BAI Jiaming
Assistant Professor

Research Areas: Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)
Dr. Bai completed his PhD at national centre for innovative manufacturing in additive manufacturing at Loughborough University in UK, specialising in developing new materials, manufacturing processes and techniques for additive manufacturing (3D Printing). He is now an Assistant Professor in the department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), working with some of the top additive manufacturing machine manufacturers, material producers and end users in the industry.

Research directions:

◆  Functional polymer nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing
◆  Additive Manufacturing of Ceramics
◆  Functional graded structures design and optimisation
◆  Aerospace, automotive, moulding, biomedical and other fields of Additive Manufacturing applications.

Work and Education experience:

◆ 2017 - Present  Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
◆ 2014  Ph.D,        Loughborough University, UK
◆ 2009  M.Sc,        Loughborough University, UK
◆ 2008  B.Sc          Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Selected publications:

[1] J. Sun, X. Chen, J. Wade-Zhu, J. Binner, J. Bai*, A comprehensive study of dense zirconia components fabricated by additive manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing, 2021, 43, 101994

[2] B. Guo, G. Liang, S. Yu, Y. Wang, C. Zhi, J. Bai*, 3D printing of reduced graphene oxide aerogels for energy storage devices: A paradigm from materials and technologies to applications, Energy Storage Materials, 2021, 39, 146-165

[3] B. Guo, Z. Xu, X. Luo, J. Bai*, A detailed evaluation of surface, thermal, and flammable properties of polyamide 12/glass beads composites fabricated by multi jet fusion, Virtual and Physical Prototyping, 2021, 16(sup1), S39-S52.

[4] W. Wang, J. Sun, B. Guo, X. Chen, K. Ananth, J. Bai*, Fabrication of Piezoelectric Nano-Ceramics via Stereolithography of Low Viscosity Non-Aqueous Suspensions, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2020, 40, 682-688,

[5] T. Zheng, W. Wang, J. Sun, J. Liu, J. Bai*, Development and evaluation of Al2O3ZrO2 composite processed by digital light 3D printing, Ceramics International, 2020, 46(7)

[6] B. Guo, J. Zhang, K. Ananth, S. Zhao, X. Ji, J. Bai*, Stretchable, self-healing and biodegradable water-based heater produced by 3D printing, Composites Part A, 2020, 133

[7] S. Yu, J. Sun, J. Bai*, Investigation of functionally graded TPMS structures fabricated by additive manufacturing, Materials and Design, 2019, 182

[8] J. Bai*, et al, Tribological and mechanical properties of MoS2 enhanced polyamide 12 for selective laser sintering, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 2019, 264,382-388

[9] J. Sun, J. Binner, J. Bai *, Effect of surface treatment on the dispersion of nano zirconia particles in non-aqueous suspensions for stereolithography, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2018, 39, 1660-1667

[10] J. Guo, J. Bai *, K. Liu, J. Wei, Surface quality improvement of selective laser sintered polyamide 12 by precision grinding and magnetic field-assisted finishing, Materials and Design, 2018, 138, 39-45


◆ The AM research group actively recruit postdoctoral fellows, research assistants, and joint doctoral and postgraduate students. Students and scholars who are passionate about additive manufacturing/3D printing are welcome to join