LU, Jian

Professor LU, Jian

Dean of College of Science and Engineering and
Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dip Ing, MSc, PhD (UTC), Habilitation(Paris 6), FSEM


Research Interests: integration of advanced materials and processing through computational simulation and computer aided design, mechanical characterization and processing of nanomaterials and advanced structural materials, experimental mechanics and residual stress
Educational Qualifications
1993 Habilitation, Mechanics, University of PARIS VI (Pierre et Marie Curie)
1986 Doctor (Ph.D), Materials Science and Applied Mechanics, University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1984 Diplome d'Etude Approfondie (DEA) (MSc), Materials Science, University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1984 Engineer Diploma, Mechanical Engineering (MEng), and stream: Materials and Technology Innovations, University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1979 National scholarship (Jan. 79) for studying abroad, Intensive French Language Study at University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1978 Peking University, Department of Chemistry

Professional Experience
Sep 2010 - Present Dean of College of Science and Engineering
Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong 
2005 - 2010 Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering
Associate Dean of Faculty of Engineering (from Feb. 2008)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong 
1994 - 2005 University of Technology of Troyes (UTT)
Professor (Promoted to 1st class since 1999 by the National Committee)
Head of the Mechanical Systems Engineering Dept (1994 – 2004)
Director of the Mechanical Systems and Concurrent Engineering Laboratory (LASMIS, FRE CNRS 2719, CNRS and Ministry of Education) (30 research personnel and 25 PhD students)
1995 - 1999 Co-leader of the UTC (Compiegne)-UTT (Troyes) Doctor Program in Science of Mechanics for Engineer
1993 - 1994 Professor (Part time), Mechanical Systems Division
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Technology of Compiegne 
1987 - 1994 Senior Research Engineer and Head of the Residual Stress and Coating Adhesion Laboratory, Material Department, CETIM (French Technical Center for Mechanical Industries)

•French Knight Order of National Merit (Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite) in 2006
•Gold Medal with Mention in the 56th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies at Brussels Expo (2007)
•1st Class Prize of the Natural Science Award, Liaoning Province (2009)
•Fellow of Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), USA (2010)

Professional Affiliations
•Member of Editorial Board of the International Journals
- The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design
- International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design
- ACTA MECHINICA Sinica (Editor)
- ACTA MECHINICA Solida Sinica
- Mechanics and Industry (Associate Editor)
- Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letter (Associate Editor)
•Associate Technical Editor of Experimental Mechanics (International Journal of Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), USA, 1998-2001)
•Editor of three handbooks organized by SEM: Handbook of Measurement of Residual Stresses (Prentice hall, 1996), Handbook on Residual Stress (Residual Stress: Manufacturing and Materials Processing (Vol.1) and Residual Stress and Mechanical Design (Vol. 2)

National and International Appointments
•Expert of French Ministry of Education (Engineering field) for the evaluation of the research laboratories, research projects and education programmes;
•Overseas Assessor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Since 1999);
•Member of Expert Panel (29 members in total) for the preparation of EU document entitled "Future needs and challenges for materials and nanotechnology research" for the preparation of 6th EU Research Program;
•Member of International Experts Group (10 members for all the scientific fields) of Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology;
•Expert of Evaluation for EU research and technology development programs since 2000 (GROWTH and CRAFT);
•Member of International Advisory Committee of the first Chinese national laboratory: Shenyang National Laboratory for Material Sciences;
•Chairman of the Residual Stress Division and fellow member (no more than 4 members elected each year) of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM, USA);
•Chairman of Managing Board of the Sino-European School of Technology (UTSEUS a joint engineering school of three French universities and Shanghai University)

External Research project grants received in Hong Kong since 2007
Project Title with Prof. Jian LU as PI       Source of funding           Period
1.Investigation of High Strength, High Ductility Nanostructured Material,  GRF-RGC, 2007-2010
2.Study of the Role of Residual Stress Distribution on the Mechanical Behaviour of the Metallic Glass, GRF-RGC, 2008-2011
3.Design and Realization of Structural Materials with High Strength and High Ductility, RGC Collaborative Research Fund 2009-2012
4.Study of fracture mechanisms of ultrahigh strength steels with nanometer scale twins, GRF-RGC, 2010-2013
5.Control and Impact of Residual Stresses on the Mechanical Behaviour of Bulk Metallic Glasses, RGC France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme, 2008-2010
6.Development of SMAT Platform for Biomedical Device and Implants Using High Diffusion Properties Material, HK Innovation and Technology Support Programme, 2007-2008
7.Development of the Layered Nanostructured Metallic Sheet/Plate for Structural Applications, HK Innovation and Technology Support Programme (NAMI) 2008-2010
8.Residual Stress Measurement Dedicated to Structural Aeronautical Composite Part with Organic Matrix, Airbus, 2007-2010
9.Study of the Mechanical Properties of Advanced Materials with Nanotwins, Croucher Foundation, CAS_Croucher Funding Scheme for Joint Laboratories, 2010-2013

Selected Recent Publications
1.Tong W.P., Tao N.R., Wang Z.B., Lu J., Lu K. Nitriding iron at lower temperatures, SCIENCE, Jan. 2003, p. 686-688.

