- Multifunctional Materials
- Graphene, Carbon Nanotube
- Smart Materials
- Energy Harvesting and Storage
Dr. Lin's research interests fall in design, fabrication and characterization of advanced nano/material systems
for energy harvesting and storage, structural health monitoring and harsh environment application. His research
encompasses micromechanics modeling, materials synthesis, structural characterization and device evaluation.
The goal of his research is to develop advance structural materials for the next generation ground, aerial and
||Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
||Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
||Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China
Academic Honors & Awards
||Best Paper in Materials of the Year, SPIE Smart Structures/NDE
||Honorable Mention Award, SMASIS Annual Conference
||Best Paper Award, SAMPE Technical Conference
- Lin, Y. and Sodano, H.A., 2008, "Concept and Model of a Piezoelectric Structural Fiber for Multifunctional
Composites," Composites Science and Technology, 68, 1911-1918
- Lin, Y. and Sodano, H.A., 2008, "Fabrication and Electromechanical Characterization of a Piezoelectric
Structural Fiber for Multifunctional Composites," Advanced Functional Materials, 19, 592-598.
- Lin, Y. and Sodano, H.A., 2009, "Electromechanical Characterization of Single Active Structural Fiber Laminas
for Multifunctional Composites," Composites Science and Technology, 69, 1825- 1830.
- Lin, Y. Ehlert, G. and Sodano, H.A., 2009, "Increased Interface Strength in Carbon Fiber Composites through
a ZnO Nanowire Interphase," Advanced Functional Materials, 19, 2654- 2660.
- Lin, Y., Liu, Y. and Sodano, H.A., 2009, "Vertically Aligned PZT Nanowires for sensing and actuation," Applied
Physics Letters, 95, 122901.