Andrew Kao

Dr Andrew Kao

Andrew Kao

Dr Andrew Kao

Senior Lecturer

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities

Andrew was awarded a BSc in Physics from Imperial College London in 2005, followed by an MSc in Computational Science and Engineering at the University of Greenwich and progressing onto the PhD programme. His PhD titled 'Thermoelectric Magnetohydrodynamics in Dendritic Soldification' was completed in 2010. He is now an active researcher as part of the Computational Science and Engineering Group and is a lecturer in Applied Mathematics.

Qualifications

BSc(Hons) Physics,
MSc Computational Science and Engineering,
PhD

ARCS: Associate of the Royal College of Science

Early Career Excellence Award 2013

Computational Fluid Dynamics,

Magnetohydrodynamics,

Dendritic Growth,

Parallel Computing

Funded research projects

Royal Society China Exchange Grant, 2012-2014 (named researcher)

Research exchange with the North Eastern University of China to study the effects of magnetic fields on alloy crystal growth.

Keywords: materials science, EM interaction, crystal growth dynamics 

EPSRC "TECalloy", 2013-2016 (named researcher)

Extension of theoretical framework developed at Greenwich, to study the effects of magnetic fields in producing tailor-made alloy crystal structures by controlling solute micro-convection using the thermoelectric properties of the alloy. Research in collaboration with the Manchester Uni. Synchrotron facility at Diamond.

Keywords: Materials science, thermoelectrics, crystal formation

EU "EXOMET", 2012-2016

To study the effects of external fields (magnetic, ultrasonic, shear) on the dispersion of nano-particles or oxides in advanced light alloys of magnesium and aluminium. Project led by the European Space Agency (ESA). Applications in the production of Metal Matrix Nano Composites (MMNC) for use in future transport. Total project value 20M Euros. Web site: http://www.exomet-project.eu/

Keywords: advanced materials, nano-composites, materials modelling

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, , , , and () . In: JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society. Springer US. pp. 48-58. ISSN 1047-4838 ISSN 1047-4838

, and () . In: Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. The Royal Society. ISSN 364-503X ISSN 364-503X

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, and () . In: ISIJ International. The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan. pp. 1283-1287. ISSN 0915-1559 ISSN 0915-1559

and () . In: Journal of Iron and Steel International. China Iron and Steel Association. pp. 260-264. ISSN 1006-706X ISSN 1006-706X

and () . In: Journal of Iron and Steel International. China Iron and Steel Association. pp. 317-321. ISSN 1006-706X ISSN 1006-706X

and () . In: Magnetohydrodynamics. Institute of Physics, University of Latvia. pp. 361-370. ISSN 0024-998X ISSN 0024-998X

and () . In: Journal of Algorithms & Computational Technology. Multi-Science Publishing. pp. 173-202. ISSN 1748-3018 ISSN 1748-3018

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, and () . In: Solidification of Containerless Undercooled Melts. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. pp. 321-348. ISBN 9783527331222

, , and () . In: Modeling of Casting, Welding, and Advanced Solidification Processes. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. / The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, Warrendale, PA, USA. pp. 521-528. ISBN 978-0-87339-742-1 (hbk)

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, , and () . In: 2016 7th International Conference on Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAE). IEEE. pp. 132-136. ISBN 978-1-4673-8829-0

, , , and () . In: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. IOP Publishing. ISSN 1757-8981 ISSN 1757-8981

, , , and () . In: 8th International Conference on Electromagnetic Processing of Materials. Groupe Élaboration par procédés magnétiques (Saint-Martin d'Hères, Isère). ISBN 9782955386101

, , and () . In: 8th International Conference on Electromagnetic Processing of Materials. Groupe Élaboration par procédés magnétiques (Saint-Martin d'Hères, Isère). ISBN 9782955386101

and () . In: Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes 2012 (MCWASP XIII). IOP Publishing, Bristol, UK. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1757-899X ISSN 1757-899X

and () . In: TMS 2012: The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 11-15 March 2012, Orlando USA. TMS Publications.

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