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Wei Zhang

  • Professor, Materials Science Engineering
  • 1248 Arthur Adams Dr
    Room 120 Edison
    Columbus, OH 43221
  • 614-292-0522

About

Dr. Wei Zhang is a Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Welding Engineering Program in The Ohio State University.  He is also an Affiliated Faculty with The Simulation Innovation and Modeling Center (SIMCenter).

Prior to coming to OSU in January 2013, he worked as a Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) from 2008-2012 and as an Engineer Team Leader at the Edison Welding Institute (EWI) from 2004-2008.  He earned his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in Spring 2004.  His B.S. and M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering were both earned at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China.

Dr. Zhang’s research fields at OSU encompass:

  • Modeling of welding and additive manufacturing processes and materials (Abaqus, Sysweld, Flow-3D, DEFORM, LS-Dyna, and Thermo-Calc)
  • Light-metal and dissimilar-metal joining for transportation (automotive, shipbuilding etc.)
  • Thermal-mechanical testing (high-temperature tension, creep-fatigue etc.) using Gleeble and digital image correlation (DIC)
  • Additive manufacturing of metals (powder bed and blown-powder)
  • Creep-resistance steels and alloys for power generation
  • Inertia and linear friction welding

 

Please visit Dr. Zhang’s website for more information:  http://icme-w.engineering.osu.edu/

 

Honors

  • 20180509

    2018 Lumley Research Award.

  • 20170629

    2017 Henry Granjon Prize for a best paper in Category B: Materials Behaviour and Weldability.

  • 20161101

    Adams Memorial Membership Award in recognition of teaching activities that have advanced the knowledge of welding at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • 20101101

    Koichi Masubuchi Award.

  • 20101101

    Koichi Masubuchi Award for significant contributions to the advancement of science and technology of materials joining through research and development.

  • 20101001

    UT-Battelle Significant Event Award from for significant research accomplishment by a research team.

  • 20101001

    Significant Event Award.

  • 20061001

    Henri Granjon Prize.

  • 20061001

    Henri Granjon Prize for the best paper in the category of Joining and Fabrication Technology.

  • 20051101

    William Spraragen Memorial Award.

  • 20051101

    William Spraragen Memorial Award for best paper published in Welding Journal.

  • 20010801-20040501

    Graduate Fellowship Award for Outstanding Graduate Research.

  • 20010801-20040501

    Graduate Fellowship Award.

  • 20030501

    Kenneth Easterling Best Paper Award.

  • 20030501

    Kenneth Easterling Best Paper Award for the best paper presented at International Seminar Numerical Analysis of Weldability.

  • 20020501

    Kennametal Fellowship Award for Outstanding Graduate Research.

  • 20020501

    Kennametal Fellowship Award.

Chapters

2018

  • 2018. "Physics of Welding and Cutting, updated and revised from the chapter of the same title, 2001." In Welding Handbook Volume 1: Welding Technology,

2011

  • 2011. "Fluid Flow Phenomena during Welding, updated and revised from the chapter of the same title by C.R. Heiple and P. Burgardt, 1993." In ASM Handbook, Volume 6A Welding Fundamentals and Processes,
  • 2011. "Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer in Fusion Welding." In ASM Handbook, Volume 6A Welding Fundamentals and Processes, edited by T. Lienert, T. Siewert, S. Babu, and V. Acoff,

Journal Articles

2018

  • Borchers, T.E.; Seid, A.; Shafer, P.; Zhang, W., 2018, "Exacerbated stress corrosion cracking in arc welds of 7xxx aluminum alloys: Henry Granjon prize 2017 winner Category B: Materials Behaviour and Weldability." Welding in the World 62, no. 4, 783-792 - 783-792.
  • Lee, Y.S.; Nandwana, P.; Zhang, W., 2018, "Dynamic simulation of powder packing structure for powder bed additive manufacturing." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 96, no. 1-4, 1507-1520 - 1507-1520.
  • Wu, S.J.; Gao, H.M.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y.M., 2018, "Measurement of Calibrated Recursive Analytic in the Gas Tungsten Arc Weld Pool Model." WELDING JOURNAL 97, no. 4, 108S-119S - 108S-119S.
  • DebRoy, T.; Wei, H.L.; Zuback, J.S.; Mukherjee, T. et al., 2018, "Additive manufacturing of metallic components – Process, structure and properties." Progress in Materials Science 92, 112-224 - 112-224.
  • Tung, D.J.; Mahaffey, D.W.; Senkov, O.N.; Semiatin, S.L. et al., 2018, "Transient behaviour of torque and process efficiency during inertia friction welding." Science and Technology of Welding and Joining 1-12 - 1-12.
  • Mukherjee, T.; Zuback, J.S.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T., 2018, "Residual stresses and distortion in additively manufactured compositionally graded and dissimilar joints." Computational Materials Science 143, 325-337 - 325-337.

