Faculty, by Name



Institute of Forming Technology and Equipment
Room 410A,Material Building A

Biographical Information

  Prof. Zhao graduated from the Department of Material Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) with a bachelor’s degree in 1994 and received his master and doctoral degree at the Department of Plasticity Technology of SJTU in 1999 and 2002 respectively.


  From 2006 to 2011, Prof. Zhao served as the deputy head of the Department of Plasticity Technology. At present, he works as the vice dean of the School of Materials Science and Engineering in SJTU, as well as the executive deputy director of the Institute of Forming Technology and Equipment. His academic titles include the member of advisory board of the International Cold Forging Group (ICFG), deputy director of the National Forging and Stamping Technical Standardization Committee, senior member of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, director of the China Society for Plasticity of Technology (CSTP), etc.


  In addition, Prof. Zhao has published more than 60 papers as well as more than 3 monographs, and contributed to formulating and revising 10 standards in national and mechanical industries.


Research Interests

-- Precision plasticity forming theory and technology

-- Intelligent forming process and tool design and optimization


Selected Publications

[1]       Li HY, Xia M, Zhao Z, Zheng Y. An experimental study on local thickening laws based on multi-plate extrusion. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2013, 214(7): 1213-1220.

[2]       Zhang Y, Hu CL, Zhao Z, Li AP, Xu X L, Shi WB. Low cycle fatigue behaviour of a Cr–Mo–V matrix-type high-speed steel used for cold forging. Materials and Design, 2013, 44: 612-621.

[3]       Zhuang XC, Zhao Z, Li HY, Xiang H. Experimental methodology for obtaining the flow curve of sheet materials in a wide range of strains. Steel Research International, 2013, 84(2): 146-154.

[4]       Hu C, Meng LF, Zhao Z, Gu B, Cai B. Optimization for extrusion process of aluminum controller housing. Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 2012, 22(S1): 48-53.

[5]       Zhang Y, Hu CL, Li AP. Strain-controlled fatigue properties at room temperature of a high-speed matrix steel used as a cold forging tool material. Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University. 2012, 46(10): 80-84 (in Chinese).

[6]       Zhao Z, Zhuang XC, Xiang H. Research on sheet metal semi-cutting process using coupled and uncoupled damage model. Materials Research Innovations. 2011, 15(s1): 381-385.

[7]       Zhuang XC, Zhao Z, Guo AS, Xiang H, Li HY, Dong XH. Experimental and numerical research on shear extrusion process, Proceeding of the 10th International Conference on Technology of Plasticity, Aachen, Germany, September 2011, 230-234.

[8]       Hu CL, Liu QK, Zhao Z, Chen J, Wu GM. Two step forging process of spur gear based on rigid parallel motion. Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (Science), 2010. 15(2): 241-244.

[9]       Zhuang XC, Xiang H, Zhao Z. Analysis of sheet metal extrusion process using finite element method. International Journal of Automation and Computing. 2010, 7(3): 295-302.