Name: Wei LI
Title: Associate Professor
Office: Room 503B, Material Building A
Platform: Institute of Phase Transformation and Microstructure Design
(1) Research on the design, development and application of tissue engineering materials
(2) Biomedical polymers and its application in the field of implant materials
(3) Resin matrix composites
PhD in Metallurgy and Materials, The University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK,2011
MSc in Material Science, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China,2007
BSc in Material Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China,2004
2007. 5-8 Baosteel-NSC/Arcelor Automotive Steel Sheets Co.Ltd
2012. 2-2016.12 Lecturer of Shanghai JiaoTong University
2017.1-now Associate Professor of Shanghai JiaoTong University
High strength and toughness steels;
hydrogen embrittlement in advanced high strength steel;
S phase treatment on stainless steel.
Selected Publications Y. Li, W. Li*, N. Min, W. Liu, C. Zhang, X. Jin, Mechanical response of a medium manganese steel with encapsulated austenite, Scripta Materialia, 178 (2020) 211-217.
 Y.S. Chen, H. Lu, J. Liang, A. Rosenthal, H. Liu, G. Sneddon, I. McCarroll, Z. Zhao, W. Li, A. Guo, J.M. Cairney, Observation of hydrogen trapping at dislocations, grain boundaries, and precipitates, Science, 367 (2020) 171-175.
 K. Zhang, W. Li*, Y. Xu, B. Liu, Y. Li, D. Liu, X. Ding, X. Jin, Rapid construction of multicomponent TRIP stainless steel by powder feeding laser deposition for comprehensive properties, Materials & Design, 184 (2019) 108171.
 Y. Xu, W. Li*, X. Zuo, Y. Li, C. Zhang, N. Min, H. Chen, X. Jin, Nanoprecipitation-suppressed ferrite transformation (γ → α) during tempering in a medium‑manganese steel, Scripta Materialia, 162 (2019) 391-396.
 Y. Xu, W. Li*, M. Wang, X. Zhang, Y. Wu, N. Min, W. Liu, X. Jin, Nano-sized MX carbonitrides contribute to the stability of mechanical properties of martensite ferritic steel in the later stages of long-term aging, Acta Materialia, 175 (2019) 148-159.
 D. Wu, C. Huang, O. Zhang, L. Zhao, W. Li, X. Jin, Investigation of hydrogen diffusion and trapping behavior under tensile stresses in a container steel, Materials Letters, 256 (2019) 126533.
 W. Wang, S. Song, K.M. Reddy, W. Li, P. Liu, X. Wang, Deformation behavior of ultrahard Al0.3CoCrFeNi high-entropy alloy treated by plasma nitriding, Materials Letters, 255 (2019) 126566.
 L. Luo, W. Li*, S. Liu, L. Wang, X. Jin, Effect of intermediate temperature annealing on the stability of retained austenite and mechanical properties of medium Mn-TRIP steel, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 742 (2019) 69-77.
 X. Lu, D. Qian, W. Li, X. Jin, Enhanced toughness of bearing steel by combining prior cold deformation with martensite pre-quenching and bainite transformation, Materials Letters, 234 (2019) 5-8.
 B. Liu, W. Li, X. Lu, X. Jia, X. Jin, The effect of retained austenite stability on impact-abrasion wear resistance in carbide-free bainitic steels, Wear, 428-429 (2019) 127-136.
 B. Liu, W. Li*, X. Lu, X. Jia, X. Jin, An integrated model of impact-abrasive wear in bainitic steels containing retained austenite, Wear, 440-441 (2019) 203088.
 W. Li, X. Ding, X. Jin, Introduction of nanoprecipitation and transformation-induced plasticity in ultra-low carbon medium manganese quenching-partitioning-tempering steels, Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering, 1 (2019) 48-56.
 M. Khedr, L. Wei*, M. Na, L. Yu, J. Xuejun, Evolution of Fracture Mode in Nano-twinned Fe-1.1C-12.5Mn Steel, JOM, 71 (2019) 1338-1348.
 J.C. Gonzalez L, W. Li*, Y. Gong, X.J. Jin, A Finite-Element Approach for the Partitioning of Carbon in Q&P Steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B: Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science, 50 (2019) 1417-1427.
 P. Zhou, W. Li*, H. Zhao, X. Jin, Role of microstructure on electrochemical hydrogen permeation properties in advanced high strength steels, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43 (2018) 10905-10914.
