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Welcome to the website of Prof. Yiliang Liao's research group!

 

Principal Investigator   

       Yiliang (Leon) Liao, Ph.D.
       Assistant Professor
       Mechanical Engineering
       University of Nevada, Reno

       Office: Palmer Engineering 206
       Email: yliao@unr.edu         
       Phone: (775) 784-6714       
       Fax: (775) 784-1701

Dr. Liao received his Ph. D. degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 2012. After graduation, he worked as a research engineer in Caterpillar Global Tech Center, Peoria, IL (2013-2014). Dr. Liao joined the University of Nevada, Reno in the Department of  Mechanical Engineering as an Assistant Professor in July 2014.

 Our research interests are:

  • Laser materials processing, laser-assisted advanced manufacturing
  • Laser-matter interaction
  • Micro/nanoscale manufacturing, additive manufacturing
  • Mechanical/physical property enhancement
  • Relationship among process/microstructure/property of advanced materials
  • Integrated computational materials engineering

 NEWS:

  • 10/2016, Dr. Liao presented our laser peening work in Materials Science & Technology, 2016.
  • 10/2016, Prof. Sano from Osaka University visited our group. Welcome.
  • 10/2016, the "ball milling mechanism" paper is accepted for a publication on Acta Materialia.

 MORE NEWS

 TO CONTACT US:
            Department of Mechanical Engineering, Unviersity of Nevada, Reno
            1664 N. Virginia Steet, Reno, NV 89557
            Email: yliao@unr.edu         Office: Palmer Engineering 206
            Phone: (775) 784-6714       Fax: (775) 784-1701

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