A/Prof. Wei Xu

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor in Additive Manufacturing Engineering

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Engineering

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

wei.xu@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73064

Publications

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2021

A critical insight into lack-of-fusion pore structures in additively manufactured stainless steel

Majid Laleh, Anthony Hughes, Sam Yang, Jiangting Wang, Jianli Li, A Glenn, Wei Xu, Yongjun Tan

(2021), Vol. 38, pp. 1-14, Additive Manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Introducing transformation twins in titanium alloys: an evolution of α-variants during additive manufacturing

H Wang, Q Chao, L Yang, M Cabral, Z Song, B Wang, S Primig, W Xu, Z Chen, S Ringer, X Liao

(2021), Vol. 9, pp. 119-126, Materials Research Letters, London, Eng., C1

journal article

High-strength superelastic as-cast Ni₅₀.₉Ti₄₉.₁-TiB₂ in-situ composites

Yang Zhao, Fei Ming, Nan Jia, Jianhao Chen, Shubin Ren, Wei Xu, Xuanhui Qu

(2021), Vol. 818, pp. 1-8, Materials science and engineering: A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Nanoparticle-mediated ultra grain refinement and reinforcement in additively manufactured titanium alloys

Q Chao, S Mateti, M Annasamy, M Imran, J Joseph, Q Cai, L Li, P Cizek, P Hodgson, Y Chen, D Fabijanic, W Xu

(2021), Vol. 46, Additive Manufacturing, C1

journal article

Superelastic Behavior of Additively Manufactured Nylon-12 Lattice Structures

Udesh Kankanamge, Omar Mohamed, Wei Xu

(2021), pp. 1-7, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2020

Two and three-dimensional characterisation of localised corrosion affected by lack-of-fusion pores in 316L stainless steel produced by selective laser melting

M Laleh, A Hughes, S Yang, J Li, W Xu, I Gibson, M Tan

(2020), Vol. 165, pp. 1-12, Corrosion Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Unanticipated drastic decline in pitting corrosion resistance of additively manufactured 316L stainless steel after high-temperature post-processing

M Laleh, A Hughes, W Xu, P Cizek, M Tan

(2020), Vol. 165, pp. 1-8, Corrosion Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Characteristics of oxide films on Ti-(10-75)Ta alloys and their corrosion performance in an aerated Hank's balanced salt solution

S Mendis, W Xu, H Tang, L Jones, D Liang, R Thompson, P Choong, M Brandt, M Qian

(2020), Vol. 506, pp. 1-13, Applied Surface Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A critical review of corrosion characteristics of additively manufactured stainless steels

M Laleh, A Hughes, W Xu, I Gibson, M Tan

(2020), pp. 1-37, International materials reviews, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Corrosion behaviour of additively manufactured 316L stainless steel

M Laleh, A Hughes, W Xu, I Gibson, M Tan

(2020), Corrosion and Prevention 2019, Melbourne, Australia, E1

conference
2019

Selective laser melting-fabricated Ti-6Al-4V alloy: microstructural inhomogeneity, consequent variations in elastic modulus and implications

J Cho, W Xu, M Brandt, M Qian

(2019), Vol. 111, pp. 664-670, Optics and laser technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Unexpected erosion-corrosion behaviour of 316L stainless steel produced by selective laser melting

M Laleh, A Hughes, W Xu, I Gibson, M Tan

(2019), Vol. 155, pp. 67-74, Corrosion science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Osteoblast responses to titanium-coated subcellular scaled microgrooves

N Gui, W Xu, A Abraham, R Shukla, M Qian

(2019), Vol. 2, pp. 2405-2413, ACS applied bio materials, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

On the unusual intergranular corrosion resistance of 316L stainless steel additively manufactured by selective laser melting

M Laleh, A Hughes, W Xu, N Haghdadi, K Wang, P Cizek, I Gibson, M Tan

(2019), Vol. 161, pp. 1-7, Corrosion science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