 P. Zhou, W. Li*, X. Jin, Electrochemical Hydrogen Permeation Properties of MoS2 and Ni80Cr20 Films Prepared by Magnetron Sputtering on Pure Iron, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 165 (2018) E256-E261.
 B. Liu, X. Lu, W. Li*, X. Jin, Enhanced wear resistance of nanotwinned austenite in higher Si nanostructured bainitic steel, Wear, 398-399 (2018) 22-28.
 Y. Li, Y. Lu, W. Li*, M. Khedr, H. Liu, X. Jin, Hierarchical microstructure design of a bimodal grained twinning-induced plasticity steel with excellent cryogenic mechanical properties, Acta Materialia, 158 (2018) 79-94.
 Y. Li, W. Li*, X. Zhu, H. Zhou, X. Jin, Mechanism of improved hydrogen embrittlement resistance of low-temperature plasma carburised stainless steel, Surface Engineering, 34 (2018) 189-192.
 Y. Li, W. Li*, W. Liu, X. Wang, X. Hua, H. Liu, X. Jin, The austenite reversion and co-precipitation behavior of an ultra-low carbon medium manganese quenching-partitioning-tempering steel, Acta Materialia, 146 (2018) 126-141.
 M. Khedr, W. Li*, X. Zhu, P. Zhou, S. Gao, X. Jin, Improving hydrogen embrittlement resistance of Hadfield steel by thermo-mechanical flash-treatment, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 712 (2018) 133-139.
 P. Zhou, W. Li*, Y. Li, X. Lu, X. Jin, J. Chen, Fabrication and Corrosion Performances of Pure Ni and Ni-Based Coatings Containing Rare Earth Element Ce and Graphene by Reverse Pulse Electrodeposition, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164 (2017) D75-D81.
 Y. Xu, Y. Nie, M. Wang, W. Li*, X. Jin, The effect of microstructure evolution on the mechanical properties of martensite ferritic steel during long-term aging, Acta Materialia, 131 (2017) 110-122.
 K. Wu, X. Lu, P. Zhou, W. Li*, X. Jin, Improved resistance to hydrogen embrittlement by tailoring the stability of retained austenite, Materials Science and Technology, (2017) 1-8.
 L. Luo, W. Li*, L. Wang, S. Zhou, X. Jin, Tensile behaviors and deformation mechanism of a medium Mn-TRIP steel at different temperatures, Materials Science and Engineering A, 682 (2017) 698-703.
 Y. Li, W. Li*, M. Na, W. Liu, X. Jin, Effects of hot/cold deformation on the microstructures and mechanical properties of ultra-low carbon medium manganese quenching-partitioning-tempering steels, Acta Materialia, 139 (2017) 96-108.
 Y. Li, W. Li*, J.C. Hu, H.M. Song, X.J. Jin, Compatible strain evolution in two phases due to epsilon martensite transformation in duplex TRIP-assisted stainless steels with high hydrogen embrittlement resistance, International Journal of Plasticity, 88 (2017) 53-69.
 W. Li, X. Zhu, J. Yao, X. Jin, X. Ding, Hydrogen traps and hydrogen induced cracking in 20CrMo steel, ISIJ International, 57 (2017) 170-175.
 W. Li, W. Guo, X. Zhu, X. Jin, X. Li, H. Dong, The effect of applied compressive stress on the diffusion of carbon in carbon supersaturated S-phase layer, Surface & Coatings Technology, (2017).
 X. Zhu, K. Zhang, W. Li*, X. Jin, Effect of retained austenite stability and morphology on the hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility in quenching and partitioning treated steels, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 658 (2016) 400-408.
 X. Zhu, W. Li*, H. Zhao, Q. Han, L. Wang, H. Jiao, X. Jin, Unveiling the Origin of Work Hardening Behavior in an Ultrafine-Grained Manganese Transformation-Induced Plasticity Steel by Hydrogen Investigation, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 47 (2016) 4362-4367.
 P. Zhou, W. Li*, X. Zhu, Y. Li, X. Jin, J. Chen, Graphene containing composite coatings as a protective coatings against hydrogen embrittlement in quenching & partitioning high strength steel, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163 (2016) 160-166.
 H.S. Zhao, W. Li*, X. Zhu, X.H. Lu, L. Wang, S. Zhou, X.J. Jin, Quantitative assessment of retained austenite in quenching and partitioning treated multiphase steel, Materials Science and Technology, 32 (2016) 1619-1624.
