Research Highlights
  • Corrosion, Cavitation Erosion and Wear of Materials
  • Surface Engineering
  • Laser Materials Processing
  • Friction Stir Welding and Processing
  • Nanomaterials / Biomaterials

 

Recent Grants
  • Co-principal Investigator, “A Feasibility Study on the Use of Friction-Stir Technique to Improve Stress Corrosion Cracking Resistance of Fe-Cr-Ni Alloys and a Comparative Study Among Friction-Stir Technique, Laser Processing and Electrochemical Method”, Grant No. FDCT 057/2015/A2, 2016-2019 (On-going), Principal Investigator: Prof. Kin Ho LO
  • Principal Investigator, “Investigation of Friction Stir Welding of Titanium Alloys and its Composites for Engineering Applications”, Grant No. FDCT 095/2014/A2 2015-2018 (On-going), Co-principal Investigator: Prof. Kin Ho LO
  • Co-principal investigator, “First-Principles Study on the Electronic Properties of Silicon Nitride Nanowires for Solar Energy Harvesting”, Grant No. FDCT 076/2013/A, 2014 (completed), Principal Investigator: Prof. Hui Pan
  • Co-principal investigator, “Cavitation Erosion of Duplex Stainless Steel after High-temperature Exposure and its Mitigation Using Laser Surface Treatment”, Grant No. FDCT 069/2012/A3, 2013-2015 (completed), Principal Investigator: Prof. Kin Ho LO
  • Principal Investigator, “Laser Surface Treatment of Various Stainless Steels for Combating Against Hydrogen Embrittlement”, Grant No. FDCT 070/2011/A3, 1/10/2012 – 31/10/2015 (completed), Co-principal Investigator: Prof. Kin Ho LO
  • Principal Investigator, “Influence of Metallurgical Variables on Sensitisation Behaviour of Stainless Steels & the Feasibility of Desensitisation Surface-Treatment by Diode Laser”, Grant No. FDCT 019/2009/A1, 1/1/2010 – 30/4/2012 (completed), Co-principal Investigator: Prof. Kin Ho LO
  • Principal Investigator, “Laser surface modification of copper-based electrical contact materials for electrified railway systems”, Grant No. RG068/07-08S/KCT/FST and FDCT 018/2008/A, 1/1/2008 – 31/12/2009 (completed)
  • Principal Investigator, “Electrophoretic Deposition and Corrosion of Nano-hydroxyapatite Coatings on Implant Alloys”, Grant No.RG064/06-07S/KCT/FST and FDCT 018/2007/A, 1/1/2007 – 31/12/2007 (completed)

 

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Special Engineering Services
  1. Standard corrosion and wear tests conforming to ASTM/ISO standards
  2. Materials evaluation & failure analysis
  3. Laser processing with high power laser
  4. Friction stir welding and processing