• YANG Huaiyu
    Title:Professor Email: hyyang@imr.ac.cn
    Tel. : +86-24-23915899 FAX: +86-24-23893624
    Division: Laboratory of Metal Corrosion and Protection
    Address: Laboratory of Metal Corrosion and Protection, Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR CAS), 62 Wencui Road, Shenyang, China, 110016



2004-2005 Visiting Scientist, Fontana corrosion center in Ohio State University

1996-1999 Ph.D. Institute of Corrosion and Protection of Metals, CAS
      Major: Material Science

1989-1991 M.S., Henan Institute of Chemistry
      Major: Physical Chemistry 

1988-1989 Graduate student, to study the fundamental courses for Master degree in University of Science and Technique of China

1982-1986 B.S., University of Lanzhou
      Major: Chemistry

Work Experience

1986-1988 Henan Institute of Chemistry

1991-1999,5 Institute of Corrosion and Protection of Metals, CAS

1999,6-Present Institute of Metal Research, CAS

Research Interest:

(1) Fundamentals and Technique for the Smart Controlled Release Systems of Corrosion Inhibitors.

(2) R/D of Environmentally Friendly Corrosion Inhibitors.

(3) Corrosion & Protection in ProductionTransportation & Refining systems of Crude Oil and Gas.

(4) Corrosion and Protection of Steel Rebars in Concrete Structures and Microelectronic Devices.

(5) Green Chemical Conversion or Deposited Films.

Research Achievement:

1. The technique of corrosion inhibitors for steel rebar embedded in concrete structures near to the sea (Supported by the National Key Technology R&D Program, China)

2. The preparation and characteristics of corrosion inhibitor microsphere with the function of controlled release of pH response (Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China)

3. Controlling Release Mechanism and Preparation for Encapsulated Corrosion Inhibitors (Supported by National Key Project Plans)

4. Corrosion and Inhibition Mechanism of Carbon Steel in H2S Aqueous Solutions

5. Establishment of Evaluation Methods and the Screening of Inhibitors for Undersea Pipelines

6. Corrosion and Inhibition during the High Pressure CO2 Enhanced Oil

7. R&D of Environmental Friendly Inhibitor (Funded by AMOCO Company)

8. Corrosion Mechanism and Protection in Refinery Fed by High S Crude Oil

9. Acidic Cleaning and Protection for Stainless Steel or Al Alloy Frames Used in TFT-LCD Production

Service to the International Professional Societies:



1. Xiumei Wang, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wang “Inhibition performance of a gemini surfactant and its co-adsorption effect with halides on mild steel in 0.25 M H2SO4 solution” Corrosion Science, 2012, 55(2): 145-152

2. Xin Zhou, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wang “Investigation on the inhibition behavior of a pentaerythritol glycoside for carbon steel in 3.5% NaCl saturated Ca(OH)2 solution” Corrosion Science, 2012, (54) 193-200.

3. Lijuan Feng, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wang “Effect of an Imidazoline Derivative on the Protection Performance of Oxide Film Formed on Carbon Steel in Saturated Ca(OH)2 Solution” Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 2012, 7(5):4064-4077

4. Xin Zhou, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wang “[BMIM]BF4 ionic liquids as effective inhibitor for carbon steel in alkaline chloride solution” Electrochim. Acta, 56 (2011) 4268–4275

5. Xiumei Wanga, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wanga “An investigation of benzimidazole derivative as corrosion inhibitor for mild steel in different concentration HCl solutions” Corrosion Science, 2011, (53) 113-121

6. Lijuan Feng, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wang “Experimental and theoretical studies for corrosion inhibition of carbon steel by imidazoline derivative in 5% NaCl saturated Ca(OH)2 solution” Electrochim. Acta, 58 (2011) 427–436.

7. Xiumei Wanga, Huaiyu Yang*, Fuhui Wanga “A cationic gemini-surfactant as effective inhibitor for mild steel in HCl solutions ” Corrosion Science, 2010, (52):1268-1276

8. Dongyun Han, Huaiyu Yang*, Chengyun Zhu and Fuhui Wang “Controlled synthesis of CuO nanoparticles using TritonX-100-based water-in-oil reverse micelles” Powder Technology, 2008, 185:286

9C. B. Shen, S. G. Wang, H. Y. Yang, K. Long, F. H. Wang “Corrosion effect of allylthiourea on bulk nanocrystalline ingot iron in diluted acidic sulphate solution” Electrochimica Acta, 2007, 52:3950

10C. B. Shen, S. G. Wang, H. Y. Yang, K. Long, F. H. Wang “Corrosion and corrosion inhibition by thiourea of bulk nanocrystallized industrial pure iron in dilute HCl solution” Corrosion Science, 2006, (48):1655

11C. B. Shen, S. G. Wang, H. Y. Yang, K. Long, F. H. Wang “The adsorption stability and inhibition by allyl-thiourea of bulk nanocrystalline ingot iron in dilute HCl solution” Applied surface science, 2006, 253:2118.

12Dongyun HanHuaiyu Yang*Fuhui Wang, In situ preparation of NiO/ZnO core-shell nanoparticles via microemulsion method, Nanoscience, 2006Vol 11 (2):146

13. S. G. Wang, C. B. Shen, K. Long, H. Y. Yang, F. H. Wang, and Z. D. Zhang, Preparation and Electrochemical Corrosion Behavior of Bulk anocrystalline Ingot Iron in HCl Acid Solution, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005, 109: 2499

14. D.Y. Han , H.Y.Yang*, C. B. Shen, Preparation of size controllable MgO nanoparticles via reverse microemulsion method,  Materials Science Forum, 2005, 475:3543

15D.Y. Han, H.Y. Yang*, C.B. Shen, X. Zhou and F. H. Wang “Synthesis and size control of NiO nanoparticles by water-in –oil microemulsion” Powder Technology, 2004, 147:133