Tongguang (Tony) Zhai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Research Areas: Electron Microscopy, Failure Analysis, Fatigue and Fracture, Micro and Macrotexture, Simulation of Fatigue Damage, Structure/Property Relations

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering
Chemical and Materials Engineering - CME
163B FPAT
Lexington, KY 40506-0046
Phone: 859-257-4958
Fax: 859-323-1929
Email: tzhai@engr.uky.edu

Professional Preparation

8/1/2000-8/14/2001 Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Kentucky conducting research work on continuous cast Al
1/21/1995-4/30/2000 Research Fellow University of Oxford, England studying short fatigue crack initiation & propagation
10/1/1994-12/31/1994 Postdoctoral Assistant Fraunhofer Institute for NDT, Germany ultrasonic NDT and acoustic microscopy of materials
9/1991-9/1994 Ph.D. student D.Phil (Ph.D),
9/1996 Materials Science, University of Oxford, England
9/1979-6/1983 Undergraduate B.Sc.,
6/1983 Materials Physics, University of Science & Technology Beijing, China

Appointments

7/2007—present Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0046, USA
8/2001—6/2007 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0046, USA
9/1983—8/1986 Research Engineer, Welding Department
Institute of Building and Construction Research, Beijing, China