Chang Ye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Akron

Phone: 330-972-4032
Fax: 330-972-6027
E-mail: cye "at" uakron.edu
Office: ASEC 108D, Lab ASEC 473
Campus mail code: +3903

Mailing Address:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Akron
185 E. Mill Street, Akron, OH 44325-3903

 

Research Interests

Laser Shock Peening, Laser-Matter Interaction, Laser-Assisted Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing

Fatigue/Corrosion Prevention, Innovative Coating, Extended Finite Element Modeling, Biomedical Devices, Cell Culture

 

 

Openings

No funded position available now.  For more information about my research, please go to http://seamlab.uakron.edu/

 

 

Publication

  1. H. Qin, Z. Ren, J. Zhao, C. Ye, G.L. Doll, Y. Dong, 2017 Effects of ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification on the wear and micropitting behavior of bearing steel in boundary lubricated steel-steel contacts, Wear, 392-393: 29-38.

  2. H. Zhang, H. Qin, Z. Ren, J. Zhao, X. Hou, G.L. Doll, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, Low-temperature nitriding of nanocrystalline Incone 718 alloy, Surface & Coating Technology, in press

  3. J. Liu, S. Zhang, Q. Li, X.-Q. Feng, Z. Di, C. Ye, Y. Dong, 2017, Lateral force modulation by moiré superlattice structure: Surfing on periodically undulated graphene sheets, Carbon N. Y., Sep..

  4. S. Li, Z. Ren, Y. Dong, C. Ye, G. Cheng, H. Cong, 2017, Enhanced pitting corrosion resistance of 304 SS in 3.5 wt% NaCl by ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 164 (12) C682-C689.

  5. C. Ma, G.X. Wang, C. Ye, Y. Dong, 2017, Shocking of metallic glass to induce microstructure heterogeneity: A molecular dynamics study, Journal of Applied Physics, 122, 9, 95102.

  6. J. Zhao, G.X. Wang, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, Multiscale modeling of localized resistive heating in nanocrystalline metals, Journal of Applied Physics, 122, 8, 85101.

  7. J. Liu, S. Suslov, S. Li, H. Qin, Z. Ren, G.L. Doll, H. Cong, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, Electrically-assisted ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification of Ti6Al4V alloy, Advanced Engineering Materials, pp 1700470. .

  8. C. Ma, M. T. Andani, H. Qin, N. S. Moghaddam, H. Ibrahim, A. Jahadakbar, A. Amerinatanzi, Z. Ren, H. Zhang, G. L. Doll, Y. Dong, M. Elahinia, C. Ye, 2017, Improving surface finish and wear resistance of additive manufactured nickel-titanium by ultrasonic nano-crystal surface modification, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 249: 433-440.

  9. C. Ma, H. Qin, Z. Ren, S. C. O’Keeffe, J. Stevick, G. L. Doll, Y. Dong, B. Winiarski, C. Ye, 2017, Increasing fracture strength in bulk metallic glasses using ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 718: 246–253.

  10. J. Liu, S. Suslov, S. Li, H. Qin, Z. Ren, C. Ma, G. X. Wang, G. L. Doll, H. Cong, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, Effects of Ultrasonic Nanocrystal Surface Modification on the Thermal Oxidation Behavior of Ti6Al4V, Surface and Coating Technology, 325: 289-298.

  11. X. Hou, H. Qin, H. Gao, S. Mankoci, R. Zhang, X. Zhou, Z. Ren, G. L. Doll, A. Martini, N. Sahai, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, A Systematic Study of Mechanical Properties, Corrosion Behavior and Biocompatibility of AZ31B Mg Alloy after Ultrasonic Nanocrystal Surface Modification, Materials Science and Engineering C, 78:1061–1071.

  12. J. Zhao, G.X. Wang, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, A numerical model coupling coupling diffusion and grain growth in nanocrystalline materials, Computational Materials Science, 136:243–252.

  13. H. Zhang, R. Chiang, H. Qin, Z. Ren, X. Hou, D. Lin, G. L. Doll, V. K. Vasudevan, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, The Effects of Ultrasonic Nanocrystal Surface Modification on the Fatigue Performance of 3D-Printed Ti64, International Journal of Fatigue, 103:136–146.

