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Name: Yao SHEN

Title: Professor

Office: Room 509B, Material Building A

Tel: +86-21-3420-3763


Email: yaoshen@sjtu.edu.cn


Platform: Institute of phase change and structure



Biographical Information

09/2001 – 8/2004,      Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering,           The Ohio State University

03/1997 – 6/1999,      M.S., Materials Science and Engineering,             The Ohio State University

09/1989 – 07/1994,    B.S., Mechanical Engineering,                             Tsinghua University

Professional Experience

01/2012-date   Professor

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai JiaoTong University

09/2006-12/2011   Associate Professor

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai JiaoTong University

12/2004-08/2006   Assistant Professor

School of Materials Science and Engineering ,Shanghai JiaoTong University

Research Interests

Meso-micro mechanics of plasticity and damage: Experiments and multi-scale simulations;

Materials behavior under extreme conditions: Shock loading and irradiations

Selected Publications

1. Guisen Liu*, Hanxuan Mo, Jian Wang, Yao Shen*, Coupled crystal plasticity finite element-phase field model with kinetics-controlled twinning mechanism for hexagonal metals, Acta Materialia, 202 (2021) 399-416.

2. Ao Tang, Haiting Liu, Ran Chen, Guisen Liu*, Qingquan Lai, Yong Zhong, Li Wang, Jeff Wang, Qi Lu, Yao Shen*, Mesoscopic origin of damage nucleation in dual-phase steels, International Journal of Plasticity, 137(2021) 102920.

3. Yushun Liu, Jiawei Yan, Dongyue Xie, Yao Shen, Jian Wang, Guo-zhen Zhu, Self-patterning screw <c> dislocations in pure Mg, Scripta Materialia, 191 (2021) 86-89.

4. Ao Tang, Haiting Liu, Guisen Liu*, Yong Zhong, Li Wang, Qi Lu, Jeff Wang, Yao Shen*, Lognormal Distribution of Local Strain: A Universal Law of Plastic Deformation in Material, Physical Review Letters, 124(2020) 15501.

5. Ping Yu, Yanguang Cui, Guo-zhen Zhu, Yao Shen*, Mao Wen*, The key role played by dislocation core radius and energy in hydrogen interaction with dislocations, Acta Materialia, 185 (2020) 518-527.

6.  Haiting Liu, Jiawei Ma, Ao Tang, Jingzhao Tang, Chonghong Zhang, Lei Zhang, Yao Shen*, True stress-strain curve extraction from ion-irradiated materials via small tensile, small punch and nanoindentation tests: Method development and accuracy/consistency verification, Nuclear Fusion, 60 (2020) 056012.

7.  Jiawei Yan, Qingquan Lai, Jeff Wang, Yao Shen*, Saturation controlled softening/hardening in pure aluminum processed by surface rotation rolling, Scripta Materialia, 182(2020) 104-108.

8.  Jiawei Ma, Haiting Liu, Qi Lu*, Yong Zhong, Li Wang, Yao Shen*, Temperature-dependent macroscopic mechanical behaviors and their microscopic explanations in a medium Mn steel, Metallurgical and Materials transactions A, 51(2020)5180-5186.

9.  Pengfei Zheng, Ran Chen, Haiting Liu, Jiming Chen, Zhijie Zhang, Xing Liu, Yao Shen*, On the standards and practices for miniaturized tensile test – A review, Fusion Engineering and Design, 161 (2020) 112006.

10.   Haiting Liu, Ran Chen, Mao Wen, Lei Zhang, Yao Shen*, Optimizing parallel section length for small tensile specimen with fabrication non-uniformity in thickness, Fusion Engineering and Design, 147 (2019) 111244.

11.   Jiawei Ma, Haiting Liu, Qi Lu*, Yong Zhong, Li Wang, Yao Shen*, Transformation kinetics of retained austenite in the tensile Lüders strain range in medium Mn steel, Scripta Materialia, 169 (2019) 1-5

12.   Jiawei Yan, Wei Li, Haiting Liu, Yao Shen*, Reversion of sub-boundaries into dense dislocations in aluminum by electric pulsing treatment, Scripta Materialia 167 (2019) 86-90.