2017

  • Mukherjee, T.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T., 2017, "An improved prediction of residual stresses and distortion in additive manufacturing." COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS SCIENCE 126, 360-372 - 360-372.
  • Wu, S.; Gao, H.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y.M., 2017, "Analytic Weld Pool Model Calibrated by Measurements - Part 2: Verification and Robustness." WELDING JOURNAL 96, no. 7, 250S-257S - 250S-257S.
  • Wu, S.; Gao, H.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y.M., 2017, "Analytic Weld Pool Model Calibrated by Measurements - Part 1: Principles." WELDING JOURNAL 96, no. 6, 193S-202S - 193S-202S.
  • Borchers, T.E.; Peer, A.J.; Zhang, W., 2017, "Solute Enrichment in the Fused-Overlap Zone of High-Strength Aluminum Welds." WELDING JOURNAL 96, no. 7, 229S-240S - 229S-240S.
  • Senkov, O.N.; Mahaffey, D.W.; Tung, D.J.; Zhang, W. et al., 2017, "Efficiency of the Inertia Friction Welding Process and Its Dependence on Process Parameters." METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE 48A, no. 7, 3328-3342 - 3328-3342.
  • DebRoy, T.; Zhang, W.; Turner, J.; Babu, S.S., 2017, "Building digital twins of 3D printing machines." Scripta Materialia 135, 119-124 - 119-124.
  • Semiatin, S.L.; Mahaffey, D.W.; Tung, D.J.; Zhang, W. et al., 2017, "A Comparison of the Plastic-Flow Response of a Powder-Metallurgy Nickel-Base Superalloy Under Nominally-Isothermal and Transient-Heating Hot-Working Conditions." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 48, no. 4, 1864-1879 - 1864-1879.

2016

  • Lu, Y.; Song, H.; Taber, G.A.; Foster, D.R. et al., 2016, "In-situ measurement of relative motion during ultrasonic spot welding of aluminum alloy using Photonic Doppler Velocimetry." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY 231, 431-440 - 431-440.
  • Lee, Y.S.; Zhang, W., 2016, "Modeling of heat transfer, fluid flow and solidification microstructure of nickel-base superalloy fabricated by laser powder bed fusion." Additive Manufacturing 12, 178-188 - 178-188.

2015

  • Borchers, T.E.; Seid, A.; Babu, S.S.; Shafer, P. et al., 2015, "Effect of filler metal and post-weld friction stir processing on stress corrosion cracking susceptibility of Al-Zn-Mg arc welds." SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF WELDING AND JOINING 20, no. 6, 460-467 - 460-467.
  • Borchers, T.E.; McAllister, D.P.; Zhang, W., 2015, "Macroscopic Segregation and Stress Corrosion Cracking in 7xxx Series Aluminum Alloy Arc Welds." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 46, no. 5, 1827-1833 - 1827-1833.
  • Prabhu, A.W.; Vincent, T.; Chaudhary, A.; Zhang, W. et al., 2015, "Effect of microstructure and defects on fatigue behaviour of directed energy deposited Ti-6Al-4V." SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF WELDING AND JOINING 20, no. 8, 659-669 - 659-669.

2014

  • Qiao, D.X.; Yu, X.H.; Zhang, W.; Yu, P.C. et al., 2014, "Thermal recovery of plastic deformation in dissimilar metal weld." Materials Science Forum 783-786, 2857-2862 - 2857-2862.
  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z.; Cai, W., 2014, "Determination of thermal contact conductance between thin metal sheets of battery tabs." International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 69, 473-480 - 473-480.
  • Lim, Y.C.; Sanderson, S.; Mahoney, M.; Yu, X. et al., 2014, "Characterization of Multilayered Multipass Friction Stir Weld on ASTM A572 G50 Steel." WELDING JOURNAL 93, no. 12, 443S-450S - 443S-450S.

2013

  • Qiao, D.; Zhang, W.; Pan, T-Y.; Crooker, P. et al., 2013, "Evaluation of residual plastic strain distribution in dissimilar metal weld by hardness mapping." SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF WELDING AND JOINING 18, no. 7, 624-630 - 624-630.

2012

  • Ohriner, E.K.; Zhang, W.; Ulrich, G.B., 2012, "Analysis of abrasive blasting of DOP-26 iridium alloy." International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 35, 122-126 - 122-126.
  • Yu, Z.; Zhang, W.; Choo, H.; Feng, Z., 2012, "Transient Heat and Material Flow Modeling of Friction Stir Processing of Magnesium Alloy using Threaded Tool." Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 43, no. 2, 724-737 - 724-737.
  • Wang, X-L.; An, K.; Cai, L.; Feng, Z. et al., 2012, "Visualizing the chemistry and structure dynamics in lithium-ion batteries by in-situ neutron diffraction." Scientific Reports 2,
  • Ohriner,E,K; Zhang,W; ULRICH,G,B, 2012, "Analysis of abrasive blasting of DOP-26 iridium alloy." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REFRACTORY METALS & HARD MATERIALS 35, 122-126 - 122-126.

