ProfileDr Tianhong Gu is presently an Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, the Department of Civil Engineering at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). Previously she pursued the material research in the UK as a Research Associate (2018-2021) at Imperial College London and a Research Fellow (2021-2022) at University of Birmingham, with focus on material microstructure control & design, in-situ micromechanical testing & microstructural characterisation and materials modelling to develop cross-disciplinary solutions for the next generation high-performance and substantial-reliability engineering materials in aerospace, automotive, electronics and nuclear applications that aim to improve human life and environment for a low-carbon future. She is a specialist in understanding of micromechanical deformation, microstructure and for developing in-situ microscope methods and analysis.
Dr Gu graduated with M.Phil. in Materials Science and Metallurgy from University of Cambridge in 2014 and obtained a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Imperial College London in 2018.