Lizhi Sun


Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
Professor, Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Ph.D., UCLA, 1998, Structural Mechanics

Phone: (949) 824-8670
Fax: (949) 824-2117
Email: lsun@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
E4139 Engineering Gateway
Mail Code: 2175
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Nanomechanics, Nanocomposites, Multiscale Materials Modeling, Dislocations, Structural Health Analysis, Elastography, Biomedical Imaging
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Publications
1. Yin, H.M. and Sun, L.Z., 2005, “Elastic modeling of periodic composites with particle interactions”, Philosophical Magazine Letters, vol. 85, 163-173.

2. Yin, H.M. and Sun, L.Z., 2005, “Magnetoelasticity of chain-structured ferromagnetic composites”, Applied Physics Letters, vol. 86, 261901-3.

3. Yin, H.M. and Sun, L.Z., 2005, “Magnetic properties of randomly dispersed magnetic particulate composites: a theoretical study”, Physical Review B, vol. 72, 054409-1-6.

4. Yin, H.M., Paulino, G.H., Buttlar, W.G., and Sun, L.Z., 2005, “Effective thermal conductivity of functionally graded particulate composites”, Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 98, 063704-1-9.

5. Yin, H.M., Sun, L.Z. and Paulino, G.H., 2005, “A multiscale framework for elastic deformation of functionally graded composites”, Materials Science Forum, vol. 492/493, 391-396.

6. Liu, H.T. and Sun, L.Z., 2005, “Multiscale modeling of elastoplastic deformation and strengthening mechanisms in aluminum-based amorphous nanocomposites”, Acta Materialia, vol. 53, 2693-2701.

7. Liu, H.T., Sun, L.Z. and Wu, H.C., 2005, “Monte-Carlo simulation of particle-cracking damage evolution in metal matrix composites”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, Transactions of ASME, vol. 127, 318-324.

8. Liu, Y., Sun, L.Z., and Wang, G., 2005, “Tomography-based 3-D anisotropic elastography using boundary measurements”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol. 24, 1323-1333.

9. Liu, H.T. and Sun, L.Z., 2004, “Effects of thermal residual stresses on effective elastoplastic behavior of metal matrix composites”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 41, 2189-2203.

10. Liu, H.T., Sun, L.Z. and Ju, J.W., 2004, “An interfacial debonding model for particle-reinforced composites”, International Journal of Damage Mechanics, vol. 13, 163-185.

11. Yin, H.M., Sun, L.Z., Wang, G., Yamada, T., Wang, J. and Vannier, M.W., 2004, “ImagerParser: a tool for finite element generation from three-dimensional medical images”, BioMedical Engineering OnLine, vol. 3, 31(1-9).

12. Yin, H.M., Sun, L.Z. and Paulino, G.H., 2004, “Micromechanics-based elastic model for functionally graded materials with particle interactions”, Acta Materialia, vol. 52, 3535-3543.

13. Yin, H.M., Sun, L.Z., Wang, G. and Vannier, M.W., 2004, “Modeling of elastic evolution of cirrhotic human liver”, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 51, 1854-1856.

14. Sun, L.Z. and Ju, J.W., 2004, “Elastoplastic modeling of metal matrix composites containing randomly located and oriented spheroidal particles”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions of ASME, vol. 71, 774-785.

15. Sun, L.Z., Ju, J.W. and Liu, H.T., 2003, “Elastoplastic modeling of metal matrix composites with evolutionary particle debonding”, Mechanics of Materials, vol. 35, 559-569.

16. Wang, D., Chen, J.S. and Sun, L.Z., 2003, “Homogenization of magnetostrictive particle-filled elastomers using an interface-enriched reproducing kernel particle method”, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, vol. 39, 765-782.

17. Sun, L.Z., Liu, H.T. and Ju, J.W., 2003, “Effect of particle cracking on elastoplastic behavior of metal matrix composites”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 56, 2183-2198.

18. Liu, H.T., Sun, L.Z., Wang, G. and Vannier, M.W., 2003, “Analytic modeling of breast elastography”, Medical Physics, vol. 30, 2340-2349.

19. Yin, H.M., Sun, L.Z. and Chen, J.S., 2002, “Micromechanics-based hyperelastic constitutive modeling of magnetostrictive particle-filled elastomers”, Mechanics of Materials, vol. 34, 505-516.

20. Ju, J.W. and Sun, L.Z., 2001, “Effective elastoplastic behavior of metal matrix composites containing randomly located aligned spheroidal inhomogeneities, Part I: micromechanics-based formulation”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 38, 183-201.

21. Sun, L.Z. and Ju, J.W., 2001, “Effective elastoplastic behavior of metal matrix composites containing randomly located aligned spheroidal inhomogeneities, Part II: applications”, International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 38, 203-225.

22. Ghoniem, N.M., Tong, S.H., Singh, B.N. and Sun, L.Z., 2001, “On dislocation interaction with radiation-induced defect clusters and plastic flow localization in fcc metals”, Philosophical Magazine A, vol. 81, 2743-2764.

23. Sun, L.Z., Ghoniem, N.M. and Wang, Z.Q., 2001, “Analytical and numerical determination of the elastic interaction energy between glissile dislocations and stacking fault tetrahedra in fcc metals”, Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 309, 178-183.

