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Name: Genlian FAN

Title: Associate Researcher

Office: Room 333, Material Building D

Tel: +86-21-54745872

Fax: +86-21-34202749

Email: fangenlian@sjtu.edu.cn

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Platform: Advanced Materials Research Center

Introduction

Research Interests
 (1) Light weight metal matrix composites
 (2) High damping alloys and composites
 (3) Bio-inspired metallic composites

Biographical Information

  1. Associate Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, since 2020
  2. Assistant Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2011-2019
  3. Postdoctoral researcher, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2009-2011
  4. Visiting student, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, 2004-2008
  5. Ph.D. in School of Materials Science & Engineering,  Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2003-2009
  6. B. Sc. in School of Materials Science & Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 1999-2003

Research Interests

  1. Smart powder metallurgy processing for fabrication of advanced metal matrix composites.
  2. Carbon nanotube & graphene reinforced metal matrix composites for light-weight structural applications.
  3. Property and mechanism of advanced metal matrix composite materials.
  4. Defect relaxation and energy dissipation of metal matrix composites.

Selected Publications

1. G.L. Fan, Y. Jiang, Z.Q. Tan*, Q. Guo, D.X. Xiong, Y.S. Su, R.B. Lin, L. Hu, Z.Q. Li*, D. Zhang. Enhanced interfacial bonding and mechanical properties in CNT/Al composites fabricated by flake powder metallurgy. Carbon, 2018, 130, 333-339.
2. Z. Li, G.L. Fan*, Z.Q. Tan, Z.Q. Li, Q. Guo, D.B. Xiong, D. Zhang, A versatile method for uniform dispersion of nanocarbons in metal matrix based on electrostatic interactions. Nano-Micro Letters, 8 (2016) 54-60.
3. G.L. Fan, H.Y. Huang, Z.Q.Tan, D.B. Xiong, Q. Guo, M. Naito, Z.Q. Li, D. Zhang, Grain Refinement and Superplastic Behavior of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Aluminum Alloy Composite Processed by Cold Rolling. Materials Science & Engineering A, 708 (2017) 537-543.
4. M.L. Chen, G.L. Fan*, Z.Q. Tan, D.B. Xiong, Q. Guo, Y.S. Su, Z.Q. Li*, M. Naito, D. Zhang, Design of an efficient flake powder metallurgy route to fabricate CNT/6061Al composites, Materials & Design, 142, 2018, 288-296.
5. M.L. Chen, G.L. Fan*, Z.Q. Tan, Ch. Yuan, D.B. Xiong, Q. Guo, Y.S. Su, M. Naito, Z.Q. Li*,Tailoring and characterization of carbon nanotube dispersity in CNT/6061Al composites, Materials Science & Engineering A 757, 2019, 172-181
6. M.L. Chen, G.L. Fan*, Z.Q. Tan, Ch. Yuan, Q. Guo, D.B. Xiong, M.L.Chen, Q.Zheng, Z.Q.Li*, D. Zhang. Heat treatment behavior and strengthening mechanisms of CNT/6061Al composites fabricated by flake powder metallurgy, Materials Characterization 153 (2019) 261-270.
7. Z. Li, G.L. Fan*, Z.Q. Tan, Q. Guo, D.B. Xiong, Y.S. Su, Z.Q. Li, D. Zhang, Uniform dispersion of graphene oxide in aluminum powder by direct electrostatic adsorption for fabrication of graphene/aluminum composites. Nanotechnology, 25 (2014).
8. R.Y. Zhao, R. Xu, G.L. Fan*, K.F. Chen, Z.Q. Tan, D.B. Xiong, Z.Q. Li, S.D. Kaloshkin, D. Zhang, Reinforcement with in-situ synthesized carbon nano-onions in aluminum composites fabricated by flake powder metallurgy. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 650 (2015) 217-223.
9. H.Y. Huang, G.L. Fan*, Z.Q. Tan, D.B. Xiong, Q. Guo, C.P. Guo, Z.Q. Li, D. Zhang, Superplastic behavior of carbon nanotube reinforced aluminum composites fabricated by flake powder metallurgy. Materials Science & Engineering A, 699 (2017) 55-61.
10. G.L. Fan, Z.Q. Li, D. Zhang, Damping capacity of BaTiO3/Al composites fabricated by hot extrusion. Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 22 (2012) 2512-2516.
11. Z. Li, Q. Guo*, Z.Q. Li, G.L. Fan, D.B. Xiong, Y.S. Su, J. Zhang, D. Zhang*. Enhanced Mechanical Properties of Graphene (Reduced Graphene Oxide)/Aluminum Composites with a Bioinspired Nanolaminated Structure. Nano Letters 2015;15:8077.
12. D.B. Xiong, M. Cao, Q. Guo, Z.Q. Tan, G.L. Fan, Z.Q. Li*, D. Zhang*. Graphene-and-Copper Artificial Nacre Fabricated by a Preform Impregnation Process: Bioinspired Strategy for Strengthening-Toughening of Metal Matrix Composite. Acs Nano 2015;9:6934.


 

Research Projects

Now working on several projects on the developing and application of advanced light weight and high modulus Aluminum based nanocomposites, such as Al-Li composite and carbon nanotubes reinforced Aluminum based composites.

Honors & Awards


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