Professor Hongbiao Dong FREng
Professor of Materials Engineering and Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair, University of Leicester
Professor Hongbiao Dong is an outstanding engineer who has made pioneering and significant contributions in solidification modelling, as well as via the university responsibilities he has held. He is a RAEng Research Chair and a Director of EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Innovative Metal Processing at University of Leicester. He is internationally renowned for solidification modelling and its application in metals and has made unique contributions to the metals industry. His work has been exploited in various sectors, including in aerospace by Rolls-Royce, energy by the Welding Institute and steel by Materials Processing Institute. He has played a key role in establishing international partnerships between UK and China, India and South Africa.