Dr Rob Torrens


Qualifications: BSc(Tech) MSc PhD Waikato

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

  • Zhou, D., Geng, H., Zeng, W., Sha, G., Kong, C., Quadir, Z., . . . Zhang, D. (2017). Effect of extrusion temperature on microstructure and properties of an ultrafine-grained Cu matrix nanocomposite fabricated by powder compact extrusion. Journal of Materials Science, 53(7), 5389-5401. doi:10.1007/s10853-017-1952-2

  • Khoo, E., Hight, C., Torrens, R., & Cowie, B. (2017). Software literacy
    Education and beyond
    . Springer. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-7059-4

  • Singh, A. P., Gabbitas, B., Yang, F., & Torrens, R. (2016). Processing, microstructure and high strain rate behaviour of Ti-6Al-4V Alloy produced from a blended mixture using powder compact extrusion. Key Engineering Materials, 704, 413-422. doi:10.4028/ Open Access version:

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Contact Details

Room: LSL.G.32
Phone: +64 7 838 4684