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Ming YAN


Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

86-755-88018967

yanm@sustc.edu.cn

Education :

1997.09-2001.07 1997-2001 Harbin Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, Bachelor Degree

2001.09-2003.07 2001-2003 Harbin Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, Master Degree

2003-2006 Harbin Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, PhD

2004-2006 The University of Queensland, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, Research Trainee/Co-education

Work Experience:

2007-2008 Japan, National Institute for Materials Science, Postdoctoral Researcher

2009-2012 Australia, The University of Queensland, ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship (ARC-APD)

2012-2014 Australia, The University of Queensland, Queensland Smart Future Fellow (Early Career)p>

2014-2014 Australia, RMIT University, Research Fellow

2014- China, South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC), Associate Professor

Fellowships & Awards:

2009 ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship (ARC-APD) 

2010 Queensland International Fellowship

2012 Best Paper Award (3rd place) by ARC Centre of Excellence for Design in Light Metals

2012 Queensland Smart Future Fellow (Early Career)

2013 Best Paper Award (2nd place) by ARC Centre of Excellence for Design in Light Metals

2013 JSPS Fellowship (Invitation – Short Term)

Research Topics and Experience:

The main research topic of Dr Ming Yan in SUSTC will be 3D printing of metals and alloys especially Ti, Al and steels. He aims to build up a 3D-printing lab for R&D and also for providing first-hand experience to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Dr Yan has extensive experience in powder metallurgy of titanium, aluminum and amorphous alloys. He also knows well about compositional design and characterization of metallic glasses from his past studies.

Representative Papers:

1.(Book chapter) M. Yan, “Microstructural characterization of PM Ti and Ti alloys” in Titanium Powder Metallurgy: Past, Present and Future, 2014, Editors: Ma Qian and Sam H Froes, Elsevier and Science Direct, 2014, in press, ISBN: 978-0-12-800054-0.

2. (Book chapter) M. Yan, H.P. Tang, M. Qian, “Scavenging of oxygen and chlorine from PM titanium during sintering” in Titanium Powder Metallurgy: Past, Present and Future, 2014, Editors: Ma Qian and Sam H Froes, Elsevier and Science Direct, 2014, in press, ISBN: 978-0-12-800054-0.

3. (Book chapter) M. Yan, Peng Yu, “Densification, microstructure and mechanical property of additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V: A comparative overview of current status of selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM) and arc-welding based shaped metal deposition (SMD)”, in Sintering, InTech, 2014, in press, ISBN: 978-953-51-4113-6.

4. M. Yan, M.S. Dargusch, T. Ebel, M. Qian, “Transmission electron microscopy and 3D atom probe study of oxygen-induced fine microstructural features in as-sintered Ti-6Al-4V and their impacts on ductility”, Acta Materialia, 2014; 68: 196-206. 

5. M. Yan, M. Qian, C. Kong, M.S. Dargusch, “Impacts of trace carbon on the microstructure of as-sintered biomedical Ti-15Mo alloy and reassessment of the maximum carbon limit”, Acta Biomaterialia, 2014; 68: 1014-1023. 

6. M. Yan, P. Yu, G.B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “Secondary phases and interfaces in a nitrogen atmosphere sintered Al alloy: Transmission electron microscopy evidence for the formation of AlN during liquid phase sintering”, Acta Materialia, 2010, 58: 5667-5674.

7. M. Yan, T. Mori, J. Zou, F. Ye, D.R. Ou, J. Drennan, “TEM and XPS analysis of CaxCe1-xO2-y (x = 0.05 ~ 0.5) as electrolyte materials for solid oxide fuel cells”, Acta Materialia, 2009, 57: 722-731.

8. M. Yan, J. Zou, J. Shen, “Effect of over-doped yttrium on the microstructure, mechanical properties and thermal properties of a Zr based metallic glass”, Acta Materialia, 2006, 54: 3627-3635.

9. M. Yan, Y. Liu, G.B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “In-situ synchrotron radiation to understand the pathways for the scavenging of oxygen from commercially pure CP-Ti and Ti-6Al-4V by yttrium hydride”, Scripta Materialia, 2013, 68: 63-66.

10. M. Yan, Y. Liu, Y.B. Liu, C. Kong, G.B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “Simultaneous gettering of oxygen and chlorine and homogenization of the β phase by rare earth hydride additions to a powder metallurgy Ti-2.25Mo-1.5Fe alloy”, Scripta Materialia, 2012, 67: 491-494.

11. M. Yan, S. Kohara, J.Q. Wang, K. Nogita, G.B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “The influence of topological structure on bulk metallic glass formation in Al-based metallic glasses”, Scripta Materialia, 2011, 65: 755-758.

12. M. Yan, D.J. Wang, J. Shen, M. Qian, “In-situ TEM observation of unusual nanocrystallization in a Ti-based bulk metallic glass”, Scripta Materialia, 2011, 64: 701-704.

13. M. Yan, P. Yu, K.B. Kim, J.K. Lee, G.B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “The surface structure gas-atomized metallic glass powders”, Scripta Materialia, 2010, 62: 266-269.

14. M. Yan, T. Mori, J. Zou, H. Huang, J. Drennan , “Microstructure and mechanical property of Ce1-xCaxO2-y (x = 0.05, 0.1, 0.2) with different sintering temperatures”, Materials Today, 2011, 14: 24-30 (Republished by Materials Today in its Hysitron Special Issue III; original publication shown in the Journal of The European Ceramic Society, 2010, 30: 669-675). 

15. M. Yan, S.D. Luo, G. B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “Impurity (Fe, Cl, and P) induced grain boundary and secondary phases in commercially pure titanium (CP-Ti)”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2013, 44: 3961-3969. 

16. M. Yan, M.S. Dargusch, C. Kong, J.A. Kimpton, S. Kohara, M. Brandt, M. Qian, “Accelerated phase transformation and formation of oxygen-stablized Ti-Fe-O in TiH2 based powder-metallurgy Ti-6Al-4V: Implications on rapid desnfification and a new oxygen scavenging approach”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Recommendation for publication after revision, 2014, in press, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-014-2631-4.

17. M. Yan, T. Mori, J. Zou, J. Drennan, “Grain growth condition affected densification behaviour and conductivity property of Ca-doped CeO2 as electrolyte material for IT-SOFC”, Journal of The American Ceramic Society, 2009, 92: 2745-2750. 

18. M. Yan, T. Mori, J. Zou, F. Ye, D.R. Ou, J. Drennan, “Effect of dopant concentration and calcination temperature on the microstructure of Ca-doped ceria nanopowders”, Journal of The European Ceramic Society, 2008, 28: 2709-2716. 

19. M. Yan, J.Q. Wang, C. Kong, G.B. Schaffer, M. Qian, “Micrometer-sized quasicrystals in the marginal glass forming alloy Al85Ni5Y6Co2Fe2”, Journal of Materials Research, 2012, 27: 2131-2139. 

20. M. Yan, M. Qian, T.T. Song, M.S. Dargusch, X.S. Wei, “Significant α-phase growth confinement in Grade 4 Titanium and substantial β-phase refinement in grade 7 titanium”, MRS Communications, 2014, in press, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/mrc.2014.33.

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