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. 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
  2. J. Zhao, G.-X.Wang, C. Ye, Y. Dong, 2016, Cellular automata modeling of nitriding in nanocrystalline metals, Comput. Mater. Sci. 118, 342–352.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.  
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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..
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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