Jian-Feng Nie is a professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Monash University. His research interests include atomic-scale characterization of light alloys using advanced electron microscopy imaging techniques, solute clustering and segregation at nanoscale, structure-property relationships in advanced metallic materials, and magnesium alloys. He has published more than 100 research papers, guest edited 2 viewpoint sets in Scripta Materialia, and edited 5 conference proceedings. His research received over 6,700 citations. He chaired several international conferences and symposia, including the 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM-7), held in Cairns in 2010, that attracted 1350 attendants.
He is editor of Metallurgical and Materials Transactions (2013-). He is chair of National Events Committee of Materials Australia, and former chair of Phase Transformations Committee of TMS/ASM International, USA (2003-2006). He is recipient of AIME Champion H. Mathewson Medal Award, TMS (2015), One-Thousand Talent Scholars, China (2010), The Inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Innovation and Collaboration in Research with Industry, Monash University (2008), Marcus A Grossmann Young Authors Award, ASM International, USA (2006), ICYS Visiting Research Fellow (Short Term), NIMS, Japan (2005, 2007), MMO Distinguished Lecturer, Materials and Manufacturing Ontario, Toronto, Canada (2003), CRC-CAST Commercialisation Award for AM-SC1 Magnesium Alloy (2003), and CRC-CAST Commercialisation Award for AM-lite Magnesium Alloy (2003).