FACULTY: Curriculum Vitae

Lianyi Chen

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Missouri University of Science and Technology

233B Toomey Hall, 400 W. 13th Street

Rolla, MO 65409

Tel: (573) 341-6023

Fax: 573-341-4607

Email: chenliany@mst.edu

 

Research interests

Additive manufacturing, nanomanufacturing, smart manufacturing, solidification processing, laser materials processing, metal matrix nanocomposites, metallic glasses, materials for energy efficiency, materials for additive manufacturing, mechanical behavior of materials, synchrotron radiation based x-ray scattering/imaging

 

Thrust Areas

Advanced Manufacturing, Materials and Structures, Energy

 

Technical Areas

Design and Manufacturing, Materials, Structures and Structural Dynamics

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2009
  • B.E.   Metallurgical Engineering, Yanshan University, 2004

 

Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (2015-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology (2015-Present)
  • Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCLA (2014-2015)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UCLA (2013-2014)
  • Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010-2013)

 

Selected Journal Publications

  • L.Y. Chen, J.Q. Xu, H. Choi, M. Pozuelo, X.L. Ma, S. Bhowmick, J.M. Yang, S. Mathaudhu, X.C. Li, Processing and properties of magnesium containing a dense uniform dispersion of nanoparticles, Nature, 528, 539 (2015).
  • L.Y. Chen, J.Q. Xu, H. Choi, H. Konishi, S. Jin, X.C. Li, Rapid control of phase growth by nanoparticles, Nature Communications, 5, 3879 (2014).
  • C. Ma, L.Y. Chen, J. Xu, J. Zhao, X. Li, Control of fluid dynamics by nanoparticles in laser melting, Journal of Applied Physics, 117, 114901 (2015).
  • L.Y. Chen, J.Q. Xu, X.C. Li, Controlling phase growth during solidification by nanoparticles, Materials Research Letters, 3, 43 (2015).
  • L.Y. Chen, D. Weiss, J. Morrow, J.Q. Xu, X.C. Li, A novel manufacturing route for production of high-performance metal matrix nanocomposites, Manufacturing Letters, 1, 62 (2013).
  • M. Estruga, L.Y. Chen, H. Choi, X.C. Li, S. Jin, Ultrasonic-assisted synthesis of surface-clean TiB2 nanoparticles and their improved dispersion and capture in Al-matrix nanocomposites, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 5, 8813 (2013).
  • L.Y. Chen, J.Y. Peng, J.Q. Xu, H. Choi, X.C. Li, Achieving uniform distribution and dispersion of a high percentage of nanoparticles in metal matrix nanocomposites by solidification processing, Scripta Materialia, 69, 634 (2013).
  • C. Ma, L.Y. Chen, J.Q. Xu, A. Fehrenbacher, Y. Li, F.E. Pfefferkorna, N.A. Duffie, J. Zheng, X. C. Li, Effect of fabrication and processing technology on the biodegradability of magnesium nanocomposites, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 101, 870 (2013).
  • J.Q. Xu, L.Y. Chen, H. Choi, H. Konishi, X.C. Li, Assembly of metals and nanoparticles into novel nanocomposite superstructures, Scientific Reports, 3, 1730 (2013).
  • L.Y. Chen, B.Z. Li, X.D. Wang, H. Franz, J.Z. Jiang, Atomic-scale mechanisms of tension-compression asymmetry in a metallic glass, Acta Materialia, 61, 1843 (2013).
  • L. Yang, G.Q. Guo, L.Y. Chen, C.L. Huang, T. Ge, D. Chen, K. Saksl, Y. Ren, Q.S. Zeng, B. LaQua, F.G. Chen, and J.Z. Jiang, Atomic-scale mechanisms of the glass-forming ability in metallic glasses, Physical Review Letters, 109, 105502 (2012).
