Yue Fan

Yue Fan
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering


GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)

2350 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

(734) 764-4334

Research Interests

Long time scale atomistic simulation, irradiation defects structure evolution in structure materials, deformation mechanisms and mechanical properties in amorphous system

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

The American Chemical Society has awarded Yue Fan in their Doctoral New Investigator grant program.

Yue Fan's paper entitled, "Atomistic Mechanism and Probability Determination of the Cutting of GP Zones by Edge
Dislocations in Dilute Al-Cu Alloys," published in the Physical Review Materials. 

Fan's proposal entitled, "Connecting Grain Boundary's Metastability Evolution to Mechanical Behavior of Nanocrystalline Alloys During Non-Equilibrium Processing," won the award.

A recent research by U-M ME Ph.D. student Zhiton Bai and Assistant Professor Yue Fan, entitled "Abnormal Strain Rate Sensitivity Driven by a Unit Dislocation-Obstacle Interaction in bcc Fe," was published in the March 2018 Physical Review Letters.

This award targets university faculty engaged in research in theoretical and applied mechanics that are at the beginning of their academic careers.

The research focused on metallic glass, a novel material system with significantly different properties from traditional metal.