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Quanfang Chen


Phone: 407-823-2152
Office: ENG I, Room 315


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California at Los Angeles and Institute of Metal Research
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1989
  • Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Shenyang University of Technology, 1985
  • Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Shenyang University of Technology, 1982  

  • Nanomaterials including nanocomposites and thin film polymers
  • Mechanics of materials
  • Study on physical properties of materials with both analytical and experimental approaches
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Manufacture at micro/nanoscale   

  • Miao Liu, Jianren Sun, Ying Sun, Christopher Bock, and Quanfang Chen, Thickness-dependent mechanical properties of polydimethylsiloxane membranes, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 19 (2009) 035028.
  • Guangyu Chai, Ying Sun, Jianren Sun and Quanfang Chen, Mechanical properties of carbon nanotube – copper nanocomposites, Micromech. Microeng. 18 (2008) 035013, doi: 10.1088/0960-1317/18/3/035013, January 24,2008
  • Jianwei Gong, Jianren Sun and Quanfang Chen, Micromachined Sol-gel Carbon Nanotube/SnO2 Hydrogen Sensor, Sensors and Actuators B (chemical), Volume 130, (2008), Pages 829-835
  • Ying Sun, Jianren Sun, Miao Liu and Quanfang Chen, “Mechanical Behavior of Ni/CNT Nanocomposites”, Nanotechnology 18 (2007) 505704, doi:10.1088/0957-4484/18/50/505704.
  • Jingyin Jiang, Chengyu Yang and Quanfang Chen, Electronic Structure of Copper-Decorated Carbon Nanotubes, JOM, DOI, 10.1007/s11837-015-1353-4, 2014
  • Md Muktadir Billah and Quanfang Chen, Strength of MWCNT-Reinforced 70Sn-30Bi Solder Alloys, Journal of Electronic Materials, PP1-6, October 22, 2015

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow, 2014
  • Graduate Teaching Award, 2009