Yan, Jiwang

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Yan, Jiwang
Keio University
Faculty of Science and Technology Department of Mechanical Engineering
Job title
Ph.D.(Tohoku University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2000
Sep 2001
Research Associate, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering
Oct 2001
Mar 2005
Associate Professor, Kitami Institute of Technology
Apr 2005
Mar 2007
Associate Professor, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering
Apr 2007
Mar 2012
Associate Professor, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Engineering
Feb 2008
Apr 2008
Sydney University, Japan-Australia Exchange Researcher


Jul 1991
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Jilin University
Mar 1994
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Jilin University
Jan 1996
Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Tsinghua University
Mar 2000
Department of Mechatronics and Precision Engineering, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Tohoku University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2019
日本機械学会  JSME Journal Editorial Commitee Member
Jan 2019
International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing  Editorial Board Member
Apr 2018
Journal of Micromanufacturing  Editorial Board Member
Mar 2018
International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture  Editorial Board Member
Jun 2017
Nanomanufacturing and Metrology  Editorial Board Member

Awards & Honors

Jul 2018
Investigation of Subsurface Damage Behaviors in Single-crystal Ge by Multi-cyclic Nanoindentation, CIRP CSI 2018 Best Paper Award, CIRP CSI 2018
Winner: K. Kosai, J. Yan
Mar 2018
Mechanisms of material removal and subsurface damage in fixed-abrasive diamond wire slicing of single-crystalline silicon, JSPE Takagi Award, 精密工学会
Winner: T. Suzuki, Y. Nishino, J. Yan
Nov 2017
Healing of micro-cracks in optical glass using a pulsed laser, Best Paper Award, The 9th International Conference on Leading Edge Manufacturing in 21st Century (LEM21), JSME, 日本機械学会生産加工・工作機械部門
Winner: N. Takayama, Y. Nishide, J. Yan
Oct 2017
Diamond turning of high-precision roll-to-roll imprinting molds for fabricating subwavelength gratings, ITRI Best Paper Award, Industrial Technology Research Institute
Winner: C.W. Liu, S.C. Lin, J. Yan
Jun 2017
Electrical discharge machining and grinding of single-crystal silicon carbide using polycrystalline diamond, Machine Tool Technology Promotion Award, 工作機械技術振興財団
Winner: T. Kurosawa, J. Yan

Published Papers

Yang X., Tachikawa N., Katayama Y., Li L., Yan J.
Applied Sciences (Switzerland)   9(17)    Sep 2019
© 2019 by the authors. Silicon micropillars with tunable sizes are successfully fabricated on copper foils by using nanosecond-pulsed laser irradiation and then used as anodes for lithium-ion batteries. The size of the silicon micropillars is mani...
Kobayashi T., Wakabayashi T., Takushima Y., Yan J.
Precision Engineering   57 244-252   May 2019
© 2019 Elsevier Inc. The formation of laser-induced periodic surface structure (LIPSS) has been observed on various materials. As LIPSS can be used for modifying various surface properties such as wettability, tribology and optical performance, t...
Kosai K., Yan J.
Materials Research Express   6(7)    Apr 2019
© 2019 IOP Publishing Ltd. Multi-cyclic nanoindentation experiments with various holding loads were carried out on single-crystal Ge to investigate pressure-induced phase transformation behaviors. Cross-sectional transmission electron microscopic ...
Z. He, J. Li, Y. Liu, J. Yan
The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology   101(5-8) 1821-1835   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
© 2018, Springer-Verlag London Ltd., part of Springer Nature. We investigated the wear modes and mechanisms of alumina grits during abrasive belt grinding of U71Mn steel under various normal forces and grinding speeds. Our approach consisted of an...
Fabrication of polycrystalline diamond three-dimensional structures by sinking EDM using carbon diffusion reaction
S. Kasai, T. Sodetai, J. Yan
Journal of the Japan Society of Electrical-machining Engineers   53(132) 5-11   Mar 2019   [Refereed]


