1.Bulk Metallic glasses: Glass formation, atomic structure, phase transitions, mechanical behaviors
2.High-Entropy alloys: Alloy design, structural characterization, deformation mechanism
3.Nanoporous metals: Synthesis, structural design, functional properties
4.Computer simulations: First-principles calculations and molecular dynamics simulations on atomic structures and mechanical properties of advanced metallic materials, machine learning
2001/09-2008/06 Ph.D., Materials Science, University of Science and Technology Beijing, P. R. China
1996/09-2000/07 B.E., Materials Science and Engineering, Xiangtan University, P.R. China
07/2018-present Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing
07/2011-06/2018 Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing
09/2015-09/2016 Visiting Scholar, Georgia Institute of Technology
08/2009-05/2012 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
06/2008-08/2009 Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing
Honors and Awards
1.Second Prize of State Natural Science Award, 2018
2.First Prize of the Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education in 2018
3.Second Prize of Natural Science, Ministry of Education of China, 2011
4.New Century Excellent Talents in University, Ministry of Education of China, 2013
5.Nomination Award for the National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation of China, 2010
6.Beijing Nova Program Award, 2010
7.President Gold Medal Award (the highest accolade for students), USTB, 2008
8.Outstanding Graduate, USTB, 2008
9.Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award, USTB, 2008
 J. Wang, X. Liu, R. Li, Z. Li, X. Wang, H. Wang, Y. Wu, S. Jiang, Z. Lu, Formation mechanism and characterization of immiscible nanoporous binary Cu–Ag alloys with excellent surface-enhanced Raman scattering performance by chemical dealloying of glassy precursors, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 7(5) (2020) 1127-1139.
 Q. Du, X. Liu, H. Fan, Q. Zeng, Y. Wu, H. Wang, D. Chatterjee, Y. Ren, Y. Ke, P.M. Voyles, Z. Lu, E. Ma, Reentrant glass transition leading to ultrastable metallic glass, Materials Today (2019).
 M. Yang, X. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, J. Wang, H. Ruan, Z. Lu, Elastic modulus change and its relation with glass-forming ability and plasticity in bulk metallic glasses, Scripta Materialia 161 (2019) 62-65.
 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. Lu, Solving the strength-ductility tradeoff in the medium-entropy NiCoCr alloy via interstitial strengthening of carbon, Intermetallics 106 (2019) 77-87.
 S.F. Liu, Y. Wu, H.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 792 (2019) 444-455.
 R. Li, X. Liu, R. Wu, J. Wang, Z. Li, K.C. Chan, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z. Lu, Flexible Honeycombed Nanoporous/Glassy Hybrid for Efficient Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Generation, Advanced Materials 31(49) (2019) 1904989.
 R. Li, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, K.C. Chan, Z. Lu, Sandwich nanoporous framework decorated with vertical CuO nanowire arrays for electrochemical glucose sensing, Electrochimica Acta 299 (2019) 470-478.
 Z. Lei, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, S. Jiang, Z. Lu, Development of advanced materials via entropy engineering, Scripta Materialia 165 (2019) 164-169.
 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) (2019).
 Y. Yuan, Y. Wu, Z. Yang, X. Liang, Z. Lei, H. Huang, H. Wang, X. Liu, K. An, W. Wu, Z. Lu, Formation, structure and properties of biocompatible TiZrHfNbTa high-entropy alloys, Materials Research Letters 7(6) (2019) 225-231.
 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 777 (2019) 382-391.
 M. Yang, X.J. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, X.Z. Wang, Z.P. Lu, Unusual relation between glass-forming ability and thermal stability of high-entropy bulk metallic glasses, Materials Research Letters 6(9) (2018) 495-500.
 J. Wang, Z. Hu, R. Li, X. Liu, C. Xu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, E. Fu, Z. Lu, Influences of Au ion radiation on microstructure and surface-enhanced Raman scattering of nanoporous copper, Nanotechnology 29(18) (2018) 184001.
 X.J. Liu, S.D. Wang, H. Wang, Y. Wu, C.T. Liu, M. Li, Z.P. Lu, Local structural mechanism for frozen-in dynamics in metallic glasses, Physical Review B 97(13) (2018).
 X.J. Liu, S.D. Wang, H.Y. Fan, Y.F. Ye, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z.P. Lu, Static atomic-scale structural heterogeneity and its effects on glass formation and dynamics of metallic glasses, Intermetallics 101 (2018) 133-143.
 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 93 (2018) 269-273.
 R. Li, X.J. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, K.C. Chan, Z.P. Lu, Flexible glassy grid structure for rapid degradation of azo dye, Materials & Design 155 (2018) 346-351.
 R. Li, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z. Lu, High-performance hybrid electrode decorated by well-aligned nanograss arrays for glucose sensing, Biosens Bioelectron 102 (2018) 288-295.
 F. Li, H. Zhang, X. Liu, C. Yu, Z. Lu, Effects of cooling rate on the atomic structure of Cu64Zr36 binary metallic glass, Computational Materials Science 141 (2018) 59-67.
 F. Li, H. Zhang, X. Liu, Y. Dong, C. Yu, Z. Lu, Effects of Al addition on atomic structure of Cu-Zr metallic glass, Journal of Applied Physics 123(5) (2018) 055101.
 Z. Lei, X. Liu, Y. Wu, H. Wang, S. Jiang, S. Wang, X. Hui, Y. Wu, B. Gault, P. Kontis, D. Raabe, L. Gu, Q. Zhang, H. Chen, H. Wang, J. Liu, K. An, Q. Zeng, T.-G. Nieh, Z. Lu, Enhanced strength and ductility in a high-entropy alloy via ordered oxygen complexes, Nature 563(7732) (2018) 546-550.
