Yu-Lin Shen

Professor & Chair

Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

TEL: 505-277-6286
FAX: 505-277-1571
E-MAIL: shenyl@unm.edu

Professor Shen's new book: Constrained Deformation of Materials.

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Experience and Education

  • Professor, 2006 -- present; Associate Professor, 2001 -- 2006; Assistant Professor, 1996 -- 2001; Department of Mechanical Engineering , University of New Meixco .
  • Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Materials Science and Engineering , Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 1994 -- 1996.
  • Ph.D. in Engineering (Materials Science Group), Brown University , 1994.
  • M.S. and B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering , National Tsing Hua University , Taiwan, 1988, 1986.

  • Research Interests

  • Computational Nano- and Micro-mechanics of Materials
  • Thermo-mechanical Behavior of Microelectronic Devices and Packages
  • Mechanical Behavior of Heterogeneous Materials Systems

  • Publications


  • ME260 Mechanical Engineering Design II
  • ME370 Engineering Materials Science
  • ME352L Materials Laboratory
  • ME306 Dynamics
  • ME401/501 CE501 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
  • ME471/571 Advanced Materials Science
  • ME462 Special Topic: Materials Selection in Mechanical Design
  • ME512 Continuum Mechanics
  • ME540 Elasticity I
  • ME542 Deformation Analysis & Modeling
  • ME462/562 Special Topic: Mechanical Behavior of Materials
  • ME561 Special Topic: Inelastic Deformation
  • ME561 Special Topic: Nanomechanics of Materials

  • Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award
  • National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award
  • UNM School of Engineering Junior Faculty Research Excellence Award
  • UNM Regents' Lectureship
  • UNM School of Engineering Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
  • Sigma Xi , UNM Chapter Young Outstanding Engineer Award

  • Professional and Honorary Society Affiliations

  • The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS)
  • ASM International (ASM)
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society

  • Personal

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