Yejun  GU

Postdoctoral Fellow

Johns Hopkins University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

200 Latrobe, Johns Hopkins University,

3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone: 410 - 516 - 8781

Email: yejungu (at) jhu (dot) edu

TA courses

Fall 2018         530.715    Mesoscale Simulations of Defects in Metals

Office Hour      Wed 16:00 - 18:00    200 Latrobe


2012-2016    PhD in Nano Science     Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2008-2012    BS in Mathematics         Wuhan University

Research Interests

Mathematical Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science:
Predicting mechanical strength of materials through theory and simulations of defect microstructures across atomic, mesoscopic and continuum scales

Publications  [google]  [orcid]

  1.   Y.J. Gu, Y. Xiang, D.J. Srolovitz, and J.A. El-Awady, Self-healing of low angle grain boundaries by vacancy diffusion and dislocation climb, Scripta Mater., 155, 155 - 159, 2018.

  2.   Y.J. Gu, and J.A. El-Awady, Quantifying the effect of hydrogen on dislocation dynamics: A three-dimensional discrete dislocation dynamics framework, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 112, 491 - 507, 2018. (arXiv)

  3.   Y.J. Gu, J. Han, S.Y. Dai, Y.C. Zhu, Y. Xiang, and D.J. Srolovitz, Point defect sink efficiency of low-angle tilt grain boundaries, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 101, 166 - 179, 2017.

  4.   L.C. Zhang, Y.J. Gu, and Y. Xiang, Energy of low angle grain boundaries based on continuum dislocation structure, Acta Mater., 126, 11 - 24, 2017. (arXiv)

  5.   Y.J. Gu, Y. Xiang, and D.J. Srolovitz, Relaxation of low angle grain boundary structure by climb of the constituent dislocations, Scripta Mater., 114, 35 - 40, 2016.

  6.   Y.J. Gu, Y. Xiang, S.S. Quek, and D.J. Srolovitz, Three-dimensional formulation of dislocation climb, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 83, 319 – 337, 2015.