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School of Materials Science and Engineering




Work Experience

2018 - to date  Northwestern Polytechnical University, Professor

2016 - 2018  Osaka University [Japan],  Joining and Welding Research Institute, Postdoctor & Specially Appointed Associate Professor

Education Experience

2013 - 2016  Osaka University [Japan], Doctor

2006 - 2012  Xi'an Jiaotong University [China], Bacholar and Master

Awards Information

2018  Northwestern Polytechnical University "Aoxiang Oversea Researchers Plan"

2017  JSPM Award of Innovative Research [Japan] (ranking 1st)

2012-2016  Japan MEXT Scholarship

Academic Achievements

More than 40 SCI papers have been published on light alloys and their composites, including 18 first-authored or communication-authored ones. Several papers are published in area top journals, such as Acta Mater, Scripta Mater and Compos Sci Technol. One paper is ESI Highly Cited Papers (1%) and two Most Cited Articles in recent 5 years. Two were selected as journal cover papers, and one as Top25 Hottest Articles.The reviewer of more than 20 SCI journals like Carbon、APL、Compos A、MMT A、MSE A et al.. Reprezentative papers are shown below.

1) B. Chen, J. Shen, X. Ye, L. Jia, S. Li, J. Umeda, M. Takahashi, K. Kondoh. Length effect of carbon nanotubes on the strengthening mechanisms in metal matrix compositesActa Materialia, 2017, 140, 317-325.  

2) B. Chen, S.K. Moon, X. Yao, G. Bi, J. Shen, J. Umeda, K. Kondoh. Strength and strain hardening of a selective laser melted AlSi10Mg alloyScripta Materialia, 2017, 141, 45-49.

3) B. Chen, J. Shen, X. Ye, H. Imai, J. Umeda, M. Takahashi, K. Kondoh, Solid-state interfacial reaction and load transfer efficiency in carbon nanotubes (CNTs)-reinforced aluminum matrix compositesCarbon, 2017, 114, 198-208. (ESI Highly Cited Paper)

4) B. Chen, K. Kondoh, H. Imai, J. Umeda, M. Takahashi. Simultaneously enhancing strength and ductility of carbon nanotube/aluminum composites by improving bonding conditions. Scripta Materialia, 2016, 113, 158-162. (Most Cited Scripta Materialia Articles

5) B. Chen, S. Li, H. Imai, L. Jia, J. Umeda, M. Takahashi, K. Kondoh. Load Transfer Strengthening in Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites via in-Situ Tensile Tests. Composites Science and Technology, 2015, 113, 1-8. (Highlighted by Materials Today "Carbon nanotubes take the load in composites").