Professor Mechanical Engineering, Edith Cowan University

Laichang Zhang has considerable expertise and extensive cross-disciplinary research activities in advanced manufacturing of different types of materials (including nanocrystalline / ultrafine-grained materials, bulk metallic glasses, biomaterials, and high-strength steels) and the understanding of their processing, microstructure and properties (e.g. mechanical properties, fatigue properties, corrosion behavior and catalytic performance).

Laichang has extensively contributed to a number of research grants supported by Australian Research Council, European Union, National Natural Science Foundation of China, Ministry of Science and Technology of China. He also has good links to industry both for teaching and research.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor Mechanical Engineering, Edith Cowan University

Education

  • 2005 
    Insitute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD