Prof. Kin Ho LO’s Research Group

 

Research Highlights

 

Funding Source
2016-2019:
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding Source: Science and Technology Fund of Macau (FDCT)
Status: On-going
Title: 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.: 057/2015/A2
2015-2018:
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Source: Science and Technology Fund of Macau (FDCT)
Status: On-going
Title: Investigation of friction stir welding of titanium alloys and its composites for engineering applications
Grant No.: 095/2014/A22015-2017:
One-Time Special Fund for Supporting Ph.D Students from UM
Status: Currently used to support a doctoral student working on cavitation erosion and surface engineering2013-2015:
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding Source: Science and Technology Fund of Macau (FDCT)
Status: Completed on time
Title: Cavitation erosion of duplex stainless steel after high-temperature exposure and its mitigation using laser surface treatment
Grant No.: 069/2012/A32012-2015:
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Source: Science and Technology Fund of Macau (FDCT)
Title: Laser surface treatment of various stainless steels for combating against hydrogen embrittlement
Grant No.: 070/2011/A32011-2013:
Role: Sole Principal Investigator
Funding Source: Science and Technology Fund of Macau (FDCT)
Status: Completed on time
Title: Notch-strengthening effects of stainless steels and their behavior after high-temperature exposure typical of a fire accident: assessment of using stainless steels as reinforcing bars of concrete structures
Grant No.: 031/2010/A2

2011-2013:
Role: Sole Principal Investigator
Status: Completed on time
Funding Source: The University of Macau
Title: Effects of thermomechanical treatment on magnetic domains, magnetic properties and corrosion Resistance of duplex stainless steel
Grant No.: MYRG064(Y1-L1)-FST11-LKH

2009-2011:
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Funding Source: Science and Technology Fund of Macau (FDCT)
Status: Completed on time
Title: Influence of metallurgical variables on sensitization behavior of stainless steels and the feasibility of desensitization surface-treatment by diode laser
Grant No.: 019-2009-A1

 

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Students
Supervision of Students
B.Sc Students
2004-present36 undergraduate projects (as Co-Supervisor of 7 of them)
2012-20131 Honours College project
2012, 2013, 2015Summer Research Experience Programme for UG Students
M.Sc Students  
Completed 4
On-going 7 (3 of them are to finish their degrees in 2016/2017)
Ph.D Students
On-going 3 (1 as co-supervisor)
Student Accomplishments
 2014One UG final-year project selected for inclusion in the Dean’s FYP List
2013M.Sc student conferred the “Young Researcher Award” 2012 by Instituto Internacional Macau for his thesis (IIM) [As Co-supervisor]
2013An undergraduate joint course design project (for MECH308) was 2nd runner-up in the Institute-of-Mechanical-Engineers (IMechE) Greater China Region Design Competition 2013
2012Undergraduate joint course design project awarded the Superior Prize in the 22nd Fengru Cup Competition. Same design ranked fourth in the 1st Institute-of-Mechanical-Engineers (IMechE) Greater China Region Design Competition