Dr Qiang Zhu

Technical Staff




My Research Activities


Ph.D. Engineering Materials, University of Wollongong, Australia (2012)

M.E. Ferrous Metallurgy, Northeastern University, China (2005)

B.E. Metallurgy Science and Engineering, Northeastern University, China (2002)

Role and Interests

My role is to Provide training and support for users of TEMs, FIBs and related sample preparations.

My research interests include oxidation of metals, sintering of ceramics and titanium alloys, hard solid coatings, tribology and wear of engineering materials.



Conference Papers

Deng GY;Zhu HT;Tieu AK;Zhu Q;Su LH;Reid M;Wei PT;Zhang L;Wang H;Zhang J;Li JT;Ta TD;Wu Q, 2017, 'Numerical evaluation of a high speed steel work roll during hot strip rolling process', in Materials Science Forum, pp. 55 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.904.55

Journal articles

Yuan L;Liu Z;Hou X;Liu Z;Zhu Q;Wang S;Ma B;Yu J, 2019, 'Fibrous ZrO 2 -mullite porous ceramics fabricated by a hydratable alumina based aqueous gel-casting process', Ceramics International, vol. 45, pp. 8824 - 8831, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2019.01.209
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Cui S;Zhu H;Tieu AK;Deng G;Wan S;Zhu Q;Lin B, 2019, 'Insights into the behavior of polyphosphate lubricant in hot rolling of mild steel', Wear, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2019.01.052
Deng GY;Tieu AK;Su LH;Zhu HT;Reid M;Zhu Q;Kong C, 2019, 'Microstructural study and residual stress measurement of a hot rolling work roll material during isothermal oxidation', International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-019-03305-0
Wan S;Tran BH;Tieu AK;Xia Y;Zhu H;Cui S;Zhu Q, 2018, 'The Influence of Water Addition on High-Temperature Tribological Properties of Interstitial Free Steel Sliding against Different Counterparts', Tribology Transactions, vol. 61, pp. 713 - 725, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10402004.2017.1400629
Zhang Y;Ma B;Su C;Yu J;Li G;Zhu Q, 2018, 'Effects of NANO-ZrO 2 additive on the phase transformation and densification of ZrO 2 -MgAl 2 O 4 ceramics prepared by single-stage SRS process', Ceramics - Silikaty, vol. 62, pp. 1 - 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.13168/cs.2017.0038
Ren X;Ma B;Zhang Y;Zhu Q;Li D;Li S;Yuan L;Yu J;Liu G;Li H, 2018, 'Effects of sintering temperature and V 2 O 5 additive on the properties of SiC-Al 2 O 3 ceramic foams', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 732, pp. 716 - 724, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.10.170
Zhang B;Ma B;Zhang X;Zhu Q;Ren X;Zhang Y;Qu X;Yu J;Yu J, 2018, 'Effects of YSZ and nano-ZrO 2 contents on the properties of Ti2448-ZrO 2 biomedical composites fabricated by SPS', Ceramics International, vol. 44, pp. 13293 - 13302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.04.160
Wan S;Tieu AK;Zhu Q;Zhu H;Cui S;Mitchell DR G;Kong C;Cowie B;Denman JA;Liu R, 2018, 'Erratum to: Chemical nature of alkaline polyphosphate boundary film at heated rubbing surfaces (Scientific Reports, (2016), 6, 1, (26008), 10.1038/srep26008)', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-31338-0
Zhang B;Ma B;Zhu Q;Li S;Chen Y;Yu J;Li G, 2017, 'In-situ formation and densification of MgAl 2 O 4 –Y 3 Al 5 O 12 and MgAl 2 O 4 –MgNb 2 O 6 ceramics', Science of Sintering, vol. 49, pp. 285 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.2298/SOS1703285Z
Yuan L;Ma B;Zhu Q;Wang Z;Li G;Yu J, 2017, 'Preparation and properties of MgAl 2 O 4 based ceramics reinforced with rod-like microcrystallines by co-doping Sm 2 O 3 and La 2 O 3', Ceramics International, vol. 43, pp. 16258 - 16263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.08.210
Yuan L;Ma B;Du Y;Li G;Zhu Q;Yu J, 2017, 'Characterization and properties of ZrO 2 -forsterite composites from zircon and magnesite via reaction sintering', Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, vol. 18, pp. 352 - 356
