PhD student

Affiliations

Dr. Yongde Huang Centre for Advanced Materials Joining
Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo

Contact Information

Phone: (519)-888-4567, ext. 38579
Office: E3-4403
Email: huangyd@engmail.uwaterloo.ca

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

Biographical Information

July 2004 to present: Lecturer, School of Material Science and Engineering, Nanchang Hangkong University

August 1997 to August 2001: Research Engineer, Academe of Mechanical Design, Jiangxi Province

September 2001 to July 2004: MASc, School of Material Science and Engineering, Lanzhou University of Technology

September 1993 to July 1997: BASc, School of Material Science and Engineering, Nanchang Hangkong University

Research Projects

Laser crossed wire welding of Pt-10%Ir to 316-LVM stainless steel

  • Study of the feasibility of laser welding of Pt alloy and 316-LVM SS
  • Optimized selection of process parameters
  • Metallurgical and properties analysis on the welds
  • Mechanism of joint formation

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou

Effects of electrolyte on laser spot sealing

  • Analysis of effects of input variables, such as weld parameters, type of electrolyte, cooling rate, etc.
  • Analysis of weld microstructure and hardness
  • Detail mechanism responsible for increased fusion zone hardness

Project supervisor(s)

  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou

Research Interests

  • Laser microwelding and resistance micro-welding
  • Friction stir welding

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor Y. Norman Zhou
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo