Faculty Profile
  Z.Y. Ma
Department: School of Materials Science and Engineering
Mailing Address:
Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 72 Wenhua Road, Shenyang 110016, China
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Research Profile

Education and Work Experience
1981.9-1985.7 Northeast Heavy Machinery College (now Yanshan University), Bachelor
1985.9-1988.8 Harbin Institute of Technology, Master
1997.5-2000.8 City University of Hong Kong, Ph.D.
1988.8-1997.4  Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Research assistant, Research Associate, Associate professor
1995.10-1996.12 City University of Hong Kong, Research associate
2000.9-2001.3 Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associate professor, Professor
2001.4-2004.8 University of Missouri, Research fellow
2004.9-now Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor

Research direction
Metal matrix composites; friction stir welding and processing; ultrafine-grained materials; high-temperature deformation behavior of materials
Selected Publications
1) Determination of macroscopic and microscopic residual stresses in friction stir welded metal matrix composites via neutron diffraction , Acta Mater. , 2015 , 87 (2015) 161-173
2) Hardness recovery mechanism in heat-affected zone during long-term natural aging and its influence on mechanical properties and fracture behavior of friction stir welded 2024Al-T351 joints , Acta Mater. , 2014 , 73 (2014) 227-239
3) Analysis of carbon nanotube shortening and composite strengthening in carbon nanotube/aluminum composites fabricated by multi-pass friction stir processing , Carbon , 2014 , 69 (2014) 264-274
4) Developing high-property aluminum matrix composites with directionally aligned carbon nanotubes by combining friction stir processing and subsequent rolling , Carbon , 2013 , 62 (2013) 35-42
5) Reactive mechanism and mechanical properties of in situ composites fabricated from an Al-TiO2 system by friction stir processing , Acta Mater. , 2012 , 60, 20 (2012) 7090-7013
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