HE Binbin
Associate professor

Dr. He is an associate professor at the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology. He received his BEng in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Lanzhou University in 2008. Then he obtained his MSc in Solid Mechanics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2011 and his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Hong Kong in 2015. Dr. He was a post-doctoral fellow in University of Hong Kong from 2015 to 2019. His research interest covers different aspects of physical metallurgy, including alloy design, deformation mechanisms, and phase transformation. Currently, his thrust of research also goes to the 3-D printable high strength steel. Dr. He’s research works have been published in top journals including SCIENCE, Acta Materialia and International Journal of Plasticity.

Research Experiences:
◆ 2019.05 – Present Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology.
◆ 2015.12-2019.03           Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong.
◆ 2011.09-2015.12 University of Hong Kong, Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering
◆ 2008.09-2011.03 Shanghai Jiaotong University, Master of Science in Solid Mechanics
◆ 2004.09-2008.07 Lanzhou University, Bachelor of Science in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Awards & Honors:
◆ University of Hong Kong Research Output Prize, 2018
◆ TechConnect Global Innovation Awards, TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo, 2018
◆ Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Thesis Award, University of Hong Kong, 2015

Representative publications:
1. He BB, Hu B, Yen HW, Cheng GJ, Wang ZK, Luo HW, Huang MX. High dislocation density-induced large ductility in deformed and partitioned steels. Science, 2017, 357, 1029-1032. Impact factor: 41.058
2. He BB, Luo HW, Huang MX. Experimental investigation on a novel medium Mn steel combining transformation-induced plasticity and twinning-induced plasticity effects. International Journal of Plasticity, 2016; 78: 173-186. Impact factor: 5.502
3. He BB, Huang MX. Strong and ductile medium Mn steel without transformation-induced plasticity effect. Materials Research Letter, 2018; 6: 365-371. Impact factor: 6.161
4. He BB, Huang MX, Liang ZY, Ngan AHW, Luo HW, Shi J, et al. Nanoindentation investigation on the mechanical stability of individual austenite grains in a medium-Mn transformation-induced plasticity steel. Scripta Materialia, 2013;69:215-8. Impact factor: 4.163
5. He BB, Liang ZY, Huang MX. Nanoindentation investigation on the initiation of yield point phenomenon in a medium Mn steel. Scripta Materialia, 2018; 150: 134-138. Impact factor: 4.163
6. He BB, Wang M, Huang MX. Resetting the austenite stability in a medium Mn steel via dislocation engineering. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2019, 50, 2971–2977. Impact factor: 1.887
7. He BB, Wang M, Liu L, Huang MX. High-strength medium Mn quenching and partitioning steel with low yield ratio. Material Science and Technology, 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02670836.2019.1566046. Impact factor: 1.803
8. He BB, Liu L, Huang MX. Room-temperature quenching and partitioning steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2018, 49, 3167-3172. Impact factor: 1.887
9. He BB, Huang MX. Simultaneous increase of both strength and ductility of medium Mn steel by vanadium alloying. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2018, 49, 1433-1438. Impact factor: 1.887
10. He BB, Huang BM, He SH, Qi Y, Yen HW, Huang MX. Increasing yield strength of medium Mn steel by engineering multiple strengthening defects. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2018; 724: 11-16. Impact factor: 3.414
11. He BB, Xu W, Huang MX. Effect of boron on the bainitic transformation kinetics after the ausforming process in low carbon steels. Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 2017, 33 (12):1494-1503. Impact factor: 3.609
12. He BB, Huang MX, Revealing heterogeneous C partitioning in a medium Mn steel by nanoindentation. Material Science and Technology. 2017,33, 552-558. Impact factor: 1.803
13. He BB, Huang MX. On the mechanical stability of austenite matrix after martensite formation in a medium Mn steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2016;47: 3346-53. Impact factor: 1.887
14. He BB, Huang MX. Revealing the intrinsic nanohardness of lath martensite in low carbon steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2015;46:688-94. Impact factor: 1.887
15. He BB, Xu W, Huang MX. Effect of ausforming temperature and strain on the bainitic transformation kinetics of a low carbon boron steel. Philosophical Magazine, 2015;95:1150-63. Impact factor: 1.632
16. He BB, Huang MX, Ngan AHW, Van Der Zwaag S. Effect of free surface on the stability of individual retained austenite grains in a duplex stainless steel. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2014;45:4875-81. Impact factor: 1.887
17. He BB, Xu W, Huang MX. Increase of martensite start temperature after small deformation of austenite. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 2014;609:141-6. Impact factor: 3.414
18. He BB, Zhu K, Huang MX. On the nanoindentation behaviour of complex ferritic phases. Philosophical Magazine Letters, 2014;94:439-46. Impact factor: 1.194
19. He SH, He BB, Zhu KY, Huang MX. Evolution of dislocation density in bainitic steels: modeling and experiments. Acta Materialia, 2018; 149: 46-56. Impact factor: 6.036
20. He SH, He BB, Zhu KY, Huang MX. On the correlation among dislocation density, lath thickness and yield stress of bainite. Acta Materialia, 2017; 135: 382-389. Impact factor: 6.036