Wen Jin Meng


Smiley and Bernice Romero Raborn Chair in Mechanical Engineering

3250D Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 70803



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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1988
  • B. S., Physics, California Institute of Technology, 1982

Research Interests

  • Nanostructured thin films and coatings
  • Plasma-assisted vapor deposition
  • Micro/nano fabrication

Selected Publications

B. Zhang, Y. Song, G.Z. Voyiadjis, W.J. Meng, “Assessing texture development and mechanical response in microscale reverse extrusion of copper”, J. Mater. Res. 33, 978-988 (2018).

X. Zhang, B. Zhang, Y. Mu, S. Shao, C.D. Wick, B.R. Ramachandran, W.J. Meng, “Mechanical failure of metal/ceramic interfacial regions under shear loading”, Acta Mater. 138, 224-236 (2017).

Y. Mu, X. Zhang, J.W. Hutchinson, W.J. Meng, “Measuring critical stress for shear failure of interfacial regions in coating/interlayer/substrate systems through a micro-pillar testing protocol”, J. Mater. Res. 32, 1421-1431 (2017).

B. Zhang, Y. Mu, M.C. Gao, W.J. Meng, S.M. Guo, “On single-phase status and segregation of an as-solidified septenary refractory high entropy alloy”, MRS Comm. 7, 78-83 (2017).

P.A. Primeaux, B. Zhang, X. Zhang, J. Miller, W.J. Meng, P. KC, A.L. Moore, “Aluminum-based one- and two- dimensional micro fin array structures: high-throughput fabrication and heat transfer testing”, J. Micromech. Microeng. 27, 025012/1-9 (2017).

Y. Mu, X. Zhang, J.W. Hutchinson, W.J. Meng, “Dependence of confined plastic flow of polycrystalline Cu thin films on microstructure”, MRS Comm. 6, 289-294 (2016).