 Z. Lei, X. Liu, R. Li, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z. Lu, Ultrastable metal oxide nanotube arrays achieved by entropy-stabilization engineering, Scripta Materialia 146 (2018) 340-343.
 J. He, Q. Wang, H. Zhang, L. Dai, T. Mukai, Y. Wu, X. Liu, H. Wang, T.-G. Nieh, Z. Lu, Dynamic deformation behavior of a face-centered cubic FeCoNiCrMn high-entropy alloy, Science Bulletin 63(6) (2018) 362-368.
 P.H. Cao, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X.J. Liu, Z.P. Lu, Y-Ray Shielding Performance and Mechanical Properties of Mortar Strengthened by Amorphous Alloy Fibers, Materials Science Forum 913 (2018) 682-690.
 D. Cao, Y. Wu, H.X. Li, X.J. Liu, H. Wang, X.Z. Wang, Z.P. Lu, Beneficial effects of oxygen addition on glass formation in a high-entropy bulk metallic glass, Intermetallics 99 (2018) 44-50.
 F. Zhang, Y. Wu, H. Lou, Z. Zeng, V.B. Prakapenka, E. Greenberg, Y. Ren, J. Yan, J.S. Okasinski, X. Liu, Y. Liu, Q. Zeng, Z. Lu, Polymorphism in a high-entropy alloy, Nature Communication 8 (2017) 15687.
 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 125 (2017) 481-489.
 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, M. Li, Z.P. Lu, Transformation-induced plasticity in bulk metallic glass composites evidenced by in-situ neutron diffraction, Acta Materialia 124 (2017) 478-488.
 R. Li, K.C. Chan, X.J. Liu, X.H. Zhang, L. Liu, T. Li, Z.P. Lu, Synthesis of well-aligned CuO nanowire array integrated with nanoporous CuO network for oxidative degradation of methylene blue, Corrosion Science 126 (2017) 37-43.
 S. Jiang, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X. Liu, H. Chen, M. Yao, B. Gault, D. Ponge, D. Raabe, A. Hirata, M. Chen, Y. Wang, Z. Lu, Ultrastrong steel via minimal lattice misfit and high-density nanoprecipitation, Nature 544(7651) (2017) 460-464.
 B. Jia, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z. Lu, Microstructure and mechanical properties of FeCoNiCr high-entropy alloy strengthened by nano-Y2O3 dispersion, Science China Technological Sciences 61(2) (2017) 179-183.
 H. Huang, Y. Wu, J. He, H. Wang, X. Liu, K. An, W. Wu, Z. Lu, Phase-Transformation Ductilization of Brittle High-Entropy Alloys via Metastability Engineering, Advance Materials 29(30) (2017).
 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 686 (2017) 34-40.
 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 90 (2017) 159-163.
 M. Yang, X.J. Liu, H.H. Ruan, Y. Wu, H. Wang, Z.P. Lu, High thermal stability and sluggish crystallization kinetics of high-entropy bulk metallic glasses, Journal of Applied Physics 119(24) (2016) 245112.
 H. Wang, Y.M. Zhang, B.C. Zhou, D.H. Yang, 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 32(6) (2016) 509-514.
 W. Song, Y. Wu, H. Wang, X. Liu, H. Chen, Z. Guo, Z. Lu, Microstructural Control via Copious Nucleation Manipulated by In Situ Formed Nucleants: Large-Sized and Ductile Metallic Glass Composites, Advance Materials 28(37) (2016) 8156-8161.
 Z.Y. Lv, X.J. Liu, B. Jia, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z.P. Lu, Development of a novel high-entropy alloy with eminent efficiency of degrading azo dye solutions, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 34213.
 R. Li, X.J. Liu, H. Wang, D.Q. Zhou, Y. Wu, Z.P. Lu, Formation mechanism and characterization of nanoporous silver with tunable porosity and promising capacitive performance by chemical dealloying of glassy precursor, Acta Materialia 105 (2016) 367-377.
 R. Li, X. Liu, H. Wang, Y. Wu, Z.P. Lu, Bendable nanoporous copper thin films with tunable thickness and pore features, Corrosion Science 104 (2016) 227-235.
 J.Y. He, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X.J. Liu, H.H. Mao, T.G. Nieh, Z.P. Lu, Precipitation behavior and its effects on tensile properties of FeCoNiCr high-entropy alloys, Intermetallics 79 (2016) 41-52.
 J.Y. He, H. Wang, H.L. Huang, X.D. Xu, M.W. Chen, Y. Wu, X.J. Liu, T.G. Nieh, K. An, Z.P. Lu, A precipitation-hardened high-entropy alloy with outstanding tensile properties, Acta Materialia 102 (2016) 187-196.
 Z. Fan, H. Wang, Y. Wu, X.J. Liu, Z.P. Lu, Thermoelectric high-entropy alloys with low lattice thermal conductivity, RSC Advances 6(57) (2016) 52164-52170.
1.Reviewers for Biosensor and Bioelectronics, Nanoscale, APL, Science China-Materials, Scientific Reports, Intermetallics, J. Alloys and Compounds,Materials Letters,Materials and Design, Computational Materials Science, JOM, JMST, J. Non-crystalline Solids, Science China Technological Science, etc.
2.Secretary of Intermetallics and Amorphous Alloys Division of MRS, China
3.Member of Materials Research Society, China
4.Member of the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), USA