PhD Student

Contact Information

Email: mingshengxia@yahoo.ca
Baosteel Company, Shanghai, China

Biographical Information

2006: Assistant Researcher, Central Iron & Steel Research Institute, Specialization in Weldabilty of High Nitrogen Stainless Steel

2004: MASc, Hefei University of Technology, Specialization in Surface Modification

1998: BASc, Hefei University of Technology, Specialization in Material Science

Research Projects

Diode laser welding of advanced high strength steel

  • Study of the feasibility of producing butt and edge-fillet welds in automotive AHSS with high power diode and YAG:Nd laser
  • Development of a thermal model of diode laser welding on sheet
  • Metallurgical and properties analysis on the weld joint

Project sponsor(s)

  • Alcan Inc.
  • Auto21, one of the Networks of Centres of Excellence supported by the Canadian Government
  • Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor Scott Lawson
  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou

Research Interests

  • Laser welding and metallurgical study
  • Tube welding and forming of advanced high strength steel
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo