Dr YAN Wentao
Assistant Professor


Homepage: https://yanwt.weebly.com/
Dr. Wentao Yan is an assistant professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, NUS, starting from August 2018. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern University and also a guest researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, in the USA. He received his Ph.D. degree at Tsinghua University, Beijing in 03/2017. From 10/2014 to 03/2017, he was a joint Ph.D. student at Northwestern University. He got his Bachelor degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2012.

PhD, Tsinghua University, 2017
B.S., Tsinghua University, 2012

Research Interests
Additive Manufacturing
Computational mechanics

Selected Publications
[7] Wentao Yan, Ya Qian, Weixin Ma, Bin Zhou, Yongxing Shen, Feng Lin, Modeling and experimental validation of electron beam selective melting process. Engineering, 2017. 3(5): 701-707 (invited feature article by Chinese Academy of Engineering)

[6] Wentao Yan, Yanping Lian, Cheng Yu, Orion Kafka, Zeliang Liu, Wing Kam Liu, Gregory Wagner, An integrated Process-Structure-Property modeling framework for additive manufacturing. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2018. 339: 184-204

[5] Wentao Yan, Stephen Lin, Orion Kafka, Yanping Lian, Cheng Yu, Zeliang Liu, Jinhui Yan, Sarah Wolff, Hao Wu, Ebot Ndip-Agbor, Mojtaba Mozaffar, Kornel Ehmann, Jian Cao, Gregory Wagner, Wing Kam Liu, Data-driven multi-scale multi-physics models to derive process–structure–property relationships for additive manufacturing. Computational Mechanics, 2018. 61(5): 521-541

[4] Wentao Yan, Ya Qian, Wenjun Ge, Stephen Lin, Gregory Wagner, Feng Lin, Wing Kam Liu, Meso-scale modeling of multiple-layer fabrication process in Selective Electron Beam Melting: inter-layer/track voids formation. Materials & Design, 2018. 141: 210-219

[3] Wentao Yan, Wenjun Ge, Ya Qian, Stephen Lin, Gregory Wagner, Feng Lin, Wing Kam Liu, Multi-physics modeling of single/multiple-track defect mechanisms in Electron Beam Selective Melting. Acta Materialia, 2017. 134:324-333

[2] Wentao Yan, Wenjun Ge, Jacob Smith, Stephen Lin, Orion Kafka, Feng Lin, Wing Kam Liu, Multiscale modeling of electron beam melting of functionally graded materials, Acta Materialia, 2016. 115: 403-412

[1] Wentao Yan, Jacob Smith, Wenjun Ge, Feng Lin, Wing Kam Liu, Multiscale modeling of electron beam and substrate interaction: a new heat source model. Computational Mechanics. 2015. 56 (2): 265-276 (Altmetric Top 10 paper of the year 2016)