University of Kentucky

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Dr. Tongguang (Tony) Zhai

Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering

D.Phil. (Ph.D.) from University of Oxford

B.Sc. from University of Science and Technology Beijing

Dr. Tongguang (Tony) Zhai

Research interests:

Micro- and macro-texture effects on fatigue damage, 3-D model for short fatigue crack growth, Texture and its evolution during thermo-mechanical processing, Surface enhancement welding, Sm-Co permanent magnets, Nano-phase permanent magnets, etc.

Collaboration with Industry:

We collaborate with industries to help to solve problems in materials characterization, processing, design, and applications.

Research Capability:

 Quantitative metallographic (grain size/distribution, second phase particles)

Crystallographic Texture and phase analysis (X-ray diffraction)


163B Anderson Hall

Lexington KY 40506


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Phone: (859) 257 4958