New insights into nickel-free superelastic titanium alloys for biomedical applications

A Ramezannejad, W Xu, W Xiao, K Fox, D Liang, M Qian

(2019), Vol. 23, pp. 1-25, Current opinion in solid state and materials science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2018

Ni-free superelastic titanium alloys for medical and dental applications

A Ramezannejad, W Xu, M Qian

(2018), pp. 591-611, Titanium in medical and dental applications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1-1

book chapter

A comparative study of the effect of submicron porous and smooth ultrafine-grained Ti-20Mo surfaces on osteoblast responses

Na Gui, Wei Xu, Amanda Abraham, Damian Myers, Edwin Mayes, Kenong Xia, Ravi Shukla, Ma Qian

(2018), Vol. 106, pp. 2020-2033, Journal of biomedical materials research Part A, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Fabrication and anisotropic wettability of titanium-coated microgrooves

N Gui, W Xu, J Tian, G Rosengarten, M Brandt, M Qian

(2018), Vol. 123, pp. 095306-1-095306-8, Journal of applied physics, Melville, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

The effect of ordered and partially ordered surface topography on bone cell responses: a review

N Gui, W Xu, D Myers, R Shukla, H Tang, M Qian

(2018), Vol. 6, pp. 250-264, Biomaterials science, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Zirconium alloys for orthopaedic and dental applications

A Mehjabeen, T Song, W Xu, H Tang, M Qian

(2018), Vol. 20, pp. 1-21, Advanced Engineering Materials, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Redefining the β-Phase stability in Ti-Nb-Zr alloys for alloy design and microstructural prediction

A Mehjabeen, W Xu, D Qiu, M Qian

(2018), Vol. 70, pp. 2254-2259, JOM, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article
2017

New development in selective laser melting of Ti-6Al-4V: a wider processing window for the achievement of fully lamellar α + β microstructures

E Lui, W Xu, A Pateras, M Qian, M Brandt

(2017), Vol. 69, pp. 2679-2683, JOM, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

In situ tailoring microstructure in additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V for superior mechanical performance

W Xu, E Lui, A Pateras, M Qian, M Brandt

(2017), Vol. 125, pp. 390-400, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2016

Additive manufacturing and postprocessing of Ti-6Al-4V for superior mechanical properties

M Qian, W Xu, M Brandt, H Tang

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 775-783, MRS Bulletin, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Topological design and additive manufacturing of porous metals for bone scaffolds and orthopaedic implants: a review

Xiaojian Wang, Shanqing Xu, Shiwei Zhou, Wei Xu, Martin Leary, Peter Choong, M Qian, Milan Brandt, Yi Xie

(2016), Vol. 83, pp. 127-141, Biomaterials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2015

Effect of dispersion method on the deterioration, interfacial interactions and re-agglomeration of carbon nanotubes in titanium metal matrix composites

Khurram Munir, Yuncang Li, Daniel Liang, Ma Qian, Wei Xu, Cuie Wen

(2015), Vol. 88, pp. 138-148, Materials and design, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Effects of severe plastic deformation on grain refinement and martensitic transformation in a metastable β Ti alloy

A Zafari, X Wei, W Xu, K Xia

(2015), Vol. 89, pp. 1-7, IOP conference series: materials science and engineering, Bristol, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Formation of nanocrystalline β structure in metastable beta Ti alloy during high pressure torsion: the role played by stress induced martensitic transformation

A Zafari, X Wei, W Xu, K Xia

(2015), Vol. 97, pp. 146-155, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Additive manufacturing of strong and ductile Ti-6Al-4V by selective laser melting via in situ martensite decomposition

W Xu, M Brandt, S Sun, J Elambasseril, Q Liu, K Latham, K Xia, M Qian

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 74-84, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Ti-6Al-4V additively manufactured by selective laser melting with superior mechanical properties

W Xu, S Sun, J Elambasseril, Q Liu, M Brandt, M Qian

(2015), Vol. 67, pp. 668-673, JOM, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article
2014

Review of effect of oxygen on room temperature ductility of titanium and titanium alloys

M Yan, W Xu, M Dargusch, H Tang, M Brandt, M Qian

(2014), Vol. 57, pp. 251-257, Powder metallurgy, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Metastable orthorhombic phases at ambient pressure in mechanically milled pure Ti and Ti-Mg

X Wei, W Xu, K Xia

(2014), Vol. 93, pp. 32-35, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Nanostructured multi-phase titanium-based particulate composites consolidated by severe plastic deformation

W Xu, X Wu, X Wei, E Lui, K Xia

(2014), Vol. 50, pp. 49-56, International Journal of Powder Metallurgy, Princeton, New Jersey, C1-1

journal article
2013

Promoting nano/ultrafine-duplex structure via accelerated alpha precipitation in a beta-type titanium alloy severely deformed by high-pressure torsion

W Xu, D Edwards, X Wu, M Stoica, M Calin, U Kuehn, J Eckert, K Xia

(2013), Vol. 68, pp. 67-70, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2012

On the formation of an ultrafine-duplex structure facilitated by severe shear deformation in a Ti-20Mo β-type titanium alloy

W Xu, X Wu, M Stoica, M Calin, U Kühn, J Eckert, K Xia

(2012), Vol. 60, pp. 5067-5078, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

A modified Hall-Petch relationship in ultrafine-grained titanium recycled from chips by equal channel angular pressing

P Luo, D McDonald, W Xu, S Palanisamy, M Dargusch, K Xia

(2012), Vol. 66, pp. 785-788, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2011

Effects of grain size on compressive behaviour in ultrafine grained pure Mg processed by equal channel angular pressing at room temperature

J Li, W Xu, X Wu, H Ding, K Xia

(2011), Vol. 528, pp. 5993-5998, Materials science and engineering A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

The influence of texture and grain size on compressive deformation behavior of pure Mg through equal-channel angular processing

J Li, H Ding, X Wu, W Xu, K Xia

(2011), Vol. 667-669, pp. 385-390, Materials Science Forum, Nanjing Univ Sci & Technol, Nanjing, PEOPLES R CHINA, C1-1

journal article

Intrinsically ductile failure in a nanocrystalline beta titanium alloy

Wei Xu, Roberto Figueiredo, Xiaolin Wu, Simon Pauly, Mihai Stoica, Juergen Eckert, Terence Langdon, Kenong Xia

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 1108-1113, Advanced engineering materials, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Multiscale two-phase Ti-Al with high strength and plasticity through consolidation of particles by severe plastic deformation

E Lui, W Xu, X Wu, K Xia

(2011), Vol. 65, pp. 711-714, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Nanostructured dual phase Ti-Al through consolidation of particles by severe plastic deformation

E Lui, W Xu, K Xia

(2011), Vol. 667-669, pp. 63-68, Materials Science Forum, Nanjing Univ Sci & Technol, Nanjing, PEOPLES R CHINA, E1-1

conference
2010

Mechanical properties of bulk aluminium consolidated from mechanically milled particles by back pressure equal channel angular pressing

Masahiro Kubota, Xiaolin Wu, Wei Xu, Kenong Xia

(2010), Vol. 527, pp. 6533-6536, Materials science and engineering: A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Hardening and microstructural reactions in high-temperature equal-channel angular pressed Mg-Nd-Gd-Zn-Zr alloy

G Sha, J Li, W Xu, K Xia, W Jie, S Ringer

(2010), Vol. 527, pp. 5092-5099, Materials science and engineering: A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Developing aluminum nanocomposites via severe plastic deformation

S Goussous, W Xu, K Xia

(2010), Vol. 240, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, E1-1

conference
2009

In situ synchrotron high-energy X-ray diffraction analysis on phase transformations in Ti-Al alloys processed by equal-channel angular pressing