2.Zhang H.W., Hei Z.K., Liu G., Lu J., Lu K. Formation of nanostructured surface layer on AISI 304 stainless steel by means of surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia, 51, April 2003, p. 1871-1881.

3.Wang Z.B., Tao N.R., Tong W.P., Lu J., Lu K. Diffusion of chromium in nanocrystalline iron produced by means of surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia, Vol. 51, August 2003, p. 4319-4329.

4.Cao Y.P., Lu J. Depth-sensing instrumented indentation with dual sharp indenters: stability analysis and corresponding regularization schemes, Acta Materialia, Vol.52, p 1143-1153, March 2004.

5.Tong W.P., Tao N.R., Wang Z.B., Zhang H.W., Lu J., Lu K. The formation of ∈-Fe3-2N phase in a nanocrystalline Fe, Scripta Materialia, Vol. 50, p647-650, March 2004.

6.Cao Y.P., Lu J., A new method to extract the plastic properties of metal materials from an instrumented spherical indentation loading curve, Acta Materialia, 52 (13): 4023-4032 AUG 2 2004.

7.Zhu K.Y., Vassel A., Brisset F., Lu K., Lu J., Nanostructure Formation Mechanism of α-Titanium using SMAT, Acta Materialia, 52 (14): 4101-4110 AUG 16 2004.

8.Huang L.Y., Lu J., Xu K.W., "Elasto-plastic deformation and fracture mechanism of a diamond-like carbon film deposited on a Ti-6Al-4V substrate in nano-scratch test", Thin solid film, 466 (1-2): 175-182 NOV 1 2004.

9.Cao Y.P., Lu J., Size-dependent sharp indentation-I: A closed-form expression of the indentation loading curve, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Jan. 2005, vol. 53, pp33-48.

10.Cao Y.P., Lu J., Size-dependent sharp indentation-II: A reverse algorithm to identify plastic properties of metallic materials, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Jan. 2005, vol 53, pp49-62.

11.Wu X., Tao N., Hong Y., Liu, G., Xu B., Lu J., Lu K., Strain-induced grain refinement of cobalt during surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia, 53 (3): 681-691 Feb. 2005.

12.Chen X.H., Lu J., Lu L., Lu K., Tensile properties of a nanocrystalline 316L austenitic stainless steel, Scripta Materialia, 52 (2005) 1039-1044, May 2005.

13.Y.P.CAO, X.Q.QIAN, J.LU, On the determination of reduced Young's modulus and hardness of elastoplastic materials using a single sharp indenter, Journal of materials research, 21 (1): 215-224 JAN 2006.

14.T.Roland, D.Retraint, K.Lu, J.Lu, Fatigue life improvement through surface nanostructuring of stainless steel by means of surface mechanical attrition treatment, Scripta Materialia, Volume 54, Issue 11, June 2006, Pages 1949-1954.

15.K.Wang, N.R.Tao, G.Liu, J.Lu, K.Lu, Plastic strain-induced grain refinement at the nanometer scale in copper, Acta Materialia, 54, Issue 19, 5281-5291, Nov. 2006.

16.Y.M.Lin, J.Lu, L.P.Wang, T.Xu, Q.J.Xue, Surface nanocrystallization by surface mechanical attrition treatment and its effect on structure and properties of plasma nitrided AISI 321 stainless steel, Acta Materialia, Volume 54, Issue 20, December 2006, pp5599-5605.

17.Y.P.Cao, M.Dao, J.Lu, A precise correcting method for the study of the superhard material using nanoindentation tests, Journal of Materials Research - Vol. 22, No. 5, May, 2007, 1255-1265.

18.X.Q.Qian, Y.P.Cao, J.Lu, Dependence of the representative strain on the hardening functions of metallic materials in indentation, Scripta Materialia, Volume 57, Issue 1, July 2007, Pages 57-60.

19.X.L.Wu, N.R. Tao, Q.M. Wei, P. Jiang, J.Lu, K. Lu , Microstructural evolution and formation of nanocrystalline intermetallic compound during surface mechanical attrition treatment of cobalt, Acta Materialia, Volume 55, Issue 17, October 2007.

20.M.Wen, J.F.Gu, G.Liu, Z.B.Wang, J.Lu, Nanocrystalline Titanium to Mesoporous Anatase with High Bioactivity, Crystal Growth & Design, Vol 7., N.12, Dec. 2007, pp2400-2403.

