Chair Professor Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Qiang Zhu, graduated from the Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg, Germany, majoring in material science and obtained a Dr.-Ing. Degree in 1994. He uses to be vice chief engineer and chief scientist in the General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals (Beijing),vice director of the National Research Center for Non Ferrous Metal Based Composites, the established director of the Beijing Research Center for Advanced Forming Technologies of Metals. Now he is the Chairman of the 15th International Technical Committee of Semi-Solid Processing of Alloys and Composites, executive director of the Shenzhen Key Laboratory for Additive Manufacturing of High Performance Materials. Dr. Zhu has completed or been ongoing research projects of France-China cooperation project, National Natural Science Foundation of Germany, National Natural Science Foundation key project of UK and the life improvement project of the impeller and turbine for the key components of Cummins global turbocharger, China central government and local government key research programs. Zhu gave a number of invited speeches to internationally well-known academic conferences as well as universities and enterprises, published more than 160 articles and as chief editor published two academic books. He is also applied or granted 1 International invention patent and 50 Chinese patents.

Personal Profile

Qiang Zhu, graduated from the Universität Erlangen- Nürnberg, Germany, majoring in material science and obtained a Dr.-Ing. Degree in 1994. He uses to be vice chief engineer and chief scientist in the General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals (Beijing),vice director of the National Research Center for Non Ferrous Metal Based Composites, the established director of the Beijing Research Center for Advanced Forming Technologies of Metals. Now he is the Chairman of the 15th International Technical Committee of Semi-Solid Processing of Alloys and Composites, executive director of the Shenzhen Key Laboratory for Additive Manufacturing of High Performance Materials. Dr. Zhu has completed or been ongoing research projects of France-China cooperation project, National Natural Science Foundation of Germany, National Natural Science Foundation key project of UK and the life improvement project of the impeller and turbine for the key components of Cummins global turbocharger, China central government and local government key research programs. Zhu gave a number of invited speeches to internationally well-known academic conferences as well as universities and enterprises, published more than 160 articles and as chief editor published 2 academic books. He is also applied or granted 1 International invention patent and 50 Chinese patents.

Education:
◆ 1990-1994  Dr.-Ing. in Materials Science, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany 
◆ 1982-1986  M.Sc. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, PRC
◆ 1978-1982  B.Sc. in High Temperature Alloying, University of Science and Technology Beijing, PRC

Experiences:
◆ 2016-Present---Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
◆ 2010-2016-----Vice Chief Engineer and Chief  Scientist, General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals, Beijing, China
◆ 2003-2010-----Principle Material Engineer and Chief Metallurgist, Cummins Turbocharging Technologies Ltd, UK
◆ 1997-2003-----IMMPETUS Research Fellow in Materials, University of Sheffield, UK
◆ 1996-1997-----Senior Associate Researcher, University of Cambridge, UK
◆ 1995-1996-----Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK
◆ 1994-1995-----Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
◆ 1989-1990-----Visiting CNRS Research Fellow, Ecole des Mine de Nancy, France
◆ 1982-1989-----Lecturer and Head of Superalloys Laboratory, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

Research Areas:

◆ Advanced forming (liquid and solid processing) theory and technology of metals

◆ Additive manufacturing (3D printing) of metals

◆ Metal powder injection forming

◆ Computer Aided Engineering (material design, forming simulation, property prediction, etc.)

◆ Failure analysis and fracture mechanics

Major Recognition:
◆ "Peacock Plan" A Level of Overseas High-level Talents of Shenzhen, 2017 
◆ Distinguished Professor of "Pengcheng Scholar" of Shenzhen, 2018
◆ "Pilot Talents" of Nanshan district, Shenzhen, 2017 
◆ Outstanding Contribution Award to Semi-Solid Processing of Alloys and Composites, 2018 
◆ Key Scientific Article Award of Advances in Engineering, 2015 
◆ International Die Casting Competition Award on Aluminum Die Casting/Squeeze/ Semi-Solid, presented by North American Casting Association, 2009 
◆ Cummins Steve Power Award “Semi-Solid Moulding of Impellers”, 2006 
◆ Cummins Steve Power Award “Resolution of HX82 Impeller Slinger Boss LCF”, 2004
◆ Excellent thesis award of China Metal  “Phase interface segregation of magnesium in a nickel-base superalloy”,1988

 

 

 

Research

◆ Advanced forming (liquid and solid processing) theory and technology of metals

◆ Additive manufacturing (3D printing) of metals

◆ Metal powder injection forming

◆ Computer Aided Engineering (material design, forming simulation, property prediction, etc.)

◆ Failure analysis and fracture mechanics


Teaching

1.Failure analysis and fracture mechanics (Fall semester/UG and PG)

2.Theoretical basis of metal additive manufacturing (Spring semester/UG and PG)


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Prof. Qiang Zhu's interest focuses on additive manufacturing and semi-solid processing. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed papers, applied for more than 50 patents.

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  • Prof. Qiang ZHU’ team visited Shenzhen Xinshen New Material Technology Co., Ltd

    2020-05-23
  • The research group of Prof. Zhu Qiang in made the latest progress in the field of performance improvement for additive manufacturing composites

    2020-05-15
  • Congratulations to Mr Liu Chang, a master candidate in our lab, won the "Youth Excellent Paper Award"

    2019-10-20

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Contact Address

Room 407, Building 5, Wisdom Garden, No 1088,xueyuan Rd., Nanshan District,Shenzhen,Guangdong,China 518055

Office Phone

0755-88018131

Email

zhuq@sustech.edu.cn

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