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LI Yanxiang

Professor, Ph.D.

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E-mail: yanxiang@tsinghua.edu.cn 

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Specialty: Porous Metals, Solidification, Casting Alloys


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Education Background

1989.6, Ph.D., Tsinghua University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1985.6, M. S., Harbin Institute of Technology, Dept. of Metallic Materials and Processing

1982.6, B. S., Harbin Institute of Technology, Dept. of Metallic Materials and Processing


Work Resume

1998.08 ~       Tsinghua University, Professor
2007.01-2007.02  University of Lule?, Sweden, Visiting Professor
1993.01-1998.07  Tsinghua University, Associate Professor
1992.01-1992.12  Tsinghua University, Lecturer
1990.10-1991.12  University of Liverpool, UK, Visiting scholar
1989.08-1990.10  Tsinghua University, Assistant Professor and Lecturer


Research Field

Porous Metals: Gasar--directionally solidified porous metals, Aluminium foams
Solidification: Directional solidification, Solidification of multi-component alloys
Casting Alloys: Cast Iron, Cast Steel, Cast Aluminum Alloys, Wear Resistant Materials

Awards And Honors

Outstanding Higher Education Textbook Award from Beijing Municipal Education Committee(2007)
Outstanding Patent Award from the State Intellectual Property Office (2003)
1st-Class Science and Technology Award of Invention from MOE (2002)
Distinguished Young Scholar Award from Tsinghua University (2000)
1st-Class Science and Technology Award from MOE (1995)
Oversea Scholarship, Confederation of British Industry (1990)

