Research staff

Materials Science and Engineering – Research staff

Dr. Golrokh Akhgar

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 312 Desk 19, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Neil Cameron

Dr. Erin Brodie

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 312 Desk 15, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Laurence Meagher

Dr. James Carthew

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 304 Desk 1, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Jess Frith

Dr. Louis Chiu

Research Fellow and Modelling and Processing Research Team Leader, 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. Darren Cram

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 236 Desk 19, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Christopher Hutchinson

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 Officer
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
15-17 Normanby Road, Notting Hill VIC. 3168

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Yuman Zhu

Ms. Maria Garcia Cruz

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 312 Desk 9, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Jessica Frith

Dr. Mehri Ghasemi

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 10, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Mr. Jordan Hooker

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 5, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Neil Cameron

Dr. Zhifeng Huang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 204 Desk 26, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

Dr. Tom Jarvis

Senior Research Fellow and Lab Manager/Operation Team Leader, 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. 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 110 Desk 8, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Marcus C. Lam

Research Fellow and Nickel & Steel, Modelling Research Deputy Team Leader, 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. Weilun Li

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

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Joanne Etheridge

Dr. Samuel Lim

Research Fellow and Ti Alloy Research Team Leader, 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

Research Fellow and PMP, Titanium Research Team, 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. Chang Liu

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

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Julie Karel

Dr. Jingying Liu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 15, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Sudha Mokkapati

Mr. Yichen Liu

Research Officer, 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. Yiyi Liu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 354 Desk 14, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Hsin-Hui Shen

Dr. Jisheng Ma

Senior Technical Officer, X-Ray Platform
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 204 Desk 16, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: James Griffith

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 Aijun Huang

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. Priya Naidu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 312 Desk 5, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Laurence Meagher

Dr. Qingdong Ou

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 304 Desk 21, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Julie Karel

Dr. Nirmal Peiris

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 35, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Babar Shabbir

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 13, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Manoj Sharma

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 37, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

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 Aijun Huang

Blown Powder, Powder Bed & Hot Isostatic Pressing.

Dr. Tiffany Tang

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 223 Desk 1, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof George Simon

Dr. Tony Tian

Research Fellow and Project Manager/Nickel & Steel Research Team Leader, 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. Bo Wang

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Dr Hsin-Hui Shen

Dr. Chao Wang

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 103 Desk 4, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Chris McNeill

Dr. Tharindu Warnakula

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 39, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jacek Jasieniak

Dr. Yuxiang Wu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 236 Desk 14, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Chris Hutchinson

Dr. Yuefeng Yin

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 117 Desk 2, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: A/Prof Nikhil Medhekar

Dr. Jaechoul Yu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 110 Desk 36, 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/Prof Neil Cameron

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 204 Desk 17, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

Dr. Kun Zhou

Research Assistant
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 223 Desk 19, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof John Forsythe

Dr. Su-Ming Zhu

Research Fellow
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Room 213 Desk 12, 20 Research Way, Clayton

Research Interests:

Supervisor: Prof Jianfeng Nie

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

Dr. Yuman Zhu

Research Fellow and Academic Manager/Aluminium Research Team Leader, 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.