13.   Lin Weng, Tongxiang Fan*, Mao Wen, Yao Shen*, Three-dimensional multi-particle FE model and effects of interface damage, particle size and morphology on tensile behavior of particle reinforced composites, Composite Structures 209 (2019) 590–605.

14.   Gaoming Zhu, Leyun Wang⁠∗, Hao Zhou, Jinhui Wang, Yao Shen, Peng Tu, Hong Zhu, Wei Liu, Peipeng Jin, Xiaoqin Zeng∗.Improving ductility of a Mg alloy via non-basal <a> slip induced by Ca addition. International Journal of Plasticity, 120(2019) 164-179.

15.   Jiawei Yan, Jiawei Ma, Jian Wang, and Yao Shen*, Strength and Ductility with Dual Grain-Size and Texture Gradients in AZ31 Mg Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, 49 (2018) 5333-5338.

16.   Jiawei Ma, Qi Lu*, Li Sun, Yao Shen*, Two-Step Intercritical Annealing to Eliminate Lüders Band in a Strong and Ductile Medium Mn Steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, 49(2018) 4404-4408.

17.   Guisen Liu, Jian Wang, Yao Shen*, Density functional theory study of {101n} twin boundaries of Zn under high pressure, Computational Materials Science 151 (2018) 106–116.

18.   Jie Wang, Leyun Wang*, Gaoming Zhu, Bijin Zhou, Tao Ying, Xingmin Zhang, Qi Huang, Yao Shen, Xiaoqin Zeng*, Haiyan Jiang. Understanding the High Strength and Good Ductility in LPSO-Containing Mg Alloy Using Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction. Metallugical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018) 5382-5392.

19.   Haiting Liu, Yao Shen*, Shuang Yang, Pengfei Zheng, Lei Zhang. A comprehensive solution to miniaturized tensile testing: Specimen geometry optimization and extraction of constitutive behaviors using inverse FEM procedure, Fusion Engineering and Design 121 (2017) 188–197.

20.   Mingyu Gong, John P. Hirth, Yue Liu, Yao Shen* & Jian Wang*, Interface structures and twinning mechanisms of twins in hexagonal metals, Materials Research Letters, 5 (2017) 449-464.

21.   Yurui Wu, Yao Shen*, Kaiguo Chen, Yuying Yu, Guo He, Peidong Wu. Multi-scale crystal plasticity finite element method (CPFEM) simulations for shear band development in aluminum alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 711 (2017) 495-505.

22.   Dongyue Xie, Jiawei Yan, Yangxin Li*, Dong Qiu, Guilin Wu, Xiaodong Wang, Bin Chen, Yao Shen*, Guozhen Zhu. Ordered stacking faults within nanosized silicon precipitates in aluminum alloy, Materials Letters, 190 (2017) 225-228.

23.   Guisen Liu, Xi Cheng, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, Yao Shen*. Quasi-periodic variation of Peierls stress of dislocations in face-centered-cubic metals. International Journal of Plasticity, 90 (2017) 156-166.

24.  Guisen Liu, Xi Cheng, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, Yao Shen*. Atomically informed nonlocal semi-discrete variational Peierls-Nabarro model for planar core dislocations. Scientific Reports, 7 (2017) 43785.

25.   Guisen Liu, Xi Cheng, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, Yao Shen*. Improvement of nonlocal Peierls-Nabarro models. Computational Materials Science, 131 (2017) 69-77.

26.   Xiaohui Liu, Jianfeng Gu, Yao Shen, Ju Li. Crystal metamorphosis at stress extremes: how soft phonons turn into lattice defects. NPG Asia Materials, 8 (2016) e320.

27.   Yangxin Li, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, Meiyue Shao, Yao Shen*, Li Jin* & Guo-zhen*. Self-patterning Gd nano-fibers in Mg-Gd alloys. Scientific Report, 6 (2016) 38537.

