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Phone:010-62782361 Fax:010-62771160
Address:Room 2317, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua
University, Beijing 100084, China

Education Background

Ph.D, Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 07/2001
B.S, Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 07/1996

Work Resume

01/2004-present, Associate Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, China
10/2001-12/2003 Post Doctor Fellowship, Department of Material Science, Ibaraki University, Japan

Research Field

Phase transformation in steels and alloy
Relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties in materials
Superalloy and heat-resistant steel in gas turbine
Low activation martensitic steel in Fusion reactor
Rail-wheel steels in fast speed and heavy haul railway
Material design based on Materials Genome

Academic Achievements

Representative Publications (Optional)
[1]C.C. Wang, C. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, Effects of Ni on austenite stability and fracture toughness in high Co-Ni secondary hardening steel, Journal of Iron and Steel Research, International 24.2 (2017): 177-183.
[2]C.C. Wang, C. Zhang, J.J. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, W.B. Liu, Microstructure evolution and yield strength of CLAM steel in low irradiation condition, Materials Science and Engineering: A 682 (2017): 563-568.
[3]T.L. Achmad, W. Fu, H. Chen, C. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, Effects of alloying elements concentrations and temperatures on the stacking fault energies of Co-based alloys by computational thermodynamic approach and first-principles calculations, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 694 (2017) 1265-1279.
[4]Q.-h. LI, C. ZHANG, C. Hu, C. Hao, Z.G. YANG, Microstructural Evolution of a Hypoeutectoid Pearlite Steel under Rolling-sliding Contact Loading, Journal of Iron and Steel Research, International, 23 (2016) 1054-1060.
[5]K. Tong, F. Ye, H. Che, M.K. Lei, S. Miao, C. Zhang, High-density stacking faults in a supersaturated nitrided layer on austenitic stainless steel, Journal of Applied Crystallography, 49 (2016) 1967-1971.
[6]K. Tong, F. Ye, M. Gao, M.K. Lei, C. Zhang, Interatomic potential for Fe–Cr–Ni–N system based on the second nearest-neighbor modified embedded-atom method, Molecular Simulation, 42 (2016) 1256-1262.
[7]C. Wang, C. Zhang, Z. Yang, J. Zhao, Multiscale Simulation of Yield Strength in Reduced-Activation Ferritic/Martensitic Steel, Nuclear Engineering and Technology, (2016).
[8]C. Wang, C. Zhang, J. Zhao, Z. Yang, W. Liu, Microstructure Evolution and Yield Strength of CLAM Steel in Low Irradiation Condition, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 682 (2017) 563-568.
[9]Z. Yang, W. Xu, Z. Yang, C. Zhang, H. Chen, S. van der Zwaag, Predicting the transition between upper and lower bainite via a Gibbs energy balance approach, Journal of Materials Science & Technology, (2016).
[10]C. Zhang, H. Chen, K. Zhu, C. Zhang, Z. Yang, Effect of Mo Addition on the Transformation Stasis Phenomenon During the Isothermal Formation of Bainitic Ferrite, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 47 (2016) 5670-5674.
[11]T.L. Achmad, W. Fu, H. Chen, C. Zhang, Z. Yang, First-principles calculations of generalized-stacking-fault-energy of Co-based alloys, Computational Materials Science, 121(2016) 86-96.
[12]W.B. Liu, Y.Z. Ji, P.K. Tan, C. Zhang, C.H. He, Z.G. Yang, Microstructure evolution during helium irradiation and post-irradiation annealing in a nanostructured reduced activation steel, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 479(2016) 323-330.
[13]W.B. Liu, N. Wang, Y.Z. Ji, P.C. Song, C. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, L.Q. Chen, Effects of surface energy anisotropy on void evolution during irradiation: A phase-field model, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 479(2016) 316-322.
[14]Z.N. Yang, M. Enomoto, C. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, Transition between alloy–element partitioned and non-partitioned growth of austenite from a ferrite and cementite mixture in a high-carbon low-alloy steel, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 96(2016) 256-264.
[15]C. Wang, C. Zhang, Z. Yang, J. Su, Y. Weng, Microstructure analysis and yield strength simulation in high Co–Ni secondary hardening steel, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 669(2016) 312-317.
[16]C. Zhang, Z. Yang, M. Enomoto, H. Chen, Z. Yang, C. Zhang, Prediction of Ar 3 during Very Slow Cooling in Low Alloy Steels, Isij International, (2016).
[17]Z.N. Yang, W. Xu, Z.G. Yang, C. Zhang, S. van der Zwaag, A 2D analysis of the competition between the equiaxed ferritic and the bainitic morphology based on a Gibbs Energy Balance approach, Acta Materialia, 105(2016) 317-327.
[18]Z.N. Yang, Y. Xia, M. Enomoto, C. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, Effect of Alloying Element Partition in Pearlite on the Growth of Austenite in High-Carbon Low Alloy Steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 47(2016) 1019-1027.
[19]H. Chen, C. Zhang, W.B. Liu, Q.H. Li, H. Chen, Z.G. Yang, Y.Q. Weng, Microstructure evolution of a hypereutectoid pearlite steel under rolling-sliding contact loading, Materials Science and Engineering a-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing, 655(2016) 50-59.
[20]H. Chen, Z.G. Yang, C. Zhang, K.Y. Zhu, S. van der Zwaag, On the transition between grain boundary ferrite and bainitic ferrite in Fe–C–Mo and Fe–C–Mn alloys: The bay formation explained, Acta Materialia, 104(2016) 62-71.
[21]C. Zhao, C. Zhang, W.Q. Cao, C.Y. Wang, Z.G. Yang, Y.Q. Weng, Variation of microstructure and mechanical properties of medium Mn steels with multiphase microstructure, Materials Science and Technology, (2016) 1-8.
[22]C. Zhao, C. Zhang, W.Q. Cao, Z.G. Yang, Variation in retained austenite content and mechanical properties of 0.2 C–7Mn steel after intercritical annealing, International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy, and Materials, 23(2016) 161-167.
[23]W.B. Liu, Y.Z. Ji, P.K. Tan, H. Zang, C.H. He, D. Yun, C. Zhang, Z.G. Yang, Irradiation Induced Microstructure Evolution in Nanostructured Materials: A Review, Materials, 9(2016) 105.
[24]P.C. Song, W.B. Liu, C. Zhang, L. Liu, Z.G. Yang, Reversed Austenite Growth Behavior of a 13% Cr-5% Ni Stainless Steel during Intercritical Annealing, Isij International, 56(2016) 148-153.
[25]P.C. Song, Y.Z. Ji, L. Chen, W.B. Liu, C. Zhang, L.Q. Chen, Z.G. Yang, Phase-field simulation of austenite growth behavior: Insights into the austenite memory phenomenon, Computational Materials Science, 117(2016) 139-150.

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