Staff and Students

Staff members

Professor Zhan Chen
BE, ME, Ph.D (The University of Auckland) 1990
Research interests: Selective laser melting and electron beam melting, welding (and friction stir welding), machinability, physical metallurgy and mechanical behaviours of materials

Associate Professor Timotius Pasang
BE, ME, Ph.D (Monash University) 2001
Research interests: Welding technologies and welding metallurgy, machinability, failure analysis, mechanical behaviours of materials

Dr. Maziar Ramezani
BSc, MSc, Ph.D (University of Science, Malaysia) 2010
Research interests: Tribology, computer modelling, additive manufacturing, metal forming, impact mechanics, fracture mechanics and failure analysis

PhD students

Kourosh DarvishEffects of laser power on structure formation during selective laser melting and fatigue crack behaviours of the Co-29Cr-6Mo alloy2014-2017
Mana AzizideroueiMicrostructure and mechanical properties of Ti Alloys processed by Electron Beam Melting (EBM)2014-2018
Mahros DarsinDrill-ability of Titanium Alloy 62462014-2017
Doddy ParningotanProduction of discontinuity free Al-to-Cu plates that last by friction stir lap welding (study on thermomechanical, thermodynamic and kinetic aspects)2014-2018
Mohammadreza ArjmandiMechanical and tribological evaluation of a novel three-dimentional woven composite for minimally invasive joint implant2015-2018
Khashayar KhanlariMechanical and tribological characterisation of Nitinol60 parts manufactured by different powder metallurgy processes2015-2018
Minh PhanMetallurgical study of electron beam melting of a Co-Cr-Ni-W alloy2016-2018
Mehdi SaeidiDevelopment of a novel natural articular motion implant for knee osteoarthritis2016-2019
Muhammad AsifMechanical characterisation, analysis and optimisation of a new photopolymer extrusion 3D printing technique2016-2019
Udhaya Kumar AruchamyInvestigation of passivation on corrosion resistance of New Zealand Steel products2016-2019
Steve AlesStudies on fatigue behaviour of dissimilar Al to Ti friction stir lap welds2017-2019