Lianyi Chen

Credentials: Advanced Manufacturing

Position title: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering


Phone: 608-890-0664

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Research Interests”

Lianyi received his Ph.D. in Materials Science (focusing on metallurgy) from Zhejiang University in 2009, and conducted postdoctoral research in Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (from 2010 to 2013) and UCLA (from 2013-2014). His research interests are at the intersection of manufacturing, materials science and nanotechnology. Specifically, Lianyi is interested in metal additive manufacturing, smart manufacturing, metal matrix nanocomposites, lightweight metals, metallic glasses and in-situ characterization. He has over 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including 1 in Nature, 3 in Nature Communications, 2 in Physical Review Letters, and 5 in Acta Materialia, in addition to 7 patents.

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