Professor Wei Gao

Biography

Dr. Wei Gao is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, the University of Auckland.  Received his D. Phil. from Oxford University UK, he worked at MIT, USA for 5 years before coming to New Zealand.  His active research covers Nano-Materials, Thin Films and Coatings, Corrosion and Oxidation, Surface Science and Engineering, and Advanced Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications.  He leads a group of ~25 people, has more than 700 refereed research publications including 410 journal papaers, 11 books/book chapters and 16 patents.  He is the Fellow of the Royal Society NZ, Fellow of IPENZ, sits on a number of Editorial Board of international journals, and received a number of awards, including “RJ Scott Medal”, “James Cook Award”, “RH Cooper Award”, "Shorland Medal", and “Distinguished Materials Scientist of China”.  He is the member of Advisory Committee, Distinguished Overseas Chinese (by Chinese State Department), and also has close academic/research collaborations with a number of Universities and Institutes in China, Korea, Singapore and Japan.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Xie, Z., Yao, R., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Zhang, Y., Gao, W., & Duan, L. (2019). Effect of Au2Cl6 doping on stability and work function of graphene. PHYSICA B-CONDENSED MATTER, 558, 1-4. 10.1016/j.physb.2018.12.008
  • Tang, H., Li, Y., Yang, R., & Gao, W. (2019). Phase formations and red-luminescence enhancement of Eu3+-activated NaBaY(BO3)(2) phosphors. JOURNAL OF LUMINESCENCE, 208, 253-258. 10.1016/j.jlumin.2018.12.058
  • Fu, Z. H., Li, T., Shan, M. L., Gou, G. Q., Zhu, Z. Y., Ma, C. P., ... Hu, Y. C. (2019). Hydrogen atoms on the SCC behavior of SUS301L-MT stainless steel laser-arc hybrid welded joints. CORROSION SCIENCE, 148, 272-280. 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.12.023
  • Yin, L., Gao, W., & Jones, M. I. (2019). Wear behaviour and electrical conductivity of beta-Sialon-ZrN composites fabricated by reaction bonding and gas pressure sintering process. CERAMICS INTERNATIONAL, 45 (2), 2266-2274. 10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.10.140
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mark Jones
  • Fu, Z. H., Li, T., Mei, M. L., Gou, G. Q., Zhu, Z. Y., Ma, C. P., ... Hu, Y. C. (2019). HISCC behavior of SUS301L-MT stainless steel laser-arc hybrid welding joints. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS B, 33 (1-3)10.1142/S0217979219400423
  • Zhu, Z., Gou, G., Zhang, Z., Ma, C., & Gao, W. (2019). Evaluate welding residual of 6082-T6 aluminum alloy welded plate by using ultrasonic method. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS B, 33 (1-3)10.1142/S0217979219400381
  • Zhang, Z., Wang, R., Gou, G., Chen, H., & Gao, W. (2019). Droplet transfer behavior of narrow gap laser wire filling welding. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS B, 33 (1-3)10.1142/S0217979219400459
  • Wang, Y., Zhu, Z., Gou, G., Peng, L., Liu, Y., Yang, T., & Gao, W. (2019). Arc characteristics and metal transfer behavior of CMT plus P process for Q235 steel of titanium-steel composite plate. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS B, 33 (1-3)10.1142/S021797921940040X

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ENGINEERING BLOCK 1 - Bldg 401
Level 8, Room 806
20 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND 1010
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