People

We are a team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We look forward to working with you.

Dr Wei Tan

Lecturer (Assistant Prof.)

Dr. Wei Tan is a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Queen Mary University London. Before, he worked as a Research Associate at University of Cambridge with Prof Norman Fleck (FRs, FREng). He received his PhD in Aerospace Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast in 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Brian Falzon (FRAeS). His research interests lie in the mechanics of composite materials, particularly impact mechanics of carbon fibre composites, multifunctional carbon nanotube (CNT) polymer composites .

Email me: wei.tan@qmul.ac.uk


UG/Master students

John Luk: A third-year student at School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University London. He is working with Dr. Wei Tan on the modelling of next-generation energy-storage devices.

Ravi Dhirani: A third-year student at School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University London. He is working with Dr. Wei Tan on the design and manufacturing next-generation energy-storage devices.


Alumni

Mr. Kai Tan, MEng student. He worked with Dr. Wei Tan and Dr. Adam Boies. He investigated the properties of CNT materials and developing real-life applications for the material.

Awards

Cambridge BlueSky Research Award, 2017, Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics

Nano-man‘ , Cambridge Engineering Departmental Photo Competition, SEM Prize, 2017

Group Photos

1st European Conference on Crashworthiness of Composite Materials, Belfast, November 2019. Glad to meet my colleagues at Belfast. Dennis, Haibao, Brian, Wei, Luís (From left to right).

Research group funded by Advanced Nanotube Application and Manufacturing Initiative (ANAM), EPSRC, University of Cambridge

Cambridge Micromechanics Group (Led by Prof. Norman Fleck) at Bologna, 2018, European Solid Mechanics Conference .

Cambridge Micromechanics Group (Led by Prof. Norman Fleck) with J. Hutchinson, V. Tvegard, A. Needleman, J Willis, M. Thoules having dinner at European Solid Mechanics Conference , Bologna, 2018.

PhD graduation ceremony of Dr. Wei Tan with his supervisors Prof. Brain Falzon and Prof Mark Price at Queen’s University Belfast, in 2016.

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