<object id="i2hs2"></object>
  • <object id="i2hs2"><button id="i2hs2"></button></object>
  • <thead id="i2hs2"><del id="i2hs2"></del></thead>
    Yang Lu
    Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanomechanics Laboratory
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    77 Massachusetts Ave Room 8-139, Cambridge, MA 02139
    E-mail: yanglu@mit.edu


    • PhD       Rice University, Houston, TX           Major: Materials Science          Aug 2006-Dec 2010
      Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
    • MS         New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM      Major: Materials Engineering   Aug 2004-Aug 2006
      Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
    • BS          Nanjing University, Nanjing, China     Major: Physics/Microelectronics    Sept 2000-July 2004
      Department of Physics


    • Jan 2011-current
      Postdoctoral Associate              MIT, Cambridge, MA  
      Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE)
    • Aug 2006-Dec 2010
      Research Assistant                   Rice University, Houston, TX                          
      Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science (MEMS)
    • Jun 2008-Oct 2009
      NSF-NINE Research Fellow    Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM
      Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT)
    • Mar-Sept 2005
      Visiting Researcher          Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
      Los Alamos Neutron Scattering Center (LANSCE)

    Publication: (selected)

    • Lu, Y., Lou, J. “Quantitative In Situ Nanomechanical Characterization of Metallic Nanowires” JOM, 63 (9), 35-42, 2011
    • Lu, Y., Song, J., Huang, J.Y., Lou, J “Surface Dislocation Nucleation Mediated Deformation and Ultrahigh Strength in Sub-10-nm Gold Nanowires” Nano Research, 4 (12), 1261–1267, 2011
    • Lu, Y., Song, J., Huang, J.Y., Lou, J “Fracture of Sub-20nm Ultrathin Gold Nanowires” Advanced Functional Materials, 21 (20), 3982-3989, 2011
    • Lu, Y., Peng, C., Ganesan, Y., Huang, J.Y., Lou, J.  “Quantitative In Situ TEM Tensile Testing of an Individual Nickel Nanowire” Nanotechnology, 22, 355702, 2011
    • Lu, Y., Ganesan, Y., Lou, J.  “A Multi-step Method for In Situ Mechanical Characterization of 1-D Nanostructures Using a Novel Micromechanical Device” Experimental Mechanics, 50, 47-54, 2010
    • Lu, Y., Huang, J.Y., Wang, C., Sun, S., Lou, J.  “Cold Welding of Ultrathin Gold Nanowires” Nature Nanotechnology, 5, 218-224, 2010




    Useful links

    28 West Xianning Rd., The Building of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an, Shaanxi, P.R.China 710049