Chen, Yan

 State Key Laboratory of Nonlinear Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences


 Address: No.15 Beisihuanxi Road, Beijing, China (100190)

Research Areas

1.      Mechanics of Amorphous solids

2.      Deformation and fracture of metals


Work Experience

2021-now, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,  Professor

2016-now, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor

2013-2021, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Associated Professor

2011-2013, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Assistant Professor

Teaching Experience

Elastic-Plastic Mechanics


(1) Grain boundary phase transformation in a CrCoNi complex concentrated alloy, Acta Mater., 2021, 第 2 作者
(2) Free volume based nonlinear viscoelastic model for polyurea over a wide range of strain rates and temperatures, Mech. Mater., 2021, 通讯作者
(3) Atomic-level mechanism of spallation microvoid nucleation in medium entropy alloys under shock loading, Sci. China Techno. Sci., 2021, 通讯作者
(4) Universal scaling in the temperature-dependent viscous dynamics of metallic glasses, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2021, 通讯作者
(5) Anomalous size effect in micro-scale CoCrNi medium-entropy alloy wire, Scr. Mater., 2021, 通讯作者
(6) Dislocation nucleation and evolution at the ferrite-cementite interface under cyclic loading, Acta Mater., 2020, 第 3 作者
(7) "Self-sharpening" tungsten high-entropy alloy, Acta Mater., 2020, 第 6 作者
(8) Superior strength-ductility CoCrNi medium-entropy alloy wire, Scr. Mater., 2020, 通讯作者
(9) 内生晶体非晶合金复合材料变形场演化与剪切带行为, 中国科学:物理学 力学 天文学, 2020, 通讯作者
(10) Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Jerky Flow in High-Entropy Alloy at Extremely Low Temperature, Philosophical Magazine: A, 2020, 第 4 作者
(11) 内生晶体非晶合金复合材料变形场演化与剪切带行为, 中国科学:物理学 力学 天文学, 2020, 通讯作者
(12) Probing the role of Johari–Goldstein relaxation in the plasticity of metallic glasses, Mater. Res. Lett., 2019, 通讯作者
(13) On the origin of softening in the plastic deformation of metallic glasses, Int. J. Plast., 2019, 第 2 作者
(14) One-step annealing optimizes strength-ductility tradeoff in pearlitic steel wires, Mater. Sc. Eng. A, 2019, 第 4 作者
(15) Ratchetting in Cold-Drawn Pearlitic Steel Wires, Metal. Mater. Trans. A, 2019, 第 4 作者
(16) Extraordinary creep relaxation time in a La-based metallic glass, J. Mater. Sci., 2018, 第 2 作者
(17) Strong resistance to hydrogen embrittlement of high-entropy alloy, Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 2018, 通讯作者
(18) Strain gradient drives shear banding in metallic glasses, Phys. Rev. B, 2017, 第 3 作者
(19) Improved J Estimation by GE/EPRI method for the thin-walled pipes with small constant-depth circumferential surface cracks, J. Pressure Vessel. Technol., 2017, 第 3 作者
(20) Elastic-plastic modeling of metallic strands and wire ropes under axial tension and torsion loads, Int. J. Solids. Struct., 2017, 第 3 作者
(21) Enhancing the scratch resistance by introducing chemical bonding in highly stretchable and transparent electodes, Nano Lett., 2016, 第 2 作者
(22) Nature of crack-tip plastic zone in metallic glasses, Inter. J. Plasticity, 2016, 第 1 作者
(23) On the compressive failure of tungsten fiber reinforced Zr-based bulk metallic glass composite, Int. J. Solids. Struct., 2015, 第 2 作者
(24) Modeling of multi-strand wire ropes subjected to axial tension and torsion loads., Int. J. Solids Struct., 2015, 第 3 作者
(25) Dynamic shear punch behavior of tungsten fiber reinforced Zr-based bulk metallic glass matrix composites., International Journal of Impact Engineering, 2015, 第 2 作者
(26) Dynamic fragmentation induced by network-like shear bands in a Zr-based bulk metallic glass., Intermetallics, 2015, 第 2 作者
(27) Characterization of the deformation field in large-strain extrusion machining., J. Mater. Proc. Techno., 2015, 第 2 作者
(28) Direct observation on the evolution of shear banding and buckling in Tungsten fiber reinforced Zr-based bulk metallic glasses composite., Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2014, 第 2 作者
(29) Critical cutting speed for onset of serrated chip flow in high speed machining., International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, 2014, 第 2 作者
(30) Onset and direction of shear banding instability in metallic glasses., J. Mater. Sci. Technol., 2014, 第 1 作者
(31) Collective evolution dynamics of multiple shear bands in bulk metallic glasses., Inter. J. Plasticity, 2013, 第 1 作者
(32) A thermoplastic forming map of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass., Acta Mater., 2013, 第 2 作者
(33) Strain rate dependent shear banding behavior of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass composite., Materials Science & Engineering A, 2013, 第 3 作者
(34) 非晶合金塑脆断裂转变的控制参数., 中国科学:物理学 力学 天文学, 2012, 第 1 作者
(35) Temperature-dependent yield asymmetry between tension and compression in metallic glasses., Acta Phys. Sin., 2012, 第 1 作者
(36) Path-guided wrinkling of nanoscale metal films, Adv. Mater., 2012, 第 4 作者
(37) does the initial free volume distribution affect shear band formation in metallic glass?, Sci. China Series G: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 2011, 第 1 作者
(38) Failure criterion for metallic glasses., Philos. Mag., 2011, 第 1 作者