Personal Information
Wen Chen

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Yale University, USA

Wen Chen
Educations
From 09/2011 to present, PhD , Yale University, USA
From 08/2009 to 08/2011, M.Phil , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
From 08/2004 to 07/2008, B.S , Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
Work Experiences
From 09/2011 to present, Research Associate , Yale University
From 08/2009 to 08/2011, Research Assistant , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Projects
From 09/2011 to present, Additive manufacturing and characterization of complex bulk metallic glass structures , fracture toughness and fatigue characterization of bulk metallic glasses and structures, metallic glass 3D structures fabrication, joining of metallic glasses, thermoplastic forming of metallic glass
From 08/2009 to 08/2011, Mechanical properties and electrochemical properties of bulk metallic glasses , toughening of bulk metallic glasses by electroplating; corrosion resistance of metallic glasses
From 08/2006 to 08/2008, Lead-free solder alloy development , develop novel Sn-Zn-Bi and Sn-Ag-Cu lead-free solder alloys
From 08/2006 to 08/2008, powder metallurgy , microstructure investigation of a steel by powder metallurgy
Speciality
Bulk metallic glass
mechanical properties
welding/joining
electrochemical properties
thermoplastic processing
lead-free solders
powder metallurgy
surface engineering
Journal Articles
W. Chen, Z. Liu, H. Robinson, J. Schroers, Flaw tolerance versus performance: a tradeoff in metallic glass cellular structures, Acta Materialia, 73 (2014): 259-274.
W. Chen, Z. Liu, J. Schroers, Joining of metallic glasses in air, Acta Materialia, 62 (2014): 49-57.
S.F. Guo*, J.L. Qiu, P. Yu, S.H. Xie, W. Chen*, Fe-based bulk metallic glasses: brittle or ductile? Applied Physics Letters, in press, 2014. (* Corresponding author)
W. Chen, K.C. Chan, S.H. Chen, S.F. Guo, W.H. Li, G. Wang, Plasticity enhancement of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass by an electroplated Cu/Ni bilayered coating, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 552 (2012): 199-203.
W. Chen, K.C. Chan, P. Yu, G. Wang, Encapsulated Zr-based bulk metallic glass with large plasticity, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 528 (2011): 2988-2994.
W. Chen, K.C. Chan, S.F. Guo, P. Yu, Plasticity improvement of an Fe-based bulk metallic glass by geometric confinement, Materials Letters, 65 (2011): 1172-1175.
W. Chen, J. Kong, W.J. Chen, Effect of rare earth Ce on the microstructure, physical properties and thermal stability of a new low silver lead-free solder, Journal of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Metallurgy, 47 (2011): 11-21.
S.F. Guo, H.J. Zhang, Z. Liu, W. Chen, S.F. Xie, Corrosion resistances of amorphous and crystalline Zr-based alloys in simulated seawater, Electrochemistry Communications, 24 (2012) 39-42.
S.F. Guo, Z. Liu, K.C. Chan, W. Chen, H.J. Zhang, J.F. Wang, P. Yu, A plastic Ni-free Zr-based bulk metallic glass with high specific strength and good corrosion properties in simulated body fluid, Materials Letters, 84 (2012): 81-84.
J. Kong, Z.T. Ye, J. Li, W. Chen, X. Ma, Embrittlement of a bulk metallic glass containing ductile phase after low-temperature annealing, Physica State Solidi (b), 2012: 1-5.
P. Yu, K.C. Chan, W. Chen, L. Xia, Elastic moduli and mechanical properties of bulk metallic glasses after quasi-static compression, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509 (2011): 8518-8521.
J. Kong, C. Xu, J. Li, W. Chen, H. Hou, Evolution of fractal features of pores in compacting and sintering process, Advanced Powder Technology, 22 (2011): 439-442.
P. Yu, K.C. Chan, W. Chen, L. Xia, Low temperature mechanical properties of Ce68Al10Cu20Co2 bulk metallic glass, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 91 (2010) 75-82.
W. Chen, Z. Liu, J. Ketkaew, R. Mota, S. Kim, M. Power, J. Schroers, Flaw tolerance of metallic glasses, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, under review, 2014.
Honors and Awards
09/2011-present: Pollard Fellowship, Yale University
Invited Talks
W. Chen, Z. Liu, J. Schroers, Joining of bulk metallic glasses in air. The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) Annual Meeting & Exhibition - Bulk Metallic Glasses Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, March 2014.
W. Chen, Z. Liu, H.M. Robinson, J. Schroers, Flaw tolerance versus performance: a tradeoff in cellular structures. Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, December 2013.
W. Chen, B. Sarac, J. Schroers, Using artificial microstructures to understand microstructure-property relationships in cellular solids. The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Bulk Metallic Glasses Symposium, San Antonio, TX, USA, March 2013.
ADDRESS
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Tel: (001)347-688-8931