Jian Wang

Dr. Jian Wang is a professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 2015. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA, in 2006; then he worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory for 9 years. His research interests are focusing on quantitative exploring the structure-properties relationships of structural and nanostructured materials using multi-scale theory, modeling and experimental methods and techniques. He was awarded the LANL Distinguished Postdoctoral Performance Award (2009), TMS MPMD Young Leader Award (2013), and International Plasticity Young Research Award (2015), and Materials Today 2018 Rising Star Award.