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June 2023| Professor Zou wins the MetSco Brimacombe Award


The MetSoc Brimacombe Award recognizes early-career MetSoc member achievers who have made noteworthy contributions in disciplines relevant to Materials and Metallurgy!



September 2021| Haoxiu and Michel visited Canadian Light Source (CLS) for experiments!

What an experience!


July 2021| Michel was awarded the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).


March 31, 2020| Prof. Zou has been awarded New Frontiers in Research Fund 2019 Exploration Competition, which will support his high-risk, high-reward, interdisciplinary research on "Design of next-generation biomedical implant materials" 


March18, 2020| Michel and Changjun has a review paper published in Journal of Materials Research (JMR) 


March 16, 2020| Dr. Xin Chu has joined our group as a postdoctoral fellow, who will work on laser welding, 3D printing and cold spray! 

Welcome, Xin!

March, 2020. Prof. Zou was awarded a NSERC-CRD grant to develop new high-entropy alloys (HEAs). 


March, 2020. Prof. Zou was awarded a two-year seed fund from the Centre for Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Engineering (CARTE), FASE, U of T, to develop self-driving additive manufacturing system (AI+AM) with Prof. G. Lee (MIE). Looking forward to the collaboration!

February, 2020. Prof. Zou received "Outstanding reviewer award from Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia 2019"


February 23-27, 2020 | Michel and Zhiying presented their research in the TMS 2020 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, San Diego, CA, USA! 

Well done!

February, 2020. Prof. Zou was awarded a NRC-UofT joint fund (CC-CEM) to work with Dr. K.S. Kim (NRC) to develop develop next-generation catalysts through novel alloying.

January, 2020. Many graduate students in Prof. Zou's group have received Canadian, U of T, or other awards  and scholarships: Michel and Hao Kun - Ontario Graduate Scholarship; Zhiying - Wallberg Scholarship; Changjun - Haultain Scholarship; Haoxiu - US Steel Scholarship; Jiahui - Sustech Scholarship. Congratulations!

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