Faculty, by Name

Shuangxi SONG

Shuangxi SONG

Advanced Materials Research Center
Associate Research Professor
Room 107,Material Building A


1998—2005                    finished bachelor’s and master’s degrees

               School of Materials Science and Engineering in Shanghai Jiao Tong University,


2006—2009                 PHD in Department of Materials Science and Engineering in The University of Tennessee at Knoxville in United States with advisory from Prof. T.G. Nieh on his dissertation “Localized deformation in metallic glasses at room temperature”.School of Materials Science and Engineering


2006—2009    Visitor in Oak Ridge National Lab and had the opportunity to learn

about nanoindentation, atom probe, and focused ion beam technique




2010-11                            joined Hysitron as an Application Scientist


2013-03       joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University as a faculty member in School of Materials Science and Engineering



Research Projects

2014 – 2016     Shanghai Pujiang Program – “Mechanical behavior of metallic glasses in nano-scale,” Principal Investigator

2015 – 2010      973 Project – “Ultra-high spatial and temporal resolution characterization of micro-structure in amorphous system,” Participator

2014 – 2019      973 Project – “Ultra-high spatial and temporal atomic scale resolution MeV electron diffraction and imaging system,” Participator


Honors & Awards

1Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Tennessee, USA, 2009.

2. Shanghai Pujiang Program, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality, 2014



1.  Song SX, Nieh TG, “Direct measurements of shear band propagation in metallic glasses - An overview”, Intermetallics, 19 (2011) 1968-1977 Review Article. Cited 8.

2. Song SX, Wang XL, and Nieh TG, “Capturing shear band propagation in a Zr-based metallic glass using a high-speed camera,” Scripta Materialia, 62 (2010) 847-850.  Cited 25.

3. Song SX, Jang JSC, Huang JC, and Nieh TG, “Inhomogeneous to homogeneous transition in an Au-based metallic glass and its deformation maps,” Intermetallics, 18 (2010) 702-709. Cited 4.

4.  Chen HM, Huang JC, Song SX, Nieh TG, and Jang JSC, “Flow serration and shear band propagation in bulk metallic glasses,” Applied Physics Letters, 94 (2009) 141914. Cited 32.

5.  Song SX, and Nieh TG, “Flow serration and shear-band viscosity during inhomogeneous deformation of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass,” Intermetallics, 17 (2009) 762-767. Cited 41.

6.  Song SX, Lai YH, Huang JC, and Nieh TG, “Homogeneous deformation of Au-based metallic glass micropillars in compression at elevated temperatures,” Applied Physics Letters, 94 (2009) 061911. Cited 8.

7.  Song SX, Bei H, Wadsworth J, and Nieh TG, “Flow serration in a Zr-based bulk metallic glass in compression at low strain rates,” Intermetallics, 16 (2008) 813-818. Cited 74.

8.  Song SX, Jang JSC, and Nieh TG, “Analyses of shear band emission in a Mg-based bulk metallic glass deformed at different nanoindentation,” Intermetallics, 16 (2008) 676-681. Cited 3.