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, Postdoc (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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Dr. Mengchao Niu, Postdoc (Dec 2021 - )

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

Email: mengchao.niu@polyu.edu.hk; Office: FJ627

 

Research Interest: Advanced high-strength steels and alloys

 

Achievement

Acta Materialia 209, 116788, 2021.
Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 2021.
PolyU Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2021.

 

 

 

 

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

Email: bingc.zhou@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Advanced high-strength steels

 

Achievement

Acta Materialia 205, 116561, 2021.
Materials Characterization, 2022.
China Patent, 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 Presentation 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

Champion, The 7th Mechanical Engineering Presentation Competition, PolyU, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Sufyan Naseem, PhD student (Dec 2021 - )

BS: Dawood University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

MS: Sichuan University, China

Email: sufyan.naseem@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Heat-resistant steels

 

Achievement

PolyU Presidential PhD Fellowship, 2021.

 

 

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Mr. Pengyu Xu, MSc student (Sept 2021 - )

BS: Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Email: pengyu.xu@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Superalloys

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ms. Kaichen Wang, MSc student (Sept 2021 - )

BS: Beijing Technology and Business University, China

Email: kaichen.wang@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Advanced high-strength steel

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Xizheng Zhang, MSc student (Sept 2021 - )

BS: Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Email: xi-zheng.zhang@connect.polyu.hk

 

Research Interest: Additive manufacturing

 

 

 

 

 

 

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