  • J.Q. Xu, L.Y. Chen, H. Choi, X.C. Li, Theoretical study and pathways for nanoparticle capture during solidification of metal melt, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 24, 255304 (2012).
  • L.Y. Chen, H. Konishi, A. Fehrenbacher, C. Ma, J.Q. Xu, H. Choi, H.F. Xu, F. Pfefferkorn, X.C. Li, Novel nanoprocessing route for bulk graphene nanoplatelets reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites, Scripta Materialia, 67, 29 (2012).
  • J. Bednarcika, L.Y. Chen, X.D. Wang, J.Z. Jiang, H. Franz, Mapping the strain distributions in deformed bulk metallic glasses using hard x-ray diffraction, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 43, 1558 (2012).
  • X.P. Nie, X.H. Yang, L.Y. Chen, K.B. Yeap, K.Y. Zeng, D. Li, J.S. Pan, X.D. Wang, Q.P. Cao, S.Q. Ding, J.Z. Jiang, The effect of oxidation on the corrosion resistance and mechanical properties of a Zr-based metallic glass, Corrosion Science, 53, 3557 (2011).
  • Z.J. Xu, L.Y. Chen, J.Q. Chen, C. Zhong, R.X. He, Mechanical properties of 7-10 mm bone grafts and small slurry bone grafts in impaction bone grafting, Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 29, 1491 (2011).
  • X. Wang, Q.P. Cao, , Y.M. Chen, K. Hono, C. Zhong, Q.K.Jiang, X.P. Nie, L.Y. Chen, X.D.Wang, J.Z. Jiang, A plastic Zr-Cu-Ag-Al bulk metallic glass, Acta Materialia, 59, 1037 (2011).
  • L. Yang, G.Q. Guo, J.Z. Jiang, L.Y. Chen, S.H. Wei, “Soft” atoms in Zr70Pd30 metal-metal amorphous alloy, Scripta Materialia, 63, 883 (2010).
  • L. Yang, G.Q. Guo, L.Y. Chen, S.H. Wei, J.Z. Jiang, X.D. Wang, Atomic structure in Al-doped multicomponent bulk metallic glass, Scripta Materialia, 63, 879 (2010).
  • J.W. Liu, Q.P. Cao, L.Y. Chen, X.D. Wang, J.Z. Jiang, Shear band evolution and origin of hardness change in cold-rolled bulk metallic glasses, Acta Materialia, 58, 4827 (2010).
  • Q.P. Cao, J.W. Liu, K.J. Yang, F. Xu, Z.Q. Yao, A. Minkow, H.J. Fecht, J. Ivanisenko, L.Y. Chen, X.D. Wang, S.X. Qu, J.Z. Jiang, Effect of pre-existing shear bands on the tensile mechanical properties of a bulk metallic glass, Acta Materialia, 58, 1276 (2010).  
  • L.Y. Chen, Z.D. Fu, G.Q. Zhang, X.P. Hao, Q.K. Jiang, H. Franz, Y.G. Liu, H.S. Xie, S.L. Zhang, B.Y. Wang, Y.W. Zeng, J.Z. Jiang, New class of plastic bulk metallic glass, Physical Review Letters, 100, 075501 (2008).  
  • L.Y. Chen, Q. Ge, S. Qu, Q.K. Jiang, X.P. Nie, J.Z. Jiang, Achieving large compressive plastic strain and work-hardening-like behavior in a monolithic bulk metallic glass by tailoring stress distribution, Applied Physics Letters,96, 211905 (2008).
  • L.Y. Chen, A.D. Setyawan, H. Kato, A. Inoue, J. Saida, X.D. Wang, Q.P. Cao, J.Z. Jiang, Free volume induced enhancement of plasticity in a monolithic bulk metallic glass, Scripta Materialia, 59, 75 (2008).
  • L.Y. Chen, Q. Ge,S. Qu, J.Z. Jiang, Stress induced softening and hardening in a bulk metallic glass, Scripta Materialia, 59, 1210 (2008).
  • L.Y. Chen, Z.D. Fu, W. Zeng, G.Q. Zhang, Y.W. Zeng, G.L. Xu, S.L. Zhang, J.Z. Jiang, Ultrahigh strength binary Ni-Nb bulk glassy alloy composite with good ductility, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 443, 105 (2007).
  • L.Y. Chen, H.T. Hu, G.Q. Zhang, J.Z. Jiang, Catching the Ni-based ternary metallic glasses with critical diameter up to 3 mm in Ni-Nb-Zr system, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 443, 109 (2007).
  • L. Yang, J.H. Xia, Q. Wang, C. Dong, L.Y. Chen, X. Ou, J.F. Liu, J.Z. Jiang, K. Klementiev, K. Saksl, H. Franz, J.R. Schneider, L. Gerward, Design of Cu8Zr5-based bulk metallic glasses, Applied Physics Letters,88, 241913 (2006).