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Yanming Wang
Associate Professor, JI
Office 525
Tel +86-21-34206765 Ext.5251
Email yanming.wang@sjtu.edu.cn
Webpage https://sites.ji.sjtu.edu.cn/yanming-wang


Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, United States, 2012-2016
Ph.D. minor Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, United States, 2012-2016
Ph.D. minor Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, United States, 2012-2016
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, United States, 2010-2012
B.E. Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2006-2010

 Work Experience

2020 – pres. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

2017 – 2020 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

2016 – 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

Research Interests

  • Multi-scale and multi-physics modeling of nanomaterials synthesis and deformation
  • Modeling of polymeric and amorphous materials for energy and electronic applications
  • Design of novel functional materials via machine learning assisted modeling and simulations

Selected Publications

  • Y. Wang, Tomáš Šikola and Miroslav Kolíbal, Collector Droplet Behavior during Formation of Nanowire Junctions, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 11, 6498-6504 (2020).
  • Y. Yin, N. R. Bertin, Y. Wang, Z. Bao and W. Cai, Topological Origin of Strain Induced Damage of Elastomers by Bond Breaking, Extreme Mech. Lett., 40, 100883 (2020).
  • T. W. Nam, M. Kim, Y. Wang, G. Y. Kim, W. Choi, H. Lim, K. M. Song, D. Y. Jeon, J. C. Grossman and Y. S. Jung, Thermodynamic-Driven Full-Colour Quantum Dot Patterning for Light-Emitting Diodes beyond the Eye-Limiting Resolution, Nat. Comm., 11, 3040 (2020).
  • Y. Wang, T. Xie, A. France-Lanord, A. Berkley, J. A. Johnson, Y. Shao-Horn and J. C. Grossman, Toward Designing Highly Conductive Polymer Electrolytes by Machine Learning Assisted Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics, Chem. Mater., 32(10), 4144-4151 (2020).
  • A. France-Lanord, Y. Wang, T. Xie, Y. Shao-Horn, and J. C. Grossman, Modelling the Effect of Chemical Variations on Lithium Transport in Poly(ethylene oxide)-Based Polymer Electrolytes at High Salt Concentration, Chem. Mater., 32(1), 121-126 (2020).
  • Y. Wang, A. C. Meng, P. C. McIntyre and W. Cai, Phase-Field Investigation of the Stages in Radial Growth of Core-Shell Ge/Ge1-xSnx Nanowires, Nanoscale, 11, 21974-21980 (2019).
  • Y. Kim, Y. Wang*, A. France-Lanord*, Y. Wang, Y. M. Wu, S. Lin, Y. Li, J. C. Grossman, and T. M. Swager, Ionic Highways in Pyrazolium Cross-Linked Triptycene Polymers for Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 41(45), 18152-18159 (2019). (* equal contribution)
  • T. Xie, A. France-Lanord, Y. Wang, Y. Shao-Horn and J. C. Grossman, Graph Dynamical Networks for Unsupervised Learning of Atomic Scale Dynamics in Materials, Nat. Comm., 10, 2667 (2019).
  • B. Jin, Y. Wang, Z. Liu, A. France-Lanord, J. C. Grossman, C. Jin, and R. Tang, Revealing the Cluster-Cloud and Its Role in Nanocrystallization, Adv. Mater., 30, 1808225 (2019).
  • A. C. Meng, M. R. Braun, Y. Wang, C. S. Fenrich, M. Xue, D. R. Diercks, B. P. Gorman, M-I. Richard, A. F. Marshall, W. Cai, J. S. Harris, and P. C. McIntyre, Coupling of Coherent Misfit Strain and Composition Distributions in Core-shell Ge/Ge1-xSnx Nanowire Light Emitters, Mater. Today Nano, 5, 100026 (2019).
  • Y. Wang, P. Woytowitz, D. Mui and W. Cai, Stability of Nano-Fin Arrays Against Collapse Predicted by Phase Field Modeling, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 36(5), 051602 (2018).
  • X. Zhang, Y. Wang, W. Cai, Anisotropy Effect on Strain Induced Instability during Growth of Heteroepitaxial Films, J. Mater. Sci., 53(8), 5777-5785 (2018).
  • J. Wang*, Y. Wang*, W. Cai, J. Li, Z. Zhang and S. X. Mao, Discrete Shear Band Plasticity through Dislocation Activities in Body-Centered Cubic Tungsten Nanowires, Sci. Rep., 8, 4574 (2018). (*equal contribution)
  • Y. Wang, A. Santana and W. Cai, Atomistic Mechanisms of Orientation and Temperature Dependence in Gold-Catalyzed Silicon Growth, J. Appl. Phys., 122(8), 085106 (2017).
  • R. Ramachandramoorthy*, Y. Wang*, A. Aghaei, W. Cai and H. D. Espinosa, Reliability of Single Crystal Silver Nanowire-Based Systems: Stress Assisted Instabilities, ACS Nano, 11(5), 4768-4776 (2017). (* equal contribution)
  • Y. Wang, P. C. McIntyre and W. Cai, Phase Field Model for Morphological Transition in Nanowire Vapor-Liquid-Solid Growth, Cryst. Growth Des., 17(4), 2211-2217 (2017).
  • Y. Wang, A. Santana and W. Cai, Au-Ge MEAM Potential Fitted to the Binary Phase Diagram, Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 25, 025004 (2016).
  • Y. Li*, Y. Wang*, S. Ryu, A. F. Marshall, W. Cai and P. C. McIntyre, Spontaneous, Defect-Free Kinking via Capillary Instability during Vapor-Liquid-Solid Nanowire Growth, Nano Lett., 16(3), 1713-1718 (2016). (* equal contribution)
  • H. Wang, Y. Wang, B. C.-K. Tee, K.P. Kim, J. Lopez, W. Cai and Z. Bao, Shape-Controlled, Self-Wrapped Carbon Nanotube 3D Electronics, Adv. Sci., 2(9) (2015).
  • Y. Wang, S. Ryu, P. C. McIntyre and W. Cai, A Three-Dimensional Phase Field Model for Nanowire Growth by the Vapor-Liquid-Solid Mechanism, Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 22, 055005 (2014).

Professional Service

Member of American Physical Society, American Chemistry Society, Materials Research Society, American Vacuum Society, The Electrochemical Society and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society

Honors and Awards

  • Kwang-Hua Scholarship
  • China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation Scholarship
  • College Graduate Excellence Award of Shanghai District