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Shuai Wang

Assistant Professor

Research Direction:
Multiscale Mechanic of Materials
Shuai Wang
Dr. Shuai Wang joined the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor in June 2018. He received his Doctor degree in Hokkaido University, Japan, in 2013. After graduation, he became WPI postdoctoral researcher in International Institute of Carbon Neutral Energy Research (WPI-I2CNER) in Kyushu University, Japan. From 2015 to 2018, he worked as an associate researcher at University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He attended key projects related to the research of defects behavior and mechanical property of new energy material that sponsored by the Japanese Ministry of Education, National Science Foundation in the USA, and Department of Energy in the USA. In 2017, he has been nominated to become a WPI Visiting Faculty in I2CNER. He is the author of one textbook and more than 30 research papers, five of them are published as the first and corresponding author in Acta Materialia.
Research Interest:
By using electron transmission microscopy and atomistic simulation as main approaches, his group focus their research on mechanical behavior and microstructure evolution of materials in nano- and micro-scale, to enhance the understanding of the underlying mechanisms for the strengthening and failure process, and formulate physic model for the selection and design of stronger and safer new materials, which is the most needed tool for the new energy society.

2010-2013 Ph.D. (Material Science), Hokkaido University
2007-2010 M.Eng. (Materials Physics and Chemistry), University of Science and Technology Beijing
2003-2007 B.Eng. (Metallic Materials Engineering), HeFei University of Technology
Research experience:
2018.06-present Assistant Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology
2015.04-2018.06 Research associate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014.04-2015.03 Postdoctoral researcher, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research
2013.12-2014.03 Technical Assistant, Hokkaido University
Publication Highlights: 
· Shuai Wang*, Akihide Nagao, Petros Sofronis, and Ian M. Robertson*; Hydrogen-modified dislocation structures in a cyclically deformed ferritic-pearlitic low carbon steel; Acta Materialia; 144,164-176; 2018
· Shuai Wang*, Akihide Nagao, Kaveh Edalati, Zenji Horita, and Ian M. Robertson*; Influence of hydrogen on dislocation self-organization in Ni; Acta Materialia; 135, 96–102; 2017 
· Shuai Wang, May L. Martin, Ian M. Robertson*, and Petros Sofronis; Effect of hydrogen environment on the separation of Fe grain boundaries; Acta Materialia; 107, 279–288; 2016 
· Shuai Wang, May L. Martin, Petros Sofronis, Somei Ohnuki, Naoyuki Hashimoto, and Ian M. Robertson*; Hydrogen-induced intergranular failure of iron; Acta Materialia; 69, 275282; 2014
· Shuai Wang*, Naoyuki Hashimoto, Yongming Wang, and Somei Ohnuki; Activation volume and density of mobile dislocations in hydrogen charged Fe; Acta Materialia; 61 (13), 47344742; 2013
· Kelly E. Nygren, Shuai Wang, Kaila M. Bertsch, Hongbin Bei, Akihide Nagao, Ian M. Robertson*; Hydrogen embrittlement of the equi-molar FeNiCoCr alloy; Acta Materialia;157, 218–227; 2018
· K. E. Nygren, K. M. Bertsch, S. Wang, H. Bei, A. Nagao,I. M. Robertson*; Hydrogen embrittlement in compositionally complex FeNiCoCrMn FCC solid solution alloyCurrent Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science; 22-1, 1-7; 2018
· Mo-Rigen He*, Shuai Wang, Shi Shi, Ke Jin, Hongbin Bei, Kazuhiro Yasuda, Syo Matsumura, Kenji Higashida, and Ian M. Robertson*;Mechanisms of radiation-induced segregation in CrFeCoNi-based single-phase concentrated solid solution alloys; Acta Materialia; 126, 182–193; 2017
· Shuai Wang*, Naoyuki Hashimoto, and Somei Ohnuki;Hydrogen-induced change in core structures of 110[111] edge and 110[111] screw dislocations in iron; Scientific Reports; 3, Article number: 2760; 2013