Research staff

Materials Science and Engineering – Research staff

Dr. Shivananju Bannur Nanjunda

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 254 Desk 24, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Julie Karel

Dr. Sushrut Bhanushali

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 213 Desk 11, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Murali Sastry

Dr. Qing Cao

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 337 Desk 30, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Lee Djumas

Dr. James Carthew

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 304 Desk 3, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Jess Frith

Dr. Naresh Chandrasekara

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 36, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Xiaoyu Chen

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 337 Desk 20, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Hsin-Hui Shen

Dr. Louis Chiu

Modelling and Processing Research Team Leader, Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Finite Element Modelling; Topology Optimisation; Process Simulation including powder bed additive manufacturing; Additive Manufacturing including power bed and direct metal deposition; Non-Destructive Testing including X-ray CT and Neutron diffraction

Dr. Bryan Esser

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
10 Innovation Walk, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Joanne Etheridge

Mr. Sam Gao

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 213 Desk 28, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Christopher Hutchinson

Dr. Wenchao Huang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 40, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Chris McNeill

Organic electronics, flexible and stretchable electronics, organic and perovskite photovoltaics

Dr. Zhifeng Huang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 213 Desk 27, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

Mr. Matthew Humbert

Research Engineer, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang Solidification of alloy system; Non-equilibrium processing of materials such as high-entropy alloys, functionally graded alloys, and oxide dispersion strengthened alloys; Welding and deposition processing.

Mr. Tom Jarvis

Lab Manager/Operation Team Leader, Senior Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Dr. Derui Jiang

Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Processing, physical metallurgy, mechanical properties and corrosion properties of stainless steels and aerospace metallic materials; Additive Manufacturing using power bed fusion; Advanced manufacturing technology of metal powders.

Dr. Shravan Kairy

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 337 Desk 15, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Sebastian Thomas

Corrosion and Electron Microscopy

Dr. Wenhao Kan

Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Dr. Jueng-Eun Kim

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 39, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Marcus C. Lam

Nickel & Steel, Modelling Research Deputy Team Leader, Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Additive Manufacturing, High-Temperature Materials, Aerospace Engineering; Solidification, Modelling, CALPHAD, Alloy Design, Microscopy.

Dr. Bin (Bryan) Li

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 33, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Professor Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Samuel Lim

Ti Alloy Research Team Leader, Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Dr. Anthony Liu

PMP, Titanium Research Team Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Dr. Jisheng Ma

Senior Technical Officer (X-Ray Platform)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 204 Desk 23, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: James Griffith

Dr. Junfa Mei

Senior Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Mr. Bryce Melville

Research Engineer, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Xinhua Wu Mechanical engineering background;Design and manufacture of Additively manufactured components;Predominant field of expertise in SLM powder bed printing systems. Focus on delivery of research outcomes and commercial projects to external customers.

Dr. Chun Kiu Ng

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 17, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Qingdong Ou

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 254 Desk 23, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Julie Karel

Dr. Nirmal Peiris

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 38, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Yao Qiu

Research Staff
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 354 Desk 8, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Sebastian Thomas

Mr. John Shurvinton

Laser Facility Officer, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Xinhua Wu

Blown Powder, Powder Bed & Hot Isostatic Pressing.

Dr. Tony Tian

Project Manager/Nickel & Steel Research Team Leader, Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang Processing and physical metallurgy of aerospace metallic materials including titanium alloys and Ni-based superalloys; Additive Manufacturing including power bed and direct metal deposition; Advanced manufacturing technology of metal powders.

Dr. Tommy Wing Yin Tong

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication, 151 Wellington Road, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Nicolas Voelcker

Dr. Sri Vanarasi

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 25, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Neil Cameron

Dr. Bo Wang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 337 Desk 16, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Hsin-Hui Shen

Dr. Chao Wang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 14, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Chris McNeill

Dr. Mingchao Wang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 27, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Nikhil Medhekar

Dr. Yuxiang Wu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 236 Desk 8, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Christopher Hutchinson

Dr. Xueyuan Yang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 254 Desk 27, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Chris Hutchinson

Dr. Wenping Yin

Research Felllow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 35, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Yuefeng Yin

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 117 Desk 10, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Nikhil Medhekar

Dr. Jaechoul Yu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 37, 20 Research Way

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Kun Zhang

Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Alloy development of high strength and high toughness titanium alloy specifically for additive manufacturing process; Heat treatment development and mechanical characterisation of SLMed/DEDed titanium alloys including alpha+beta alloys and beta alloys.

Dr. Yong Zhang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 213 Desk 26, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

Dr. Yunhe Zheng

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 204 Desk 17, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

Dr. Su-Ming Zhu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 213 Desk 25, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

Light metals; Microstructure/mechanical property relationship; Electron microscopy.

Dr. Yuman Zhu

Academic Manager/Aluminium Research Team Leader Research Fellow, Monash Centre for Additive Manufacturing
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Aijun Huang

Light alloys, solute segregation, Precipitation, Microscopy.