Materials Science and Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) 

This division provides professional education in cutting-edge materials science, including material design based on related modeling, material production methods spanning the scale from nano to macro application, ecological processes as environmental systems, and ecological and energy materials serving as new functional materials. By engaging students in world-leading research in the context of industrial-sector issues, the division also supports the development of materials science researchers and engineers with the capacity to work independently.

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Division's laboratories are grouped into 4 research groups.

Research Group of Ecological Materials

Novel Processing
Academic Staff
Keywords

Electromagnetic field; material processing using vibration; crystal orientation; microreactor; advanced heat exchanging device; new casting process

Eco-Processing
Academic Staff
Keywords

Active-metal production processes involving high-temperature chemical reactions and related physicochemical properties; thermoelectric conversion; fundamentals of high-temperature electrochemistry and related application; creation of fine-grained metals and oxide structures

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Reyna Famila Ayop Descallar

Materials for Sustainable Engineering
Academic Staff
Keywords

Molten salt chemistry and electrolytic engineering; metallic resource recycling; spectroscopic in-situ evaluation of metal surface reactions; creation and evaluation of functional electrodes; corrosion engineering; hydrogen energy engineering

Research Group of Materials Design

Materials Strength Modeling
Academic Staff
Keywords

Experimental and theoretical studies on mechanical and physical properties of advanced materials including high temperature materials, light metals, tough ceramics and structural ferrous alloys

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Ramil Garcia Mijares, Sahaphol Timpong, Saranduram Dashdorj

e3 Students

SUN Tianhang

Microstructure Control
Academic Staff
Keywords

Design and control of microstructures in casting, plastic formation and powder metallurgy in relation to steel, light metal, ceramic and intermetallic materials; experimental, theoretical and calculational science studies regarding new function expression

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Longze HE, Toko TOKUNAGA, Xianguang ZHANG, Jun Yu, Surya Kencana

e3 Students

Tianlong ZHANG, Geunwoo KIM

Novel Materials Hybrid Engineering
Academic Staff
Keywords

Nanomaterial synthesis, physical property evaluation and application development; development of electroconductive pastes; design and development of eco-friendly nanomaterials; development of electron microscopes; environmental degradation involving metallic materials; microstructure analysis for oxide films; micromachining using laser irradiation/atomic force microscopy (AFM); development of new electrolytic capacitors and ceramic capacitors; inorganic-organic composite materials; photochemistry and artificial photosynthesis; synthesis and property of organic material compounds

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Ryan Dula CORPUZ, David CEMPEL, Yingqiong YONG, Xu LU, Chaorui XUE, Matteo PORTA, Zheng Meng

e3 Students

Saw Min Jia, Lianlian DENG, Jiajia SHI, Shilei ZHU, Zhong HUANG, Lyn Marie Zarsuela DE JUAN, Md. Saiful ISLAM

Research Group of Energy Materials

Advanced Materials
Academic Staff
Keywords

Material damage resulting from high-energy particle irradiation; stability evaluation of energy reactor materials under irradiation; development of fusion reactor materials; development of hydrogen storage materials; microstructural analysis of hydrogenation property; technical development on safe use of hydrogen

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Ziwei CHEN, Chaomei LIU, Shuai WANG, Pisanu PUNYAPORN, Ma TAO, Yuki NAKAGAWA, Siwei CHEN, Keisuke TAKAHASHI, Zhou Bin, Liu Chuanxin, Zhang Tengfei, Eni Sugiarti, Hao Yao

e3 Students

LEI Yu, Yixiang TANG, Jingming SHI

Advanced High Temperature Materials
Academic Staff
Keywords

Development of Fe-base, Ni-base and Co-base oxide dispersion strengthened alloys, study on their high-temperature strength and oxidation, and study on their radiation effects as nuclear materials; High-temperature oxidation and corrosion; protection of heat resistant alloys against oxidation and corrosion; coatings; mechanical properties and environmental properties of materials at high temperatures

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Hao YU, Shi SHI, Tang Qingxin, Leng Bin, Ali Shaaban

e3 Students

Shenghua ZHANG, RISMA YULITA SUNDAWA, Chenlong ZHOU, Hubby IZZUDDIN

Research Group of Energy Conversion Materials

Integrated Function Materials
Academic Staff
Keywords

High-resolution electron microscopy; electron energy-loss spectroscopy; first-principle calculations; materials design based on atomic and electronic structure analysis

Photon and Thermal Energy Conversion Materials
Academic Staff
Keywords

Photoreaction science of nanomaterials; development and evaluation of light-and thermal-energy conversion materials; solar battery; thermoelectric element; photocatalytic materials

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Jeem MELBERT, Muhammad Raiq Mirza bin Julaihi, Chuchen Duan

Energy Media
Academic Staff
Keywords

CVI ironmaking; hydrogen production, storage and transportation; synthesis of battery-related materials; combustion synthesis; energy storage; exergy analysis; design of ecological industrial complex

e3 Alumni
Publications & Achievements

Julalak YOOLERD, Alya Naili binti Rozhan, Chunyu Zhu