Principal Investigator

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Dr. Zengbao Jiao (焦增宝), Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PolyU

Member, Inter-university 3D Atom Probe Tomography Unit (APTU), Hong Kong

Email: zb.jiao@polyu.edu.hk

 

Education & Experience:

2016: Research scholar, MIT (Prof. C.A. Schuh)

2014: PhD & Postdoc, CityU (Prof. C.T. Liu)

2010: M.S., USTB (Prof. Z.P. Lu)

 

Research Interest:

Advanced high-strength steels; High-entropy alloys; Stable nanocrystalline alloys; High-temperature alloys; 3D atom probe tomography

 

Research staffs and students

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Dr. Xiaohua Chen, Visiting Scholar (Sept 2021 - )

Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

Email: chenxh@skl.ustb.edu.cn

 

Research Interest: Steel and alloys

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Shi Qiu (邱實), Postdoc Research Associate (Mar 2021 - )

PhD: Beihang University, China

Email: shiqiu.qiu@polyu.edu.hk

 

Research Interest: Computational materials science

 

Achievement

Intermetallics 140, 107399, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Mengchao Niu (牛夢超), Postdoc Fellow (2021 - )

PhD from Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Research Interest: Advanced high-strength steels and alloys

 

Achievement

Acta Materialia 209, 116788, 2021.
Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 2021.
PolyU Postdoctoral Matching Fund Scheme, 2021.

 

 

 

 

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Ms. Bingchen Zhou (周冰晨), PhD student (Sept 2018 - )

MS: University of Science & Technology Beijing, China

Email: bingc.zhou@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Advanced high-strength steels

 

Achievement

Acta Materialia 205, 116561, 2021.
Young Researcher Merit Award, CNERC Annual Technical Symposium, PolyU, 2021
Young Researcher Award, CNERC Annual Technical Symposium, PolyU, 2020

Merit Award, The 5th Mechanical Engineering Poster Competition, PolyU, 2019

 

 

 

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Ms. Jieyichen Fang (方潔怡晨), PhD student (Sept 2019 - )

MSc: Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Email: irenejyc.fang@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: High-entropy alloys

 

Achievement

Journal of Phase Equilibria and Diffusion, 2021

Champion, The 6th Mechanical Engineering Poster Competition, PolyU, 2020

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Jiaming Guo, PhD student (Jan 2020 - )

MSc: Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Email: jiaming.guo@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: High-entropy alloys

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Bingyu Ni, PhD student (Sept 2021 - )

BS: Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Email: bingyu.ni@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Machine learning and alloy development

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alumni

Dr. Zhiyi Ding, Research Associate (Mar 2019 - Jan 2021)

Research topic: High entropy alloys

Now faculty at University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

 

Dr. Huiting Zheng, Research Associate (Nov 2020 - Jan 2021)

Research topic: High entropy alloys

 

Dr. Lei Fan, PhD student (Sept 2017 - Mar 2021)

Research topic: High entropy alloys

 

Mr. Mengchao Niu, Visiting PhD student (July 2019 - Oct 2020)

Research topic: Advanced high-strength steels

Postdoc Fellowship at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

 

Ms. Yurong Li, Visiting PhD student (Oct 2019 - Jan 2020)

Research topic: Nanocrystalline alloys

Now PhD student at Beijing University of Technology

 

Ms. Bingchen Zhou, Research Assistant (Sept 2017 - Aug 2018)

Research topic: Advanced high-strength steels

Now PhD student at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University