Summary

Zhusheng Shi

Dr Zhusheng Shi is a Research Fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London. He received his BSc degree from Northeastern University and MSc degree from Central Iron and Steel Research Institute, China. He holds a PhD degree in Metallurgy and Materials from University of Birmingham. His research experiences include metal forming technologies, powder metallurgy, surface engineering, materials characterisation and modelling. His current research focuses on creep-age forming of large aluminium alloy panels for aeronautical and high speed train applications, and development of direct powder forging process. He has published over 60 papers. He is the operation manager of AVIC Centre for Structural Design and Manufacture and BIAM-Imperial Centre for Materials Characterisation, Processing and Modelling.

Research keywords

  • Materials Modelling
  • Metal Forming Technologies
  • Creep-Age Forming
  • Power Metallurgy
  • Residual Stress
  • Aluminium Alloys
  • Nickel-based superalloy

Qualifications

  • BSc (Northeastern University, China)
  • MSc (Central Iron and Steel Research Institute, China)
  • PhD (University of Birmingham)

Contact details

Tel: (+44) (0)2075 949546
Email: zhusheng.shi@imperial.ac.uk

Recent publications

Y. Li, Z. Shi*, J. Lin, Y.-L. Yang, Q. Rong, ‘Extended application of a unified creep-ageing constitutive model to multistep heat treatment of aluminium alloys’, Materials & Design, 122 (2017) 422-432. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.matdes.2017.03.023  

Y. Li, Z. Shi, J. Lin, Y.-L. Yang, Q. Rong, B.-M. Huang, T.-F. Chung, C.-S. Tsao, J.-R. Yang and D.S. Balint, ‘A unified constitutive model for asymmetric tension and compression creep-ageing behaviour of naturally aged Al-Cu-Li alloy’, International Journal of Plasticity, 89 (2017) 130-149. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijplas.2016.11.007

Q. Bai, M. Mohamed, Z. Shi, J. Lin and T. Dean, ‘Application of a continuum damage mechanics (CDM)-based model for predicting formability of warm formed aluminium alloy’, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 88 (2017) 3437–3446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-016-8853-4

S. Wang, S. Fang, Z. Shi*, J. Jiang, X. Zhou and J. Lin, ‘Direct Powder Forging of PM Nickel-based Superalloy: Densification and Recrystallisation’, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 88 (2017) 2661-2670. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-016-8966-9

R. Pan, Z. Shi*, C.M. Davies, C. Li, M. Kaye and J. Lin, ‘An integrated modelling method for residual stress removal through multiple cold forging operations in manufacturing extra large AA7050 T-section panels’. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954405416673097 

Y. Li, Z. Shi, Y.-L. Yang, J. Lin, ‘Investigation of Tensile and Compressive Creep Behaviour of AA2050-T34 During Creep Age Forming Process’, Key Engineering Materials, 716 (2016) 323-330. http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.716.323

M. Mohamed, S. Elatriby, Z. Shi and J. Lin, ‘Prediction of Forming Limit Diagram for AA5754 using Artificial Neural Network Modelling’, Key Engineering Materials, 716 (2016) 770-778. http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.716.770

S. Fang, Z. Shi*, Q. Bai, J. Jiang, S. Wang and J. Lin, ‘An Investigation of Direct Powder Forging of Nickel Superalloy FGH96’, Key Engineering Materials, 716 (2016) 793-799. http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.716.793

R. Pan, C.M. Davies, W. Zhang, Z. Shi, T. Pirling and J. Lin, ‘The Effectiveness of Cold Rolling for Residual Stress Reduction in Quenched 7050 Aluminium Alloy Forgings’, Key Engineering Materials, 716 (2016) 521-527. http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.716.521

Z. Shao, Q. Bai, N. Li, J. Lin, Z. Shi, M. Stanton, D. Watson and T. A. Dean, ‘Experimental investigation of forming limit curves and deformation features in warm forming of an aluminium alloy’. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0954405416645776 

Y. Li, Z. Shi*, J. Lin, Y.-L. Yang, B.-M. Huang, T.-F. Chung and J.-R. Yang, ‘Experimental investigation of tension and compression creep-ageing behaviour of AA2050 with different initial tempers’, Materials Science and Engineering A, 657 (2016) 299–308. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msea.2016.01.074

A.C.L. Lam, Z. Shi*, X. Huang, Y. Yang, Y. Zeng, J. Lin, ‘Material modelling and its application to creep-age forming of aluminium alloy 7B04’, Manufacturing Review, 2 (2015) 19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/mfreview/2015022

A.C.L. Lam, Z. Shi, J. Lin and X. Huang, ‘Influences of residual stresses and initial distortion on springback prediction of 7B04-T651 aluminium plates in creep-age forming’, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 103 (2015) 115–126.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2015.09.004

M. Mohamed, Z. Shi, J. Lin, T. Dean, J. Dear,Strain-based continuum damage mechanics model for predicting FLC of AA5754 under warm forming conditions’, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 784 (2015) 460-467.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.784.460

A.C.L. Lam, Z. Shi, J. Lin, T.A. Dean, X. Huang and Y. Zeng, ‘A method for designing lightweight and flexible creep-age forming tools using mechanical splines and sparse controlling points’. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 80 (2015) 361-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-015-6982-9

A.C.L. Lam, Z. Shi*, H. Yang, L. Wan, C.M. Davies, J. Lin and S. Zhou, ‘Creep-age forming AA2219 plates with different stiffener designs and pre-form age conditions: experimental and finite element studies’, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 219 (2015) 155–163. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2014.12.012