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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

  • Sui, Y., Zhang, Y., Hu, H., Xu, Q., Yang, F., & Li, Z. (2018). High energy density asymmetric supercapacitor based ZnS/NiCo2S4/Co9S8 nanotube composites materials. Advanced Materials Interfaces. doi:10.1002/admi.201800018

  • Yang, F., Sun, W., Singh, A., & Bolzoni, L. (2018). Effect of minor titanium addition on copper/diamond composites prepared by hot forging. JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 1-6. doi:10.1007/s11837-018-2815-2 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11905

  • Yang, F., Gabbitas, B., Raynova, S., Singh, A., & Bolzoni, L. (2018). Preparation of Ti-5553 Alloy by Different Extrusion Processes from Elemental Powder Mixtures. Key Engineering Materials, 770, 31-38. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.770.31

  • Yang, F., Raynova, S., Singh, A., Zhao, Q., Romero, C., & Bolzoni, L. (2018). Producing High-Quality Titanium Alloy by a Cost-Effective Route Combining Fast Heating and Hot Processing. JOM; The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), 1-6. doi:10.1007/s11837-018-2791-6 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11904

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Contact Details

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