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Qingyou Han

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Foundry Education Foundation (FEF) Key Professor at Purdue
Professor of Materials Engineering (Courtesy Appointment)



B.S., Wuhan Institute of Technology (Wuhan, China), 1982
M.S., University of Science and Technology Beijing (China), 1985
Ph.D., Oxford University (England), 1994
Solidification and casting processing of metals and alloys, ultrasonic processing of materials, molten metal processing, and composite processing

Dr. Qingyou Han is an Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology and is the Foundry Education Foundation (FEF) Key Professor at Purdue University.  He received his B.S. degree from Wuhan Institute of Technology, his M.S. degree from University of Science and Technology Beijing, and his Ph.D. degree from The University of Oxford. Before joining Purdue University, Dr. Han was a senior research engineer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His research interests include solidification and casting processing of metals and alloys, composite processing, and the application of high-intensity ultrasonic vibration for material processing.  His research program has received funding from industry, National Science Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Energy (total research funding approximates $6 million).  He has over 120 scientific publications, 5 patents, and numerous presentations to his credit, and has organized or co-organized several symposia in his areas of research. Dr. Han is a member of ASM International, TMS, and AFS.