28.   Haiting Liu, Yao Shen* , Jiawei Ma, et al. Grain Size Dependence of Uniform Elongation in Single-Phase FCC/BCC Metals. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 25 (2016) 1-7.

29.   Wei Li, Yao Shen*, Chaoying Xie,High thermal stability of submicron grained Cu processed by asymmetrical rolling, Materials and Design, 105 (2016) 404–410.

30.   Yurui Wu, Yao Shen*, Peidong Wu, Kaiguo Chen, Yuying Yu, Guo He, A two-step approach to predict shear band development with crystal plasticity finite element method (CPFEM), International Journal of Solids and Structures, 96 (2016) 265-273.

31.   Wei Li, Yao Shen* Haiting Liu, Yuan Wang, Wenjun Zhu and Chaoying Xie, Non-octahedral-like dislocation glides in aluminum induced by athermal effect of electric pulse, Journal of Materials Research, 31 (2016) 1193-1200.

32.   Guisen Liu, Xi Cheng, Jian Wang, Kaiguo Chen, Yao Shen*, Peierls stress in face-centered-cubic metals predicted from an improved semi-discrete variation Peierls-Nabarro model, Scripta Materialia, 120 (2016) 94–97.

33.   Li Zhang, Yao Shen*, Haibo Wan, Xiaochuan Xiong, Lanting Zhang, The study of Widmanstätten ferrite in Fe-C alloys by a phase field model coupled with anisotropic elasticity, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 650 (2015) 239-247.

34.   Li Zhang, Yao Shen*, Lei Zhang, Yanming Wang, Xiaochuan Xiong, Lanting Zhang, Competing effects of interface anisotropy and isotropic driving force on the growth of steady state shape in phase-field modeling, Computational Materials Science, 111 (2016) 313-321.

35.   Wei Li, Yao Shen* et al, Effects of electric pulse on the annealing induced hardening behavior of submicron grained Cu,Materials Science and Technology (UK), 31 (2015) 1577-1582.

36.   Xu He, Yao Shen* et al, Modeling the evolution of interface morphologies in metallic layered composites, JOM, 67 (2015) 1486-1490.

37.   Lin Weng, Yao Shen* et al, A study of interface damage on mechanical properties of particle reinforced composites, JOM, 67 (2015) 1-6.

38.   Haibo Wan, Yao Shen*, Xu He, Jian Wang, Modeling of Microstructure Evolution in Metallic Multilayers with Immiscible Constituents, JOM, 65(2013)443-449.

39.   Jian Wang, Yao Shen, Structure - property - functionality relationships in bimetal composites, JOM, 64 (2012) 1190-1191.

40.   Haibo Wan, Yao Shen*, Jian Wang, Zhiqiang Shen, Xuejun Jin, A predictive model for microstructure evolution in metallic multilayers with immiscible constituents, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 6869-6881.

41.   Haibo Wan, Yao Shen*, Xuejun Jin, Youxing Chen, Jian Sun, Effects of coherency stress and vacancy sources/sinks on interdiffusion across coherent multilayer interfaces - Part I: Theory, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 2528–2538.

42.   Haibo Wan, Yao Shen*, Xuejun Jin, Youxing Chen, Jian Sun, Effects of coherency stress and vacancy sources/sinks on interdiffusion across coherent multilayer interfaces - Part II: Interface sharpening and intermixing rate, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 2539–2553.

43.   Xi Cheng, Yao Shen*, Lei Zhang, Xiaohui Liu, Surface effect on the screw dislocation mobility over the Peierls barrier, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 92 (2012) 270-277.

44.   Wei Zeng, Yao Shen*, Ning Zhang, Xiaoxu Huang*, Jeff Wang, Guoyi Tang and Aidang Shan, Rapid hardening induced by electric pulse annealing in nanostructured pure Aluminum, Scripta Materialia, 66 (2012) 147–150.

45.   Jiayi Liu, Mingjiang Jin, Chang Ni, Yao Shen, Genlian Fan, Zi Wang, Yafei Zhang, Caifu Li, Zhiquan Liu, and  Xuejun Jin*, Strain glassy behavior and premartensitic transition in Au7Cu5Al4 alloy,  Physical Review B (Rapid Communication), 84(2011) 140102(R).