Ma B;Ren X;Yin Y;Yuan L;Zhang Z;Li Z;Li G;Zhu Q;Yu J, 2017, 'Effects of processing parameters and rare earths additions on preparation of Al2O3-SiC composite powders from coal ash', Ceramics International, vol. 43, pp. 11830 - 11837, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.05.362
Deng GY;Zhu HT;Tieu AK;Su LH;Reid M;Zhang L;Wei PT;Zhao X;Wang H;Zhang J;Li JT;Ta TD;Zhu Q;Kong C;Wu Q, 2017, 'Theoretical and experimental investigation of thermal and oxidation behaviours of a high speed steel work roll during hot rolling', International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol. 131-132, pp. 811 - 826, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2017.08.024
Yuan L;Liu Z;Liu Z;He X;Ma B;Zhu Q;Yu J, 2017, 'Fabrication and characterization of Porous MgAl 2 O 4 ceramics via a novel aqueous gel-casting process', Materials, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma10121376
Ta TD;Tieu AK;Zhu H;Kosasih B;Zhu Q;Phan HT, 2017, 'The structural, tribological, and rheological dependency of thin hexadecane film confined between iron and iron oxide surfaces under sliding conditions', Tribology International, vol. 113, pp. 26 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2016.12.001
Phan HT;Tieu AK;Zhu H;Kosasih B;Zhu Q;Grima A;Ta TD, 2017, 'A study of abrasive wear on high speed steel surface in hot rolling by Discrete Element Method', Tribology International, vol. 110, pp. 66 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2017.01.034
Cui S;Zhu H;Wan S;Tieu K;Tran BH;Wang L;Zhu Q, 2017, 'Effect of loading on the friction and interface microstructure of lubricated steel tribopairs', Tribology International, vol. 116, pp. 180 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2017.07.007
Yuan L;Ma B;Zhu Q;Zhang X;Zhang H;Yu J, 2017, 'Preparation and properties of mullite-bonded porous fibrous mullite ceramics by an epoxy resin gel-casting process', Ceramics International, vol. 43, pp. 5478 - 5483, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2017.01.062
Yu H;Yan M;Lu C;Tieu AK;Li H;Zhu Q;Godbole A;Li J;Su L;Kong C, 2016, 'Superstrength of nanograined steel with nanoscale intermetallic precipitates transformed from shock-compressed martensitic steel', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep36810
Wan S;Tieu AK;Zhu Q;Zhu H;Cui S;Mitchell DR G;Kong C;Cowie B;Denman JA;Liu R, 2016, 'Erratum: Chemical nature of alkaline polyphosphate boundary film at heated rubbing surfaces (Scientific Reports (2016) 6 (26008) DOI: 10.1038/srep26008)', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep28214
Cui S;Wan S;Zhu Q;Tieu AK;Zhu H;Wang L;Cowie B, 2016, 'Tribochemical Behavior of Phosphate Compounds at an Elevated Temperature', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, pp. 25742 - 25751, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06350
Wan S;Tieu AK;Zhu Q;Zhu H;Cui S;Mitchell DR G;Kong C;Cowie B;Denman JA;Liu R, 2016, 'Chemical nature of alkaline polyphosphate boundary film at heated rubbing surfaces', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep26008
Kong N;Tieu AK;Zhu Q;Zhu H;Wan S;Kong C, 2015, 'Tribofilms generated from bulk polyphosphate glasses at elevated temperatures', Wear, vol. 330-331, pp. 230 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2015.02.042
Tieu AK;Kong N;Wan S;Zhu H;Zhu Q;Mitchell DR G;Kong C, 2015, 'The Influence of Alkali Metal Polyphosphate on the Tribological Properties of Heavily Loaded Steel on Steel Contacts at Elevated Temperatures', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201500032
Zhu H;Zhu Q;Tieu AK;Kosasih B;Kong C, 2013, 'A simulation of wear behaviour of high-speed steel hot rolls by means of high temperature pin-on-disc tests', Wear, vol. 302, pp. 1310 - 1318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wear.2012.11.032
Zhu Q;Zhu HT;Tieu AK;Kong C, 2011, 'Three dimensional microstructure study of oxide scale formed on a high-speed steel by means of SEM, FIB and TEM', Corrosion Science, vol. 53, pp. 3603 - 3611, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2011.07.004
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