Academic Achievements

[[1] Principles of Materials Processing, Tsinghua University Press, 2005(Eds: Li Yanxiang & Wu Aiping)
[2] Science and Processing of Cast Iron VIII, Proc. of SPCI8, Tsinghua University Press, 2006(Eds: Li Yanxiang, Sheng Houfa, Xu Qingyan & Han Zhiqiang)
[3] Xingming Zhang, Yanxiang Li, Yuan Liu, Huawei Zhang. Fabrication of a bimodal micro/ nanoporous metal by the Gasar and dealloying processes, Materials Letters, 92(2013)448-451
[4] Huawei Zhang, Liutao Chen, Yuan Liu, Yanxiang Li. Experimental Study on Heat Transfer Performance of Lotus-type Copper Heat Sink, International Jouranl of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 56, Issues 1–2, January 2013, Pages 172-180
[5] Liu Xingnan, Li Yanxiang, Prediction of melt residual in batch type gas injection foaming process, Journal of Materials Processing Technology,  212(2012)181-187
[6] Chen Liutao, Zhang Huawei, Liu Yuan and Li Yanxiang, Experimental Research on Heat Transfer Performance of Directionally Solidified Porous Copper Heat Sink, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2012, 48(03):329-333.
[7] Chen Liutao, Zhang Huawei, Liu Yuan and Li Yanxiang, Theoretical Study on Heat Transfer Performance of Directionally Solidified Porous Copper Heat Sink, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2012, 48(11):1374-1380.
[8] Guangrui Jiang and Yanxiang Li. A Model for Calculating Hydrogen Solubility in Liquid Metals, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,2011, 42(4), 1038-1043.
[9] LIU Xingnan, LI Yanxiang , CHEN Xiang , LIU Yuan , Fan Xueli,FOAM STABILITY IN GAS INJECTION FOAMING PROCESS, J. of Materials Science, 2010, 45(23): 6481-6493.
[10] Chen Xiang and Li Yanxiang. Effect of heat treatment on microstructure and mechanical properties of high boron white cast iron, Materials Science and Engineering A, 528(2010), 771-775.
[11] Guangrui Jiang, Yanxiang Li and Yuan Liu. Experimental study on the pore structure of directionally solidified porous Cu-Mn alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2010, 41(13), 3405-3411
[12] LIU Yuan, LI Yanxiang, LIU Runfa et al, Theoretical Analysis on Effect of Transference Velocity on Structure of Porous Metals Fabricated by Continuous Casting GASAR Process, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2010, 46(02):129-134.
[13] Li Yanxiang, Yuan Wenwen and Chen Xiang, The Solidification Structure and Sound Absorbability of A356 Alloy Foams, Materials Science Forum, 656(2010), 994-997.
[14] LIU Xinnan, LI Yanxiang, Chen Xiang and LIU Yuan, Foam Stability Criterion in Gas Injection Foaming Process of Aluminum, J. of Mechanical Engineering, 2010, 46(22): 47-52.
[15] Chen Xiang and Li Yanxiang. Effects of strontium and boron interactions in Li-7Si alloys, Foundry, Vol. 7, No.4, p. 325-330, 2010.
[16] Zhongli Liu, Xiang Chen, Yanxiang Li, Kaihua Hu. Study of high boron iron-based alloy and its modification, Journal of Iron and Steel Research, 2009, 16(3):37-42, 54.
[17] X. Wang, Y. X. Li and Y. Liu. Bidirectional Solidification of Metal-Gas Eutectics and Fabrication of Radial-type Porous Magnesium, Inter. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol.22, No.1-4(2009), 200-203.
[18] Liu Yuan, Chen Min, Li Yanxiang, Chen Xiang. Microstructure and Mechanical Performance of AlxCoCrCuFeNi High-Entropy Alloys, Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, 2009(09)1602-1607.
[19] Yuan Wenwen, Chen Xiang, Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang. Research on Key Technologys for Batch Preparation of Aluminum Foam Slabs by Melt Foaming Process, Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, 2009(S3): 306-310.
[20] X. J. Sun and Y. X. LI, X. Chen. Identification and evaluation of modification level for compacted graphite cast iron, J. Materials Processing Technology, 200(2008)471-480.
[21] Jiang Guangrui, Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Su Yanqing, Guo Jingjie. A model for calculating solubility of hydrogen in molten aluminum alloys. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2008, 44(2):129-133.
[22] Zhongli Liu, Yanxiang Li, Xiang Chen,Kaihua Hu. Study on microstructure and mechanical properties of high boron white cast iron, Mater. Sci. & Eng A, 486(2008)112-116.
[23] Zhongli Liu, Xiang Chen, Yanxiang Li, Kaihua Hu. Effect of Chromium on microstructure and properties of high boron white cast iron, Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, Vol.39, No.3 (2008) 636-641.
[24] Y. X. Li, Z. L. Liu, X. Chen, Development of boron white cast iron, Inter. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol.21, No.1-4 (2008), 67-70.
[25] Wang Xue, Li Yanxiang and Liu Yuan. Effect of melt convection on bidirectional solidification of Mg-H eutectic, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2008, 44(9):626-630.
[26] X. J. Sun and Y. X. LI, Influence of Blast-induction Duplex Melting Process on the Melt Quality and Solidification of Gray Cast Iron, Inter. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol.20, No.5(2007), 240-245.
