• 6870 Citations
1994 …2020

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Research Interests

Contact/interfacial mechanics, tribology of advanced materials and novel lubricants, design and engineering of energy-efficient surfaces, including 1) novel approaches of extreme-condition tribological and energy efficiency problems; 2) theories of and methods for contact and interfacial mechanics, numerical simulations of frictional heat transfer and mixed-thermo-elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication problems; 3) thermal-tribological designs of machine elements and their surfaces, multidisciplinary modeling of asperity contact; 4) virtual surface texturing and novel surface texturing technologies;  5) new lubricants and lubrication technologies; and 6) industrial applications of models, surface designs, and novel lubricants for friction reduction, lubrication enhancement, and failure prevention.

Education/Academic qualification

Mechanical Engineering, PhD, Northwestern University

… → 1993

Mechanical Engineering, MS, Northern Illinois University

… → 1989

Mechanical Engineering, BS, Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology

… → 1982

Research interests

  • Contact and interfacial mechanics
  • Tribological design of mechanical systems
  • Tribology

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Research Output

Discrete convolution and FFT method with summation of influence coefficients (DCS–FFT) for three-dimensional contact of inhomogeneous materials

Sun, L., Wang, Q. J., Zhang, M., Zhao, N., Keer, L. M., Liu, S. & Chen, W. W., Jun 1 2020, In : Computational Mechanics. 65, 6, p. 1509-1529 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Relating Tribological Performance and Tribofilm Formation to the Adsorption Strength of Surface-Active Precursors

    Khan, A. M., Wu, H., Ma, Q., Chung, Y. W. & Wang, Q. J., Mar 1 2020, In : Tribology Letters. 68, 1, 6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Surface hardening of metals at room temperature by nanoparticle-laden cavitating waterjets

    He, X., Song, M., Du, Y., Shi, Y., Johnson, B. A., Ehmann, K., Chung, Y-W. & Wang, Q. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 275, 116316.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Scopus citations

    A new approach for analyzing the temperature rise and heat partition at the interface of coated tool tip-sheet incremental forming systems

    Zhang, X., He, T., Miwa, H., Nanbu, T., Murakami, R., Liu, S., Cao, J. & Wang, Q. J., Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 129, p. 1172-1183 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 9 Scopus citations

    A new wall model for slip boundary conditions in dissipative particle dynamics

    Xu, S., Wang, Q. J. & Wang, J., Jul 30 2019, In : International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids. 90, 9, p. 442-455 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations