Bin Li

Bin Li

Assistant Professor
Bin Li
Biography
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno. 2014- to date.
  • Assistant Research Professor, Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University. 2010-2014.
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Dept. of Mater Sci Eng., Johns Hopkins University. 2006-2010.
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Dept. of Mater Sci Eng., University of Connecticut. 2004-2006.
  • Research scientist, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1996-1998.
  • Welding engineer, Golden-Cup Automotive Company, Shenyang, China. 1990-1993.
Education
  • Ph.D., Materials Science Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2004
  • M.S., Materials Science Engineering, University of Connecticut, 1999
  • M.S., Materials Science Engineering, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1996
  • B.S., Materials Science Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, 1990
Honors
  • Best Fundamental Research Award, Light Metals Division, TMS, 2013.

Research interests

  • Atomistic simulations of phase transformation in alloys
  • Atomistic simulations of carbon nanotubes
  • Alloy solidification
  • Mechanical properties of lightweight magnesium and magnesium alloys
  • Dynamic recrystallization in magnesium alloys
  • Texture evolution during thermomechanical processing of magnesium alloys
  • Processing and mechanical properties of ultra-fine grained (UFG) magnesium alloys
  • Deformation twinning in cubic and hexagonal metals
  • Transmission electron microscopy
  • Multiscale modeling of deformation of metals and alloy design