Dr Li Chang

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BSc ME Tsinghua, PhD Kaiserslautern

Lecturer
Precision Manufacturing and Nanotribology

Room S503, J07 - Mechanical Engineering Building
T: +61-02 9351 5572
F: +61-02 9351 7060
E: li.chang@sydney.edu.au

Research interests

  • Precision manufacturing
  • Nanomechanics
  • Friction and wear
  • Polymer composites
  • Nanomaterials and nanocomposites

Background

  • PhD in Materials Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2005
  • ME in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 2002
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 1999

Employment history

  • Lecturer, University of Sydney, 2011-present
  • Australian Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Sydney, 2008-11
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 2008

Recent publications

  • Chang L, Zhang Z, Ye L. and Friedrich K. (2008). Synergistic effects of nanoparticles and traditional tribo-fillers on sliding wear of polymeric hybrid composites. In Friedrich K, Schlarb AK (Ed.), Tribology of Polymeric Nanocomposites. (pp. 35-61). Elsevier Science Publishers.
  • Chang L, Friedrich K, Ye L, Toro P. (2009). Evaluation and visualization of the percolating networks in multi-wall carbon nanotube (CNTs)/epoxy composites. Journal of Materials Science, 44, 4003-4012.
  • Zhang G, Chang L, Schlarb AK. (2009). The roles of nano-SiO2 particles on the tribological behavior of short carbon fiber reinforced PEEK. Composites Science and Technology, 69(7-8), 1029-1035.
  • Chang L, Zhang LC. (2009). Deformation mechanisms at pop-out in monocrystalline silicon under nanoindentation. Acta Materialia, 57, 2148-2153.
  • Chang L, Zhang LC (2009), Mechanical behavior characterisation of silicon and effect of loading rate on pop-in: a nanoindentation study under ultra-low loads, Materials Science & Engineering A, 506, 125-129.
  • Chang L, Zhang LC. (2008). The plastic deformation mechanism at pop-out in monocrystalline silicon under nanoindentation. International Journal of Modern Physics B, 22, 6022-6028.
  • Chang L, Zhang Z, Ye L. and Friedrich K. (2007). Tribological properties of high temperature resistant polymer composites with fine particles. Tribology International, 40, 1170-1178.
  • Chang L, Zhang Z, Ye L. and Friedrich K. (2007). Tribological properties of epoxy nanocomposites: III Characteristics of transfer film. Wear, 262, 699-706.
  • Chang L, Zhang Z, Zhang H, Schlarb AK. (2006). On the sliding wear of nanoparticle filled polyamide 66 composites. Composites Science and Technology, 66, 3188-98.
  • Chang L, Zhang Z. (2006). Tribological properties of epoxy nanocomposites: II. A combinative effect of short carbon fibre and nano-TiO2. Wear, 260, 869-78.