About the Author
Yanchun Zhou, professor and deputy director of science and technology of Advanced Functional Composite Laboratory at the Aerospace Research Institute of Materials and Processing Technology of China.
Yanchun Zhou holds a BSc in ceramics from Tsinghua University, and a M.S. in ceramics and Ph.D. in metals from Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a visiting scientist at the Institute of Strength Physics and Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences, and a post doctoral associate at University of Missouri-Rolla in the 1990’s. He was Professor and Director of High-performance Ceramic Division, Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science before moving to Aerospace Research Institute of Materials and Processing Technology in 2010. He has published more than 400 papers in peer-reviewed international journals with citations of ca 11000 times and H-index of 55.