Faculty Profile

Yijie Steven Jiang

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Mechanical Engineering
College
College of Engineering

    

Education

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 2017.
Major: Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
MS, University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
Major: Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
BS, Fudan University, 2011.
Major: Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MEEN 5410.001, Advanced Solid Mechanics, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MEEN 5890.749, Directed Study in Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Spring 2021
MEEN 3996.701, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2021
MEEN 6940.733, Individual Research, Spring 2021
MEEN 4800.002, Topics in Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MEEN 5420.001, Continuum Mechanics, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MEEN 5890.749, Directed Study in Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Fall 2020
MEEN 6940.749, Individual Research, Fall 2020
MEEN 5890.733, Directed Study in Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Summer 5W1 2020
MEEN 5890.733, Directed Study in Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Summer 5W2 2020
MEEN 5950.733, Masters Thesis, Summer 10W 2020
MEEN 5410.001, Advanced Solid Mechanics, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MEEN 6940.733, Individual Research, Spring 2020
MEEN 5950.733, Masters Thesis, Spring 2020
MEEN 4800.002, Topics in Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MEEN 2301.001, Mechanics I, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MEEN 2301.002, Mechanics I, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Conference Proceeding
Ding, S. R., Jiang, Y., Wang, Q. M., Huo, Y. Z. (2011). Effects of heterogeneous distribution of fuel particles on the irradiation-induced mechanical behaviors in the dispersion nuclear fuel plate. Conference Program for the 3rd International Conference on Heterogeneous Materials Mechanics, ICHMM 2011. 527-530. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84866884709
Journal Article
Mo, C., Jiang, Y., Raney, J. R. (2020). Microstructural evolution and failure in short fiber soft composites: Experiments and modeling. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 141, 103973.
Zhang, X. A., Jiang, Y., Venkatesh, B., Raney, J. R., Stebe, K., Yang, S., Lee, D. (2020). Scalable Manufacturing of Bending-Induced Surface Wrinkles. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 12(6), 7658-7664.
Kim, S., Jiang, Y., Thompson Towell, K. L., Boutilier, M. S., Nayakanti, N., Cao, C., Chen, C., Jacob, C., Zhao, H., Turner, K. T., Hart, A. (2019). Soft nanocomposite electroadhesives for digital micro- and nanotransfer printing. Science Advances. 5, eaax4790. https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/10/eaax4790
Jiang, Y., Raney, J. R. (2019). 3D Printing of Amylopectin-Based Natural Fiber Composites. Other. na(na), 1900521. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/admt.201900521
Jiang, Y., Korpas, L. M., Raney, J. R. (2019). Bifurcation-based embodied logic and autonomous actuation. Nature Communications. 10(1), . https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85059828190
Jiang, Y., Hor, J. L., Lee, D., Turner, K. T. (2018). Toughening Nanoparticle Films via Polymer Infiltration and Confinement. Other. 10(50), 44011-44017. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85058562347
Chen, W., Liu, W., Jiang, Y., Zhang, M., Song, N., Greybush, N. J., Guo, J., Estep, A. K., Turner, K. T., Agarwal, R., Kagan, C. R. (2018). Ultrasensitive, Mechanically Responsive Optical Metasurfaces via Strain Amplification. ACS Nano. 12(11), 10683-10692. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85054411327
Cho, Y., Minsky, H. K., Jiang, Y., Yin, K., Turner, K. T., Yang, S. (2018). Shear Adhesion of Tapered Nanopillar Arrays. Other. 10(13), 11391-11397. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85044922087
Cubuk, E. D., Ivancic, R. J., Schoenholz, S. S., Strickland, D. J., Basu, A., Davidson, Z. S., Fontaine, J., Hor, J. L., Huang, Y. R., Jiang, Y., Keim, N. C., Koshigan, K. D., Lefever, J. A., Liu, T., Ma, X. G., Magagnosc, D. J., Morrow, E., Ortiz, C. P., Rieser, J. M., Shavit, A., Still, T., Xu, Y., Zhang, Y., Nordstrom, K. N., Arratia, P. E., Carpick, R. W., Durian, D. J., Fakhraai, Z., Jerolmack, D. J., Lee, D., Li, J., Riggleman, R., Turner, K. T., Yodh, A. G., Gianola, D. S., Liu, A. J. (2017). Structure-property relationships from universal signatures of plasticity in disordered solids. Science. 358(6366), 1033-1037. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85034839823
Shao, Y., Jacobs, T. D., Jiang, Y., Turner, K. T., Carpick, R. W., Falk, M. L. (2017). Multibond Model of Single-Asperity Tribochemical Wear at the Nanoscale. Other. 9(40), 35333-35340. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85031298756
Liu, J., Jiang, Y., Grierson, D. S., Sridharan, K., Shao, Y., Jacobs, T. D., Falk, M. L., Carpick, R. W., Turner, K. T. (2017). Tribochemical Wear of Diamond-Like Carbon-Coated Atomic Force Microscope Tips. Other. 9(40), 35341-35348. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85031290654