[27] Chen Xiang, Li Yanxiang. Fracture toughness improvement of austempered high silicon steel by titanium, vanadium and rare earth elements multi-element modification. Mater. Sci. & Eng A. 444(2007)298~305
[28] Wang Xue, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Structural Features in Radial-type Porous Magnesium Fabricated by Bidirectional Solidification. Mater. Sci. & Eng A. 444(2007)306-313.
[29]  Wan Jiang, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan, Spatial distribution of pores in lotus-type porous metal, J. of Materials Science, 42 (2007) 6446-6452
[30]  X. J. Sun, Y. X. LI and X. Chen. Controlling Melt Quality of Compacted Graphite Iron, Mater. Sci. & Eng. A. 466(2007)1-8.
[31]  Wang Xue, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Structural features of radial-type porous magnesium fabricated by bidirectional solidification of metal/gas eutectic. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(1):6-10.
[32]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Fabricating porous aluminium with directional solidification of Al-H system. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(1):11-16.
[33]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Hydrogen solubility in pure metals for Gasar process. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(2):113-118.
[34]  Wan Jiang, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Effect of gas pressure on pore distribution of lotus-type porous magnesium fabricated by unidirectional solidification. Chinese Journal of Nonferrous Metals, 2007, 17(2):200-206.
[35]  Chen Xiang, Li Yanxiang. Morphology of retained austenite and its effects on the mechanical properties of high silicon cast steel. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(3):235-239.
[36]  Liu Zhongli, Li Yanxiang, Chen Xiang, Hu Kaihua. Microstructure and mechanical properties of high boron iron-based alloy solidified in different moulds. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(5):477-481.
[37]  Jiang Guangrui, Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Su Yanqing, Guo Jingjie. Improvement of calculation method for the activity coefficient of multi-component alloys, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(5): 503-508.
[38]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. The critical processing conditions for directional solidification of solid/gas eutectics. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(6): 163-166.
[39]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang. Study on bubble nucleation in liquid metal, Acta Physica Sinica, 2007, 56(8):544-551.
[40]  Chen Min, Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Chen Xiang. Microstructure and mechanical properties of AlTiFeNiCuCrx high-entropy alloy with multi-principal elements. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2007, 43(10):1020-1024.
[41]  Yanxiang LI, Yuan LIU, Huiyuan GENG, Dake NIE. Synthesis and Cladding of Ni3Al Intermetallic on Steel Substrate by Laser Controlled Reactive Synthesis, J. of Materials Processing Technology. 171(2006)405-410
[42]  CHEN Xiang, GENG Huiyuan, LI Yanxiang. Study on the eutectic modification level of Al-7Si Alloy by computer aided recognition of thermal analysis cooling curves,Mater. Sci. & Eng. A.  419(2006)283-289.
[43]  Yuan LIU, Yanxiang LI, Huawei ZHANG and Jiang WAN. Evolution of Pore Size Distribution and Mean Pore Size in Lotus-type Porous Magnesium Fabricated with Gasar Process,J. of Materials Science & Technology, Vol.22, No.3 (2006), 306-310.
[44]  Yuan LIU, Yanxiang LI, Jiang WAN and Huawei ZHANG. Metal-gas eutectic growth during unidirectional solidification. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, v 37, n 9, September, 2006, p 2871-2877
[45]  CHEN Xiang, LI Yanxiang. Effects of Ti, V, and rare earth on the mechanical properties of austempered high silicon cast steel,Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, v 37, n 11, November, 2006, p 3215-3220
[46]  Wang Xue, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Fabrication of regular porous magnesium with radial pore distribution by 2D gasar process. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2006, 42(10): 1075-1080.
[47]  Chen Xiang, Geng Huiyuan, Li Yanxiang. Combined treatment of Sr and B and evaluation of refinement-modification levels for Al-7Si casting alloy. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2006, 42(11):1130-1136.
[48]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Gas pressure condition for obtaining uniform lotus-type porous structure by Gasar process. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2006, 42(11):1171-1176.
[49]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Evaluation of porosity in lotus-type porous Cu fabricated with gasar process. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2006, 42(11):1165-1170.
[50]  Li Zhenhua, Li Yanxiang, Effect of Sb on the Graphite Morphology and Mechanical Properties in Heavy Section Ductile Iron, Materials Science Forum, Vol.475-479 (2005) 2769-2972.
[51]  Zhang Huawei, Li Yanxiang, Liu Yuan. Study of metal-hydrogen binary phase diagram in Gasar process. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2005, 41(1):55-59.
