Fuqian Yang, Ph.D.


Research Areas: Contact Deformation of Materials, Electrical-Chemical-Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Micromechanics of Advanced Materials

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering - CME
161 FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-257-2994
Fax: 859-323-1929
Email: fyang0@engr.uky.edu

Professional Preparation

Tsinghua University Engineering Physics B.S., 1986
Chongqing University Biomechanics M.S., 1988
University of Rochester Mechanical Engineering M.S., 1991
University of Rochester Materials Science and Engineering Ph.D., 1995


July 2011 – Present, Professor, University of Kentucky, KY
July 2007 – July 2011, Associate Professor, University of Kentucky, KY
Aug. 2001 – June 2007, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, KY
Jan. 1999 – July 2001, Technical Specialist & Project Manager II, Xerox Corporation, NY
July 1998 – Dec. 1998, Sr. Engineer, Dayton T. Brown Inc., Bohemia, NY

Selected Publications

  • Fuqian Yang and Linan An, Eelectrothermal stress in conducting particulate composites, Journal of Materials Science 47(2012) 6226-6236
  • Guangfeng Zhao, Ming Liu, and Fuqian Yang, The effect of an electric current on the nanoindentation behavior of tin, Acta Materialia 60(2012) 3773-3782
  • Jing Cheng, Fuqian Yang, Paul T. Vianco, Bei Zhang, James C.M. Li, Optimum thickness of Sn film for whisker growth, Journal of Electronic Materials 40(2011) 2069-2075
  • Ning Zhang, Fuqian Yang, Yaowu Shi, Fu Guo, Compression creep of 63Sn37Pb solder balls, Acta Materialia 59( 2011) 3156-3163
  • Fuqian Yang and Guangfeng Zhao (Invited), Effect of electric current on nanoindentation of copper, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 2(2010) 322-326
  • Ming Liu and Fuqian Yang, Finite element analysis of the spherical indentation of transversely isotropic piezoelectric materials, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering 20 (2012) 045019
  • Pei-Yu Liang, Fuqian Yang, and Sanboh Lee, Fracture-induced formation of semi-concentric patterns on polymeric films, Materials of Chemistry and Physics 135(2012) 168-173
  • Fuqian Yang, Effect of local solid reaction on diffusion-induced stress, Journal of Applied Physics 107(2010) 103516