Home - People - Faculty


Name: Li JIN

Title: Professor

Office: Room 209, Material Building B

Tel: +86-21-3420-3052

Fax: +86-21-5474-2794

Email: J_jinli@sjtu.edu.cn


Platform: Light Alloy Net Forming National Engineering Research Center


Li Jin is working as professor in the National Engineering Research Center of Light Alloy Net Forming (LAF) under School of Materials Sciences and Engineering. Her researches are focus on following topics: texture of Mg alloy, texture induced deformation behavior and metal Forming. She has led and accomplished many projects about lightweight materials of magnesium or aluminum, has over 50 publications and been awarded 8 Chinese Patents. Besides, she is teaching two classes including “Failure analysis of Materials” and “Heat treatment for Materials”.

Biographical Information

She received her Bachelors and Masters in Material Sciences and Engineering from the Central South University (China) in 2003, and got her Doctorate in Materials Physics and Chemistry from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) in 2006. She worked as visiting scientist for General Motors Global Research & Development ad Warren, MI 48090-9055 during June 2007-June 2008, started working as an assistant researcher in Aug. 2006 to Dec. 2010) and then associate professor from Jan. 2011 to Dec. 2018 in School of Materials Sciences and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Research Interests

Texture of Mg alloy

Texture induced deformation behavior

Metal Forming

Application of light alloy

Selected Publications

1)Jie Sun, Li Jin*, Jie Dong, Fenghua Wang, Shuai Dong, Wenjiang Ding, Alan A. Luo∗∗, Towards high ductility in magnesium alloys - The role of intergranular deformation, International Journal of Plasticity 123 (2019) 121–132.

2)Jing Li, Li Jin*, Jie Dong, Fenghua Wang, Shuai Dong, Effects of microstructure on fracture toughness of wrought Mg-8Gd-3Y-0.5Zr T alloy, Materials Characterization 157 (2019) 109899.

3)Yuanli Chen, Li Jin*, Jie Dong, Fenghua WangYangxin Li, Yanjun Li Hongchen Pan, Xi Nie, Effects of LPSO/α-Mg interfaces on dynamic recrystallization behavior of Mg96.5Gd2.5Zn1 alloy, Materials Characterization 134 (2017) 253–259.

4)Jie Sun, Li Jin*, Shuai Dong, Jie Dong, Zhenyan Zhang, Fenghua Wang, Wenjiang Ding, Alan A. Luo, A combined electron backscattered diffraction and visco-plastic self-consistent analysis on the anisotropic deformation behavior in a Mg-Gd-Y alloy, Materials and Design 122 (2017) 164-171.

5)Y.X. Li, J. Wang, K. Chen, M.Y. Shao, Y. Shen, L. Jin*, G.-z. Zhu, Dislocation-templated 1-nm Gd Fibers Patterns, Scientific Report 6. 38537 (2016).

6)J. Sun, L. Jin*, J. Dong, W.J. Ding, A.A. Luo*, Microscopic deformation compatibility during monotonic loading in a Mg-Gd-Y alloy, Materials Characterization 119 (2016) 195-199.

7)Y.L. Chen, L. Jin*, J. Dong, Z.Y. Zhang, F.H. Wang, Twinning effects on the hot deformation behavior of AZ31 Mg alloy, Materials Characterization 118 (2016) 363-369.

8)C.H. Liu, L. Jin*, J. Dong, F.H. Wang, The use of the fracture initiation parameter F1 to predict microcrack nucleation at grain boundaries in Mg-2%Gd alloy, Materials and Design 111 (2016) 369-374.

9)L. Jin, J. Dong*, J. Sun, A.A. Luo*, In-situ investigation on the microstructure evolution and plasticity of two magnesium alloys during three-point bending, International Journal of Plasticity 72 (2015) 218-232.

10)Li Jin*, Raja K. Mishra, and Anil K. Sachdev, Texture Modification During Extrusion of Some Mg Alloys, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 43 (2012) 2148-2157.

Research Projects

The National Key Research and Development Plan (Grant No.2016YFB0701201, No. 2016YFB0301103)

The National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No 50901044, No. 51271118,No. 51771109, No.51631006). 

Honors & Awards

Phosphor Star Award from Shanghai Science Committee (Sep. 2012)

Morningstar Scholars Award from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Dec. 2012)

Council member of Chinese Committee for Magnesium and its Application (CCMA)

800 Dongchuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China Tel: +86-21-3420-3098