2011

  • Zhang, W.; Feng, Z.; Crooker, P., 2011, "Improved procedure for computing residual stresses from neutron diffraction data and its application to multipass dissimilar welds." Science and Technology of Welding and Joining 16, no. 3, 254-260 - 254-260.

2010

  • Du, Y.; Zhang, W.; Whitten, W.; Li, H. et al., 2010, "Membrane-Extraction Ion Mobility Spectrometry for in Situ Detection of Chlorinated Hydrocarbons in Water." Analytical Chemistry 82, no. 10, 4089-4096 - 4089-4096.
  • Zhang, W.; Du, Y.; Feng, Z.; Xu, J., 2010, "Transport modeling of membrane extraction of chlorinated hydrocarbon from water for ion mobility spectrometry." International Journal for Ion Mobility Spectrometry 13, no. 2, 65-71 - 65-71.

2009

  • Zhang, W.; Yang, Y-P., 2009, "DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF ON-LINE WELD MODELLING TOOL." WELDING IN THE WORLD 53, no. 1-2, 67-75 - 67-75.

2008

  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T., 2008, "Time resolved X-ray diffraction observations of phase transformations in transient arc welds." SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF WELDING AND JOINING 13, no. 3, 265-277 - 265-277.

2006

  • Zhang, W., 2006, "Henry granjon prize competition 2006 co-winner, category A "joining and fabrication technology" numerical modelling of heat transfer, fluid flow and microstructural evolution during fusion welding of alloys." Welding in the World 50, no. 9-10, 12-22 - 12-22.

2005

  • Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T.; Palmer, T.A.; Elmer, J.W., 2005, "Modeling of ferrite formation in a duplex stainless steel weld considering non-uniform starting microstructure." ACTA MATERIALIA 53, no. 16, 4441-4453 - 4441-4453.
  • Zhang, W.; Elmer, J.W.; DebRoy, T., 2005, "Integrated modelling of thermal cycles, austenite formation, grain growth and decomposition in the heat affected zone of carbon steel." SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF WELDING AND JOINING 10, no. 5, 574-582 - 574-582.
  • Kumar, A.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T., 2005, "Improving reliability of modelling heat and fluid flow in complex gas metal arc fillet welds - part I: an engineering physics model." JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS 38, no. 1, 119-126 - 119-126.
  • Kumar, A.; Zhang, W.; Kim, C.H.; DebRoy, T., 2005, "A Smart Bi-Directional Model of Heat Transfer and Free Surface Flow in Gas-Metal-Arc Fillet Welding for Practising Engineers." Welding in the World 49, no. 9-10, 32-48 - 32-48.

2004

  • Zhang, W.; Kim, C.H.; DebRoy, T., 2004, "Heat and fluid flow in complex joints during gas metal arc welding - Part I: Numerical model of fillet welding." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 95, no. 9, 5210-5219 - 5210-5219.
  • Zhang, W.; Kim, C.H.; DebRoy, T., 2004, "Heat and fluid flow in complex joints during gas metal arc welding - Part II: Application to fillet welding of mild steel." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 95, no. 9, 5220-5229 - 5220-5229.
  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Babu, S.S.; Zhang, W. et al., 2004, "Direct observations of austenite, bainite, and martensite formation during arc welding of 1045 steel using time-resolved X-ray diffraction - Phase transformations were tracked in real time using a synchrotron accelerator." WELDING JOURNAL 83, no. 9, 244S-253S - 244S-253S.
  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Babu, S.S.; Zhang, W. et al., 2004, "Phase transformation dynamics during welding of Ti-6Al-4V." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 95, no. 12, 8327-8339 - 8327-8339.

2003

  • Zhang, W.; Roy, G.G.; Elmer, J.W.; DebRoy, T., 2003, "Modeling of heat transfer and fluid flow during gas tungsten arc spot welding of low carbon steel." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 93, no. 5, 3022-3033 - 3022-3033.
  • Elmer,J,W; Palmer,T,A; Zhang,W; Wood,B; Debroy,T, 2003, "Kinetic modelling of phase transformation occurring in the HAZ of C-Mn steel welds based on direct observations (vol 51, pg 3333, 2003)." ACTA MATERIALIA 51, no. 15, 4667-4668 - 4667-4668.
  • Kim, C.H.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T., 2003, "Modeling of temperature field and solidified surface profile during gas-metal arc fillet welding." JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS 94, no. 4, 2667-2679 - 2667-2679.
  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Zhang, W.; Wood, B. et al., 2003, "Kinetic modeling of phase transformations occurring in the HAZ of C-Mn steel welds based on direct observations." ACTA MATERIALIA 51, no. 12, 3333-3349 - 3333-3349.

