Wei Ke was at the Department of Metallography and Heat Treatment at Beijing University of Iron and Steel Technology (1952–1957). He worked as a Visiting Scientist at the National Physical Laboratory, UK (1979–1982). Between 1983 and 1995, Ke served as the Director of Institute of Corrosion and Protection of Metals, CAS. From 1995 to 2006, he was a Vice Chairman, Advisory Committee, Institute of Metal Research, CAS, China. His work includes fundamental, applied and development research on corrosion and corrosion protection. His research interests are in environmental sensitive fracture, embodied as corrosion fatigue (CF), stress corrosion cracking (SCC), and Effect of multiphase flow on Corrosion, corrosion resistant alloys and coating. He published more than 200 papers. He gained Edward Greco Award (2005), International Corrosion Congress, and Heliang-Heli Award (2006).
Biography Updated on 20 March 2014