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Professor Zhou Wei  

(also spelt as Wei Zhou or W. Zhou)

Tel: (65) 6790 4700   Fax: (65) 6792 4062

Email:   MWZhou@NTU.EDU.SG or WZhou@Cantab.Net

Postal Address:

General Office A, North Spine (N3), Level 2

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Nanyang Technological University

50 Nanyang Avenue

Singapore 639798


Office Location:  N3.2-02-16 (Click here for map)  Current External Appointments

Panel Member, A*STAR Joint Council (JCO) Development Programme Grant Review Panel. Each Development Programme grant supports research for up to S$5 million over 3 years.

Chairman, National Mirror Committee to ISO / TC 44 Welding and Allied Processes (新加坡ISO / TC 44国际标准化全国委员会主席)

Expert, ISO / TC 44 / SC 9 Health and Safety

Expert, ISO / TC 44 / SC 10 Quality Management in the Field of Welding

Expert, ISO / TC 44 / SC 11 Qualification Requirements for Welding and Allied Processes Personnel

Expert, ISO / TC 44 / SC 14 Welding and Brazing in Aerospace

Committee Member, GESSC (General Engineering and Safety Standards Committee), Singapore Standards Council

Council Member, Singapore Welding Society (SWS)

Chairman, Welding Technology & Standardization Committee of SWS

Chairman, Board of Examiners for International Institute of Welding (IIW) Authorized National Body of Singapore (S-ANB).  Academic History & Professional Experience  Positions Available (advertised in Sept 2015)

One Research Associate and one PhD student in area of additive manufacturing (or 3D printing). For Singapore citizens only.  Research Grants

Co-PI, A*STAR Additive Manufacturing Centre (AMC) Initiative - Development of Materials, Processes, Equipment and Standards for 3D Additive Manufacturing, S$5 million (Apr. 2015 to Mar. 2019)

PI, ARTC grant on remanufacturing (Sept. 2015 to Sept. 2018)

Co-PI, Physical and Chemical Characterization of Key Engineering Processes via Advanced Modelling and Simulation Approaches from the Atomistic/Molecular-Scale to the Meso- and Continuum-Scales (May 2016 to Oct 2017)  Research Interests & Publications

More than 200 papers on:

·       Metallic alloys, including light alloys (Al & Ti), ultralight Mg alloys, and other materials (lead-free solders, metal matrix composites, etc);

·       Material properties (fracture, fatigue, wear, creep and corrosion);

·       Manufacturing processes (welding, casting, additive manufacturing, microelectronics packaging, machining, laser surface melting, and focused ion beam nanofabrication);

·       Nano-optics

Most of the papers are SCI-indexed and can be found from the following links:

>3000 citations, H-index = 27  (according to ISI Web of Science)  Teaching

Courses lectured:

·       Materials Science (1st year common engineering core course)

·       Manufacturing Processes (2nd year core course)

·       Materials and Manufacturing Technology (2nd year BEng core course)

·       Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering (inter-school course)

·       Materials Engineering (4th year optional course)

·       Fracture and Fatigue (postgraduate student course)

·       Advanced Manufacturing Technology (postgraduate student course)

·       Laser Assisted Manufacturing (postgraduate student course)  Service to Industry & Profession  Awards & Honours  Links of Interest