Biography

 

Example of Citations

  • Statistics (mainly based on SCI) indicate that Dr. Chen's research findings have been cited in 315 review papers, 119 books or book chapters (in which the number of the authored/non-edited books is 35), and 12 handbooks/sourcebooks or encyclopedia.

  • 185 (or 218 from Google Scholar) of Dr. Chen's papers have been cited over 10 times, 126 papers have been cited over 20 times, 87 papers have been cited over 30 times, 38 papers have been cited over 50 times, and 12 (or 22 from Google Scholar) papers have received over 100 citations by other researchers.

  • Twelve (12) of Dr. Chen's papers have been listed to be seven Elsevier journal's Top25 "Most Cited Scripta Materialia Articles" (2006-2011, 2012-2017); "Most Cited Materials Science and Engineering A Articles" (2008-2013, 2009-2014, 2010-2015); "Most Cited Journal of Materials Science and Technology Articles" (2015-2018); "Most Cited Journal of Magnesium and Alloys Articles" (2016-2021); "Most Cited International Journal of Fatigue Articles" (2009-2014, 2015-2018); "Most Cited Materials Characterization Articles" (2009-2014); "Most Cited Materials and Design Articles" (2013-2018); and John Wiley journal's "The most cited [Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures] articles from 2016-2017".

  • The method proposed in one of journal's five-year Top25 "Most Cited Articles" (Z. Zhang and D.L. Chen, Consideration of Orowan strengthening effect in particulate-reinforced metal matrix nanocomposites: A model for predicting their yield strength, Scripta Materialia, 2006, 54(7), 1321-1326) is referred to by other researchers as the "Zhang and Chen method", "Zhang and Chen approach", "Zhang and Chen model", "Zhang and Chen's model", "Zhang-Chen model", "The model of Zhang and Chen", or "Zhang and Chen (ZC) summation method" in numerous journal papers, e.g., Advanced Engineering Materials (2007, vol.9, pp.639-652); Materials Science and Engineering A (2008, vol.486, pp.56-62); Advanced Composite Materials (2010, vol.19, pp.299-316); Materials Science and Engineering A (2011, vol.528, pp.6727-6732); Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering (2011, 10(14), 1293-1306); Materials Science and Engineering A (2012, 531, 112-118); Materials Science and Engineering A (2012, 558, 39-43); Journal of Materials Science (2013, 48, 4191-4204); Materials and Design (2013, 52, 881-887); Materials Research Bulletin (2014, 59, 290-294); Metals (2014, 4, 65-83); Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2014, 615, 211-219); Kovove Materialy-Metallic Materials (2014, vol.52, pp.395-402); Materials Science and Engineering A (2015, 627, 306-315); Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A (2015, 46(3), 1360-1373); Nanomaterials (2015, 5(3), 1256-1283); Materials Science and Engineering A (2015, 641, 172-180); Materials Science and Engineering A (2015, 641, 116-122); International Journal of Mechanical Sciences (2015, 101-102, 29-37); Materials Science and Engineering A (2017, 685, 429-438); Journal of Materials Research (2017, 32(11), 2079-2091); Materials Science and Engineering A (2017, 689, 176-188); Materials Chemistry and Physics (2017, 194, 65-76); Materials Science and Engineering A (2017, 706, 249-255); Metals (2017, 7(10), 388, doi:10.3390/met7100388); Materials Science and Engineering A (2018, 710, 251-259); Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A (2018, 49(3), 962-971); Materials and Manufacturing Processes (2018, 33(3), 239-261); Materials Science and Engineering A (2018, 724, 269-282); Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2018, 768, 618-624); Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2019, 789, 493-505); Progress in Materials Science (2019, 104, 330-379); International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2019, 104, 1333-1343); Journal of Composite Materials (2019, 53, 2033-2046); Metals (2019, 9(10), Article number 1077); Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals (2019, 72, 2533-2546, where both "Zhang and Chen model" and "Mirza and Chen model" are termed); Materials Science and Engineering A (2020, 773, Article number 138883); Materials Science and Engineering A (2020, 773, Article number 138888); Journal of Testing and Evaluation (2020, 48(4), https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20170560, where both "Zhang and Chen model" and "Mirza and Chen model" are termed); Metals and Materials International (05/2020, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12540-020-00744-3); Materials Science and Engineering A (2020, 789, Article number 139577); Journal of Composite Materials (2020, Article number 0021998320946432, DOI: 10.1177/0021998320946432); Journal of Magnesium and Alloys (2021, 9, 57-77); Journal of Alloys and Compounds (2021, 880, Article number 160430); Measurement (2021, 180, Article number 109299); Materials Science and Engineering A (2021, 825, Article number 141873, where both "Zhang-Chen model" and "Mirza and Chen model" are termed); Acta Metallurgica Sinica-English Letters (Sep 2021, DOI:10.1007/s40195-021-01306-1); etc. It has also been cited in many books or book chapters, e.g., Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites: Metal and Ceramic Matrices (ISBN 978-3-527-40892-4, 2009); Magnesium, Magnesium Alloys, and Magnesium Composites (ISBN 978-0-470-49417-2, 2011); Advances in Nanotechnology Research and Application (ISBN 978-1-464-99046-5, 2012); TMS 2012 141st Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Materials Processing and Interfaces (ISBN 9781118296073, 2012); Ceramic Nanocomposites (ISBN 978-0-857-09338-7, 2013); Nanocrystalline Materials: Their Synthesis-Structure-Property Relationships and Applications, 2nd edition (ISBN 978-0-12-407796-6, 2014); Processing Techniques and Tribological Behavior of Composite Materials (ISBN 1466675314, 9781466675315, 2015); Metallic Amorphous Alloy Reinforcements in Light Metal Matrices (ISBN 978-3-319-15016-1, 2015); Graphene Materials: Fundamentals and Emerging Applications (ISBN 978-1-118-99837-3, 2015); Advances in Nanomaterials (ISBN 978-81-322-2666-6, 2016); Aluminum Matrix Composites Reinforced with Alumina Nanoparticles (ISBN 978-3-319-27731-8, 2016); Aluminum and Magnesium Metal Matrix Nanocomposites (ISBN 978-981-10-2680-5, 2016); Aerospace Materials and Material Technologies: Volume 1: Aerospace Materials (ISBN 978-981-10-2133-6, 2017); Mechanics of Composite, Hybrid and Multifunctional Materials (Springer, Cham, 978-3-319-95509-4, 2019).

