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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, Xian University of Technology

… → 1982

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Grants 2001 2020

Research Output 1994 2019

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 1 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 129, p. 1172-1183 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

frequency response
Frequency response
Hot Temperature

Acid Treatment of Diamond-Like Carbon Surfaces for Enhanced Adsorption of Friction Modifiers and Friction Performance

Khan, A. M., He, X., Wu, H., Desanker, M., Erdemir, A., Chung, Y-W. & Wang, Q. J., Dec 1 2018, In : Tribology Letters. 66, 4, 128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


A Fast Approximate Method for Heat Conduction in an Inhomogeneous Half-Space Subjected to Frictional Heating

Shi, X., Wang, L., Zhou, Q. & Wang, Q. J., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Tribology. 140, 4, 041101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

half spaces
influence coefficient
Heat conduction
conductive heat transfer

A multi-field coupled mechanical-electric-magnetic-chemical-thermal (MEMCT) theory for material systems

Zhang, X., Wang, Q. J. & Shen, H., Nov 1 2018, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 341, p. 133-162 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromagnetic induction
Chemical potential
magnetic induction
Electromagnetic fields
Chemical properties