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Jie Song

Research Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D., 2014, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
  • M.S., 2009, Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • B.S., 2006, Materials Science & Engineering, Hefei University of Technology,
Jie Song
Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (MC0203)
Virginia Tech Swing Space, Room 202
1600 Innovation Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
  • Development of high temperature alloys through physical metallurgy, thermomechanical properties evaluation and enhancement, and heat treatment
  • Surface modification using laser shock peening
  • Manufacturing techniques including high pressure die casting, solidification of metallic materials, additive manufacturing of plastic and metallic materials, grain refinement techniques
  • Advanced microstructure characterization, transmission electron microscope (TEM) and high resolution (HR) TEM analysis
  • Physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating, coating evaluation and assessment

Member, Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

Journal Reviewer

  • Metallurgical and Material Transaction 
  • International Journal of Materials and Product Technology 
  • Journal of Computational Physics
  • International Journal of Impact Engineering
  • International Journal of Computational Materials
  • Journal of Materials Science and Surface Engineering
  • Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Scientific Reports
  • Scripta Materialia
  • Purdue University Travel Grant, NADCA Die Casting Congress & Tabletop, 2012
  • Scholarship for Excellent students, Tsinghua University, China (2007)
  • Outstanding Graduate Award, Hefei University of Technology, China (2006)
  • Research Associate, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Cincinnati, 2018-2021
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 2014-2018
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2010-2014
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2006-2009