Klaus-Dieter Liss, Ross Whitfield, Wei Xu, Thomas Buslaps, LaReine Yeoh, Xiaolin Wu, Deliang Zhang, Kenong Xia

(2009), Vol. 16, pp. 825-834, Journal of synchrotron radiation, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Al-C nanocomposites consolidated by back pressure equal channel angular pressing

S Goussous, W Xu, X Wu, K Xia

(2009), Vol. 69, pp. 1997-2001, Composites science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Nanostructured Al-Al2O3 composite formed in situ during consolidation of ultrafine Al particles by back pressure equal channel angular pressing

W Xu, X Wu, T Honma, S Ringer, K Xia

(2009), Vol. 57, pp. 4321-4330, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Formation of an ultrafine-grained structure during equal-channel angular pressing of a β-titanium alloy with low phase stability

W Xu, X Wu, M Calin, M Stoica, J Eckert, K Xia

(2009), Vol. 60, pp. 1012-1015, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2008

Pure aluminum with different grain size distributions by consolidation of particles using equal-channel angular pressing with back pressure

X Wu, W Xu, K Xia

(2008), Vol. 493, pp. 241-245, Materials Science and Engineering A, E1-1

conference

Bulk Al materials from back pressure equal channel angular consolidation of mechanically milled particles

M Kubota, X Wu, W Xu, K Xia

(2008), Vol. 584-586 PART 1, pp. 428-433, Materials Science Forum, Goslar, GERMANY, E1-1

conference

Bulk Mg produced by back pressure equal channel angular consolidation (BP- ECAC)

X Wu, W Xu, M Kubota, K Xia

(2008), Vol. 584-586 PART 1, pp. 114-118, Materials Science Forum, Goslar, GERMANY, E1-1

conference

Nanoscale mechanism and intrinsic structure related deformation of Ti-alloys

J Eckert, J Das, W Xu, R Theissmann

(2008), Vol. 493, pp. 71-78, TMS 2007 : Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Materials : Proceedings of a Symposium Held in Honor of Carl Koch 2007 Annual Meeting, Orlando, Fla., E1-1

conference

Bulk ultrafine and nanostructured materials from consolidation of particles by back pressure equal channel angular pressing

K Xia, W Xu, X Wu, S Goussous

(2008), Vol. 584-586, pp. 119-126, Proceedings of the 4th Nanomaterials by Sever Plastic Deformation 2008 International Conference, Goslar, Germany, E1-1

conference

High strength Ti of substantial interstitial contents produced by back pressure equal channel angular consolidation of dehydrided particles

W Xu, X Wu, D Sadedin, G Wellwood, K Xia

(2008), Vol. 584-586, pp. 92-96, NanoSPD : Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Nanomaterials by Severe Plastic Deformation, Goslar, Germany, E1-1

conference
2007

Formation of ductile ultrafine eutectic structure in Ti-Fe-Sn alloy

J Das, K Kim, W Xu, W Löser, J Eckert

(2007), Vol. 449-451, pp. 737-740, Materials Science and Engineering A, E1-1

conference
2006

Ductile metallic glasses in supercooled martensitic alloys

J Das, K Kim, W Xu, B Wei, Z Zhang, W Wang, S Yi, J Eckert

(2006), Vol. 47, pp. 2606-2609, Materials transactions, Sendai, Japan, C1-1

journal article

Microscopic deformation mechanism of a Ti66.1Nb13.9Ni4.8Cu8Sn7.2 nanostructure-dendrite composite

K Kim, J Das, W Xu, Z Zhang, J Eckert

(2006), Vol. 54, pp. 3701-3711, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Effect of Cu on local amorphization in bulk Ni-Ti-Zr-Si alloys during solidification

K Kim, S Yi, H Choi-Yim, J Das, W Xu, W Johnson, J Eckert

(2006), Vol. 54, pp. 3141-3150, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Phase stability and its effect on the deformation behavior of Ti-Nb-Ta-In/Cr beta alloys

