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Dr Fei Yang

Senior Research Fellow

Qualifications: BEng IMUST, MEng, PhD HIT

Research Interests

Powder Metallurgy, Structure and Property Relationships in Materials, Thermomechanical Processing of Titanium Alloys, Functionally Graded Materials, Mn+1AXn Materials, Advanced Heat Sink Materials.

Research Supervised

PhD

Chief supervision:

Qinyang Zhao (In Progress). Hot deformation behaviour and processing of a powder metallurgy high-strength titanium alloy

Shanquan Jia (In Progress). Cost-effictively synthesising high-quality copper/diamond composite and understanding the affecting factors.

Co-supervision:

Carlos Romero Villarreal (In Progress). Effect of thermomechanical processing on mechanical properties of cost-effective powder metallurgy titanium-based materials

Ben Jackson (In Progress). Direct metal fabrication of titanium composites and alloys by direct selective laser melting

Nandakumar Ranganathan (In Progress). Friction welding of tube to tube plate using an external tool

Wei Sun (In Progress, enrolled in HIT, PR China). Microstructure and properties of hot-pack rolling TiAl/Ti laminated composites

Yu Su (In Progress, enrolled in HIT, PR China). Investigation on hot-rolling deformatinon and microstructure and mechanical properties of high-temperature titanium alloy used for short-term service at 650-700℃

Yousef N J Alshammari (In Progress).

Stiliana Raynova (Completed in March 2017) Study on low-cost alternatives for synthesising powder metallurgy titanium and titanium alloys

Teaching Commitments

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

  • Qu, J. P., Zhang, C. J., Han, J. C., Zhang, S. Z., Yang, F., & Chen, Y. Y. (2017). Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of near α-Ti matrix composites reinforced by hybrid (TiB+Y<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf>) with bimodal size. Vacuum, 144, 203-206. doi:10.1016/j.vacuum.2017.08.001

  • Wang, R., Sui, Y., Yang, F., Qi, J., Wei, F., He, Y., . . . Sun, Z. (2017). Synthesis of Cu<inf>2</inf>O by oxidation-assisted dealloying method for flexible all-solid-state asymmetric supercapacitors. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 1-11. doi:10.1007/s10854-017-8121-x

  • Guo, C., Zhang, C., Han, J., Zhang, S., Yang, F., Chai, L., & Chen, Z. (2017). Effect of Trace B on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a Newly Near α High Temperature Titanium Alloy. Advanced Engineering Materials, 1700490. doi:10.1002/adem.201700490

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Contact Details

Email: fyang@waikato.ac.nz
Room: LSL1.19
Phone: +64 7 837 9417