Prof. Yu Yan
Prof. Yu Yan is currently working in the University of Science and Technology Beijing. He graduated with a Bachelor degree from the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB). In 2006 he received a Ph.D in Engineering from the University of Leeds, UK. After two years post-doctoral training, he worked as an Academic Research Fellow. In 2009, he was appointed as the Enterprise Associate for Nano technology in the University of Leeds. He took the professorship from the USTB in 2010. He received the Outstanding Students Abroad Award in 2006 and the Tribology Bronze Medal in 2008. His papers won the first prize of the Best Paper Award from the Chinese Society for Corrosion and Protection in 2011 and 2014. He has published over 100 scientific papers and edited three books. The total citation is over 1500 and the H-index is 22.He is now an associate editor for “Anti-corrosion Methods and Materials” and on the editorial board for four other journals. His research interests include tribo-corrosion of biomedical materials; hydrogen embrittlement for high strength steels; materials genome engineering.