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Dr Xiaorong Zhou

Reader in Corrosion Science and Engineering

Xiaorong's research is mainly associated with understanding the impact of fabrication processes as well as advanced forming and joining techniques on the performance of alloys, corrosion control of light alloys and developing novel surface engineering approaches.

Division: 
Research
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
No
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Environment

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Research

Low Carbon Vehicle Structures

Development and manufacture of low carbon vehicles (LCVs). Vehicle lightweighting is the most effective way to improve fuel economy and to reduce CO2 emissions

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The University of Manchester Aerospace Research Institute

The mission of our Institute is to gain full benefit from the University’s diverse research capability and to be internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in aerospace research and innovation.  The Institute nurtures a broad-based research portfolio and at the same time is seeking to establish a number of major research initiatives that add value to the existing research base in the University.

Keywords: 
Aerodynamics, Aerospace, Car and vehicle aerodynamics, Aero

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Corrosion and Protection

The Corrosion and Protection Centre is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and has one of the world's largest academic base focussed on corrosion and its control.

Keywords: 
Corrosion, Aerospace, Nuclear energy