  14. J. Zhao, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, Laser shock peening induced residual stresses and the effect on crack propagation behavior, International Journal of Fatigue, 100:407-417.

  15. A.K. Gujba, Z. Ren, Y. Dong, C. Ye, M. Medraj. 2016, Effect of ultrasonic nanocrystalline surface modification on the water droplet erosion performance of Ti-6Al-4V, Surface & Coatings Technology, 307: 157–170

  16. J. Zhao, G.-X.Wang, C. Ye, Y. Dong, 2016, Cellular automata modeling of nitriding in nanocrystalline metals, Comput. Mater. Sci. 118, 342–352.

  17. Z. Ren, G-X Wang, C. Ye, Y. Dong, 2016, A Fokker-Planck code for laser plasma interaction in femtosecond-laser shock peening, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49:085204.

  18. C. Ye, X. Zhou, A. Telang, H. Gao, Z. Ren, H. Qin, S. Suslov, A.S. Gill, S.R. Mannava, D. Qian, G.L. Doll, A. Martini, N. Sahai, V.K. Vasudevan, 2016, Surface amorphization of NiTi alloy induced by ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification for improved mechanical properties, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 53:455-462.

  19. C. Ye, Y. Liu, X. Sang, Z. Ren, J. Zhao, X. Hou, Y. Dong, 2015, Solid State Amorphization of Nanocrystalline Nickel by Cryogenic Laser Shock Peening, Journal of Applied Physics, 118: 134902.

  20. C. Ye, A. Telang, A.S. Gill, S. Suslov, Y. Idell, K. Zweiacker, J.M.K. Wiezorek, Z. Zhou, D. Qian, S.R. Mannava, V.K. Vasudevan, 2014 "Gradient Nanostructure and Residual Stresses Induced by Ultrasonic Nano-crystal Surface Modification in 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel for High Strength and High Ductility," Materials Science & Engineering A, v 613, p 274-288.

  21. C. Ye, S. Suslov, D. Lin, Y. Liao, G.J. Cheng, 2014 "Cryogenic Ultrahigh Strain Rate Deformation Induced Hybrid Nanotwinned Microstructure for High Strength and High Ductility," Journal of Applied Physics, 2014, v115, p 213519.

  22. C. Ye, Y. Liao, S. Suslov, D. Lin, G.J. Cheng, 2014 "Ultrahigh Dense and Gradient Nano-precipitates Generated by Warm Laser Shock Peening for Combination of High Strength and Ductility," Materials Science & Engineering A, 2014, v 609, p 195-203.

  23. C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, S. Tao, B. Wu, 2013 "Magnetic Field Effects on Laser Drilling," ASME Transaction Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2013, v 135(6), p 061020.

  24. D. Lin, C. Ye, Y. Liao, C.R. Liu, G.J. Cheng, 2013, “Mechanism of Fatigue Performance Enhancement in a Laser Sintered Superhard Nanoparticles Reinforced Nanocomposite Followed by Laser Shock Peening,” Journal of Applied Physics, 2013, v 113, p 133509.

  25. C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, 2012, “Scalable Patterning on Shape Memory Alloy by Laser Shock Assisted Direct Imprinting, ” Applied Surface Science, 2012, v 258(24), p 10042-10046.

  26. Y. Liao, C. Ye, S. Suslov, G.J. Cheng, 2012, "Deformation Induced Martensite in NiTi and its Shape Memory Effects Generated by Low Temperature Laser Shock Peening,"  Journal of Applied Physics, 2012, v 112, p 03515.  

  27. Y. Liao, S. Suslov, C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, 2012, “the Mechanisms of Thermal Engineered Laser Shock Peening for Enhanced Fatigue Performance,” Acta Materialia, 2012, v 60(13-14), p 4997-5009.

  28. C. Ye, J. Shi, G.J. Cheng, 2012, “An extended finite element method (XFEM) study on the effect of reinforcing particles on the crack propagation behavior in a metal-matrix composite,” International Journal of Fatigue, 2012, v 44, p 151-156.

