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SHI Zhangzhi

Associate Professor at Department of Materials Processing and Control Engineering


Main Building, Room 207

Available to act as adviser for international graduate student: Yes


Dr. Zhang-Zhi Shi is an associate professor of Materials Processing and Control Engineering Department. He obtained his Ph.D. degreein materials science and engineering in Tsinghua University and worked as a 2-year Post-doc researcher in Laboratoire d'Etude des Microstructures et de Mécanique des Matériaux (LEM3), Metz, France. 

Research Interests

Light-weight alloys; Metal matrix composites; Solid phase transformation in alloys; Processing of Low-Ductile and Hard-to-Deform Materials.

Published Research (English only)

[1]Zhang-Zhi Shi, Wen-Zheng Zhang. Characterization and interpretation of twin related row-matching orientation relationships between Mg2Sn precipitates and Mg matrix, Journal of Applied Crystallography 48 (2015) 1745-1752.  

[2]Zhang-Zhi Shi, Y.-D. Zhang, F. Wagner, T. Richeton, P.-A. Juan, J.-S. Lecomte, L. Capolungo, S. Berbenni. Sequential double extension twinning in a magnesium alloy: Combined statistical and micromechanical analyses, Acta Materialia 96 (2015) 333-343.

[3]Zhang-Zhi Shi, Y.-D. Zhang, F. Wagner, P.-A. Juan, S. Berbenni, L. Capolungo, J.-S. Lecomte, T. Richeton. On the selection of extension twin variants with low Schmid factors in a deformed Mg alloy, Acta Materialia 83 (2015) 17-28.

[4]Z.-Z. Shi, F.-Z. Dai, M. Zhang, X.-F. Gu, W.-Z. Zhang. Secondary coincidence site lattice model for truncated triangular β-Mg2Sn precipitates in a Mg-Sn-Based Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 44 (2013) 2478-2486.

[5]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. Newly observed prismatic Mg2Sn laths in a Mg-Sn-Zn-Mn alloy, Journal of Materials Science 48 (2013) 7551-7556. 

[6]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. Enhanced age-hardening response and microstructure study of an Ag-modified Mg–Sn–Zn based alloy, Philosophical Magazine Letters 93 (2013) 473-480.

[7]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. Prediction of the morphology of Mg32(Al, Zn)49 precipitates in a Mg-Zn-Al alloy, Intermetallics 39 (2013) 34-37.

[8]Z.-Z. Shi. The crystallography of lath-shaped Mg2Sn precipitates in a Mg-Sn-Zn-Mn alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 559 (2013) 158-161.

[9]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang, X.-F. Gu. Characterization and interpretation of the morphology of a Mg2Sn precipitate with irrational facets in an Mg-Sn-Mn alloy, Philosophical Magazine 92 (2012) 1071-1082.

[10]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. Investigation on the microstructure of a τ-Mg32(Al, Zn)49 strengthened Mg-Zn-Al alloy with relatively low Zn content, Phase Transitions 85 (2012) 41-51.

[11]Z.-Z. Shi, F.-Z. Dai, W.-Z. Zhang. Crystallography of Mg2Sn precipitates with two newly observed orientation relationships in an Mg-Sn-Mn alloy, Materials Science and Technology 28 (2012) 411-414.

[12]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. A transmission electron microscopy investigation of crystallography of τ-Mg32(Al, Zn)49 precipitates in a Mg-Zn-Al alloy, Scripta Materialia 64 (2011) 201-204.

[13]Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. Designing Mg-Sn-Mn alloy based on crystallography of phase transformation, Acta Metallurgica Sinica 47 (2011) 41-46.

[14]X.-F. Huang, Z.-Z. Shi, W.-Z. Zhang. Transmission electron microscopy investigation and interpretation on themorphology and interfacial structure of the epsilon’-Mg54Ag17 precipitates in an Mg-Sn-Mn-Ag-Zn alloy, Journal of Applied Crystallography 47 (2014) 1676-1687. 

[15]W.-Z. Zhang, Z.-Z. Shi. Description of crystallographic morphologies of product phases with singularity and g distribution, Solid State Phenomena 172-174 (2011) 1096-1105.

[16]J.F. Wang, S. Gao, P.F. Song, X.F. Huang, Z.-Z. Shi, F.S. Pan. Effects of phase composition on the mechanical properties and damping capacities of as-extruded Mg–Zn–Y–Zr alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 509 (2011) 8567-8572.

[17]J.F. Wang, P.F. Song, S. Gao, X.F. Huang, Z.-Z. Shi, F.S. Pan. Effects of Zn on the microstructure, mechanical properties, and damping capacity of Mg–Zn–Y–Zr alloys, Materials Science and Engineering A 528 (2011) 5914-5920.