• Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, 07/2004
  • B.A. Manufacturing Engineering, Beihang University, 03/1999
  • B.A. Metal Forming, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 07/1996


(1) Structure-property correlations of ceramic, high-temperature alloy, and microelectronic materials. (2) Modeling and simulations of multi-scale and mulch-physics coupled phenomena


(1) Additive manufacturing or 3D printing; (2) Renewable energy (thermal barrier coating, lithium ion battery, hydrogen transport membrane, solid oxide fuel cell); (3) Multi-scale modeling (finite element method, discrete element method, molecular dynamics, ab initio method); (4)Coupled phenomena (thermal and electrical properties, mass transport), and their applications to processing (additive manufacturing, powder metallurgy, compaction and sintering, metal forming); and (5)Ceramic materials for biomedical and power generation applications.