Dan Sun

Dr

  • Room 06.035 - Ashby Tower

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

(1) Nanocomposites for functional applications (2) Aircraft materials manufacturing There is no studentship at the moment, however self-funded students will be considered.

20042020

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Particulars

Dr Dan Sun is currently a lecturer within the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Queen's. Her research interests include:  synthesis / processing of nanocomposites for functional applications, biomaterials and aerospace materials manufacturing.

Dr Sun obtained her B.Eng (Materials Engineering) and MSc (Materials Manufacturingn and Processing) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and her PhD (Mechanical Engineering -Tribology) from University of Southampton. Between 2009 and 2014, Dr Sun worked as a postdoct researcher at the Nanomaterials and Integrated Bioengineering Centre (NIBEC), University of Ulster. 

 She has established broad academic collaborations nationally and internationally, including Qatar University, University of Cabria, Italy, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Southampton University, Leeds University, Ulster University, Nanjing University, Sichuan University, Tianjin University, Dalian University of Technology and Chongqing University in China.

 

Research Interests

 

 

  • Nanocomposites for functional applications
  • Biomaterials
  • Plasma processing 
  • Aerospace composites manufacturing

 

Other

  • Member of the EPSRC Peer Review College
  • Editorial board member: Scientific Reports
  • Peer reviewer: Journal of Composite materials, Biomedical Research International,  Composite A, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine
  • PGCHET

 

Teaching

Mechanics of Materials (MEE1004)

Research Methods & Data Analytics (MSc module)

Materials Selection and Characterisation (MSc Module)

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