. Fan, X. J. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, H. Wang, Z. P. Lu, Mechanical heterogeneity and its relation with glass -forming ability in Zr-Cu and Zr-Cu-Al metallic glasses. Intermetallics, 2017, 90: 159-163.

46. Y. Wu, H. X. Li, J. E. Gao, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, M. K. Miller, H. Bei, Y. F. Gao, Z. P. Lu, Nanocrystallization in a Cu-doped Fe-based metallic glass, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2016, 688: 822-827.

47. Wenli Song, Yuan Wu,* Hui Wang, Xiongjun Liu, Houwen Chen, Zhenxi Guo, and Zhaoping Lu*, Microstructural control via copious nucleation manipulated by in-situ formed inoculants: large-sized and ductile metallic glass composites, Advanced Materials, 2016, 28: 8156-8161.

48. H. Wang, X. M. Chu, Y. Wu*, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Lu, Mold-filling Ability of Aluminum Alloy Melt during the Two-step Foaming Process. Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 2016, 32: 509-514.

49. W. X. Zhao, Y. Wu*, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Lu, Micro-alloying effects of yttrium on recrystallization behaviour of an alumina-forming austenitic stainless steel. Journal of iron & steel research international, 2016, 23: 553-558.

50. Z. Fan, H. Wang, Y. Wu*, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Lu, Thermoelectric high-entropy alloys with low lattice thermal conductivity, RSC Advances, 2016, 6(57): 52164-52170.

51. D. Cao, Y. Wu*, H. Wang, X. J. Liu, Z. P. Lu, Effects of Nitrogen on the Glass Formation and Mechanical Properties of a Ti-Based Metallic Glass. Acta Metallurgica Sinica-English Letters, 2016, 29(2): 173180.

52. Y. Liu, J. S. Wang, Q. H. Fang, B. Liu, Y. Wu, S. Q. Chen, Preparation of superfine-grained high entropy alloy by spark plasma sintering gas atomized powder, Intermetallics, 2016, 68: 16-22.

53. Y. Wu, A.D. Stoica, Y. Ren, D. Ma, Y.F. Gao, H. BeiDirect synchrotron x-ray measurements of local strain fields in elastically and plastically bent metallic glasses. Intermetallics, 2015, 67: 132.

54. Y. Wu, H. Wang, Y. Q. Cheng, X. J. Liu, X. D. Hui, T. G. Nieh, Y. D. Wang, Z. P. Lu, Inherent structure length in metallic glasses: simplicity behind complexity. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5: 12137.

55. Y. Wu, H. Bei, Y. L. Wang, Z. P. Lu, E. P. George, Y. F. Gao, Deformation-induced spatiotemporal fluctuation, evolution and localization of strain fields in a bulk metallic glass. International Journal of Plasticity, 2015, 71: 136-145.

56. Y. Wu, W. H. Liu, X. L. Wang, D. Ma, A. D. Stoica, T. G. Nieh, Z. B. He, and Z. P. Lu. In-situ neutron diffraction study of deformation behavior of a multi-component high-entropy alloy. Applied Physics Letters, 2014, 104: 051910.

57. Y. Wu, H. Wang, X.J. Liu, X.H. Chen, X.D. Hui, Y. Zhang, and Z.P. Lu, “Designing Bulk Metallic Glass Composites with Enhanced Formability and Plasticity”, Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 30, 566-575, 2014 (invited).

Academic Services

1. Reviewer for Journal of Nature Communications, Acta Materialia, Materials Science, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Intermetallics, Journal of Applied Physics, Materials & Design, Materials Science and Technology, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Non-crystalline Solids, etc.

2. Dissertation Evaluation Expert for Ministry of Education, P. R. China, 2016-

3. Evaluation Expert for National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2014-

4. Research Advisor for PhD and Master students, 2012-

5. Membership, the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) and Chinese Materials Research Society (CMRS), 2010-