J.M. Yang

Dr. Jenn-Ming Yang Professor Jenn-Ming Yang
Tel. (310) 825-2758
FAX (310) 206-7353
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Professor; Chairman; BS, National Tsing-Hua University, (Taiwan), Ph.D., University of Delaware, NSF
Presidential Young Investigator Award, Alcoa Foundation Award, Ford Foundation
Award.

Research Interests

My research is
primarily focused on investigating the fundamental problems related to
processing, microstructure and behavior of high-temperature composites for
advanced aerospace structural and ground transportation applications.

Area of Thesis Guidance

Mechanical behavior of polymer, metal, and ceramic matrix composites,
electronics packaging.

Recent Publications

Papers

  1. Hundley, J.M., Yang, J.-M., Hahn, H.T., and Facciano, A., “Bearing Strength Analysis of Hybrid Titanium Composite Laminates”, AIAA, 46(8):2074 – 2085 (2008)
  2. Chung, H.Y., Yang, J.-M., Tolbert, S.H. and Kaner, R.B., “Correlation between hardness and elastic moduli of the ultraincompressible transition metal diborides RuB2, OsB2, and ReB2”, Applied Physics Letters, 92(26) (2008)
  3. Naito, K., Yang, J.-M., Tanaka, Y., Kagawa, Y., “Tensile properties of carbon nanotubes grown on ultrahigh strength polyacrylonitrile-based and ultrahigh modulus pitch-based carbon fibers”, Applied Physics Letters, 92(23) (2008)
  4. Chung, H.Y., Yang, J.-M., Tolbert, S.H. and Kaner, R.B., “Anisotropic mechanical properties of ultra-incompressible, hard osmium diboride”, Journal of Materials Research, 23(6):1797 – 1801 (2008)
  5. Tan, Y., Wu, G., Suh, S.S., Yang, J.-M., and Hahn, H.T., “Damage Tolerance and Durability of Selectively Stitched Stiffened Composite Structures”, International Journal of Fatigue, 30:483 – 492 (2008)
  6. Tong, M.S., Sturgess, D., Tu, K.N., and Yang, J.-M., “Solder joints fabricated by explosively reacting nanolayers”, Applied Physics Letters, 92(14) (2008) Article Number: 144101
  7. Naito, K., Tanaka, Y., Yang, J.-M., “Tensile properties of ultrahigh strength PAN-based, ultrahigh modulus pitch-based and high ductility pitch-based carbon
    fibers”, CARBON, 46(2):189 – 195 (2008)
  8. Guo, S.Q., Kagawa, Y., Nishimura, T., Yang, J.-M., “Mechanical and physical behavior of spark plasma sintered ZrC-ZrB2-SiC composites”, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 28(6):1279 – 1285 (2008)
  9. Li, C.N., Yang, J.-M., Krasnov, V., “Phase transformation of nanocrystalline LiCoO2 cathode after high-temperature cycling”, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 11(5):A81 – A83 (2008)
  10. Chang, P.Y., Yang, J.-M., Seo, H., Hahn, H.T., “Off-axis fatigue cracking behavior in notched fibre metal laminates”, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 30(12):1158 – 1171 (2007)
  11. Chung, H.Y., Weinberger, M.B., Levine, J.B., Kavner, A., Yang, J.-M., Tolbert, S.H., and Kaner, R.B, “Response to comment on “synthesis of ultra-incompressible superhard rhenium diboride at ambient pressure”, SCIENCE, 318(5856) (2007) DOI:10.1126/science.1147704
  12. Tanaka, Y., Yang, J.-M., Liu, Y.F., and Kagawa, Y., “Surface nanodeformation of discontinuously reinforced Ti composite by in-situ AFM observation”, Journal of Materials Research, 22(11):3098 – 3106 (2007)
  13. Wu, G.C., Tan, Y., and Yang, J.-M., “Evaluation of residual strength of fiber metal laminates”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 457(1-2):338 – 349 (2007)
  14. Wu, G.C., Yang, J.M., and Hahn, H.T., “The impact properties and damage tolerance and of bi-directionally reimborced fiber metals laminates”, Journal of Materials Science, 42(3):948 – 957 (2007)
  15. Li, C.N., Yang, J.-M., Krasnov, V., Arias, J., and Nieh, K., “Microstructural stability of nanocrystalline LiCoO2 in lithium thin film battery under high voltage cycling”, Applied Physics Letters, 26(263102) (2007)
  16. Chung, H.Y., Weinberger, M.B., Levine, J.B., Kavner, A., Yang, J.-M., Tolbert, S.H., and Kaner, R.B., “Synthesis of ultra-incompressible superhard rhenium diboride at ambient temperature”, Science, 316(5823):436 – 439 (2007)
  17. Wu, G., Tan, Y., and Yang, J.-M., “Evaluation of residual strength of notched fiber metal laminates”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 457(1-2):338 – 349 (2007)
  18. Tanaka, Y., Yang, J.-M., Liu, Y. F., and Kagawa, Y., “Characterization of nanoscale deformation in a discontinuously reinforced titanium composite using AFM and nanolithography”, Scripta Materialia, 56:209 – 212 (2007)
  19. Wu, G.C., Yang, J.M., and Wang, D.W., “Effect of la doping on impurity segregation and fracture behavior of tungsten-based heavy-alloy composites”, Journal of Advanced Materials, (Special Issue):47 – 55 (01/02/2007)

Book Chapters

  • Yang, J.-M., “Processing and Performance of Braided Composites, Book Chapter in International Encyclopedia of Composites”, In: VCH Publishers, 4:449 – 463 (1991)
  • Yang, J.-M., Chou, T.W., “Thermo-Elastic Analysis of Triaxial Woven Fabric Composites, Chapter 8 in Textile Structural Composites”, In: Elsevier Science, 265-277 (1988)
  • Yang, J.-M., and Tiegs, T.N., “Strength and Toughness of Ceramic Composites at Elevated Temperatures, Book Chapter in High Temperature Mechanical Behavior of Ceramic Composites”, 87-119 (1995)
  • Yang, J.-M., “Creep Behavior, Chapter 7 in Titanium Matrix Composites: Mechanical Behavior”, 273-312 (1998)

Awards

  • Scholars Award from National Engineering Research Center for Composite Manufacturing Science & Engineering, University of Delaware – May 1987
  • Faculty Career Development Award – June 1989
  • Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation – July 1990-June 1995
  • Alcoa Foundation Award – July 1992
  • Ford Foundation Award – July 1993
  • Best Paper Award – Tanaka, Y., Yang, J.M., Liu, Y.F., and Kagawa, Y., “Surface Nano deformation of Discontinuously reinforced TI composite by In-situ AFM observation”, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers – May 2007

Professional Activities

Courses Taught

MAT SCI 104  Science of Engineering Materials
MAT SCI 151  Structure and Properties of Composite Materials

Links

Research Group/Lab:

Prof. Jenn-Ming Yang’s Lab

Office Location

  • 2127 Engineering V (Chair’s Office)
  • 3121-C Engineering V

Mailing Address

  • UCLA, HSSEAS School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    410 Westwood Plaza
    3111 Engineering V
    Los Angeles, CA 90095-1595