Dr Cheng Yan

Associate Professor

School of Engineering Systems

QUT Gardens Pt, S Block, Level 11, Room 1128
PH: +61 (7) 3138 6630
Fax: +61 (7) 3138 1516
Email: [email protected]


Dr Yan had a BEng, a MEng and a PhD from the University of Sydney. He had been appointed by the China High Education Committee as a Guest Researcher in the State Key Laboratory of Materials Strength in 2000-2001. He had been an Australian Research Council (ARC) Australia Research Fellow in the University of Sydney since 2003. In 2009, Dr Yan was promoted to Associate Professor after serving as senior lecturer since 2006.

His main research areas include:

  • polymer nanocomposites
  • synthesis of novel materials via mechanical milling
  • deformation and fracture of nanocrystalline and amorphous alloys
  • mechanical behaviour of thin films in micro- and nanodevices
  • microelectronic and photonic packaging

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