Professor Hongbiao Dong

Professor of Materials Engineering


Professor Hongbiao Dong is internationally renowned for his work in metal processing, manufacturing informatics, solidification and its application in casting, welding and additive manufacturing - or ‘3D printing’ – of metals and alloys.

He joined the School of Engineering at the University of Leicester in 2004 following research at the University of Science and Technology Beijing and University of Oxford.

He heads the MINTWELD project, made up of collaborators from Liberty Steel, British Steel (formally Tata Steel) and The Welding Institute (TWI) as well as academic partners from Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland.

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