46.   Haibo Wan, Yao Shen*, Wei Zeng and Qiulong Chen, The nanoindentation-induced cracking of thin silicon chips, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Letters, 2 (2010) 327-331.

47.   Haibo Wan, Yao Shen*, A plastic-damage model for finite element analysis of silicon cracking under indentation, Journal of Materials Research, 25 (2010) 2224-2237.

48.   Xiaohui Liu, Jianfeng Gu, Yao Shen, Ju Li, Changfeng Chen, Lattice dynamical finite-element method, Acta Materialia, 58 (2010) 510-523.

49.   Yao Shen*, Xi Cheng, Dislocation movement over the Peierls barrier in the semi-discrete variational Peierls framework, Scripta Materialia, 61 (2009) 457-460.

50.  Yao Shen*, Yang Li, Zhuliang Li, Haibo Wan, Pulin Nie, An improvement on the three-dimensional phase-field microelasticity theory for elastically and structurally inhomogeneous solids, Scripta Materialia, 60 (2009) 901-904.

51.   Yao Shen*,Peter Anderson; Transmission of a screw dislocation across a coherent, non-slipping interface, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 55 (2007) 956-979.

52.   Yao Shen*, Peter M. Anderson, Transmission of a screw dislocation across a coherent, slipping interface, Acta Materialia, 54 (2006) 3941–3951.

53.   Pulin Nie, Yao Shen*, QiuLong Chen, Xun Cai, Effects of residual stresses on interfacial adhesion measurement, Mechanics of Materials, 41 (2009) 545-552.

54.   Xiaohui. Liu, Jianfeng Gu, Yao Shen and Changfeng Chen; Anisotropy in homogeneous dislocation nucleation by nanoindentation of single crystal Cu, Scripta Materialia, 58 (2008) 564-567.

55.   Kai Feng, Yao Shen*, Hailin Sun, Dongan Liu, Quanzhang An, Xun Cai, Paul K. Chu, Conductive amorphous carbon-coated 316L stainless steel as bipolar plates in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 34 (2009) 6771-6777.

56.   Kai Feng, Yao Shen, Dongan Liu, Paul K. Chu, Xun Cai, Ni–Cr Co-implanted 316L stainless steel as bipolar plate in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35(2010) 690 -700.

57.   Kai Feng, Yao Shen*, Jianming Mai, Dongan Liu, Xun Cai, An investigation into nickel implanted316Lstainless steel as bipolar plate for PEM fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 182 (2008) 145-152.

58.   Hua Dai, Yao Shen *, Jing Wang, Ming Xu, Liuhe Li, Xiaoling Li, Xun Cai, Paul K. Chu. Fabrication for multilayered composite thin films by dual-channel vacuum arc deposition," Review of Scientific Instruments, 79(2008) 065104.

59.   Hua Dai, Yao Shen*, Hong Zhou, Xun Cai, Effects of step slope on thickness measurement by optical interferometry for opaque thin films, Thin Solid Films, 516 (2008) 1796–1802.

60.   Hua Dai, Yao Shen*, Liuhe Li, Xiaoling Li, Xun Cai, Paul K. Chu. A flexible curvilinear electromagnetic filter for direct current cathodic arc source. Review of Scientific Instruments, 78 (2007) 095103.

61.   Pulin Nie, Yao Shen*, Xun Cai, Qiulong Chen. Influence of Residual stresses on the interfacial toughness measurement by Cross-Sectional Nanoindentation, Key Engineering Materials, 353 (2007) 400-403.

62.   Yao Shen*, Peter M. Anderson. Research Note: a 2D Peierls Model for Screw Dislocation Transmission across a Coherent Interface, TMS Letters, 1 (2004) 17-18

63.   Lumin Geng, Yao Shen, Robert H. Wagoner*. Anisotropic hardening equations derived from reverse-bend testing, International Journal of Plasticity. 18 (2002) 743-767.

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Honors & Awards

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