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Research Assistant Professor
School of Environmental Science and Engineering
Ph.D. Materials Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, US 2009-2014
Advisor: Professor Ian Baker, Sherman Fairchild Professor of Engineering
Dissertation: Microstructure and mechanical behavior of Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 and modified Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 alloys
B.E. Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 2005-2009
Senior Research Assistant, City University of Hong Kong 2017-2018
In-situ TEM and SEM characterization of materials for microstructure and deformation mechanisms.
Research Associate, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College 2014-2015
Focus on developing an understanding of the microstructural stability and deformation mechanisms that control the strength and ductility of potentially-useful f.c.c./B2 FeNiMnAl alloys over a range of temperatures and strain rates.
Research Assistant, Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College 2009-2014
Thoroughly studied the microstructure and mechanical properties of Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 alloy using state-of-the-art techniques, including TEM, SEM, XRD, hardness test and tensile test.
Systematically designed, synthesized and studied FeNiMnAl by elemental alloying, and tripled the ductility of Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 by 6 at. % Cr addition
Senior Project, Department of Material Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University 2005-2009
Successfully found the prefer conditions for growth of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and improved the electrical and heat conductivity over 20 times through the compositing of CNTs and PMMA.
Software: SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, COMSOL, Mathcad, Minitab
Lab equipment: Optical Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), Mill and Lather machines, Differential Thermal Analysis (DTA), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Focus ion beam (FIB), Ion milling
Certificates: Six Sigma Green Belt
Fe-Ni-Mn-Al-Cr Alloys and Methods for Production Thereof 2014
Ian Baker, Fanling Meng and Jingwen Qiu, US 20140286821 A1
Awards and Honors
Excellent graduate of Tsinghua University 2009
National Scholarship-First place 2007
Haokun Yang, Rong Fan, Fanling Meng, Bin Gan and Yang Lu, Design of Heavily twinned CoCrNi Medium-entropy Alloy with Superior Local Stress Resistance, submitted.
Ian Baker, Fanling Meng, Margaret Wu and André Brandenberg, Recrystallization of a Novel Two-phase FeNiMnAlCr High Entropy Alloy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2016), 656: 458-464.
Ian Baker and Fanling Meng, Lamellar Coarsening in Fe28Ni18Mn33Al21 and Its Influence on Room Temperature Tensile Behavior. Acta Materialia (2015), 95: 124-131.
Fanling Meng and Ian Baker, Nitriding of a High Entropy FeNiMnAlCr Alloy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2015), 645: 376-381.
Fanling Meng, Jingwen Qiu, Ian Baker and Hongbin Bei, The Effects of Annealing on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Fe28Ni18Mn33Al21. Journal of Materials Science (2015), 50: 7821-7834.
Fanling Meng, Samuel F Bauer, Yifeng Liao and Ian Baker, Concentration Dependence of Cr for Alleviating Environmental Embrittlement in Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15. Intermetallics (2015), 56: 28-32.
Ian Baker, Xiaolan Wu, Fanling Meng and Paul R. Munroe, Microstructures and Mechanical Properties of two-phase FeNiMnAl Alloys. Materials Science Forum (2014), 783-786: 2549-2554.
Jingwen Qiu, Yong Liu, Fanling Meng, Ian Bakerand Paul R. Munroe, Effects of Environment on Dry Sliding Wear of Powder Metallurgical Ti-47Al-2Cr-2Nb-0.2W. Intermetallics (2014), 53:10-19.
Fanling Meng, Jingwen Qiu and Ian Baker, Effect of Al Content on the Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Two-Phase FeNiMnAl Alloys. Journal of Materials Science (2014) 49:1973-1983.
Fanling Meng, Jingwen Qiu and Ian Baker, The Effects of Cr on the Microstructure and Tensile Behavior of Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15, Materials Science and Engineering A, (2013) 586: 45-52.
Xiaolan Wu, Fanling Meng, Ian Baker, Hong Wu and Paul R. Munroe, An overview of Dry Sliding Wear of Two-Phase FeNiMnAl Alloys, MRS Proceedings (2012), 1516: 103-108.
Fanling Meng, Ian Baker and Paul R. Munroe, The Effects of Environment on the Dry Sliding Wear of Eutectic Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15, Journal of Materials Science (2012) 47:4827-4837.
Yifeng Liao, Fanling Meng and Ian Baker, Environmental Embrittlement of Two-Phase Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15, Intermetallics (2011) 19: 1533-1537.
Yifeng Liao, Fanling Meng and Ian Baker, L12 Precipitates within L21 Ordered Fe-21.7Mn-14.5Al, Philosophical Magazine (2011), 91: 3547-3556.
Ian Baker, Margaret Wu, Zhangwei Wang and Fanling Meng, Mechanical Properties of Ductile Lamellar FeNiMnAl(Cr,Ti) High-Entropy Alloys, XXVI International Materials Research Congress (IMRC) 2017, Cancun, Mexico, August 20-25, 2017.
Ian Baker, Margaret Wu, and Fanling Meng, The Effects of Cold Rolling and Recrystallization on the Mechanical Properties of Eutectic FeNiMnAl Alloys, Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT), Madrid, Spain, Dec 14-17, 2015. (KEYNOTE)
Fanling Meng, Jingwen Qiu and Ian Baker, Effect of Al Content on the Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Two-phase FeNiMnAl Alloys, oral presentation at 2014MRS Meeting, Nov. 30- Dec.5, 2014, Boston, MA
Fanling Meng, Samuel F. Bauer, Ian Baker and Yifeng Liao, The Role of Cr Addition on Alleviating the Environmental Embrittlement in Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15, oral presentation at 2014 MS&T Meeting, Oct. 12-16, 2014, Pittsburgh, PA
Fanling Meng, Ian Baker and Yifeng Liao, Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 and Cr-modified Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15, oral presentation at 2013 MS&T Meeting, Oct. 27-31, 2013, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Fanling Meng, Jingwen Qiu and Ian Baker, The Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Cr-modified Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 Alloy, poster presentation at 2013GRC Physical Metallurgy, Jul. 27-Aug. 2, 2013, Biddeford, ME
Ian Baker, Xiaolan Wu and Fanling Meng, Mechanical Behavior of Two-Phase FeNiMnAl Alloys, poster presentation at 2013 GRC Physical Metallurgy, Jul. 27-Aug. 2, 2013, Biddeford, ME
Jingwen Qiu, Ian Baker, Fanling Meng, Yong Liu and Paul R. Munroe, The Effect of Environment on the Dry Sliding Wear of Powder Metallurgy Ti-Al-Cr-Nb-W Alloy, poster presentation at 2013GRC Physical Metallurgy, Jul. 27-Aug. 2, 2013, Biddeford, ME
Fanling Meng, Ian Baker and Yifeng Liao, Microstructure and Deformation Behavior of Eutectic Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 Alloy, oral presentation at 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Nov. 29-30, 2012, Boston, MA
Xiaolan Wu, Fanling Meng, Ian Baker, Hong Wu and Paul R. Munroe, A Comparison of Dry Sliding Wear of Two-Phase FeNiMnAl Alloys, poster presentation at 2012 MRS Fall Meeting, Nov. 29-30, 2012, Boston, MA
Fanling Meng, Ian Baker and Yifeng Liao, Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Eutectic Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 Alloy, oral presentation at 2011 MS&T Meeting, Oct. 16-20, 2011, Columbus, OH
Fanling Meng, Ian Baker and Yifeng Liao, Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Fe30Ni20Mn35Al15 Alloy, poster presentation at 2010 MRS Fall Meeting, Nov.29-Dec. 3, 2010, Boston, MA