Zhe Fan, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

  • Z. Fan, T.N. Yang, B. Kombaiah, X. Wang, P.D. Edmondson, Y.N. Osetsky, K. Jin, C. Lu, H. Bei, L. Wang, K.L. More, W.J. Weber, Y. Zhang. From suppressed void growth to significant void swelling in NiCoFeCr complex concentrated solid-solution alloy, Materialia (2020) 10060.
  • Z. Fan, S. Zhao, K. Jin, D. Chen, Y.N. Osetskiy, Y.Q. Wang, H. Bei, K.L. More, Y. Zhang. Helium irradiated cavity formation and defect energetics in Ni-based binary single-phase concentrated solid solution alloys, Acta Materialia 164 (2019) 283-292.
  • Z. Fan, G. Velisa, K. Jin, M.L. Crespillo, H. Bei, W.J. Weber, Y. Zhang. Temperature-dependent defect accumulation and evolution in Ni-irradiated NiFe concentrated solid-solution alloy, Journal of Nuclear Materials 519 (2019) 1-9.
  • Z. Fan, C. Fan, J. Li, Z. Shang, S. Xue, Ma Kirk, M. Li, H. Wang, X. Zhang. An in situ study on Kr ion–irradiated crystalline Cu/amorphous-CuNb nanolaminates, Journal of Materials Research (2019) 1-11. (Invited )
  • Z. Fan, Q. Li, C. Fan, H. Wang, X. Zhang. Strategies to tailor serrated flows in metallic glasses, Journal of Materials Research (2019) 1-13.
  • Z. Fan, J. Li, Y. Yang, J. Wang, Q. Li, S. Xue, H. Wang, J. Lou, X. Zhang. “Ductile” fracture of metallic glass nanolaminates, Advanced Materials Interfaces 4 (2017) 1700510.
  • Z. Fan, Q. Li, J. Li, S. Xue, H. Wang, X. Zhang. Tailoring plasticity of metallic glasses via interfaces in Cu/amorphous CuNb laminates, Journal of Materials Research 32 (2017) 2680-2689. (Invited )
  • Z. Fan, Y. Liu, S. Xue, R.M. Rahimi, D.F. Bahr, H. Wang, X. Zhang. Layer thickness dependent strain rate sensitivity of Cu/amorphous CuNb multilayer, Applied Physics Letters 110 (2017) 161905.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, TX, USA
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China 
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China 

Awards & Honors