Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringOUR PEOPLE
Jinglei YANG 楊晶磊
PhD, IVW@Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
MEng & B.S., University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China
Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering



Professor Yang obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees from University of Science and Technology of China in 1999 and 2002, respectively, and Ph.D. degree from the Institute for Composite Materials at Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany in 2006. He was a PostDoc Research Associate in Beckman Institute at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2006 to 2008. He joined Nanyang Technological University as an Assistant Professor from 2008 to 2016. He received Wilfried Ensinger Award supported by the Scientific Alliance of the University Professors of Polymer Technology (WAK) Germany (2008) and Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Inspirational Teaching Award from NTU (2013). He has been Editorial Board Member of Composites Communications and Recent Patents on Materials Science. Professor Yang’s research interfaces multidisciplinary areas ranging from chemistry, materials engineering to mechanics. He has extensive academic and industrial research experiences in composites and multifunctional materials and completed more than 10 projects supported by government and industrial partners since 2009 in composites design and manufacturing, self-healing materials, energy efficient materials for building, and graphene-based multifunctional materials. His current research interests include using materials genome approach to design and fabricate bioinspired composites and structures and multifunctional materials, and to investigate their mechanical properties.


Teaching Activities

MECH3650 Aircraft Structures
MECH3690 Aerospace Laboratories

Research Interests

Materials genome approach; Bioinspired composites and structures; Multifunctional materials; Mechanics

Selected Publications

 Book chapters
Jinglei Yang, He Zhang, Mingxing Huang. Chapter 11: Emerging technology in aerospace materials: self-healing composites, pp 531-606, in Aerospace Materials Handbook edited by S. Zhang & D.L. Zhao, Publisher: CRC Press, New York, 2012.

Mingxing Huang, Jinglei Yang. Chapter 14: One-part microcapsule based self-healing coatings for corrosion protection: design strategy and examples, pp. 491-536, in Intelligent Coatings for Corrosion Control, edited by Atul Tiwari, James W. Rawlins, and Lloyd H. Hihara. Elsevier, 2015.

Nay Win Khun, He Zhang, Dawei Sun, Jinglei Yang. Chapter 19: Multifunctional polymeric composites with wear resistant, toughening, and self-healing features, pp. 588-618, in Multifunctionality of Polymer Composites edited by Klaus Friedrich and Ulf Breuer, Elsevier, 2015.

Refereed journals
Chenlu Bao, Shuguang  Bi, He Zhang, Jinliang Zhao, Pengfei Wang, Chee Yoon Yue, and Jinglei Yang. Graphene oxide beads for fast cleanup of hazardous chemicals, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, in press 2016

Peigang He, Mingyue Huang, Bin Yu, Jinglei Yang. Effects of nano-silica contents on the properties of epoxy nanocomposites bonded Ti assembles, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 129, pp. 46-52, 2016

Dawei Sun, He Zhang, Xiu-Zhi Tang, Jinglei Yang. Robust HMDI-filled microcapsules with excellent thermal and water resistance, Polymer, Vol. 91, pp. 33-40, 2016

Karthikeyan Kumarasamy, Jinliang An, Jinglei Yang, En-Hua Yang. Numerical Techniques to Model Conduction Dominant Phase Change Systems: A CFD Approach and Validation with DSC Curve, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 118, pp. 240-248, 2016

Pengfei Wang, Xin Zhang, Reinack Varghese Hansen, Gengzhi Sun, He Zhang, Lianxi Zheng, T.X. Yu, Guoxing Lu, Jinglei Yang. Strengthening and failure mechanisms of individual carbon nanotube fibers under dynamic tensile loading, Carbon, Vol. 102, pp. 18-31, 2016

Nay Win Khun, He Zhang, Dawei Sun, Jinglei Yang. Tribological behaviors of binary and ternary epoxy composites functionalized with different microcapsules and reinforced by short carbon fibers, Wear Vol. 350-351, pp. 89-98, 2016

Xiu-Zhi Tang, Chenzhong Mu, Wenyu Zhu, Xiaoli Yan, Xiao Hu, Jinglei Yang. Flexible polyurethane composites prepared by incorporation of polyethylenimine-modified slightly reduced graphene oxide, Carbon, Vol. 98, 432-440, 2016

Pengfei Wang, Wanshuang Liu, Xin Zhang, Xuehong Lu, Jinglei Yang. Enhanced fracture toughness of carbon fabric/epoxy laminates with pristine and functionalized stacked-cup carbon nanofibers, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Vol. 148, pp. 73-81, 2015

Bin Yu, Zhenyu Jiang, Jinglei Yang. Long-term moisture effects on the interfacial shear strength between surface treated carbon fiber and epoxy matrix, Composites A, Vol. 78, pp. 311-317, 2015

Dawei Sun, Jinglei Yang. Significant improvement of thermal and solvent resistance of HDI filled microcapsules for self-healing anticorrosion coatings, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 3, pp.4435-4444, 2015

Peigang He, Mingyue Huang, Stefan Fisher, Chee Yoon Yue, Jinglei Yang. Primer and annealing effects on the shear strength between anodized Ti6Al4V and modified epoxy, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, Vol. 57, pp. 49-56, 2015

Gang Wu, Jinliang An, Xiu-Zhi Tang, Yong Xiang, Jinglei Yang. A versatile approach towards multifunctional robust microcapsules with tunable, restorable, and solvent-proof superhydrophobicity for self-healing and self-cleaning coatings, Advanced Functional Materials Vol. 24, No. 43, pp. 6751-6761, 2014

Bin Yu, Zhenyu Jiang, Xiuzhi Tang, Chee Yoon Yue, Jinglei Yang. Enhanced interphase between epoxy matrix and carbon fiber with carbon nanotube-modified silane coating, Composites Science and Technology, Vol. 99, pp. 131-140, 2014

He Zhang, Jinglei Yang. Development of self-healing polymers via amine–epoxy chemistry: II. Systematic evaluation of self-healing performance, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 6, 065004 (10pp), 2014

He Zhang, Jinglei Yang. Etched glass bubble as robust micro-container for self-healing materials, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 1. No. 41, pp. 12715-12720. 2013

Mingxing Huang, Jinglei Yang. Facile microencapsulation of HDI for self-healing anticorrosion coatings. Journal of Materials Chemistry inside front cover, Vol. 21, pp. 11123-11130. 2011

D.A. Davis, A. Hamilton, Jinglei Yang, L.D. Cremar, D.V. Gough, S.L. Potisek, M.T. Ong, P.V. Braun, T.J. Martínez, S.R. White, J.S. Moore, N.R. Sottos. Force-induced activation of covalent bonds in mechanoresponsive polymers, Nature, Vol. 459, pp. 68-72. 2009

Jing-Lei Yang, Zhong Zhang, Alois Schlarb, and Klaus Friedrich. On the characterization of tensile creep resistance of polymer nanocomposites. Part I: Experimental results and general discussions, Polymer, Vol. 47, No. 8, pp. 2791-2801. 2006

Jing-Lei Yang, Zhong Zhang, Alois Schlarb, and Klaus Friedrich. On the characterization of tensile creep resistance of polymer nanocomposites. Part II: Modeling and prediction of long-term performance, Polymer, Vol. 47. No. 19, pp. 6745-6758. 2006
 
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