2002

  • Zhang, W.; Elmer, J.W.; DebRoy, T., 2002, "Kinetics of ferrite to austenite transformation during welding of 1005 steel." SCRIPTA MATERIALIA 46, no. 10, 753-757 - 753-757.
  • Zhang, W.; Elmer, J.W.; DebRoy, T., 2002, "Modeling and real time mapping of phases during GTA welding of 1005 steel." MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING 333, no. 1-2, 320-335 - 320-335.

Unknown

  • Borchers, T.E.; Seid, A.; Shafer, P.; Zhang, W., "Exacerbated Stress Corrosion Cracking in Arc Welds of High-Strength Aluminum Alloys." Welding in the World

Presentations

  • "Physics-based Model for Laser Additive Manufacturing - Needs for Material Property Data and in-situ Experimental Measurement." 2017, Presented at NIST Instrumented Laser Joining Workshop,
  • "Simulation of Deformation and Fracture Behaviors in Resistance Spot Weld of Advanced High-Strength Steel." 2017, Presented at 70th IIW International Conference,
  • "Meso-scale Modeling of Formation of Balling Defect in Laser-Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing." 2017, Presented at Materials Science & Engineering Seminar, Youngstown State University,
  • "Empowering Students with Computational Modeling Tools for Welding Design and Analysis." 2016, Presented at AWS Adams Memorial Lecture,
  • "Meso-scale modeling of formation of balling defect in laser-powder bed fusion additive manufacturing." 2016, Presented at 10th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research,
  • "Numerical Modeling of Welding and Additive Manufacturing." 2016, Presented at AWS Workshop on Welding of Advanced Materials,
  • "Light Automotive Structures – Welding and Analysis." 2017, Presented at AWS Workshop on Welding/Joining Advanced Materials for the Automotive Industry,
  • "Effect of Alloying Elements in Determination of Melt Pool Characteristics." 2015, Presented at TMS Workshop on Simulation of Additive Manufacturing Technologies,
  • "Neutron Diffraction: Experiments and Simulation of Residual Stresses in Directed Metal Deposition and Welding Processes." 2015, Presented at TMS Workshop on Simulation of Additive Manufacturing Technologies,
  • "Toward an Improved Understanding of Weldability of Advanced Structural Materials." 2015, Presented at International Symposium on Advanced Manufacture Technology in Aerospace,
  • "Welding and Additive Manufacturing of Advanced Structural Metals." 2014, Presented at OSU Materials Week Conference,
  • "Multiphysics Modeling of Welding Processes - Challenges and Opportunities for Widespread Deployment in Industry." 2014, Presented at NIST Seminar,
  • "Integrated Computational Materials Engineering of Welding Processes and Welded Materials." 2013, Presented at Colloquium at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University,
  • "RSW of Advanced and Dissimilar Automotive Materials - Case Studies." 2018, Presented at 5th Lightweight Materials and EV Body Structures Manufacturing Technologies Summit,
  • "Formation and mitigation of stress corrosion cracking in MIG welded 7xxx series aluminum alloys." 2017, Presented at Automotive Circle Conference "Insight @ Honda R&D Americas, Inc. 2017”,

Papers in Proceedings

2017

  • Yang, Y.P.; Dull, R.; Zhang, W.; Semple, J. et al. "Development of Weld residual stress measurement method for primed steels." (1 2017).
  • Zhang, K.; Enneking, J.A.; Grimmett, B.B.; Zhang, W. "TOWARD AN IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF EFFECT OF LINEAR HEAT INPUT ON HEAT-AFFECTED ZONE TEMPERING IN TEMPER BEAD WELDING." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. (1 2017).
  • Huang, T.D.; Zhang, W. "ICME and Cost Models Development for Ship Production." in 2017 SNAME Maritime Convention. (1 2017).
  • Yang, Y.P.; Dull, R.; Huang, T.D.; Rucker, H. et al. "DEVELOPMENT OF WELD RESIDUAL STRESS MEASUREMENT METHOD FOR PRIMED STEELS." (1 2017).
  • Yang, Y.P.; Dull, R.; Huang, T.D.; Rucker, H. et al. "DEVELOPMENT OF WELD RESIDUAL STRESS MEASUREMENT METHOD FOR PRIMED STEELS." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. (1 2017).
  • Zhang, K.; Enneking, J.A.; Grimmett, B.B.; Zhang, W. "TOWARD AN IMPROVED UNDERSTANDING OF EFFECT OF LINEAR HEAT INPUT ON HEAT-AFFECTED ZONE TEMPERING IN TEMPER BEAD WELDING." (1 2017).