  29. C. Ye, S. Suslov, D. Lin, G.J. Cheng, 2012, “Deformation-induced Martensite and Nanotwins by Cryogenic Laser Shock Peening of AISI 304 Stainless Steel and their Effects on Mechanical Properties,” Philosophical Magazine, 2012: V92, p 1369-1389.

  30. D. Lin, M. Zhang, C. Ye, Z. Liu, C.R.  Liu, G.J. Cheng, 2012, "Large scale, highly dense nanoholes on metal surfaces by underwater laser assisted hydrogen etching near nanocrystalline boundary," Applied Surface Science,2012, v 258(10), p 4254-4259.

  31. D. Lin, S. Suslov, C. Ye, Y. Liao, C.R. Liu, G.J. Cheng, 2011, “Laser Assisted Embedding of Nanoparticles into Metallic Materials,”  Applied Surface Science, 2012, v 258(7), p 2289-2296.

  32. C. Ye, S. Suslov, D. Lin, Y. Liao, X. Fei, G.J. Cheng, 2011, “Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Copper Subjected to Cryogenic Laser Shock Peening,” Journal of Applied Physics, 2011, 110: 083504.

  33. X. Fei and D. Grummon, C. Ye and G.J. Cheng, Y.T. Cheng, 2011, “Surface Form Memory in NiTi Shape Memory Alloys by Laser Shock Indentation,” Journal of Materials Science, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-011-6007-5.

  34. C. Ye, S. Suslov, X. Fei, G.J. Cheng, 2011, “Bimodal Nanocrystallization of NiTi Shape Memory Alloy by Laser Shock Peening and Post Deformation Annealing,” Acta Materialia, 2011, v 59(19), p 7219-7227.

  35. Y. Liao, C. Ye, H. Gao, S. Suslov, E.A. Stach, G.J. Cheng, 2011, "Dislocation pinning effects induced by nano-precipitates during warm laser shock peening: dislocation dynamic simulation and experiments," Journal of Applied Physics, 2011, v 110, p 023518.

  36. C. Ye, S. Suslov, B.J. Kim, E.A. Stach, G.J. Cheng, 2011, “Fatigue Performance Improvement by Dynamic Strain Aging and Dynamic Precipitation in Warm Laser Shock Peening of AISI 4140 steel,” Acta Materialia.2011, v 59(3), p 1014-1025.

  37. C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, 2010, “Laser Shock Peening of Nanoparticles Integrated Alloys: Numerical simulation and experiments,” ASME Transaction Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2010, v 132(6), p 061017.

  38. C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, 2010, “Effects of Temperature on Laser Shock Induced Plastic Deformation: The case of Copper,” ASME Transaction Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2010; v 132, p 061009.

  39. Y. Zhang, C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, U. Erasquin, C. Cai, 2010, “Laser Engineered Multilayer Coating of BCP/Ti Nanocomposite on Titanium Implants,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2010, v 3 (2), pp 339–350.

  40. Y. Liao, C. Ye, B.J. Kim, S. Suslov, E.A. Stach, G.J. Cheng, 2010, “Nucleation of Highly Dense Nanoscale Precipitates Based on Warm Laser Shock Peening,” Journal of Applied Physics, 2010, v 108, p 063518.

  41. C. Ye, Y. Liao, G.J. Cheng, 2010, “Warm Laser Shock Peening Driven Nanostructures and Their Effects on Fatigue Performance in Aluminum Alloy 6061,” Advanced Engineering Materials, 2010, v 12 (4), p 291 - 297, Selected Covering Page.

  42. G.J. Cheng, C. Ye, 2009, “Experiment, Simulation and Characterization on Transmission Laser Coating of Hydroxyapatite on Metal Implant,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A,  DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.32325.

  43. H. Gao, C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, 2009, “Deformation behaviors and critical parameters of microscale laser dynamic forming,” ASME Transaction Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2009, v 131, p 051011.

 

 

Teaching

Dynamics, Kinematics, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes