Professor Jian Lu

Dip Ing, MSc, PhD (UTC), Habilitation (UPMC Paris 6), Fellow SEM, Fellow HKAES, Fellow HKIS, Academician: National Academy of Technologies of France

Senior Fellow of Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

Dean of College of Engineering and Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering at City University of Hong Kong

Director of the Hong Kong Branch of National Precious Metals Material Engineering Research Center (NPMM)

Director, Centre for Advanced Structural Materials (CASM)

Academician of the National Academy of Technologies of France

Professor Jian Lu

Contact Information

Web: Personal Homepage

Research Interests

  • Biomaterials (Ti, Zr, Mg, NiTi, Co, Hydroxyapatite, ZrO2) and biomechanics
  • Integration of advanced materials and processing through computational simulation and computer aided design
  • Mechanical characterization and processing of nanomaterials and advanced structural materials
  • Experimental mechanics and residual stress

Educational Qualifications

1993Habilitation, Mechanics, UPMC (Université Pierre et Marie CURIE) (University of PARIS VI)
1986Doctor (Ph.D), Materials Science and Applied Mechanics, University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1984Diplome d'Etude Approfondie (DEA) (MSc), Materials Science, University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)


Engineer Diploma, Mechanical Engineering (MEng), and stream: Materials and Technology Innovations, University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1979National scholarship (jan. 79) for studying abroad, Intensive French Language Study at University of Technology of Compiegne (UTC)
1978Peking University, Department of Chemistry
Professor Jian Lu is well known for his research in the fields of surface science and engineering, processing and mechanical properties of nanomaterials and advanced materials, experimental mechanics and residual stress. Prof. Jian Lu has published more than 450 journal papers including papers in Nature (cover story), Science, Science Advances, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Materials Today, Advanced Materials, Physical Review Letters, Acta Materialia, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. His publications have been cited more than 30,000 times. He is the inventor of 51 granted patents in USA, Europe and China with international extension. He has been the receipt of numerous awards including The French Knight Order of National Merit (Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite) in 2006 and Gold Medal with Mention in the 56th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies at Brussels Expo in 2007. He was elected as a Fellow of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM, USA) in 2010 and as an Academician of the National Academy of Technologies of France in 2011. He was also elected as a Fellow of the Hong Kong of Engineering Sciences and of the Hong Kong Institute of Science in 2013.

Professional Experience

Sep 2010 - PresentCity University of Hong Kong
  • Dean of College of Engineering (since 1 June 2023)
  • Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering,Department of Mechanical Engineering, concurrent appointment at Department of Material Science and Engineering, Department of Biomedical Science
  • Vice-President (Research and Technology) and Dean of Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies (15 Nov 2013 - 30 Nov 2020)
  • Dean of College of Science and Engineering ( 1 Sep 2010-14 Nov 2013)
  • Acting Dean of School of Veterinary Medicine (14 Mar 2014-1 Mar 2015)
  • Director of Hong Kong Branch of National Precious Metals Material Engineering Research Center (since Dec 2015)
  • Director of Centre of Advanced Structural Materials (since Aug 2011)
  • Senior Fellow of Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study
2005 - 2010The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Dean of Faculty of Engineering (Feb 2008 - Aug 2010)
1994 - 2005University of Technology of Troyes (UTT)
  • Professor (Promoted to 1st class since 1999 by the National Committee)
  • Head of the Mechanical Systems Engineering Department (1994 - 2004)
  • Director of the Mechanical Systems and Concurrent Engineering Laboratory (LASMIS, FRE CNRS 2719, CNRS and Ministry of Education)
1995 - 1999Co-leader of the UTC (Compiegne)-UTT (Troyes) Doctor Program in Science of Mechanics for Engineer
1993 - 1994Professor (Part time), Mechanical Systems Division
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Technology of Compiegne
1987 - 1994Senior Research Engineer and Head of the Residual Stress and Coating Adhesion Laboratory, Material Department, CETIM (French Technical Center for Mechanical Industries)

Awards and Honors

  • French Knight Order of National Merit (Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite) in 2006
  • Gold Medal with Mention in the 56th World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies at Brussels Expo (2007)
  • Fellow of Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM), USA (2010)
  • Elected as Academician, National Academy of Technology of France (NATF) (2011)
  • Elected as Fellow, Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (HKAES) (2013)
  • Elected as Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Science (HKIS) (2013)
  • French Knight of the National Order of Légion d’Honneur (Chevalier de la Legion D’honneur) in 2017
  • Received the 12th Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award in 2018

Professional Affiliations

Professor Lu serves or served as a member of editorial board:

  • Nano Materials Science (Editor-in-Chief)
  • The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, IMechE (Member of Editorial Board)
  • CMC: Computers, Materials & Continua (Member of Editorial Board)
  • Science China Technological Sciences (Member of Editorial Board)
  • ACTA MECHINICA Solida Sinica (Member of Editorial Board)
  • Theoretical & Applied Mechanics Letter (Associate Editors-in-Chief)
  • International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design (Member of Editorial Board)
  • ACTA MECHINICA Sinica (Editor)
  • Experimental Mechanics, SEM, USA (Associate Technical Editor)
  • “Handbook of Measurement of Residual Stresses” organized by SEM. The Fairmont Press and Prentice Hall (Editor)
  • “Residual Stress and Mechanical Design” and “Residual Stress: Manufacturing and Materials Processing”, two handbooks organized by Society for Experimental Mechanics (Editor)
  • “Non-Uniform Plastic Deformation Processing”, Spring Nature Singapore Pte Ltd (Editor) (Dec 2017)

Past and Actual National and International Appointments

  • Expert of French Ministry of Education (DSPT8, Engineering field) for the evaluation of the research laboratories, research programs and education programs
  • Overseas Assessor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (since 1999)
  • Member of the Expert Panel (29 members) for the preparation of EU document entitled: “Future needs and challenges for materials and nanotechnology research” in Oct 2001 for the preparation of 6th EU Research Program (2003 - 2006)
  • Member of International Experts Group (10 members for all the scientific fields) of Chinese MOST (Ministry of Science and Technology) (2004 - 2006)
  • Expert of Evaluation for EU research and technology development programs (GROWTH and CRAFT) (2000 - 2004)
  • Member of International Advisory Committee of the First Chinese National Laboratory: Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science
  • Chairman (1994 - 1998) and Vice-Chairman (1990 - 1994) of the Residual stress division of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM, USA)
  • Chairman of Managing Board of the Sino-European School of Technology (UTSEUS a joint structure of three French Universities and Shanghai University) (2005 - 2008)
  • Special Consultant of Chairman of Managing Board of the Sino-European School of Technology (until 2008)
  • Expert Panel Member of the Hong Kong Automotive Parts and Accessory Systems (APAS) R & D Centre hosted by the Hong Kong Productivity Council (until 2012)
  • Overseas Panel Member of Engineering and Material Sciences of the NSF China (2011 and 2012)
  • Panel Member of Engineering Panel of the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, China (Jan 2012 - Oct 2017)
  • 香港工業專業評審局2012 - 14年度董事局成員 Member of Board of Directors of The Professional Validation Council of Hong Kong Industries (Jul 2012 – Jun 2014)
  • 香港工業專業評審局2012年「榮譽院士選舉」、「院士進升計劃」及「副院士推動計劃」終審委員會委員
  • 香港工業專業評審局2016年榮譽院士選舉及資歷院士參選計劃終審委員會委員
  • 香港工業專業評審局學術顧問委員會成員(2016 - 2018年度)及(2018 - 2020年度)
  • External Assessor of Admission Panel for the Technology Business Incubation Programme (Incu-Tech/Incu-Bio Programme) of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC), Hong Kong, China (Aug 2012 - Jul 2014)
  • Member of Gordon Research Committee’s Hong Kong Advisory Board of the Gordon Research Conference (since Jan 2015)
  • Member of the 9th & 10th Nuclear Safety Consultative Committee of the Guangdong Nuclear Power Station and the Lingao Nuclear Power Station, Guangdong, China
  • Preliminary Judging Panel Member of the 2013 Hong Kong Awards for Industries: Technological Achievement of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTPC), Hong Kong, China
  • International Science and Technology Committee Member of Alstom, France
  • External Reviewer for the Centre for Engineering Materials and Reliability (CEMAR) of HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute (FYTRI), Nansha, China (since Sep 2013)
  • 中國力學學會「中國力學科學技術獎」海外通訊評審專家(15 Oct 2014 - 14 Oct 2019)
  • 第三屆學術委員會副主任,湘潭大學低維材料及其應用技術教部重點實驗室 (18 Oct 2014 - 17 Oct 2019)
  • Member of Innovation and Technology Fund Research Projects Assessment Panel under the Innovation & Technology Fund (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2018)
  • Expert Assessor of the Australian Research Council for assessment for major Australian Research Council schemes in 2015/2016
  • Member of University Advisory Board of HKUST MIT Research Alliance Consortium (since 2015)
  • Member of the Innovation and Sustainability Board, Bouygues Construction (since 2014)
  • President of National Evaluation Committee of ENSTA ParisTech (National School for Advanced Techniques), The High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) (25 - 29 Jan 2016 & 6 Apr 2016)
  • President of Joint Committee with the Evaluation Committee of the Ecole Polytechnique; The High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCERES) (25 - 29 Jan 2016 & 6 Apr 2016)
  • Member of the 15 Jul 2016 Preliminary Judging Panel of the 2016 Hong Kong Awards for Industries: Technological Achievement, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)
  • Member of the Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, China (1 Jul 2016 – 30 Jun 2021)
  • Council Member of Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (Sep 2013 - Dec 2019)
  • Council Member of Hong Kong Institution of Science (3 Dec 2016 – Nov/Dec 2018)
  • Member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (Special Steering Committee on establishing nuclear engineering discipline) (since Oct 2016)
  • Member of the Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-industrialisation of Hong Kong, China (13 Apr 2019 – 12 Apr 2021)

External Research project grants received in Hong Kong since 2007

Project Title with Prof. Jian LU as PISource of fundingPeriod
  1. Residual Stress Measurement Dedicated to Structural Aeronautical Composite Part with Organic Matrix
  1. Development of SMAT Platform for Biomedical Device and Implants Using High Diffusion Properties Material
HK Innovation and Technology Support Programme2007-2009
  1. Development of the Layered Nanostructured Metallic Sheet/Plate for Structural Applications
HK Innovation and Technology Support Programme (NAMI)2008-2010
  1. Investigation of High Strength, High Ductility Nanostructured Material
  1. Study of the Role of Residual Stress Distribution on thae Mechanical Behaviour of the Metallic Glass
  1. Control and Impact of Residual Stresses on the Mechanical Behaviour of Bulk Metallic Glasses
RGC-France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme2009-2011
  1. Design and Realization of Structural Materials with High Strength and High Ductility
  1. Study of the Mechanical Properties of Advanced Materials with Nanotwins
Croucher Foundation Research Grant2010-2016
  1. Study of Fracture Mechanisms of Ultrahigh Strength Steels with Nanometer Scale Twins
  1. Development of Advanced Structural Steel with High Density Nano/Submicron Twin for Lightweight Products
  1. Enhancement of Hardness Property of Precious Metal of Various Purity for Jewellery Industry by Using Surface Nanocrystallization
  1. Development of High-performance Energy Absorption Structures Based on the Structure Optimization and Material Enhancement
  1. High-performance TiO2-based Pollutant Degradation Devices Manufactured Directly From Ti Foil Enabled By The Surface Mechanical Attrition Treatment
  1. Joint R&D of Biometals as Orthopaedic Implants
  1. Hong Kong Branch of National Precious Metals Material Engineering Research Center - ITC Fund
ITC-Chinese National Engineering Research Center2015-2020
  1. Ultrahigh-energy 3D Monolithic Supercapacitors Based on SMAT Facilitated Mass Fabrication of Porous Cu Sheets
  1. Development of High Strength and High Ductility Micro-alloyed Gold by Inducing Gradient Nanostructures
  1. Noble Metal-based Nanoporous Powders and Wires With Controlled Topological Nanostructures Via Convenient Electrochemical Techniques
  1. Functional Bone Regeneration in Challenging Bone Disorders and Defects
  1. Development of Lightweight Structural Parts Using TWIP Steel with High Delayed Fracture Resistance
  1. 超硬24/23K納米黃金的科學技術研究
MOST 2018-2020
  1. Joint R&D of Magnesium-based Orthopaedic Implants
  1. Ultrasensitive and Low-cost SERS Substrates Based on Electrochemically Treated Au Wires with Controlled Surface Topological Nanostructures
  1. Study the Wear and Corrosion Resistances of Ultra-Strong /Plastic Mg-Based Supra-Nano-Dual-Phase Materials
  1. Dual-phase Nanostructured Optical Hard Coatings
  1. System for 2/3/4D Additive Manufacturing of Supra-nano Metallic Materials for Biomedical and Lightweight Structure Applications
RGC-Joint Laboratory Funding Scheme2019-2021
  1. Study the Plastic Deformation Mechanism and Thermal Stability of Ultra-strong /ductile Nano-dual-phase Alloys

Selected Recent Publications

  1. Tong, W.P., Tao, N.R., WANG, Z.B., Lu, J. & LU, K., Nitriding iron at lower temperatures, Science. 299, 5607, p. 686-688, 31 Jan 2003
  2. Zhang, H. W., Hei, Z. K., Liu, G., Lu, J. & Lu, K., Formation of nanostructured surface layer on AISI 304 stainless steel by means of surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia. 51, 7, p. 1871-1881, 18 Apr 2003
  3. Wang, Z. B., Tao, N. R., Tong, W. P., Lu, J. & Lu, K., Diffusion of chromium in nanocrystalline iron produced by means of surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia. 51, 14, p. 4319-4329, 15 Aug 2003
  4. Cao, Y.P. & Lu, J., Depth-sensing instrumented indentation with dual sharp indenters: stability analysis and corresponding regularization schemes, Acta Materialia. 52, 5, p. 1143-1153, 8 Mar 2004
  5. Cao, Y.P. & Lu, J., A new method to extract the plastic properties of metal materials from an instrumented spherical indentation loading curve, Acta Materialia. 52, 13, p. 4023-4032, 2 Aug 2004
  6. Cao, Y.P. & Lu, J., Size-dependent sharp indentation-I: A closed-form expression of the indentation loading curve, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 53, 1, p. 33-48, Jan 2005
  7. Cao, Y.P. & Lu, J., Size-dependent sharp indentation-II: A reverse algorithm to identify plastic properties of metallic materials, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 53, 1, p. 49-62, Jan 2005
  8. Wu, X., Tao, N., Hong, Y., Liu, G., Xu, B., Lu, J. & Lu, K., Strain-induced grain refinement of cobalt during surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia. 53, 3, p. 681-691, Feb 2005
  9. Roland, T., Retraint, D., Lu, K. & Lu, J., Fatigue life improvement through surface nanostructuring of stainless steel by means of surface mechanical attrition treatment, Scripta Materialia. 54, 11, p. 1949-1954, Jun 2006
  10. Wang, K., Tao, N. R., Liu, G., Lu, J. & Lu, K., Plastic strain-induced grain refinement at the nanometer scale in copper, Acta Materialia. 54, 19, p. 5281-5291, Nov 2006
  11. Lin, Y., Lu, J., Wang, L., Xu, T. & Xue, Q., Surface nanocrystallization by surface mechanical attrition treatment and its effect on structure and properties of plasma nitrided AISI 321 stainless steel, Acta Materialia. 54, 20, p. 5599-5605, Dec 2006
  12. Wu, X. L., Tao, N. R., Wei, Q. M., Jiang, P., Lu, J. & Lu, K., Microstructural evolution and formation of nanocrystalline intermetallic compound during surface mechanical attrition treatment of cobalt, Acta Materialia. 55, 17, p. 5768-5779, Oct 2007
  13. Chen, A., Li, D., Zhang, J., Song, H. & Lu, J., Make nanostructured metal exceptionally tough by introducing non-localized fracture behaviors, Scripta Materialia. 59, 6, p. 579-582, Sep 2008
  14. Yang, Y., Ye, J. C., Lu, J., Liu, F. X. & Liaw, P. K., Effects of specimen geometry and base material on the mechanical behavior of focused-ion-beam-fabricated metallic-glass micropillars, Acta Materialia. 57, 5, p. 1613-1623, Mar 2009
  15. Li, Y., Yang, M., Wang, D. N., Lu, J., Sun, T. & Grattan, K. T. V., Fiber Bragg gratings with enhanced thermal stability by residual stress relaxation, Optics Express. 17, 22, p. 19785-19790, 26 Oct 2009
  16. Ye, J. C., Lu, J., Yang, Y. & Liaw, P. K., Study of the intrinsic ductile to brittle transition mechanism of metallic glasses, Acta Materialia. 57, 20, p. 6037-6046, Dec 2009
  17. Ye, J. C., Lu, J., Liu, C. T., Wang, Q. & Yang, Y., Atomistic free-volume zones and inelastic deformation of metallic glasses, Nature Materials. 9, 8, p. 619-623, Aug 2010
  18. Chan, H. L., Ruan, H. H., Chen, A. Y. & Lu, J., Optimization of the strain rate to achieve exceptional mechanical properties of 304 stainless steel using high speed ultrasonic surface mechanical attrition treatment, Acta Materialia. 58, 15, p. 5086-5096, Sep 2010
  19. Liu, X. J., Xu, Y., Hui, X., Lu, Z. P., Li, F., Chen, G. L., Lu, J. & Liu, C. T., Metallic liquids and glasses: Atomic order and global packing, Physical Review Letters. 105, 15, 155501, 5 Oct 2010
  20. Li, H., Fu, M. W., Lu, J. & Yang, H., Ductile fracture: Experiments and computations, International Journal of Plasticity. 27, 2, p. 147-180, Feb 2011
  21. Chen, A. Y., Ruan, H. H., Wang, J., Chan, H. L., Wang, Q., Li, Q. & Lu, J., The influence of strain rate on the microstructure transition of 304 stainless steel, Acta Materialia. 59, 9, p. 3697-3709, May 2011
  22. Wang, Q., Liu, C. T., Yang, Y., Dong, Y. D. & Lu, J., Atomic-scale structural evolution and stability of supercooled liquid of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass, Physical Review Letters. 106, 21, 215505, 25 May 2011
  23. Zhu, L., Ruan, H., Li, X., Dao, M., Gao, H. & Lu, J., Modeling grain size dependent optimal twin spacing for achieving ultimate high strength and related high ductility in nanotwinned metals, Acta Materialia. 59, 14, p. 5544-5557, Aug 2011
  24. Frontán, J., Zhang, Y., Dao, M., Lu, J., Gálvez, F. & Jérusalem, A., Ballistic performance of nanocrystalline and nanotwinned ultrafine crystal steel, Acta Materialia. 60, 3, p. 1353-1367, Feb 2012
  25. Zhu, L. & Lu, J., Modelling the plastic deformation of nanostructured metals with bimodal grain size distribution, International Journal of Plasticity. 30-31, p. 166-184, Mar 2012
  26. Zhu, L., Shi, S., Lu, K. & Lu, J., A statistical model for predicting the mechanical properties of nanostructured metals with bimodal grain size distribution, Acta Materialia. 60, 16, p. 5762-5772, Sep 2012
  27. Kou, H., Lu, J. & Li, Y., High-strength and high-ductility nanostructured and amorphous metallic materials, Advanced Materials. 26, 31, p. 5518-5524, 20 Aug 2014
  28. Zhu, L., Qu, S., Guo, X. & Lu, J., Analysis of the twin spacing and grain size effects on mechanical properties in hierarchically nanotwinned face-centered cubic metals based on a mechanism-based plasticity model, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 76, p. 162-179, Mar 2015
  29. Wang, Q., Zhang, S. T., Yang, Y., Dong, Y. D., Liu, C. T. & Lu, J., Unusual fast secondary relaxation in metallic glass, Nature Communications. 6, 7876, 24 Jul 2015
  30. Ye, Y. F., Wang, Q., Lu, J., Liu, C. T. & Yang, Y., High-entropy alloy: challenges and prospects, Materials Today. 19, 6, p. 349-362, Jul 2016
  31. Zhu, L., Ruan, H., Chen, A., Guo, X. & Lu, J., Microstructures-based constitutive analysis for mechanical properties of gradient-nanostructured 304 stainless steels, Acta Materialia. 128, p. 375-390, 15 Apr 2017
  32. Wu, G., Chan, K., Zhu, L., Sun, L. & Lu, J., Dual-phase nanostructuring as a route to high-strength magnesium alloys, Nature. 545, p. 80-83, 4 May 2017 (This paper was selected as cover story of the issue.)
  33. Wang, Q., Liu, J., Ye, Y., Liu, T., Wang, S., Liu, C., Lu, J. & Yang, Y., Universal secondary relaxation and unusual brittle-to-ductile transition in metallic glasses, Materials Today. 20, 6, p. 293-300, Jul 2017
  34. Sun, L., He, X. & Lu, J., Nanotwinned and hierarchical nanotwinned metals: A review of experimental, computational and theoretical efforts, npj Computational Materials. 4, 6, 5 Feb 2018
  35. Banerjee, A., Bernoulli, D., Zhang, H., Yuen, M. F., Liu, J., Dong, J., Ding, F., Lu, J., Dao, M., Zhang, W., Lu, Y. & Suresh, S., Ultralarge elastic deformation of nanoscale diamond, Science. 360, 6386, p. 300-302, 20 Apr 2018
  36. Liu, X., Sun, L., Zhu, L., Liu, J., Lu, K. & Lu, J., High-order hierarchical nanotwins with superior strength and ductility, Acta Materialia. 149, p. 397-406, 1 May 2018
  37. Liu, G., Zhao, Y., Wu, G. & Lu, J., Origami and 4D printing of elastomer-derived ceramic structures, Science advances. 4, 8, 17 Aug 2018
  38. Liang, S., Jia, Z., Liu, Y., Zhang, W., Wang, W., Lu, J. & Zhang, L., Compelling Rejuvenated Catalytic Performance in Metallic Glasses, Advanced Materials. 30, 45, 8 Nov 2018
  39. Jia, Z., Wang, Q., Sun, L., Wang, Q., Zhang, L., Wu, G., Luan, J. Jiao, Z., Wang, A., Liang, S., Gu, M. & Lu, J., Attractive In Situ Self-Reconstructed Hierarchical Gradient Structure of Metallic Glass for High Efficiency and Remarkable Stability in Catalytic Performance, Advanced Functional Materials. 29, 19, 1807857, 8 Feb 2019
  40. Chen, A., Zhu, L., Sun, L., Liu, J., Wang, H., Wang, X., Yang, J. & Lu, J., Scale law of complex deformation transitions of nanotwins in stainless steel, Nature Communications. 10, 1403, 29 Mar 2019
  41. Yan, X., Yin, S., Chen, C., Jenkins, R., Lupoi, R., Bolot, R., Ma, W., Kuang, M., Liao, H., Lu, J. & Liu, M., Fatigue strength improvement of selective laser melted Ti6Al4V using ultrasonic surface mechanical attrition, Materials Research Letters. 7, 8, p. 327-333, 23 Apr 2019
  42. Zhang, L., Jia, Z., Lyu, F., Liang, S. & Lu, J., A review of catalytic performance of metallic glasses in wastewater treatment: Recent progress and prospects, Progress in Materials Science. 105, 100576, Aug 2019
  43. Wu, G., Liu, C., Sun, L., Wang, Q., Sun, B., Han, B., Kai, J. Luan, J., Liu, C. T., Cao, K., Lu, Y., Cheng, L. & Lu, J., Hierarchical nanostructured aluminum alloy with ultrahigh strength and large plasticity, Nature Communications. 10, 5099, 8 Nov 2019
  44. Mao, Z., Zhu, K., Pan, L., Liu, G., Tang, T., He, Y., Huang, J., Hu, J., Chan, K. W. Y. & Lu, J., Direct-Ink Written Shape-Morphing Film with Rapid and Programmable Multimotion, Advanced Materials Technologies. 5, 2, 1900974, Feb 2020
  45. Li, Z., Liu, P., Ji, X., Gong, J., Hu, Y., Wu, W., Wang, X., Peng, H. Q., Kwok, R. T. K., Lam J. W. Y., Lu, J., & Tang, B. Z., Bioinspired Simultaneous Changes in Fluorescence Color, Brightness, and Shape of Hydrogels Enabled by AIEgens, Advanced Materials. 32, 11, 1906493, 5 Feb 2020
  46. Ou, W., Zhou, B., Shen, J., Lo, T. W., Lei, D., Li, S., Zhong, J., Li Y. Y. & Lu, J., Thermal and Nonthermal Effects in Plasmon‐Mediated Electrochemistry at Nanostructured Ag Electrode, Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 59, 17, p. 6790-6793, 20 Apr 2020
  47. Sun, L., Li, D., Zhu, L., Ruan, H. & Lu, J., Size-dependent formation and thermal stability of high-order twins in hierarchical nanotwinned metals, International Journal of Plasticity. 128, 102685, May 2020
  48. Jia, Z., Yang, Y., Sun, L., Zhao, Y., Li, W., Luan, J., Lyu, F., Zhang, L.‐C., Kruzic, J.J., Kai, J.-J., Huang, J.C., Lu, J. & Liu, C. T., A Novel Multinary Intermetallic as an Active Electrocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution, Advanced Materials. 32, 21, 2000385, 26 May 2020
  49. Sun, L.G., Wu, G., Wang, Q. & Lu, J., Nanostructural metallic materials: Structures and mechanical properties, Materials Today. Vol. 38, p.114-135, Sep 2020
  50. Wu. G., Balachandran S., Gault, B., Xia, W., Liu, C., Rao, Z., Wei, Y., Liu, S., Lu, J., Herbig, M., Lu, W., Dehm, G., Li, Z. & Raabe, D., Crystal–Glass High-Entropy Nanocomposites with Near Theoretical Compressive Strength and Large Deformability, Advanced Materials. 32, 34, 2002619, 19 July 2020
  51. Jiao, Y., Yi, S., Wang, H., Li, B., Hao, W., Pan, L., Shi, Y., Li, X., Liu, P., Zhang, H., Gao, C., Zhao, J. & Lu, J., Strain Engineering of Metal Halide Perovskites on Coupling Anisotropic Behaviors, Advanced Functional Materials. 31, 4, 2006243, 2 October 2020
  52. Liu, C., Liu, Y., Wang, Q., Liu, X., Bao, Y., Wu, G. & Lu, J., Nano-Dual-Phase Metallic Glass Film Enhances Strength and Ductility of a Gradient Nanograined Magnesium Alloy, Advanced Science. 7, 19, 2001480, 7 Oct 2020
  53. Liu, G., Zhang, X., Chen, X., He, Y., Cheng, L., Huo, M., Yin, J., Hao, F., Chen, S., Wang, P., Yi, S., Wan, L., Mao, Z., Chen, Z., Wang, X., Cao, Z., & Lu, J., Additive manufacturing of structural materials, Materials Science and Engineering: R: Reports. 145,100596, July 2021.
  54. Cheng, L., Tang, T., Yang, H., Hao, F., Wu, G., Lyu, F., Bu, Y., Zhao, Y., Zhao, Y., Liu, G., Cheng, X., & Lu, J., The Twisting of Dome-Like Metamaterial from Brittle to Ductile, Advanced Science. 1 May 2021 (Early View, DOI: 10.1002/advs.202002701)