2016

  • Li, Y.; Zhang, W.; Lee, Y.; Marchal, J. et al. "Meso-scale modeling of formation of balling defect in laser-powder bed fusion additive manufacturing." in 10th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (10 2016).
  • Wu, S.; Gao, H.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, Y. "Real-time estimation of weld penetration using weld pool surface based calibration." (12 2016).
  • Huang, T.D.; Harbison, M.; Scholler, S.; Zhang, W. et al. "Robust Distortion Control Methods and Implementation for Construction of Lightweight Metallic Structures." in 2016 SNAME Maritime Convention. (11 2016).
  • Borchers, T.E.; Zhang, W. "Fused-Overlap Zone in Aluminum Arc Welds: Tendency of Formation and Effect on Corrosion." in 10th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (10 2016).
  • Lu, Y.; Peer, A.; Abke, T.; Kimchi, M. et al. "Heat-Affected Zone Microstructure and Local Constitutive Behaviors of Resistance Spot Welded Hot-Stamped Steel." in Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVII. (10 2016).
  • Wu, S.; Gao, H.; Zhang, W.; Wu, S. et al. "Real-time estimation of weld penetration using weld pool surface based calibration." in 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE-Industrial-Electronics-Society (IECON). (1 2016).
  • Andrea Peer, Ying Lu, Tim Abke, Menachem Kimchi, and Wei Zhang "Deformation Behaviors of Subcritical Heat-affected Zone of Ultra-high Strength Steel Resistance Spot Welds." in 9th International Seminar & Conference on Advances in Resistance Spot Welding. (3 2016).
  • Zhang, K.; Enneking, J.A.; Grimmett, B.B.; Zhang, W. "Toward an improved understanding of effect of linear heat input on heat-affected zone tempering in temper bead welding." (1 2016).
  • Wu, S.; Gao, H.; Zhang, W.; Wu, S. et al. "Real-time estimation of weld penetration using weld pool surface based calibration." (1 2016).

2015

  • Y.S. Lee and Wei Zhang "Mesoscopic Simulation of Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Laser Powder Bed Additive Manufacturing." in 2015 Annual International Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium. (8 2015).

2014

  • Qiao, D.; Feng, Z.; Zhang, W.; Wang, Y. et al. "MODELING OF WELD RESIDUAL PLASTIC STRAIN AND STRESS IN DISSIMILAR METAL BUTT WELD IN NUCLEAR REACTORS." (1 2014).
  • T. E. Borchers, A. Seid, Wei Zhang, P. Shafer, S. S. Babu and D. H. Phillips "Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility of Gas Metal Arc Welded 7xxx Series Aluminum Alloys." in Sheet Metal Welding Conference XVI. (10 2014).
  • Qiao, D.; Feng, Z.; Zhang, W.; Wang, Y. et al. "MODELING OF WELD RESIDUAL PLASTIC STRAIN AND STRESS IN DISSIMILAR METAL BUTT WELD IN NUCLEAR REACTORS." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference (PVP-2013). (1 2014).

