Zhenzhen Yu

Assistant Professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Interim Director – Center for Welding, Joining, & Coatings Research (CWJCR)

Zhenzhen Yu

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. – Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • M.S. – Metallurgy and Materials Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • B.S. – Mechanical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), Shanghai, China

 RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Joining of similar and dissimilar materials and simulation of materials behavior;
  • Determining processing-composition-microstructure-property relations in welds;
  • In-situ characterization of material transient states during welding, e.g., non-equilibrium phase transformation and stress evolution;
  • Welding consumables design

 PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • American Institute for Metallurgical Engineering – The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (AIME – TMS)
  • American Welding Society (AWS) 
  • ASM international

 CURRENT COURSES

  • MTGN 580A – Advanced Welding Metallurgy
  • MTGN 557 – Solidification
  • MTGN 442 – Engineering Alloys

Contact

303-273-3798
Hill Hall 370
zyu@mines.edu