Dr Rob Torrens


Qualifications: BSc(Tech) MSc PhD Waikato

Teaching Commitments

Recent Publications

  • Zhao, Q., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Bolzoni, L. (2019). Comparison of the cracking behavior of powder metallurgy and ingot metallurgy Ti-5Al-5Mo-5V-3Cr alloys during hot deformation. Materials, 12(3). doi:10.3390/ma12030457

  • Singh, A. P., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Gabbitas, B. (2019). The effect of heat treatment on the mechanical properties of Ti-6Al-4V alloy produced by consolidating a high impurity blended powder mixture using a combination of powder compact hot pressing and extrusion. Journal of Materials Research. doi:10.1557/jmr.2019.26

  • Zhao, Q. Y., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Bolzoni, L. (2019). Evaluation of the hot workability and deformation mechanisms for a metastable beta titanium alloy prepared from powder. Materials Characterization, 149, 226-238. doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2019.01.031

  • Zhao, Q., Yang, F., Torrens, R., & Bolzoni, L. (2019). In-situ observation of the tensile deformation and fracture behaviour of powder-consolidated and as-cast metastable beta titanium alloys. Materials Science and Engineering A, 750, 45-59. doi:10.1016/j.msea.2019.02.037

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Contact Details

Room: LSL.1.18
Phone: +64 7 838 4684