[52]  Yanxiang Li and Qiang Wang, Intelligent Evaluation of Melt Iron Quality by Pattern Recognition of Thermal Analysis Cooling Curves, J. of Materials Processing Technology,161 (2005) 430-434.
[53]  Geng Huiyuan,Li Yanxiang,Chen Xiang and Wang Xue, Effect of Boron on the eutectic solidification process of hypoeutectic Al-Si alloys,Scripta Materiala, 53(2005)69-73.
[54]  LIU Yuan, LI Yanxiang, WAN Jiang, ZHANG Huawei, Evaluation of Porosity in Lotus-type Porous Magnesium Fabricated by Metal/Gas Unidirectional Coupled Growth under Pressurized Hydrogen, Mater. Sci. & Eng. A 402 (2005) 47-54.
[55]  LIU Yuan, LI Yanxiang. Reply to ‘Comments on a theoretical study of the Gasarite eutectic growth’, Scripta. Meteriala, 2005, 52(2):803-807
[56]  LIU Yuan, GUO Jingjie, JIA Jun, LI Yanxiang. Simulation of nucleation and coalescence of second phase droplets during earth-based solidification process of immiscible alloys. Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China..2005,15 (3):479-484
[57]  Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Zhang Huawei, Wan Jiang. Effect of Gasar processing parameters on structure of lotus-type porous magnesium. Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, 2005,34(7):1128-1130.
[58]  Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Zhang Huawei, Wan Jiang. Pressure condition for formation of lotus-type regular porous structure and evolution of pore size. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2005,41(8):886-890.
[59]  Chen Xiang, Geng Huiyuan, Li Yanxiang. Quantitative metallographic analysis of modification level of hypoeutectic Al-Si alloys. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2005,41(8):891-896.
[60]  Li Zhenhua, Li Yanxiang, Evaluation of melt quality and graphite degeneration prediction in heavy section ductile iron, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, v 36, n 9, September, 2005, p 2455-2460.
[61]  Chen Xiang, Li Yanxiang, Fu Hanguang. Fracture toughness of austempered high silicon cast steel. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2005, 41(10):1061-1065.
[62]  Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Zhang Huawei. Fabrication of lotus-structured porous magnesium with Gasar process. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2004,40(11):1121-1126.
[63]  Li Zhenhua, Li Yanxiang, Geng Huiyuan, et al, Study on the Thermal Simulation of Solidification in Heavy Section Ductile iron, J. Mater. Sci. Tech., Vol.19, Suppl.1 (2003) 122-124.
[64]  Y. X. Li, X. R. Xu, Q. Wang and B. C. Liu. Evaluating Melt Iron Features by Computer Aided Recognition of Thermal Analysis Cooling Curves, Inter. J. Cast Metals Research, Vol.16, No.1-3 (2003),41-45.
[65]  Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang. Theoretical analysis of bubble nucleation in GASAR materials, Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China, Vol.13, No.4 (2003), 830-834.
[66]  Liu Yuan, Guo Jingjie, Jia Jun and Li Yanxiang. Formation mechanism of Al-In immiscible alloy’s microstructure by melt spinning, J. Mater. Sci. Tech, Vol.19, No.4 (2003), 376-378.
[67]  Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang. Numerical simulation of macro-segregation formation during solidification process of immiscible alloys. Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 2003,39(7):679-685.
[68]  Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang. A Theoretical Study of the Gasarite Eutectic Growth, Scripta Materiala., 49 (2003), 379-386.
[69]  Q. Wang, Y. X. Li, X. C. Li. Grain refinement of Al-7Si alloys and the efficiency assessment by recognition of cooling curves, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A,Vol.34A, 2003, 1175-1182.
[70]  Li Yanxiang, Yao Jiankui, Liu Yuan. Synthesis and Cladding of Al2O3 Ceramic Coatings on Steel Substrates by a Laser Controlled Thermite Reaction, Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol.172, No.1, (2003), 57-64.
[71] Liu Yuan, Li Yanxiang, Guo Jinjie et al.  Liquid phase separating mechanism and preparation techniques of immiscible alloys, Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China, Vol.12, No.3 (2002) 357-365.
[72]  Liu Yuan, Guo Jingjie, Jia Jun, Li Yanxiang, Zhao Jiuzhong. Microstructure evolution of immiscible alloys during rapid cooling through miscibility gap, Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China, Vol.12, No.2 (2002) 193-199.
[73]  Qiang Wang, Kunquan Lu and Yanxiang Li. Abnormal change of the resistivity with temperature for liquid antimony,Chinese Science Bulletin,18 (2001) 35.
[74]  Wang Qiang, Lu Kunquan, Li Yanxiang. The relationship between electrical resistivity, thermopower and temperature for liquid InSb. Acta Physica Sinica, 2001,50(7): 1355-1358.
[75]  Li Yanxiang, Chen Xiang, Microstructure and mechanical properties of austempered high silicon cast steel, Materials Science and Engineering, A 308 (2001), 277-282.
[76]  Li Yanxiang, Hu Xiao and Xu Xue Rong, Pattern Recognition of Thermal Analysis Cooling Curves and Quality Evaluation of melt Cast Alloys, J. Mater. Sci. Technol., Vol.17, No.1 (2001), 73-74.

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