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Faculty Mentor Zhichao Liu

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Zhichao Liu

Thesis and dissertation research topics

  • Exploration of the Power-Powder-Molten pool Interaction Mechanism in Laser Deposition Additive Manufacturing

Why did you pursue graduate degrees in your field?

To get the ability to identify problems and to develop and implement innovative solutions.

Why did you select this career path?

To become an expert in the field of laser additive manufacturing.

What topics are the most exciting ideas emerging from your field?

  • Realize the high added value components repair with laser additive manufacturing.

Please describe your current research projects.

Laser additive remanufacturing for high added value components.

What professional organizations are you involved with?

  • ASME Member
  • SME Member

What would you tell a student struggling to feel connected to their major?

Re-evaluate the way the students use to approach their coursework; Reach the teacher for help; Let the students know the prospective job opportunities with the major.

What is your life like outside of your profession/academics (family, hobbies, where do you call "home", etc.)?

Basketball, Swimming and Work out