  • Three (3) of Dr. Chen's papers have been cited in Chapters 1, 3, 4, and 5 of the book (H.Y. Zhang and J. Senkara, Resistance Welding: Fundamentals and Applications, Second edition, ISBN 978-1-4398-5371-9, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2012), where the three papers were extensively described on 22 different pages of this book (i.e., pages 3, 4, 11, 14, 15, 16, 46, 49, 115, 116, 135, 159, 160, 161, 171, 174, 175, 180, 181, 200, 216, 217). Especially, 12 figures (i.e., Figures 1.2, 1.9, 1.12, 1.13, 1.42, 3.26, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 5.2, 5.7, 5.31) in this book were directly from Dr. Chen's three papers. 

  • In the book Fatigue in Friction Stir Welding, First edition, authored by J. Brian Jordon, Robert Amaro, Paul Allison, and Harish Rao, paperback ISBN: 9780128161319, eBook ISBN: 9780128163054, Butterworth-Heinemann (an imprint of Elsevier), Oxford, UK, 2019: (i) Seven (7) of Dr. Chen's papers were cited in this authored book in four Chapters (i.e., Chapters 2, 3, 5, and 7) and Appendix. (ii) One single paper (D.R. Ni, D.L. Chen, J. Yang, Z.Y. Ma, Low cycle fatigue properties of friction stir welded joints of a semi-solid processed AZ91D magnesium alloy, Materials and Design, 2014, 56, pp.1-8) was cited in Chapters 2, 5, and 7 and Appendix. (iii) Several figures, e.g., Fig.3.8 on page 41, Fig.3.9 on page 42, and Fig.5.5 on page 94 in this book were directly taken from Dr. Chen's two papers. (iv) The experimental data of Dr. Chen's six papers were cited in Chapter 5, Table 5.1 on page 94, and re-plotted in the Appendix (p.145, Fig.A.1; p.146, Table A.1; p.159, Fig.A.13; p.159, Table A.13; p.160, Fig.A.14; p.160, Table A.14; p.162, Fig.A.16; p.162, Table A.16; p.179, Fig.A.33; p.180, Table A.33).
  • Fourteen (14) of Dr. Chen's papers published in seven different journals (Scripta Materialia, Materials and Design, Materials Science and Engineering A, International Journal of Fatigue, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, Materials Characterization, Procedia Engineering) have made the "Top 25 Hottest Articles" of the individual journals for 17 times (either on a quarterly or yearly list).
  • Paper "V.K.Patel, S.D.Bhole, D.L.Chen, Ultrasonic spot welding of aluminum to high strength low alloy steel: Microstructure, tensile and fatigue properties, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2014, 45A, 2055-2066." has been selected to be a "Highlighted Article", AM&P (Advanced Materials & Processes) eNews, ASM-International, April 30, 2014.

  • An invited review article "N.Tahreen, D.L.Chen, A critical review of Mg-Zn-Y series alloys containing I, W and LPSO phases, Advanced Engineering Materials, 2016, 18(12), 1983-2002" was selected to be featured in the Advanced Science News on December 6, 2016.
  • Dr. Chen's fatigue test data have been cited to be eight full pages (pp.83-90) in the "Sourcebook on Fatigue Crack Propagation: Thresholds and Crack Closure", ISBN 0947817700, authored by D. Taylor and J.C. Li, Engineering Materials Advisory Services Ltd., Warley, West Midlands, U.K., 1993.

The citation data exclude all the citations of joint papers quoted by co-authors (i.e., all self-citations are excluded). That is, "by others" or "by other researchers" means that no authors between a cited paper and citing papers are overlapped.