LU Hongxing
Research Assistant Professor

LU Hongxing
Research Assistant Professor
Innovation Center for Intelligent Manufacturing
E-mail: luhx@sustech.edu.cn


Research Area
1. Development and application research of semi-solid processing technology for aluminum alloys
2. Research on the formation mechanism and control method of defects in metal products
3. Research on the simulation method of metal forming process


Education Background
In 2012, graduated from the Specialty of Materials Science and Engineering of Beihang University, and got the bachelor’s degree of engineering and the minor bachelor's degree of law.
In 2017, graduated from the Specialty of Materials Science and Engineering of General Research Institute for Nonferrous Metals, and got Ph.D.


Working Experience
From 2017 until now, Prof. Lu works with the School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Southern University of Science and Technology.


Project Experiences
Prof. Lu had ever participated in the fundamental research project (for free exploration) under the Shenzhen Scientific and Technological Innovation Committee---the Study of Microcosmic Growth Mechanism of the Near-globular microstructure of Aluminum Alloy under the Enthalpy Control Conditions (500,000 RMB, from July 2017 to June 2019); the special topic of the National Key Research and Development Program of China - the Semi-solid Forming Technology of the High-performance Aluminum Alloy Components (9.06 million RMB, from July 2106 to December 2020); the special project of the International Science and Technology Cooperation Program of China - the Collaborative Study of the Key Manufacturing Technologies for High-end Complex-shape Components in the Automobile Engine (4.74 million RMB, from May 2012 to April 2015); the topic of the National Science and Technology Support Program of China - Precision Forming Technology Development and Industrialization Demonstration of Aluminum alloy and Composite Materials for Complex Automotive Parts (9.46 million RMB, from July 2012 to December 2014); and the Youth Science Foundation Project of the National Natural Science Foundation of China - the Mechanism Study on the Solidification Microstructure Control of the Highly-alloyed Magnesium-Rare Earth Alloy under the Strong Shearing of Machine Stirring (240,000 RMB, from January 2012 to December 2014).

Prof. Lu had also participated in the cooperative projects with such enterprises as ABB, Dongfeng Automobile, BYD Auto, XCMG and Huawei.


Representative Papers and Patents
[1] H. Lu, Q. Zhu, S.P. Midson, W. Qu, F. Zhang and D. Li. Forming conditions of blisters during solution heat treatment of Al-Si alloy semi-solid die castings[J]. Accepted by Rare Metals.
[2] H. Lu, Q. Zhu, D. Li and F. Zhang. Floating behavior of entrapped gas in semi-solid metal. Materials Science Forum. 2017, Vol. 898, p1254-1260.
[3] H. Lu, Y. He, S.P. Midson, D. Li and Q. Zhu. Controlling and minimizing blistering during T6 heat treating of semi-solid castings. Solid State Phenomena. 2016, Vol. 256, p192-198.
[4] H. Lu, Q. Zhu, Y. He, F. Zhang and D. Li. Study of forming mechanism of non-filling holes in blades of semi-solid cast impellers. Solid State Phenomena. 2016, Vol. 256, p314-318.
[5] H. Lu, Q. Zhu, D. Li, Y. He and F. Zhang. Semi solid high pressure die casting of high quality and complex shape aluminum components. International Conference HIGH TECH DIE CASTING 2016. Venice, Italy, 2016.
[6] H. Lu, Q. Zhu, Y. He, D. Li and S.P. Midson. Effect of casting size on microstructure and mechanical properties of thixocastings. Solid State Phenomena. 2015, Vol. 217, p45-52.
[7] X. Hu, Q. Zhu, H. Lu, F. Zhang, D. Li and S.P. Midson. Microstructural evolution and thixoformability of semi-solid aluminum 319s alloy during re-melting. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 2015, Vol. 649, p204-210.
[8] X. Hu, Q. Zhu, H.V. Atkinson, H. Lu, F. Zhang, H. Dong and Y. Kang. A time-dependent power law viscosity model and its application in modelling semi-solid die casting of 319s alloy. Acta Materialia. 2017, Vol. 124, p410-420.