Dr Ying Chen

Rolls-Royce Research Fellow

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Ying obtained a PhD in materials from the University of Manchester in 2015 and then worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the same group from 2015 to 2018. In 2018, Ying joined OxMet Technologies (now Alloyed) in Oxford as an alloy development engineer and coating project leader. In 2019, Ying rejoined the University of Manchester as a Rolls-Royce Research Fellow and Lecturer. His research focuses on development and understanding of protective coatings and alloys for demanding envionment (e.g., gas-turbine engines and nulcear reactors) using advanced processing, cutting-edge analytical tools and computational modelling.

A fully-funded PhD opportunity is available for application


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  • High Temperature Materials, Coatings

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2015 - Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Manchester (2011 - 2015)
  • 2011 - Master of Engineering Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2008 - 2011)
  • 2008 - Bachelor of Engineering Zhengzhou University (2004 - 2008)

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