24. Ghoniem, N.M., Singh, B.N., Sun, L.Z. and de la Rubia, T.D., 2000, “Interaction and accumulation of glissile defect clusters near dislocations”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 276, 166-177.

25. Sun, L.Z., Ghoniem, N.M., Tong, S.H. and Singh, B.N., 2000, “3-D dislocation dynamics study of plastic instability in irradiated copper”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 283/287, 741-745.

26. Ghoniem, N.M., Tong, S.H. and Sun, L.Z., 2000, “Parametric dislocation dynamics: a thermo-dynamics-based approach to investigations of mesoscopic plastic deformation”, Physical Review B, vol. 61, 913-927.

27. Ju, J.W. and Sun, L.Z., 1999, “A novel formulation for the exterior-point Eshelby’s tensor of an ellipsoidal inclusion”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions of ASME, vol. 66, 570-574.

28. Ghoniem, N.M. and Sun, L.Z., 1999, “Fast-sum method for the elastic field of three-dimensional dislocation ensembles”, Physical Review B, vol. 60, 128-140.

29. Li, H., Li, J.B., Sun, L.Z. and Wang, Z.G., 1997, “Modification of the residual stress state in a SiCp/6061 Al composite by low temperature treatment”, Composites Science and Technology, vol. 57, 165-172.

30. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z., Li, H., Li, J.B. and Wang, Z.G., 1997, “Stress carrying capability and interface fracture toughness in SiC/6061 Al model materials”, Journal of Materials Science Letters, vol. 16, 863-869.

31. Li, H., Li, J.B., Sun, L.Z., Li, X.S. and Wang, Z.G., 1996, “Effect of low temperature treatment regime on residual stress state near interface in bonded SiC/6061 Al compounds”, Materials Science and Engineering, vol. A221, 179-186.

32. Li, H., Sun, L.Z., Li, J.B. and Wang, Z.G., 1996, “X-ray stress measurement and FEM analysis of residual stress distribution near interface in bonded ceramic/metal compounds”, Scripta Materialia, vol. 34, 1503-1508.

33. Sun, L.Z., Li, S.X., Zang, Q.S. and Wang, Z.G., 1995, “Dependence of fatigue crack closure behavior on volume fraction of martensite in dual-phase steels”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 32, 517-521.

34. Wang, Z.G., Li, S.X. and Sun, L.Z., 1995, “Fatigue and fracture of discontinuously reinforced aluminum matrix composites” (Invited Paper), Key Engineering Materials, vol. 104/107, 729-748.

35. Han, N.L., Wang, Z.G. and Sun, L.Z., 1995, “Low-cycle fatigue behavior of a SiCp reinforced aluminum-matrix composite at ambient and elevated-temperature”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 32, 1739-1745.

36. Han, N.L., Wang, Z.G. and Sun, L.Z., 1995, “Effect of reinforcement size on low-cycle fatigue behavior of SiC particle-reinforced aluminum-matrix composites”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 33, 781-787.

37. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z., Jia, W.P. and Wang, Z.G., 1995, “Paris law in metals and ceramics”, Journal of Materials Science Letters, vol. 14, 1493-1495.

38. Li, S.X., Yao, G., Tang, Y.D., Sun, L.Z. and Wang, Z.G., 1994, “Heating of metal-ceramic foils in an electron-microscope”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 30, 1547-1552.

39. Li, S.X., Chen, M., Zhang, T.Y., Sun, L.Z. and Wang, Z.G., 1994, “The crack-growth toward the grain-boundary of a fatigued aluminum bicrystal”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 31, 897-902.

40. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z., Wang, Z.G. and Tang, Y.D., 1994, “Stress distribution in SiCp/Al composite with interphase”, Journal of Materials Science Letters, vol. 13, 1022-1026.

41. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z. and Wang, Z.G., 1993, “A model of Hall-Petch relationship in nanocrystalline materials”, Nanostructured Materials, vol. 2, 653-661.

42. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z., Fu, S.Y. and Wang, Z.G., 1993, “An estimation of fracture of SiC particulate affected by aluminum alloy matrix”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 28, 869-874.

43. Sun, L.Z. and Huang, Z.P., 1992, “Dynamic void growth in rate-sensitive plastic solids”, International Journal of Plasticity, vol. 8, 903-924.

44. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z. and Wang, Z.G., 1992, “The relationship between crack closure ratio and Kmax at near-threshold levels”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 27, 1669-1672.

45. Huang, Z.P. and Sun, L.Z., 1992, “The optimal mode and an approximate expression of final displacement in dynamic plastic response of structures”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions of ASME, vol. 59, 33-38.

46. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z., Zang, Q.S. and Wang, Z.G., 1992, “A geometric model for fatigue crack closure induced by fracture surface roughness under mode I displacements”, Materials Science and Engineering, vol. A150, 209-212.

47. Li, S.X., Wang, K.Y., Sun, L.Z. and Wang, Z.G., 1992, “A simple-model for the refinement of nanocrystalline grain-size during ball milling”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 27, 437-442.

48. Li, S.X., Sun, L.Z., Sun, Z.M. and Wang, Z.G., 1991, “Thermal residual stress relaxation at surface of SiC/Al composite”, Scripta Metallurgica et Materialia, vol. 25, 2431-2434.
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01/08/2016