Yang-Tse Cheng, Ph.D.

Professor

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University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing - ISM
179 FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-323-4191
Fax: 859-323-1929
Email: ycheng@engr.uky.edu


Professional Preparation

Ph.D., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology
M.S., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology
B.S., Physics/Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

Appointments

2008 – present Professor of Materials Engineering, Chemical and Materials Engineering Dept.

2008 – present Participating Faculty, NSF/UK IGERT Program on Engineered Bioactive Interfaces and Devices

2008 – present Faculty Member, UK Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing

2008 – present Faculty Member, UK Center for Advanced Materials

2008 – present Participating Faculty: The Power and Energy Education Institute at the University of Kentucky

2008 – present Participating Faculty, Kentucky-Argonne Battery Manufacturing R&D Center

2004 – Present Guest Professor, Institute of Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

2002 – 2009 Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Mechanical, Automotive & Materials Engineering, University of Windsor

2003 – 2007 Visiting Professor, Brown University, Division of Engineering

Spring 2006 Professor of Industrial Engineering and Materials Engineering, Purdue University

2004 – 2008 Technical Fellow, General Motors Research and Development Center

2003 – 2006 Lab Group Manager, Engineered Surfaces and Functional Materials, General Motors Research and Development Center

1999 – 2003 Lab Group Manager, Engineered Surfaces and Tribology, General Motors Research and Development Center

2001- 2004 Senior Staff Research Scientist, General Motors Research and Development Center

1992 – 2001 Staff Research Scientist, General Motors Research and Development Center

1987 – 1992 Senior Research Scientist, General Motors Research and Development Center

Publications

  1. J.C. Li, X.C. Xiao, F.Q. Yang, M.W. Verbrugge, and Y.-T. Cheng, “Potentiostatic Intermittent
    Titration Technique (PITT) for Electrodes Governed by Diffusion and Interfacial Reaction,” Journal
    of Physical Chemistry C 116, 1472-1478 (2012).

  2. R. D. Deshpande, J.C. Li, Y.-T. Cheng, and M. W. Verbrugge, “Liquid Metal Alloys as Self-Healing
    Negative Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries,” J. Electrochem Soc. 158, A845 (2011).

  3. J.C. Li, A.K. Dozier, Y.C. Li, F.Q. Yang, and Y.-T. Cheng, “Crack Pattern Formation in Thin Film
    Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes,” J.Electrochem. Soc. 158, A689 (2011).

  4. Y.-T. Cheng and M. W. Verbrugge, “Application of Hasselman’s Crack Propagation Model to
    Insertion Electrodes,” Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13, A128 (2010).

  5. Y.-T. Cheng and M. W. Verbrugge, “Diffusion-Induced Stress, Interfacial Charge Transfer, and
    Criteria for Avoiding Crack Initiation of Electrode Particles,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 157, A508 (2010).

  6. Y.-T. Cheng and M. W. Verbrugge, “The influence of surface mechanics on diffusion induced
    stresses within spherical nanoparticles,” J. Appl. Phys. 104, 083521 (2008).

  7. Y.-T. Cheng, W. Y. Ni, and C.-M. Cheng, “Nonlinear analysis of oscillatory indentation in elastic and
    viscoelastic solids,” Physical Review Letters 97, 075506 (2006).

  8. Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, “Scaling, dimensional analysis, and indentation measurements,”
    Materials Science and Engineering Reports: A Review Journal R44, 91 (2004).

  9. Y.-T. Cheng, “Thermodynamic and Fractal Geometric Aspects of Ion-Solid Interactions,” Materials
    Science and Engineering R: Reports (formerly Mat. Sci. Rep.) 5, 45 (1990).

  10. Y.-T. Cheng and W. L. Johnson, “Disordered Materials – A Survey of Amorphous Solids,” Science
    235, 997 (1987).