Fuqian Yang

Dr. Fuqian Yang

University of Kentucky, USA



1995 Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Rochester, USA

1991 M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, USA

1988 M.Sc., Biomechanics, Chongqing University, China

1986 B.Sc., Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, China


  1. Wei Sun, Kathleen Yang, Fuqian Yang, Formation of self-organized surface structures on poly(methyl methacrylate) films: effect of two contacting metallic wires, Journal of Polymer Research 22, 90: DOI10.1007/s10965-015-0739-x, 2015.
  2. Ying-Ying Su, Fuqian Yang, and Sanboh Lee, Digestive ripening of thiol-capped gold nanoparticles: effects of temperature and electric field, Materials Research Express (MRX) 2, 055007, 2015.
  3. Yu-Hsiang Chen, Yunfei Jia, Fuqian Yang, Chien-Chao Huang, and Sanboh Lee, Boussinesq problem of a Burgers viscoelastic layer on an elastic substrate, Mechanics of Materials 87, 27-39, 2015.
  4. Wei Sun and Fuqian Yang, Fabrication of asymmetric-gradient-concentric ring patterns via evaporation of droplets of PMMA solution at different substrate temperatures, RSC Advances 5,  29850-29858, 2015.
  5. Wei Sun and Fuqian Yang, Dynamics of the evaporative dewetting of a volatile liquid film confined within a circular ring, Langmuir 31, 4024-4031, 2015.
  6. Quanxin Shi, Liping Bian, Wei Liang, Zhiqiang Chen, Fuqian Yang and Yide Wang, Effects of adding Al-Si eutectic alloy and hot rolling on microstructures and mechanical behavior of Mg-8Li alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 631, 129–132, 2015.
  7. Jinling Liu, Yiguang Wang, Fuqian Yang, Kepi Chen, Linan An, Grain refining in spark plasma sintering Al2O3 ceramics, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 622,  596–600, 2015.
  8. Fuqian Yang, Field-limited migration of Li-ions in Li-ion battery, ECS Electrochemistry Letters 4, A7-A9, 2015.
  9. Jianfeng Zhang, Shenyu Li, Fu-Zhen Xuan, and Fuqian Yang, Effect of plastic deformation on nonlinear ultrasonic response of austenitic stainless steel, Materials Science and Engineering A 622, 146-152, 2015.
  10. L.W. Ren, M.M. Meng, Z. Wang, F.Q. Yang, H.J. Yang, T. Zhang, J.W. Qiao, Enhancement of plasticity in Zr-based bulk metallic glasses electroplated with copper coatings, Intermetallics 57, 121-126, 2015.
  11. Fuqian Yang and Ya-Pu Zhao, Analysis of electrowetting of a conducting droplet on a dielectric film, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118, 2015, 26859−26865.
  12. Fuqian Yang, Effect of electric current on trijunction equilibrium and grain rotation of lossy dielectrics, Journal of Electronic Materials 43, 4497-4501, 2014.
  13. Wei Sun and Fuqian Yang, Formation of well-ordered finger-like structures on precast thin films, RSC Advances 4, 45535-45539, 2014.
  14. Liya Wang, Feng-Chao Wang, Fuqian Yang, and Hengan Wu, Molecular kinetic theory of boundary slip on textured surfaces by molecular dynamics simulations, Science China: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy 57, 2152-2160, 2014.
  15. Donyau Chiang, Fuqian Yang, Chi Wei Liu, Kuo-Chen Ho, and Sanboh Lee, Methanol desorption in Poly(Methyl Methacrylate), Journal of Materials Research 29, 2162-2169, 2014.
  16. Fuqian Yang, A simple model for diffusion-induced dislocations during the lithiation of crystalline materials, Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letters 4, 051001, 2014.
  17. Wei Sun and Fuqian Yang, Formation of self-organized gradient stripes on precast PMMA films, Langmuir 30, 6548-655, 2014.
  18. Paul Ayayee, Fuqian Yang, Lynne K. Rieske, Biomechanical properties of hemlocks: A novel approach to evaluating physical barriers of the plant-insect interface and resistance to a phloem-feeding herbivore, Insects 5, 364-376, 2014.
  19. Fuqian Yang, Comments on “Effects of dislocation mechanics on diffusion-induced stresses within a spherical insertion particle electrode”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2, 17183-17184, 2014.
  20. Wei Sun and Fuqian Yang, Self-organization of unconventional gradient concentric rings on pre-cast PMMA films, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118, 10177−10182, 2014.
  21. Yuan Sun, Guangfeng Zhao, Xiyu Wen, Junwei Qiao, Fuqian Yang, Nanoindentation deformation of a bi-phase AlCrCuFeNi2 alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 608, 49–53, 2014.
  22. Wei Sun and Fuqian Yang, Evaporation-induced formation of self-organized gradient concentric rings on sub-micron precast PMMA films, Soft Matter 10, 4451-4457, 2014.
  23. Yunfei Jia, Fu-Zhen Xuan, Xiaoping Chen, and Fuqian Yang, Finite element analysis of cyclic indentation of bi-layer enamel, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 47, 175401, 2014.
  24. Yuan Sun, Guangfeng Zhao, and Fuqian Yang, Anisotropic behavior of the nanoindentation of single carbon fibers, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 6, 596-600, 2014.
  25. Meng-Lin Lin, Fuqian Yang, and Sanboh Lee, Digestive ripening of thiol-capped gold nanoparticles: the effects of adding dodecanethiol and reflux heating, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 448, 16-22, 2014.