Surface smoothing of additive manufactured alloy by multiple laser processes
T. Urushibata, H. Ishida, Y. Sugiyama, T. Wakabayashi, Y. Takushima, J. Yan
Journal of Japan Laser Processing Society   26(2) 44-46   Jun 2019   [Invited]
Planarization and LIPSS formation on steel surface by picosecond pulsed laser irradiation
J. Yan
Mechanical Engineering   67(8) 26-30   Jun 2019   [Invited]
Laser hybrid process for surface smoothing of mold materials
T. Wakabayashi, T. Urushibata, T. Kobayashi, J. Yan
Die and Mould Technology   34(4) 22-25   Apr 2019   [Invited]
Machining-induced Subsurface Damage in Single-crystal Silicon - Formation, Characterization, and Recovery
J. Yan
Journal of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering   84(12) 971-974   Dec 2018   [Invited]
Hybrid laser process for tool steel surface smoothing
T. Urushibata, T. Wakabayashi, Y. Takushima, J. Yan
Optical Alliance   29(11) 45-49   Nov 2018   [Invited]

Books etc

Micro and Nano Fabrication Technology
J. Yan (ed.) (Part:Editor, 1-959)
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.   May 2018   ISBN:978-981-13-0097-4
Micro and Nano Fabrication Technology, J. Yan (ed.)
P. J. Liew, J. Yan (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 25: Micro-electrical Discharge Machining of Hard Brittle Materials, 777-808)
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.   May 2018   ISBN:978-981-13-0097-4
Micro and Nano Fabrication Technology, J. Yan (ed.)
A. R. Abdul Manaf, J. Yan (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 21: Press Molding of Hybrid Fresnel Lenses for Infrared Applications, 663-692)
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.   May 2018   ISBN:978-981-13-0097-4
Micro and Nano Fabrication Technology, J. Yan (ed.)
H. Huang, J. Yan (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 15: Laser Patterning of Metallic Glass, 501-529)
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.   May 2018   ISBN:978-981-13-0097-4
Micro and Nano Fabrication Technology, J. Yan (ed.)
M. Mukaida, J. Yan (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 7: Tool-Servo Driven Diamond Turning for Structured Surface, 215-244)
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.   May 2018   ISBN:978-981-13-0097-4

Conference Activities & Talks

山田雄大,閻 紀旺, 佐々木 実
電気学会センサ・マイクロマシン部門総合研究会   2 Jul 2019   
Surface wettability control by ultraprecision cutting and laser irradiation technologies [Invited]
閻 紀旺
マイクロファブリケーションポジウム<第 44回>マイクロファブリケーション研究の最新動向-機能性表面と微細テクスチャへの展開-   31 May 2019   
Improvement of mold releasing property by surface micro/nanostructuring and its application to biomimetics [Invited]
閻 紀旺
第2回バイオミメティクス加工技術研究会   24 May 2019   
Micro/nano manufacturing for optics and energy applications [Invited]
J. Yan
Brunel University London   15 Mar 2019   
Leverhulme Trust Lecture (2): Material property-inspired micro/nano manufacturing technologies [Invited]
J. Yan
The University of Manchester   13 Mar 2019   

Research Grants & Projects

Laser irradiation-induced micro pillar generation and its application to the fabrication of next-generation Li-ion battery
MEXT,JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Jun 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): 閻 紀旺
Ultraprecision forming of hybrid Fresnel lenses using infrared-transparent polymer and single-crystal silicon
MEXT,JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): 閻 紀旺
Ultra-high temperature nanoindentation by means of laser local heating
MEXT,JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): 閻 紀旺
The investigation of ultra-high temperature mechanical property of power semiconductors and heat-resistance ceramics is an important issue. Currently, the highest temperature used for nanoindentation tests is a few hundred degree. In this study, t...
Ultraprecision cutting of single-crystal silicon using electrically conductive nano-crystal diamond tools under electromagnetic fields
MEXT,JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): 閻 紀旺
Single-crystal silicon is required as the substrates for complex-shaped infrared lenses which are used widely in car night-vision systems, security systems, and thermography systems. However, when cutting silicon using a single-crystal diamond too...

Social Contribution

International symposium on aspect of mechanical & technology for industry (AMETI2014, NERIST, Itannagar, India, 6-8 Decmber, 2014)
[]  Dec 2014
Scientific Committee Member
[]  Nov 2014 - Today
2014年度精密工学会秋季大会学術講演会 “超精密マイクロ機械加工”
[]  Sep 2014 - Today
2014年度砥粒加工学会学術講演会 実行委員,“超精密加工装置の開発と超精密加工技術”
[]  Sep 2014 - Today
The 17th International Symposium on Advances in Abrasive Technology (ISAAT2014, Hawaii, USA, Sept. 22-25, 2014)
[]  Sep 2014
Chairman of Scientific Committee