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Name: Mingyu GONG

Title: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Office: Room 325,Material Building D

Tel: +86-21-5474-1201


Email: mingyugong@sjtu.edu.cn


Platform: Institute of Composite Materials


Mingyu Gong, assistant professor (tenure-track), joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2021. He was funded by several high-level overseas talents programs. Gong’s research interests focus on high-performance metal-based materials for functional and structural propose, and is expertise in multi-scale modeling and simulation. Gong has published more than 30 SCI-indexed papers, including more than 10 first or corresponding authored papers on PNAS, Acta Materialia, npj Computational Materials, etc. He is the reviewer for Acta Materialia, Scripta Materialia, etc.

Biographical Information

Mingyu Gong received his B.S. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2015, and his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Materials Engineering in University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA) in 2019. From 2020.1 to 2021. 6, Gong worked as Postdoctoral Associate in University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA). He joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2021.7, as an assistant professor (tenure-track) in School of Materials Science and Engineering.

Research Interests

Mingyu Gong’s research interests focus on interface science and engineering to improve electrical properties, mechanical properties and irradiation tolerance of metal-based materials.

Selected Publications

1. Mingyu Gong, Houyu Ma, Kunming Yang, et. al., Symmetric or asymmetric glide resistance to twinning disconnection, npj Comput. Mater., 8(1): 1-7, 2022.
2. Xingyuan San, Mingyu Gong (equal contribution), Jian Wang, et. al., Plasticity carriers in aragonite CaCO3, PNAS, 119(14): e2122218119, 2022.
3. Mingyu Gong, John Graham, Vincent Taupin, et. al., The effects of stresses, temperature and facet structure on growth of {10-12} twins in Mg: A molecular dynamics and phase field study, Acta Mater., 208: 116603, 2021.
4. Mingyu Gong, Wenqian Wu, Dongyue Xie, et. al., First-principles calculations for understanding the microstructures and mechanical properties of co-sputtered Al alloys, Nanoscale, 13(35): 14987-15001, 2021.
5. Wenfan Yang, Mingyu Gong (equal contribution), Jiahua Yao, et. al., Hardening induced by dislocation core spreading at disordered interface in Cu/Nb multilayers, Scripta Mater., 200: 113917, 2021.
6. Mingyu Gong, Shun Xu, Laurent Capolungo, et. al., Interaction between <a> dislocation and three-dimensional twins in Ti, Acta Mater., 195: 597-610, 2020.
7. Mingyu Gong, Shun Xu, Dongyue Xie, et. al., Steps and {11-21} secondary twinning associated with {11-22} twin in titanium, Acta Mater., 164: 776-787, 2019.
8. Mingyu Gong, Shun Xu, Yanyao Jiang, et. al., Structural characteristics of {-1012} non-cozone twin-twin interactions in magnesium, Acta Mater., 159: 65-76, 2018.
9. Mingyu Gong, Guisen Liu, Jian Wang, et. al., Atomistic simulations of interactions between basal <a> dislocation and three-dimensional twin in magnesium, Acta Mater., 155: 187-198, 2018.
10. Mingyu Gong, John Hirth, Yue Liu, et. al., Interface structures and twinning mechanisms of twins in hexagonal metals, Acta Mater., 155: 187-198, 2018.

Research Projects

National Natural Science Foundation of China (52201161)

Honors & Awards

High-Level Overseas Talents Program (NSFC), Leading Talents of Shanghai (Overseas)

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