21.L.Zhang, Y.Han, J.Lu, Nanocrystallization of zirconium subjected to surface mechanical attrition treatment, Nanotechnology, Volume:19, Issue:16, Article Number: 165706 Published: APR 2008.

22.D.F.Li, C.F.Li, S.Q.Shu, Z.X.Wang, J.Lu, A fast and accurate analysis of the interacting cracks in linear elastic solids, International Journal of Fracture, Vol. 151, June 2008, pp169-185.

23.A.Y.Chen, D.F.Li, J.B.Zhang, H.W.Song, J.Lu, Make nanostructured metal exceptionally tough by introducing non-localized fracture behaviors, Scripta Materialia, Volume 59, Issue 6, September 2008, Pages 579-582.

24.Y.Yang, J.C.Ye, J.Lu, F.X.Liu, P.K.Liaw, Effects of specimen geometry and base material on the mechanical behavior of focused-ion-beam-fabricated metallic-glass micropillars, Acta Materialia, Volume 57, Issue 5, March 2009, Pages 1613-1623.

25.S.Q.Shu, Y.Yang, T.Fu, C.S.Wen, J.Lu, Can Young's modulus and hardness of wire structural materials be directly measured using nanoindentation, Journal of materials research, Vol. 24, Issue 3, March 2009, Pages 1054-1058.

26.Y.G.Zheng, J.Lu, H.W.Zhang, Z.Chen, Strengthening and toughening by interface-mediated slip transfer reaction in nanotwinned copper, Scripta Materialia, Volume 60, Issue 7, April 2009, Pages 508-511.

27.Fan JT, Chen AY, Fu MW, J.Lu, A novel structural gradient metallic glass composite with enhanced mechanical properties, Scripta Materialia: Volume 61, Issue 6, Sept 2009, Pages 608-611.

28.Y.H.Li, M.W.Yang, D.N.Wang, J.Lu, T.Sun, K.T.V.Grattan, Fiber Bragg gratings with enhanced thermal stability by residual stress relaxation, Optics Express, 26 October 2009, Vol. 17, No. 22, pp 19785-19790.

29.J.C.Ye, J.Lu, Y.Yang, P.K.Liaw, Effects of sample geometry on deformation modes of bulk metallic glasses at the nano/micrometer scale, Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 24, Issue 11, Nov. 2009, pp3465-3468.

30.J.C.Ye, J.Lu, Y.Yang, P.K.Liaw, Study of the intrinsic ductile to brittle transition mechanism of the metallic glasses, Acta Materialia, 57(20): 6037-6046, Dec 2009.

31.Y.Yang, J.C.Ye, J.Lu, P.K.Liaw, C.T.Liu, Characteristic length scales governing plasticity/brittleness of bulk metallic glasses at ambient temperature, Applied Physics Letters, 96, 011905, 2010.

32.H.H.Ruan, A.Y.Chen, J.Lu, Characterization of Plastically Graded Nanostructured Material: Part I the Theories and the Inverse Algorithm of Nanoindentation, Mechanics of Materials, Volume 42, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 559-569.

33.D.F.Li, C.F.Li, H.Qing, J.Lu, The elastic T-stress for slightly curved or kinked cracks International Journal of Solids and Structure, Vol. 47, Issue 14, July 2010 pp1753-1763.

34.H.H.Ruan, A.Y.Chen, H.L.Chan, J.Lu, Characterization of Plastically Graded Nanostructured Material: Part II the Experimental Validation in Surface Nanostructured Material, Mechanics of Materials, Volume 42, Issue 7, July 2010, Pages 698-708.

35.Z.X.Wang, F.Xue, J.Lu, H.J.Shi, G.G.Shu, Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Size Effects on the Ductile/Brittle Fracture Toughness of a Pressure Steel, International Journal of Damage Mechanics, Volume: 19, Issue: 5, JUL 2010, Pages 611-629.

36.X.Guo, A.Y.T.Leung, , A.Y.Chen, H.H.Ruan, J.Lu, Investigation of non-local cracking in layered stainless steel with nanostructured interface, Scripta Materialia, Volume 63, Issue 4, August 2010, Pages 403-406.

37.J.C.Ye, J.Lu, C.T.Liu, Q.Wang, Y.Yang, Atomistic Free-Volume Zones and Inelastic Deformation of Metallic-Glasses Characterized by High-Frequency Dynamic Micropillar Tests, Nature Materials, Volume 9, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 619-623.

38.H.L.Chan, H.H.Ruan, A.Y.Chen, J.Lu, Optimization of strain-rate to achieve exceptional mechanical properties of 304 stainless steel using high speed ultrasonic SMAT, Acta Materialia, Volume 58, Issue 15, September 2010, Pages 5086-5096.

姓名:LU, Jian