Dr. Jianrong Gao, Professor
Key Laboratory of Electromagnetic Processing of Materials (Ministry of Education)
Northeastern University, 3-11 Wenhua Road, Shenyang 110819, China
Office>: 402 (EPM Building)
Tel>: +86-24-8368 1915
Fax>: +86-24-8368 1758
1996: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, Doctor of Engineering
1991: Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, Bachelor of Engineering
2003- Key Laboratory of Electromagnetic Processing of Materials, Northeastern University,
Shenyang, China, Professor
1999-2003: Institute of Space Simulation, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, Germany, Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow
1998-1999: Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, Associate Professor
1996-1998: Department of Applied Physics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China, Postdoc
1. Undercooling and solidification of liquid metals in static magnetic fields
2. Magnetic field-driven phase transformations in solids
3. Fundamentals of additive manufacturing of metallic materials
 A. Kao, J. Gao, K. Pericleous (2018): "Thermoelectric magnetohydrodynamic effects on the crystal growth rate of undercooled Ni dendrites", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, in press. (DOI 10.1098/rsta.2017.0206)
 J. Gao (2018): "A model for free growth of a lamellar eutectic dendrite with an incident flow", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, in press. (DOI 10.1098/rsta.2017.0209)
 Y. Q. Wang, J. Gao, M. Kolbe, A.Chuang, Y. Ren, D. Matson (2018): "Metastable solidification of hypereutectic Co2Si-CoSi composition: microstructural studies and in-situ observations", Acta Mater. 142, pp.172-180.
 R. J. Zhao, J. Gao, A. Kao, K. Pericleous (2017): "Measurements and modelling of dendritic growth velocities of pure Fe with thermoelectric magnetohydrodynamics convection", Journal of Crystal Growth 475, pp.354-361.
 C. Simon, J. Gao, Y. Mao, G. Wilde (2017): "Fast scanning calorimetric study of nucleation rates and nucleation transitions of Au-Sn alloys", Scripta Materialia 139, pp.13-16.
 J. Gao, A. Kao, V. Bojarevics, K. Pericleous, P. K. Galenko, D.V. Alexandrov (2017): "Modeling of convection, temperature distribution and dendritic growth in glass-fluxed nickel melts", Journal of Crystal Growth 471, pp.66-72.
 R. H. Kou, J. Gao, G. Wang, Y. D. Liu, Y. D. Wang, Y. Ren, D. E. Brown (2016): "Magnetic field-induced changes of lattice parameters and thermal expansion behavior of the CoMnSi compound", Journal of Materials Science 51, pp.1896-1902.
 J. Gao, M. K. Han, A. Kao, K. Pericleous, D. Alexandrov, P. K. Galenko (2016): "Dendritic growth velocities in an undercooled melt of pure nickel under static magnetic fields: a test of theory with convection", Acta Materialia 103, pp.184-191.
 C. Yang, J. Gao (2015): "Modeling of free eutectic growth and competitive solidification in undercooled near-eutectic alloys based on in-situ measurements", Journal of Materials Science 50, pp.268-278.
 C. Yang, J. Gao (2014): "Dendritic growth kinetics and disorder trapping of the intermetallic compound Ni3Sn under a static magnetic field", Journal of Crystal Growth 394, pp.24-27.
 Y. K. Zhang, J. Gao, M. Kolbe, S. Klein, C. Yang, H. Yasuda, D. M. Herlach, Ch.-A. Gandin (2013): "Phase selection and microstructure formation in undercooled Co-61.8at.%Si melts under various containerless processing conditions", Acta Materialia 61, pp.4861-4873.
 J. Gao, L. H. Zhang, C. Yang, R. J. Zhang (2013): "Dendritic growth velocities in undercooled melts of B20-type intermetallic compounds", TMS 2013 Annual
Meeting Supplemental Proceedings, San Antonio, TX, USA, March 3-8, 2013, pp.461-468.
 Y. K. Zhang, J. Gao, C. Yang, M. Kolbe, S. Binder, D. M. Herlach (2012): "Asynchronous crystallization behavior of Co-rich droplets in phase-separated Cu-Co alloys", Materials Letters 73, pp.56-58.
 J. Gao, Z. N. Zhang, Y. J. Zhang (2012): "Measurements of dendritic growth velocities in undercooled melts of pure nickel under static magnetic fields (invited talk and paper)", Proceedings of a Symposium on Materials Research in Microgravity 2012 Held at the 141st TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, FL, USA, March 11-15, 2012, NASA/CP-2012-217466, ed. by R. Hyers et al., pp.72-79.
 M. Krivilyov, T. Volkmann, J. Gao, J. Fransaer (2012): "Multiscale analysis of the effect of competitive nucleation on phase selection in rapid solidification of rare-earth ternary magnetic materials", Acta Materialia 60, pp.112-122.
 Z. L. Wang, D. Y. Cong, Z. H. Nie, J. Gao, W. Liu, Y. D. Wang (2012): "The suppression and recovery of martensitic transformation in a Ni-Co-Mn-In magnetic shape memory alloy", Journal of Alloys and Compounds 511, pp.41-44.
 J. Gao, H. Cao, Y.K. Zhang, Z.Q. Dong (2012): "Phase relations and microstructure of La-Fe-Si alloys under different solidification conditions", International Journal of Modern Physics B 25, pp.4277-4280.
 Z. M. Zhou, J. Gao, F. Li, Y. P. Wang, M. Kolbe (2011): "Experimental determination and thermodynamic modeling of phase equilibria in the Cu-Cr system", Journal of Materials Science 46, pp.7039-7045.
 Y.K. Zhang, J. Gao, L.L. Wei, M. Kolbe, T. Volkmann, D. M. Herlach (2011): "Novel insight into microstructural evolution of phase-separated Cu-Co alloys under influence of forced convection", Journal of Materials Science 46, pp.6603-6608.
 C. Yang, J. Gao, Y. K. Zhang, M. Kolbe, D. M. Herlach (2011): "New evidence for dual origin of anomalous eutectic structures in undercooled Ni-Sn alloys: in-situ observations and EBSD characterization", Acta Materialia 59, pp.3915-3926.
 S.Yang, H. X. Bao, C. Zhou, Y. Wang, X. B. Ren, Y. Matsushita, Y. Katsuya, M. Tanaka, K. Kobayashi, X. P. Song, J. Gao (2010): "Large magetostriction from morphotropic phase boundary in ferromagnets", Physical Review Letters 104, p.197201.
 Z. M. Zhou, J. Gao, F. Li, Y. K. Zhang, Y. P. Wang, M. Kolbe (2009): "On the metastable miscibility gap in liquid Cu-Cr alloys", Journal of Materials Science 44, pp.3793-3799.
 J. Gao, Y. K. Zhang, T. Fukuda, H. Yasuda, M. Kolbe, J. C. He (2009): "Undercooling and rapid solidification of Cu84Co16 alloys under a static magnetic field", Journal of Physics: Conference Series 144, p.012117.
 Y. K. Zhang, J. Gao, D. Nagamatsu, T. Fukuda, H. Yasuda, M. Kolbe, J. C. He (2008): “Reduced droplet coarsening in electromagnetically levitated and phase-separated Cu-Co alloys by imposition of a static magnetic field”, Scripta Materialia 59, pp. 1002-1005.
 J. Gao, Y. P. Wang, Z. M. Zhou, M. Kolbe (2007): “Phase separation in undercooled Cu-Cr melts”, Materials Science and Engineering A 449-451, pp.654-657.
 M. Kolbe, J. Gao (2005): “Liquid phase separation of Co-Cu alloys in the metastable miscibility gap”, Materials Science and Engineering A 413-414, pp.509-
 Z. M. Zhou, Y. P. Wang, J. Gao, M. Kolbe (2005): “Microstructure of rapidly solidified Cu-25wt.%Cr alloys”, Materials Science and Engineering A 398, pp.318-322.
 T. Volkmann, J. Strohmenger, J. Gao, D. M. Herlach (2004): “Observation of a metastable phase during solidification of undercooled Nd-Fe-B alloy melts by in-situ diffraction experiments using synchrotron radiation”, Applied Physics Letters, pp. 2232-2234.