Liang, X., Shin, J., Magagnosc, D., Jiang, Y., Jin Park, S., John Hart, A., Turner, K., Gianola, D. S., Purohit, P. K. (2017). Compression and recovery of carbon nanotube forests described as a phase transition. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 122-123, 196-209. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85021238359
Zhang, J., Zhao, Z., Li, J., Jin, H., Rehman, F., Chen, P., Jiang, Y., Chen, C., Cao, M., Zhao, Y. (2017). Evolution of Structural and Electrical Properties of Oxygen-Deficient VO<inf>2</inf> under Low Temperature Heating Process. Other. 9(32), 27135-27141. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85027410234
Lin, C., Davami, K., Jiang, Y., Cortes, J., Munther, M., Shaygan, M., Ghassemi, H., Robinson, J. T., Turner, K. T., Bargatin, I. (2017). Enhancing the stiffness of vertical graphene sheets through ion beam irradiation and fluorination. Nanotechnology. 28(29), . https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85022186409
Hor, J. L., Jiang, Y., Ring, D. J., Riggleman, R. A., Turner, K. T., Lee, D. (2017). Nanoporous Polymer-Infiltrated Nanoparticle Films with Uniform or Graded Porosity via Undersaturated Capillary Rise Infiltration. ACS Nano. 11(3), 3229-3236. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85016399121
Jiang, Y., Harrison, J. A., David Schall, J., Ryan, K. E., Carpick, R. W., Turner, K. T. (2017). Correcting for Tip Geometry Effects in Molecular Simulations of Single-Asperity Contact. Tribology Letters. 65(3), . https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85019247695
Jiang, Y., Turner, K. T. (2016). Measurement of the strength and range of adhesion using atomic force microscopy. Other. 9, 119-126. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84994552892
Zhang, J., Li, J., Chen, P., Rehman, F., Jiang, Y., Cao, M., Zhao, Y., Jin, H. (2016). Hydrothermal growth of VO<inf>2</inf> nanoplate thermochromic films on glass with high visible transmittance. Scientific Reports. 6, . https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84974809015
Davami, K., Jiang, Y., Cortes, J., Lin, C., Shaygan, M., Turner, K. T., Bargatin, I. (2016). Tuning the mechanical properties of vertical graphene sheets through atomic layer deposition. Nanotechnology. 27(15), . https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84960192376
Davami, K., Jiang, Y., Lin, C., Cortes, J., Robinson, J. T., Turner, K. T., Bargatin, I. (2016). Modification of mechanical properties of vertical graphene sheets via fluorination. RSC Advances. 6(14), 11161-11166. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84956635137
Huang, Y. R., Jiang, Y., Hor, J. L., Gupta, R., Zhang, L., Stebe, K. J., Feng, G., Turner, K. T., Lee, D. (2015). Polymer nanocomposite films with extremely high nanoparticle loadings via capillary rise infiltration (CaRI). Nanoscale. 7(2), 798-805. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84916910294
Jiang, Y., Grierson, D. S., Turner, K. T. (2014). Flat punch adhesion: Transition from fracture-based to strength-limited pull-off. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 47(32), . https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84904698080
Vahdat, V., Ryan, K. E., Keating, P. L., Jiang, Y., Adiga, S. P., Schall, J. D., Turner, K. T., Harrison, J. A., Carpick, R. W. (2014). Atomic-scale wear of amorphous hydrogenated carbon during intermittent contact: A combined study using experiment, simulation, and theory. ACS Nano. 8(7), 7027-7040. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84904724444
Gong, X., Jiang, Y., Ding, S., Huo, Y., Wang, C., Yang, L. (2014). Simulation of the in-pile behaviors evolution in nuclear fuel rods with the irradiation damage effects. Other. 27(6), 551-567. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/84920404566
Jiang, Y., Wang, Q., Cui, Y., Huo, Y., Ding, S., Zhang, L., Li, Y. (2011). Prediction of the micro-thermo-mechanical behaviors in dispersion nuclear fuel plates with heterogeneous particle distributions. Journal of Nuclear Materials. 418(1-3), 69-79. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/80052205643
Jiang, Y., Cui, Y., Huo, Y., Ding, S. (2011). Three-dimensional FE analysis of the thermal-mechanical behaviors in the nuclear fuel rods. Other. 38(11), 2581-2593. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/80052185698
Jiang, Y., Wang, Q., Cui, Y., Huo, Y., Ding, S. (2011). Simulation of irradiation hardening of Zircaloy within plate-type dispersion nuclear fuel elements. Journal of Nuclear Materials. 413(2), 76-89. https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/79955912482

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Mishra, R. S., Scharf, T. W., Srivilliputhur, S. G., Jiang, Y., Mukherjee, S., Young, M. L., Shepherd, N., Reidy, R. F., "Technical Proposal for Advanced Ballistics Technology: A Mechanisms-based Approach to Designing Materials Systems for Enhanced Dynamic Performance," Sponsored by US Army Research Laboratory - ARL, Federal, $3250000 Funded. (July 15, 2020July 14, 2021).
Grant - Research
Choi, W. (Principal), Jiang, Y. (Co-Principal), "• 3D printed multifunctional structure in advanced vehicle for in-situ vehicle health monitoring," Sponsored by DOE, Federal, $405000 Funded. (October 1, 2020September 30, 2023).
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Challenge and
Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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