2013

  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Yu, Z.; Feng, Z. et al. "Determination of Thermal Contact Conductance of Metal Tabs for Battery Ultrasonic Welding Process." (1 2013).
  • Yu, Z.; Feng, Z.; An, K.; Zhang, W. et al. "Measurement of steel phase transformation kinetics by dilatometry and in-situ neutron diffraction - A comparative study." (7 2013).
  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Yu, Z.; Feng, Z. "Automated spot weld inspection using infrared thermography." (7 2013).
  • Zhang, W.; Miller, R.G. "Theoretical Assessment of Dissimilar Metal Joint of Titanium to Stainless Steel." (1 2013).
  • Yu, Z.; Feng, Z.; An, K.; Zhang, W. et al. "In-situ neutron diffraction study of non-equilibrium phase transformation in advanced high-strength steels." (7 2013).
  • Zhang, W.; Miller, R.G. "Theoretical assessment of dissimilar metal joint of titanium to stainless steel." (7 2013).
  • Song, H.Y.; Zhang, W.; Babu, S.S.; Feng, Z. "Toward understanding of mechanical property degradation of steel welds in high-pressure hydrogen transmission pipeline - Role of microstructure." (7 2013).
  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Yu, Z.; Feng, Z. et al. "Determination of thermal contact conductance of metal tabs for battery ultrasonic welding process." (7 2013).
  • Song, H.Y.; Zhang, W.; Babu, S.S.; Feng, Z. "Toward understanding of mechanical properly degradation of steel welds in high-pressure hydrogen transmission pipeline - Role of microstructure." (1 2013).
  • H.Y. Song, W. Zhang, S.S. Babu and Z. Feng "Toward Understanding of Mechanical Property Degradation of Steel Welds in High-Pressure Hydrogen Transmission Pipeline – Role of Microstructure." in 2012 Trends in Welding Research. (3 2013).
  • Jian Chen, Wei Zhang, Zhenzhen Yu, Zhili Feng and Wayne Cai "Determination of Thermal Contact Conductance of Metal Tabs for Battery Ultrasonic Welding Process." in 2012 Trends in Welding Research. (3 2013).
  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Yu, Z.; Feng, Z. et al. "Determination of Thermal Contact Conductance of Metal Tabs for Battery Ultrasonic Welding Process." in 9th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2013).
  • Zhenzhen Yu, Zhili Feng, Ke An, Wei Zhang, Eliot D. Specht, Jian Chen, Xun-Li Wang, and Stan David "In-Situ Neutron Diffraction Study of Non-Equilibrium Phase Transformation in Advanced High-Strength Steels." in 2012 Trends in Welding Research. (3 2013).
  • Zhenzhen Yu, Zhili Feng, Ke An, Wei Zhang, Eliot D. Specht, Jian Chen, Xun-Li Wang, and Stan David "Measurement of Steel Phase Transformation Kinetics by Dilatometry and In-Situ Neutron Diffraction – A Comparative Study." in 2012 Trends in Welding Research. (3 2013).
  • D. Qiao, Z. Feng, W. Zhang, Y. Wang and P. Crooker "Modeling of weld residual plastic strain and stress in dissimilar metal butt weld in nuclear reactors." in ASME 2013 Pressure Vessels & Piping Division Conference. (7 2013).
  • Song, H.Y.; Zhang, W.; Babu, S.S.; Feng, Z. "Toward understanding of mechanical properly degradation of steel welds in high-pressure hydrogen transmission pipeline - Role of microstructure." in 9th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2013).
  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Yu, Z.; Feng, Z. "Automated Spot Weld Inspection using Infrared Thermography." in 9th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2013).
  • Zhang, W.; Miller, R.G. "Theoretical Assessment of Dissimilar Metal Joint of Titanium to Stainless Steel." in 9th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2013).
  • Yong Chae Lim, Samuel Sanderson, Murray Mahoney, Dongxiao Qiao, Yanli Wang, Wei Zhang and Zhili Feng "Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Characterization of a Multilayered Multipass Friction Stir Weld in Steel." (5 2013).
  • Wei Zhang and Roger G. Miller "Theoretical Assessment of Dissimilar Metal Joint of Titanium to Stainless Steel." in 2012 Trends in Welding Research. (3 2013).
  • Chen, J.; Zhang, W.; Yu, Z.; Feng, Z. "Automated Spot Weld Inspection using Infrared Thermography." (1 2013).
  • Jian Chen, Wei Zhang, Zhenzhen Yu, and Zhili Feng "Automated Spot Weld Inspection Using Infrared Thermography." in 2012 Trends in Welding Research. (3 2013).

2012

  • Qiao, D.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z.; ASME, "HIGH-TEMPERATURE CONSTITUTIVE BEHAVIOR OF AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL FOR WELD RESIDUAL STRESS MODELING." (1 2012).
  • Wang, J.J-A.; Ren, F.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z. et al. "DEVELOPMENT OF IN SITU TECHNIQUES FOR TORSION AND TENSION TESTING IN HYDROGEN ENVIRONMENT." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. (1 2012).
  • Qiao, D.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z. "HIGH-TEMPERATURE CONSTITUTIVE BEHAVIOR OF AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEEL FOR WELD RESIDUAL STRESS MODELING." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. (1 2012).
  • Wang, J.J-A.; Ren, F.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z. et al. "DEVELOPMENT OF IN SITU TECHNIQUES FOR TORSION AND TENSION TESTING IN HYDROGEN ENVIRONMENT." (1 2012).
  • Wei Zhang, Fei Ren, Zhli Feng, Jy-An Wang, Maan Jawad, Michael Kelly, and Fariborz Vossoughi "Design Analysis of Steel Concrete Composite Vessel for Stationary Storage of High-Pressure Hydrogen." (12 2012).
  • Qiao, D.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z. "High-temperature constitutive behavior of austenitic stainless steel for weld residual stress modeling." (12 2012).
  • Dongxiao Qiao, Wei Zhang and Zhili Feng "High-temperature constitutive behavior of austenitic stainless steel for weld residual stress modeling." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference. (7 2012).

