wu rong hai



The basic information

wu rong hai

School of mechanics, Civil Engineering and Architecture



Associate Professor


Work Experience

2018.04-Now, Associate Professor, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Education Experience

2006.09-2010.07, Bachelor, Materials Processing, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

2010.09-2013.07  Master, Materials Processing, Central South University, China

2013.09-2017.12, PhD, Materials Simulation, Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany


Scientific Research

Research Interests:

1) Dislocation-based plasticity (dislocation dynamics, crystal plasticity).

2) Materials simulation (e.g. phase-field simulation, molecular dynamics);

3) Materials characterization(e.g. EBSD, TEM); 

Journal Articles

[1] R. Wu, S. Sandfeld*, Insights from a minimal model of dislocation-assisted rafting in single crystal Nickel-based superalloys, Scripta Mater., 123 (2016) 42-45. 

[2] R. Wu , M. Zaiser, S. Sandfeld*, A continuum approach to combined γ/γ’ evolution and dislocation plasticity in Nickel-based superalloys, Int. J. Plasticity, 95 (2017) 142-162.

[3] R. Wu*, S. Sandfeld, A dislocation dynamics-assisted phase field model for Nickel-based superalloys: the role of initial dislocation density and external stress during creep, J. Alloy. Compd., 703 (2017) 389-395.

[4] R. Wu, Liu, Yang, et al. Study on hot deformation behavior and intrinsic workability of 6063 aluminum alloys using 3D processing map, J. Alloy. Compd., 713 (2017): 212-221.

[5] R. Wu, D. Tüzes, P. Ispánovity, I. Groma, T. Hochrainer, and M. Zaiser*, Instability of dislocation fluxes in a single slip: Deterministic and stochasticmodels of dislocation patterning,Phys. Rev. B, 98 (2018) 054110.

[6] R. Wu*, M. Zaiser, Cyclic loading-microstructure-property relation from mesoscale perspective: An example of single crystal Nickel-based superalloys, J. Alloy. Comp., 770 (2019) 964-971.

[7] R. Wu*, Z. Yue, M. Wang, Effect of initial γ/γ′ microstructure on creep of single crystal nickel-based superalloys: A phase-field simulation incorporating dislocation dynamics, J. Alloy. Comp., 779 (2019) 326-334.

[8] R. Wu, Y. Zhang, et al., Investigation of the relation between bainitic-ferritic microstructures and coincidence-site lattice boundaries by electron backscatter diffraction, Mater. Lett., 267 (2020) 127553.

[9] R. Wu, Y Zhao*, Y Liu, et al., High temperature creep mechanisms of a single crystal superalloy: A phase-field simulation and microstructure characterization, Progress in Natural Science: Materials International30 (2020)366-370.

[10] R. Wu*, Y Zhao*, Q Yin, et al., Atomistic simulation studies of Ni-based superalloys, J. Alloy. Comp., 855 (2021), 157355.

[11] P. Gao*, Y. Li 1, R. Wu*,  et al., Characterization and Analysis of Strain Heterogeneity at Grain-Scale of Titanium Alloy with Tri-Modal Microstructure during Tensile Deformation , Materials (2018), 11, 2194.

Awards Information

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Professional Activities

[1] 2017.07, Hael Mughrabi Honorary Symposium & 28th Colloquium on Fatigue Mechanisms, Erlangen, Germany.
[2] 2017.02 , Interims Workshop of FOR 1650 Dislocation-based Plasticity, Karlsruher, Germany.
[3] 2016.10 , 8th Multiscale Materials Modeling International Conference, Dijon, France.
[4] 2016.09 , 15th European Mechanics of Materials Conference, Brussel, Belgium.
[5] 2016.02 , TMS 145th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Nashville, USA.
[6] 2015.08 , 17th International Conference on the Strength of Materials, Brno, Czech.
[7] 2014.02 , Symposium of Dislocation Based Plasticity, Schontal, Germany.