 H.S. Zhao, W. Li*, X. Zhu, X.H. Lu, L. Wang, S. Zhou, X.J. Jin, Analysis of the relationship between retained austenite locations and the deformation behavior of quenching and partitioning treated steels, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 649 (2016) 18-26.
 H. Zhao, W. Li*, L. Wang, S. Zhou, X. Jin, The Deformation Behavior Analysis and Mechanical Modeling of Step/Intercritical Quenching and Partitioning-Treated Multiphase Steels, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 47 (2016) 3943-3955.
 Y. Xiao, W. Li*, H.S. Zhao, X.W. Lu, X.J. Jin, Investigation of carbon segregation during low temperature tempering in a medium carbon steel, Materials Characterization, 117 (2016) 84-90.
 R. Wu, J. Li, W. Li, X. Wu, X. Jin, S. Zhou, L. Wang, Effect of metastable austenite on fracture resistance of quenched and partitioned (Q&P) sheet steels, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 657 (2016) 57-63.
 X. Lu, W. Li*, H. Zhao, X. Jin, Local plastic indentation resistance of retained austenite in bearing steel, ISIJ International, 56 (2016) 851-854.
 X. Zhu, W. Li*, T.Y. Hsu, S. Zhou, L. Wang, X. Jin, Improved resistance to hydrogen embrittlement in a high-strength steel by quenching–partitioning–tempering treatment, Scripta Materialia, 97 (2015) 21-24.
 R.-M. Wu, W. Li, C.-L. Wang, Y. Xiao, L. Wang, X.-J. Jin, Stability of Retained Austenite Through a Combined Intercritical Annealing and Quenching and Partitioning (IAQP) Treatment, Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters), 28 (2015) 386-393.
 X.-H. Lu, W. Li, C.-L. Wang, H.-S. Zhao, X.-J. Jin, Effects of Sub-zero Celsius Treatment and Tempering on the Stability of Retained Austenite in Bearing Steel, Acta Metallurgica Sinica (English Letters), 28 (2015) 787-792.
 X. Lu, W. Li, M. Jin, N. Min, X. Jin, Mechanical spectroscopy of bearing steel, Archives of Metallurgy and Materials, 60 (2015) 2085-2091.
 W. Li, X. Zhu, C. Wang, X. Jin, Effect of S-phase on the Hydrogen Induced Phase Transition and Hydrogen Embrittlement Susceptibility in AISI 304 Stainless Steel, in: Materials Today: Proceedings, 2015, pp. S691-S695.
 X. Zhu, W. Li, H. Zhao, L. Wang, X. Jin, Hydrogen trapping sites and hydrogen-induced cracking in high strength quenching & partitioning (Q&P) treated steel, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014) 13031-13040.
 H.S. Zhao, X. Zhu, W. Li*, X.J. Jin, L. Wang, H. Jiao, D.M. Jiang, Austenite stability for quenching and partitioning treated steel revealed by colour tint-etching method, Materials Science and Technology, 30 (2014) 1008-1013.
 R. Wu, W. Li, S. Zhou, Y. Zhong, L. Wang, X. Jin, Effect of Retained Austenite on the Fracture Toughness of Quenching and Partitioning (Q&P)-Treated Sheet Steels, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 45 (2014) 1892-1902.
 W. Li, X. Li, Y.L. Chiu, H. Dong, On the thermo-mechanical stability and oxidation behavior of carbon S-phase at elevated temperature and under tensile stress, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 600 (2014) 90-98.
 X. Zhu, W. Li, H. Zhao, X. Jin, Effects of cryogenic and tempered treatment on the hydrogen embrittlement susceptibility of TRIP-780 steels, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38 (2013) 10694-10703.
 W. Li, X. Li, H. Dong, Effect of tensile stress on the formation of S-phase during low-temperature plasma carburizing of 316L foil, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 5765-5774.
1. Mechanism of S-phase formed on stainless steel and its stability under applied fields. NSFC,China
2. Joint research about hydrogen delayed fracture of high strength steels and the role of alloying elements for automobile application. HIMI-TMC
3. Toughening mechanism of high strength marine structural steel. National Basic Research Program of China.
4. Hydrogen embrittlement mechanism in hot stamping automobile steel. NSFC,China