W Xu, K Kim, J Das, M Calin, J Eckert

(2006), Vol. 54, pp. 1943-1948, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Fabrication and mechanical properties of Ni-Nb metallic glass particle-reinforced Al-based metal matrix composite

P Yu, K Kim, J Das, F Baier, W Xu, J Eckert

(2006), Vol. 54, pp. 1445-1450, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Deformation-induced nanostructuring in a Ti-Nb-Ta-ln β alloy

W Xu, K Kim, J Das, M Calin, B Rellinghaus, J Eckert

(2006), Vol. 89, pp. 031906-031906, Applied Physics Letters, C1

journal article
2005

Initialization-free blue-laser optical disc

X Miao, L Shi, P Tan, W Xu, J Li, K Lim, T Chong

(2005), Vol. 44, pp. 3612-3614, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers, Jeju Isl, SOUTH KOREA, C1-1

journal article

Magneto-optical properties of Ce and Bi co-substituted iron garnets grown by the Bi2O3 self-flux technique

W Xu, X Xu, T Chong, Y Tay, G Zhang, M Li, B Freeman

(2005), Vol. 81, pp. 565-568, Applied physics A, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal article

On secondary dendrite arm coarsening in peritectic solidification

D Ma, W Xu, S Ng, Y Li

(2005), Vol. 390, pp. 52-62, Materials science and engineering: A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Microstructure control and ductility improvement of La-Al-(Cu,Ni) composites by Bridgman solidification

Y Zhang, W Xu, H Tan, Y Li

(2005), Vol. 53, pp. 2607-2616, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2004

Cellular growth of Zn-rich Zn-Ag alloys processed by rapid solidification

W Xu, Y Feng, Y Li, Z Li

(2004), Vol. 373, pp. 139-145, Materials science and engineering: a, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Initiation of discontinuous precipitation at interphase boundaries in a two-phase Zn-6.3 at.% Ag alloy

W Xu, Y Feng, Y Li

(2004), Vol. 84, pp. 1773-1787, Philosophical magazine, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2002

Rapid solidification behavior of Zn-rich Zn-Ag peritectic alloys

W Xu, Y Feng, Y Li, G Zhang, Z Li

(2002), Vol. 50, pp. 183-193, Acta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Laser resolidification of Zn-rich Zn-Ag peritectic alloys

G Zhang, Z Li, W Xu, Y Li

(2002), Vol. 12, pp. 433-436, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China (English Edition), C1

journal article
2001

Observation of lamellar structure in a Zn-rich Zn-6.3at.% Ag hyper-peritectic alloy processed by rapid solidification

W Xu, D Ma, Y Feng, Y Li

(2001), Vol. 44, pp. 631-636, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article
2000

Discontinuous precipitation initiated at interphase boundaries in a Zn-rich Zn-6.3 at.% Ag alloy

W Xu, D Ma, Y Feng, Y Li

(2000), Vol. 80, pp. 467-475, Philosophical magazine letters, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal article
1998

Unidirectional solidification of Al-Cu eutectic with the accelerated crucible rotation technique

D Ma, W Jie, W Xu, Y Li, S Liu

(1998), Vol. 194, pp. 398-405, Journal of crystal growth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Effect of acceleration rotation wave shape on the Ekman flow during ACRT process

J Liu, W Xu, X Guo, W Jie

(1998), Vol. 16, pp. 173-177, Xibei Gongye Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Northwestern Polytechnical University, C1

journal article
1996

Solute redistribution and growth velocity response in directional solidification process

D Ma, W Jie, S Liu, W Xu

(1996), Vol. 169, pp. 170-174, Journal of crystal growth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Development of Metal - BNNT Composites for Additive Manufacturing.

Dr Qi Chao, A/Prof Wei Xu

  • 2021: $52,500

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2021

Majid Laleh

Thesis entitled: Localised corrosion characteristics of additively manufactured austenitic stainless steel

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), School of Engineering