2011

  • Yu, Z.; Choo, H.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z. et al. "Influence of friction-stir-welding parameters on texture and tensile behavior." (12 2011).
  • Sabau, A.S.; Wright, I.G.; Zhang, W.; Bruce, B.P. et al. "Temperature evolution and oxide growth in waterwall tubes of supercritical units." in International Conference on Boiler Tube & Heat Recovery Steam Generator Tube Failures and Inspections. (4 2011).
  • Jy-An Wang, Fei Ren, Wei Zhang, Zhili Feng, Zhe Chen, Hanbing Xu, and Lawrence Anovitz "Development of In Situ Techniques for Torsion and Tension Testing in Hydrogen Environment." in ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference. (7 2011).
  • Wang, J.J.A.; Ren, F.; Zhang, W.; Feng, Z. et al. "Development of in situ techniques for torsion and tension testing in hydrogen environment." (12 2011).

2010

  • Zhang, W.; Feng, Z.; Wang, J.A. "Measurement of fracture toughness of materials with non-uniform microstructure based on spiral notch torsion test." (12 2010).
  • Zhang, W.; Feng, Z.; Wang, J-A. "MEASUREMENT OF FRACTURE TOUGHNESS OF MATERIALS WITH NON-UNIFORM MICROSTRUCTURE BASED ON SPIRAL NOTCH TORSION TEST." in ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Division/K-PVP Conference. (1 2010).
  • W. Zhang, Z. Feng and J. Wang "Measurement of fracture toughness of materials with non-uniform microstructure based on spiral notch torsion test." in ASME Pressure Vessels & Piping Conference. (7 2010).
  • Zhang, W.; Feng, Z.; Wang, J-A. "MEASUREMENT OF FRACTURE TOUGHNESS OF MATERIALS WITH NON-UNIFORM MICROSTRUCTURE BASED ON SPIRAL NOTCH TORSION TEST." (1 2010).

2009

  • Boring, M.A.; Zhang, W.; Bruce, W.A. "IMPROVED BURNTHROUGH PREDICITON MODEL FOR IN-SERVICE WELDING APPLICATIONS." in 7th International Pipeline Conference. (1 2009).
  • Yang,Yu-Ping; Zhang,Wei; Gan,Wei; Khurana,Shuchi; Xu,Junde; Babu,Sudarsanam,Suresh "ONLINE SOFTWARE TOOL FOR PREDICTING WELD RESIDUAL STRESS AND DISTORTION." (1 2009).
  • Yang,Yu-Ping; Zhang,Wei; Gan,Wei; Khurana,Shuchi; Xu,Junde; Babu,Sudarsanam,Suresh "ONLINE SOFTWARE TOOL FOR PREDICTING WELD RESIDUAL STRESS AND DISTORTION." in Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference of the American-Society-of-Mechanical-Engineers. (1 2009).
  • Yang, Y-P.; Zhang, W.; Gan, W.; Khurana, S. et al. "ONLINE SOFTWARE TOOL FOR PREDICTING WELD RESIDUAL STRESS AND DISTORTION." in ASME Presure Vessels and Piping Conference 2008. (1 2009).
  • Boring, M.A.; Zhang, W.; Bruce, W.A. "Improved burnthrough prediciton model for in-service welding applications." (10 2009).
  • Boring, M.A.; Zhang, W.; Bruce, W.A.; ASME, "IMPROVED BURNTHROUGH PREDICITON MODEL FOR IN-SERVICE WELDING APPLICATIONS." (1 2009).
  • Woo, W.; Chinc, C.W.; Fenga, Z.; Wang, H. et al. "Application of infrared imaging for quality inspection in resistance spot welds." (9 2009).
  • Yang, Y-P.; Zhang, W.; Gan, W.; Khurana, S. et al. "ONLINE SOFTWARE TOOL FOR PREDICTING WELD RESIDUAL STRESS AND DISTORTION." (1 2009).

2008

  • M. A. Boring, W. Zhang and W. A. Bruce "Improved Burnthrough Prediction Model for In-Service Welding Applications." in International Pipeline Conference. (9 2008).
  • Yang, Y.P.; Zhang, W.; Gan, W.; Khurana, S. et al. "Online software tool for predicting weld residual stress and distortion." (12 2008).

2007

  • Zhang, W.; Gan, W.; Yang, Y.; Khurana, S.P. et al. "Integrated computational modeling for fabrication and service life extension of pipe and tube for energy applications." (12 2007).

