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PANG Xiaolu

Professor at Department of Materials Physics and Chemistry


Metal Physics Building, Room 408

Available to act as adviser for international graduate student: Yes


2013.1-2013.9   Research Scholar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2010.7-Now      Associate Professor in Dept. Mater. Phys. , USTB

2008.7-2010.7   Assistant Professor in Dept. Mater. Phys. , USTB

2006.10-2007.10 University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA, Research Scholar

2003.9-2008.7   Ph.D. Degree in MaterialsPhysics, USTB

1999.9-2003.7   Bachelor Degree in Metal Materials, University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)

Research Interests

Thin films processing, mechanical properties(residual stress) and characterization. Films induced substrate cracking. Corrosion and Protection.

Active Research Projects

Research on failure mechanism of brittle films under multi-fields coupling (NSFC)

Failure mechanism of turbine blade in nuclear power station (Industries)

Selected publications (English only)

1.Tao Guo, LijieQiao, Xiaolu Pang*, Alex A. Volinsky,Brittle film-induced cracking of ductile substrates.ActaMaterialia, Volume 99, 15 October 2015, Pages 273-280

2.Zijian Guo; Xiaolu Pang*; Yu Yan; Kewei Gao; Volinsky, A.A.; Tong-Yi Zhang,CoCrMo alloy for orthopedic implant application enhanced corrosion and tribocorrosion properties by nitrogen ion implantation.Applied Surface Science, Volume 347,  30 Aug. 2015, Pages 23-34  

3.Shuai Zhang, Xiaolu Pang*, Yanbin Wang, KeweiGao,Corrosion behavior of steel with different microstructures under various elastic loading conditions. Corrosion Science, Volume 75, October 2013, Pages 293-299

4.Liqiang Zhang, Huisheng Yang, Xiaolu Pang*, KeweiGao, Alex A. Volinsky,Microstructure, residual stress, and fracture of sputtered TiN film. Surface and Coatings Technology, Volume 224, 15 June 2013, Pages 120-125

5.Ke Sun, Xiaolu Pang, Shaohua Shen, Xueqiang Qian, Justin S. Cheung, and Deli Wang, Metal Oxide Composite Enabled Nanotextured Si Photoanode for Efficient Solar Driven Water Oxidation.Nano Lett., 2013, 13 (5), pp 2064–2072