PhD Student

Affiliations

Dr. Ray Liu Centre for Advanced Materials Joining
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo

Contact Information

Phone: (519)-888-4567, ext. 35625
Office: E3-3110
Email: rayliu@engmail.uwaterloo.ca

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Canada

Biographical Information

2007: Assistant Researcher, State Key Lab of Advanced Welding Production Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, People's Republic of China, Specialization in Magnesium Alloy Welding and Joining

2007: MASc, Department of Welding Technology and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, People's Republic of China, Specialization in Copper/Steel Joining and Cladding

2005: BASc, Department of Welding Technology and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, People's Republic of China, Specialization in Surface Modification

Research Projects

Magnesium Alloy Welding and Joining

  • Study of the feasibility of spot welds in magnesium alloy with resistance spot welding and friction stir spot welding
  • Optimized selection of process parameters
  • Metallurgical and properties analysis on the welds
  • Weldability study using finite element analysis

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou

Research Interests

  • Resistance spot welding in magnesium alloy
  • Friction stir spot welding

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo