Prof. Dr. Guanjun Qiao

Contact Information:
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Xi’an Jiaotong University
Xi’an, 710049, P R China
Telephone: 86-29-82665221
FAX: 86-29-82663453

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae: 
1989-1995: School of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
1995-1997: Research Associate(Postdoctor), Northwest Polytechnical University
1997-2001: Associate Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University
2002-present: Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University
2001(8-11): Senior Visiting Scholar, Osaka University
2008(7-10): Gledden Senior Visiting Fellow, The University of Western Australia

Awards and Scholarships

Awards and Scholarships:
·         2008: Gledden Senior Visiting Fellowship, University of Western Australia
·         2008: Best Paper Award, 8th International Symposium on Environmental Processing and Design (ISEPD08)
Paper title: Machinability and microstructure of SiC/h-BN nano-composites.
·         2002: Science and Technical Progress Award of Shanxi Province
Title: Ceramic/metal Joining for Hot-ion Power Converter. For the high- efficiency space nuclear energy device, develop a new method to join single crystal alumina or high-pure alumina with Kevor or Niobium alloy, with high strength and thermo-shock resistance, low leakage rate, good resistance for Cesium vapor corrosion and nuclear radiation.
·         2001: Foundation of China Scholarship Council (CSC)
·         2005: (Teng Fei) Scholar Professor, Xi’an Jiaotong University
·         2005: New Century Scholarship, Ministry of Education
·         2004: Scholarship, Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation


Professional Positions and Services:
·         Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Ceramics Society of China (2005-)
·         Member of Materials Branch(2004-), Vice Director of Mechanical Ceramics Branch(2008-), Mechanical Engineering Society of China
·         Member, Ecomaterials Branch, Materials Research Society of China (MRS-C) (2002-)
·         Vice Director, Materials Branch, Metals Society of Shanxi Province, China (2007-)
·         Member, Composite Materials Society of Shanxi Province, China (2005-)
·         Secretary-general, 14th International Conference on the Strength of Materials (ICSMA14) (2006)
·         Member of the Scientific Committee, International Conference on Strength and Fracture of Asia-Pacific (ICSFA06, 2006)
I have also served as expert reviewer for scientific publication for a number of international and national journals, scholarly conferences and assessor for research grant applications of funding bodies, including
·         International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology
·         Analytica Chimica Acta
·         Journal of Ceramics Society of China
·         Journal of Inorganic Materials
·         Chinese Science-E
·         Chinese Science Bulletin, etc.


Current Research Activities:
Advanced cefamics laboratory is focused on ceramic based functional and nanomaterials. The laboratory current consists of 5 academic staff and about 60 postgraduate students. Current research activities include:
·         Silicon carbide ceramics: Reaction Bonded (RB)-SiC for industry application; SiC single crystal preparation; SiC ceramics derived directly from wood, with structure similar to the nature wood and anisotropism.
·         Machinable ceramics: glass-ceramics, Si3N4/BN(nano), Al2O3/BN(nano), SiC/BN(nano), ZrO2/BN(nanmo), AlN/BN(nano) for structural and functional applications.
·         Ceramic/metal joining: brazing, HP wielding, for high strength joining, sealing and surface metallizing, applications in electronic industry.
·         Porous materials: Si3N4, SiC, nano-micro-meso porous carbon materials for filtration and catalyst carriers; porous metals (Al, Cu, stainless steel).
·         Ceramic matrix composites: Carbon/carbon (C/C), C/C-SiC, C/C-Al2O3, C/C-ZrO2 for applications in aerospace vehicles.
·         Specialty functional ceremics: nano TiO2 powers and films, single crystal SiC, High-temperature thermoelectrical ceramics, critical negative temperature coefficient resistance for sensors, etc.

Research Grants Completed:
1.        “Si3N4/BN/Al(Ti) machinable ceramics with hardening treatment possibility and their in-situ reaction dynamics control”, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2008~2010, principal investigator
2.        “Silicon carbide composites by Laser Rapid Prototyping method”, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2005~2007, chief investigator
3.        “Researching on microstructure transmissibility for preparation SiC from wood”, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 1999~2001, principal investigator
4.        “Microstructure Design for High-performance Machinable Ceramics”, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), 2001~2003, chief investigator
5.        “Machinable ceramic nano-composites with Super hydrophobic properties to high-temperature melt”, National Hi-tech Research & Development Program – 863, 2007~2010, principal investigator
6.        “Porous materials and their joining”, National basic research project-973, 2005-2010, chief investigator
7.        “Thermoelectric properties of SiC”. Natural Science Foundation of Shanxi province, 2002-2004, principal investigator
8.        “Ceramic/metal brazing techniques in space nuclear power device”. National Military Project, 1998~2001, principal investigator
9.        “SiC materials for thermocouple protect tube”, National “9.5” Key Technologies R & D Program, 1997~2001, chief investigator
10.    “High-performance SiC materials and products”. National Hi-tech Research & Development Program – 863, 2001~2004, chief investigator
11.    “Life cycle assessment for ceramics and its application”. National Hi-tech Research & Development Program – 863, 2001~2004, principal investigator
12.    “Life cycle assessment for materials (MLCA)”, National Hi-tech Research & Development Program – 863, 1999~2000, second principal investigator


I have published in total 160 research articles, 52 in international journals, 75 cited by SCI, 19 patents, and 4 book chapters.
1.        Qiao GJ, Wang YL, Jin ZH, Zhou HJ, Mechanical and Environmental Factors in the Static and Cyclic Fatigue of a Machinable Glass-Ceramic, Int. J. Fatigue, 1996, 18(8):523~527
2.        Ren YP, Lin JS, Miyamoto Y, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Fabrication and Mechanical Properties of Al2O3/SiC/TiC/Ni Functional Graded Materials by SHS/HIP, Transactions of JWRI, 2000, 29(2):37-44
3.        Ren YP, Lin JS, Miyamoto Y, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Fabrication of Al2O3/TiC/Ni Functional Fraded Materials by Pilsed-Electric Current Sintering and their Mechinal Properties, J.Japan Soc. of Powder and Powder Metallurgy, 2000, 47(11):1205-1209
4.        Ren YP, Lin JS, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Fabrication of Al2O3/TiC/Ni graded materials by pulsed-electric current sintering, CERAMIC TRANSACTIONS, 2001, 114:349-356
5.        Qiao GJ, Ma R, Cai N, Zhang CG, Jin ZH, Microstructure Transmissibility in Preparing SiC ceramics from Natural Wood, J.Material Processing Technology, 2002, 120(1-3): 107-110
6.        Zhang CG, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Active brazing of pure alumina to Kovar alloy based on the partial transient liquid phase (PTLP) technique with Ni-Ti interlayer, J. European Ceramic Society, 2002, 22(13): 2181-2186
7.        Qiao GJ, Wang HJ, Jin ZH, Comparison between fatigue behavior of some ceramics: a new concept of intrinsic stress-corrosion exponent n0, Int. J. Fatigue, 2002, 24(5): 499-508
8.        Qiao GJ, Ma R, Cai N, Zhang CG, Jin ZH, Mechanical Properties and Microstructure of Si/SiC Materials Derived from Native Wood, Material science and Engineering A, 2002, 323(1-2): 301-305
9.        Qiao GJ, Gao JQ, Jin ZH, Resources Consumption and Wastes Emission Analysis for Two Manufacture Processes of Siliconit, Resources conservation and recycling, 2002, 36/4(12): 355-363
10.    Li Yong li, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Machinable Al2O3/BN composite ceramics with strong mechanical properties, Materials Research Bulletin, 2002, 37(8): 1401-1409
11.    Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Studies of strength and fatigue behavior of some ceramic materials, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2002, 15(3): 9-14
12.    Wang XD, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Fabrication of Silicon nitride / Boron nitride Nanocomposite Powder, Chinese Science Bulletin, 2003, 48(5):430-433
13.    Qiao GJ, Zhang G, Jin ZH, Thermal Cyclic Test of Alumina/Kovar Joint Brazed by Ni-Ti Active Filler, Ceramic International, 2003, 29(1): 7-11
14.    Qian JM, Wang HP, Jin ZH, Qiao GJ, Preparation of macroporous SiC from Si and wood powder using infiltration-reaction process, Material science and Engineering A, 2003,358(1-2):304-309
15.    Wang XD, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Preparation of SiC/BN nanocomposites powders by chemical processing, Materials Letters, 2004, 58:1419-1423
16.    Dongyun li, Guanjun qiao, Zhihao jin, R-curve behavior of laminated SiC/BN ceramics, Ceramic international, 2004,30(2):213-217
17.    Wang XD, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Fabrication of Machinable Silicon Carbide-Boron Nitride Ceramic Nanocomposites, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 2004, 87(4): 565-570
18.    Qian, JM; Wang, JP; Qiao, GJ; Jin, ZH, Preparation of porous SiC ceramic with a woodlike microstructure by sol-gel and carbothermal reduction processing, JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN CERAMIC SOCIETY, 2004, 24 (10-11): 3251-3259
19.    Guan-Jun Qiao, Hong-Jie Wang, Ji-Qiang Gao, and Zhi-Hao Jin, Brazing Al2O3 to Kovar Alloy with Ni/Ti/Ni Interlayer and Dramatic Increasing of Joint Strength after Thermal Cycles, Materials Science Forum, 2005,486-487:481-484
20.    Li YL, Zhang JX, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Fabrication and properties of machinable 3Y-ZrO2/BN nanocomposites , Material science and Engineering A, 2005,397(1-2):35-40
21.    Liu JL,Gao JQ, Cheng JK, Yang JF, Qiao GJ, Model for micropipe formation in 6H-SiC single crystal by sublimation method, Materials Letters, 2005, 59:2374-2377
22.    Qian JM, Wang JP, Hou GY, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Preparation and characterization of biomorphic SiC hollow fibers from wood by chemical vapor infiltration, SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 2005, 53(12):1363-1368
23.    Wang JP, Qian JM, Qiao GJ, in ZH, Improvement of film boiling chemical vapor infiltration precess for fabrication of large size C/C composite, Materials Letters, 2006, 60:1269-1272
24.    Liu JL, Gao JQ, Cheng JK, Yang JF, Qiao GJ, Effects of source materials and container on growth process of SiC crystal, CRYSTAL GROWTH & DESIGN, 2006, 6 (9): 2166-2168
25.    Liu, JL; Gao, JQ; Cheng, JK; Yang, HF; Qiao, GJ, Effects of graphitization degree of crucible on SiC single crystal growth process, DIAMOND AND RELATED MATERIALS, 2006, 15(1): 117-120
26.    Jin HY, Wang W, Gao JQ, Qiao GJ, Jin ZH, Study of machinable AlN/BN ceramic composites , MATERIALS LETTERS, 2006, 60(2):190-193
27.    Wang JP, Qian JM, Jin ZH, Qiao GJ, Microstructure of C/C composites prepared by chemical vapor infiltration method with vaporized kerosene as a precursor, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A, 2006419 (1-2): 162-167
28.    Yang J , Gao JQ, Yang JF, Qiao GJ, Luo YH, Microstructure and properties of Si3N4 ceramics obtained from addition of beta-phase seeds and celsian, JOURNAL OF UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BEIJING, 2006, 13 (5): 465-468
29.    Hong Zeng, Hongjie Wang, Danbo Lin, Yu Bai, Guanjun Qaio, Jiqiang Gao, Hertzian Indentation Damage Behavior of Highly Porous Silicon Nitrides, Materials Science Forum , 2007544-545339-342
30.    XiaoJing LI, GuanJun Qiao and JieRong Chen, Mechanism of PVC’s Solid-Phase Photocatalytic Degradation Enhanced by Plasma, Materials Science Forum , 2007 544-545155-158
31.    Hai-yun Jin, Guan-jun Qiao, and Ji-qiang Gao, Investigation of Thermal Shock Behaviors for Machinable SiC/h-BN Ceramic Composites, Materials Science Forum , 2007 544-545391-394
32.    Wang Wei, Jin ZH, Xue T, Qiao GJ, Preparation and characterization of morph-genetic C/TiN composites from filter paper, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 2007, 42 (16): 6684-6688 AUG
33.    Liu JL ; Gao JQ ; Cheng JK ; Yang JF; Qiao GJ , Methods for the reduction of the micropipe density in SiC single crystals, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 2007,42 (15): 6148-6152 AUG
34.    Wang JP ; Qian JM; Qiao GJ; Jin ZH, A rapid fabrication of C/C composites by a thermal gradient chemical vapor infiltration method with vaporized kerosene as a precursor, MATERIALS CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 2007, 101 (1): 7-11
35.    Wang W; Jin ZH; Xue T; Yang GB; Qiao GJ, Preparation and characterization of SiC nanowires and nanoparticles from filter paper by sol-gel and carbothermal reduction processing, Journal of Materials Science, 2007,42(15):6439-6445
36.    Fang GP, Li W, Qiao GJ, Effects of surface structure on the anisotropic wetting of parallel grooves: A thermodynamic analysis, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, available online, 2008
37.    Zhongqi Shi, JipingWang, Guanjun Qiao, Zhihao Jin, Effects of weak boundary phases (WBP) on the microstructure and mechanical properties of pressureless sintered Al2O3/h-BN machinable composites, Material science and Engineering A, available online, 2008,
38.    Hai-Yun Jin , Masaaki Ishiyama, Guan-Jun Qiao, Ji-Qiang Gao, Zhi-Hao Jin, Plasma active sintering of silicon carbide, Material science and Engineering A, 2008,483-484:270-273
39.    Yuan Li, Jing Lin, Jiqiang Gao, Guanjun Qiao, Hongjie Wang, Fabrication of reaction-bonded SiC ceramics by slip casting of SiC/C suspension, Material science and Engineering A, 2008,483-484:676-678
40.    Hai-Yun Jin, Hui Xu, Guan-Jun Qiao, Ji-Qiang Gao, Zhi-Hao Jin, Study of machinable silicon carbide–boron nitride ceramic composites, Material science and Engineering A, 2008,483-484:214-217
41.    Wang W, Xue T, Jin ZH, Qiao GJ, Preparation and characterization of morph-genetic aluminum nitride/carbon composites from filter paper, Materials Research Bulletin, 2008, 43(4):939-945
42.    Guiwu Liu, Guanjun Qiao, Hongjie Wang, et al. Pressureless brazing of zirconia to stainless steel with Ag-Cu filler metal and TiH2 powder. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, available online, 2008
43.    Guiwu Liu, Wen Li, Guanjun Qiao, et al. Microstructure and interface behavior of zirconia/stainless steel joint prepared by pressureless active brazing. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, available online, 2008.
44.    XiaoJing Li, GuanJun Qiao, JieRong Chen. The effect of surface modification by nitrogen plasma on photocatalytic degradation of PVC films. Applied Surface Science, available online, 2008