Dr Ajit Pal Singh

Teaching Fellow (HEBUST)

Qualifications: BE Honours (Mechanical), PhD (Materials and Processing), Waikato

Research Interests

  • Powder metallurgy/thermomechanical processing of titanium and titanium alloys
  • Effects of residual impurities and microstructure on the fracture behaviour of titanium alloys
  • Mechanical performance (particularly fracture toughness) of powder-produced Ti-6Al-4V
  • Processing and characterisation of powder produced metal matrix composites, nanofiber composites, sandwich structured composites and ceramic materials

Teaching Commitments


Engineering; Materials and Processing; Mechanical; Teaching

Titanium Alloys, Powder Metallurgy Process, Fracture Toughness, Microstructure, Heat Treatment Process, Interstitial Impurity, Mechanical Property and Failure Behaviour

Recent Publications

  • Singh, A. P., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Gabbitas, B. (2018). Solution treatment of Ti-6Al-4V alloy produced by consolidating blended powder mixture using a powder compact extrusion route. Materials Science and Engineering A, 712, 157-165. doi:10.1016/j.msea.2017.11.098

  • Singh, A. P., Gabbitas, B., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Mukhtar, A. (2016). Effect of pre-consolidation methods and oxygen on the mechanical properties of As-Extruded Ti-6Al-4V Alloy Rod. In V. Venkatesh, A. L. Pilchak, J. E. Allison, S. Ankem, R. Boyer, J. Christodoulou, . . . A. Woodfield (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Titanium. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. doi:10.1002/9781119296126.ch228

  • Yang, F., Gabbitas, B., Singh, A. P., Raynova, S., Lu, H., & Robinson, B. (2016). Preparation of titanium alloy parts by powder compact extrusion of a powder mixture and scaled Up Manufacture. Key Engineering Materials, 704, 75-84. doi:10.4028/

  • Yang, F., Gabbitas, B., Singh, A., & Wang, C. (2016). High Strength Titanium Rods Produced by Thermomechanical Powder Consolidation. Materials Science Forum, 861, 147-152.

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Contact Details

Room: E.2.07
Phone: +64 7 838 4266