Job: Reader in Engineering Materials
School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development
Research group(s): Emerging Technologies Research Centre (EMTERC)
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom
T: +44 (0)116 257 7072
Emerging Technologies Research Centre (EMTERC)
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Surface Engineering & Coating Technologies for Tribological, Corrosion Resistance and Biomedical Applications
Characterisation of Surface Engineered Systems.
Plasma Nitriding of Ferrous and Non-ferrous Alloys
Magnetron Sputter Deposition of Oxide, Boride and Nitride Coatings
Surface Engineering of Stainless Steels
Surface Nanocrystalline Materials
Finite Element Analysis
Tribology and Corrosion of Coatings
Surface Engineering of Wear Components for Food Processing
Materials and Sustainability
Design for manufacturing
Mechanical Engineering BEng
Mechanical Engineering MSc
Green Energy Technologies BEng
Member of ASM International and Affiliated Heat Treatment Society
The 8th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering AEPSE 2011: Invited Speaker and Session Chair, , Dalian, China, September 2011
Area of expertise:
Generation 2 potato slicing blades: wear and failure analysis, Industrial consultant project for PepsiCo Inc., 2007
Surface treatments for potato slicing blades for improved lifespan, Industrial consultant project for PepsiCo Inc., 2008
Mr. Richard Bailey: PhD student, First supervisor
Mr. Khalid Alrbaey: PhD student, Second supervisor
DMU Research Capital Infrastructure Funding (RCIF): to develop the Materials Laboratory for teaching and surface engineering research, 2009
DMU Fee-only PhD scholarship Award: 2011
Bell, Thomas and Sun, Yong: Process for the treatment of austenitic stainless steel articles
UK Patent ZSR455/Q036333PGB, 1997
United States Patent 6238490, May 29, 2001.
Citation: total citations by others so far: more than 2000 times
Editorial board: Member of Editorial Board, (Journal) ISRN Materials Science, since January 2011
Service as reviewer for the following international journals:
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