2006

  • Khurana, S.; Ames, N.; Zhang, W. "Distortion Control in Precision Weldment by Penetration-Enhanced GTAW." in 7th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2006).
  • Khurana, S.; Ames, N.; Zhang, W. "Distortion Control in Precision Weldment by Penetration-Enhanced GTAW." (1 2006).
  • Zhang, W.; Khurana, S.P. "Automated user interface for temperature profile and residual stress prediction." (1 2006).
  • Babu, S.S.; Yang, Y.P.; Zhang, W.; Khurana, S. "Integrated Modeling of Process, Microstructure and Performance: An Application to the Study of Weld-Cracking in Nickel Base Superalloys." in 17th AeroMat Conference & Exposition. (1 2006).
  • Zhang, W.; Conrardy, C.; Harris, I. "Three-dimensional modeling of transient heat transfer and fluid flow during orbital gas tungsten arc welding of pipes." (1 2006).
  • Zhang, W.; Khurana, S.P. "Automated user interface for temperature profile and residual stress prediction." (12 2006).
  • Zhang, W.; Khurana, S.P. "Automated user interface for temperature profile and residual stress prediction." in 16th International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE 2006). (1 2006).
  • Zhang, W.; Conrardy, C.; Harris, I. "Three-dimensional modeling of transient heat transfer and fluid flow during orbital gas tungsten arc welding of pipes." in 7th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2006).
  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T. "Advanced Techniques for In-Situ Monitoring of Phase Transformations During Welding Using Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Diffraction." (1 2006).
  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T. "Advanced Techniques for In-Situ Monitoring of Phase Transformations During Welding Using Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Diffraction." in 7th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (1 2006).

2005

  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Babu, S.S.; Zhang, W. et al. "In-situ Observations of Phase Transformations in the Fusion Zone of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Transient Welds using Synchrotron Radiation." in Proceedings of 7th International Seminar on Numerical Analysis of Weldability. (9 2005).
  • A. Kumar, W. Zhang, C.-H. Kim and T. DebRoy "A Smart Bi-directional Model of Heat Transfer and Free Surface Flow in Gas Metal Arc Fillet Welding for Practicing Engineers." in International Seminar on Numerical Analysis of Weldability. (1 2005).
  • Wei Zhang, T. A. Palmer, J. W. Elmer and T. DebRoy "Ferrite Formation in a Duplex Stainless Steel during Controlled Heating: X-ray Diffraction and Modeling Using Para-equilibrium Diffusion Kinetics." in 7th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (5 2005).
  • Khurana, S.; Ames, N.; Zhang, W. "Distortion control in precision weldment by penetration-enhanced GTAW." (12 2005).
  • J. W. Elmer, T. A. Palmer, Wei Zhang et al "Advanced Techniques for In-Situ Monitoring of Phase Transformations During Welding Using Synchrotron-Based X-Ray Diffraction." in 7th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (5 2005).
  • Zhang, W.; Conrardy, C.; Harris, I. "Three-dimensional modeling of transient heat transfer and fluid flow during orbital gas tungsten arc welding of pipes." (12 2005).
  • Elmer, J.W.; Palmer, T.A.; Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T. "Advanced techniques for in-situ monitoring of phase transformations during welding using synchrotron-based x-ray diffraction." (12 2005).

2002

  • Debroy, T.; Zhao, H.; Zhang, W.; Roy, G.G. "Weld pool heat and fluid flow in probing weldment characteristics." in 6th International Seminar on Numerical Analysis of Weldability. (1 2002).
  • Zhang, W.; DebRoy, T. "Modeling of Solidified Free Surface Profile during GMA Welding." in Mathematical Modeling and Information Technology in Welding and Related Processes. (8 2002).
  • Wei Zhang, J. W. Elmer and T. DebRoy "Modeling and real time mapping of phases during GTA welding of 1005 steel." in 6th International Conference on Trends in Welding Research. (4 2002).
  • Debroy, T.; Zhao, H.; Zhang, W.; Roy, G.G. "Weld pool heat and fluid flow in probing weldment characteristics." (1 2002).

2001

  • T. DebRoy, H. Zhao, Wei Zhang "Weld pool heat and fluid flow in probing weldment characteristics." in 6th International Seminar on Numerical Analysis of Weldability. (10 2001).

Unknown

  • Yang, Y.P.; Zhang, W.; Bohr, J.; Kimchi, M. "Development of Online Weld Modeling Tool for Automotive Applications." in 2009 International Automotive Body Congress.
  • Warren, J.; Das, S.; Zhang, W. "Manufacturing Process Modeling of 100-400 kWe Combined Heat and Power Stationary Fuel Cell Systems." in 10th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology.
  • Kaiwen Zhang, Jeffrey A. Enneking, Bennett B. Grimmett, Wei Zhang "Toward an Improved Understanding of Effect of Linear Heat Input on Heat-Affected Zone Tempering in Temper Bead Welding." in 2016 ASME Pressure Vessel and Piping Conference.

Patents

  • S. S. Babu, C. Conrardy, S. P. Khurana, Wei Zhang and W. Gan. "Remote High-Performance Computing Material Joining and Material Forming Modeling System and Method." Patent number: US 8,301,286 B2
  • "Hydrogen Storage Container."
  • "Welding methods including formation of an intermediate joint using a solid state welding process."
  • "Systems and Methods for Determining Efficiency of Friction Welding Process."
  • "Welding methods and welded joints for joining high-strength aluminum alloys."
  • "Powder Packing for Additive Manufacturing Modeling."