Qiang Zhu

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 Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM), UK, 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.

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◆ 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


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

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

3.Project Management Fundamentals and Practice(Fall semester/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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  • Professor Qiang ZHU wins first prize in 2020 China Non-ferrous Metals Industry Science and Technology Award

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

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


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