Taiman Yue received a B.S. degree (honors) in aeronautics and astronautics from the University of Southampton, in 1982, UK. In 1987, he received a Ph.D. degree from the subdepartment of Engineering Materials, University of Southampton, UK. He was awarded the Royal Aircraft Establishment Studentship under the supervision of Professors G. A. Chadwick and P. J. E. Forsyth. Currently, Yue serves as a Professor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). Before joining PolyU in 1991, he worked as a Senior Materials Scientist in Hi-Tec Metals R&D Ltd. (UK), where he was responsible for setting up research facilities for alloy development for a number of departments of trade and industry and Brite/Euram projects. While working at PolyU, as a Principal Investigator and Coinvestigator, he has secured a total of over 6 million dollar external research funding. He has published over 170 refereed journal papers, and he is one of the most cited scientists in materials science (as rated by Essential Science Indicators of ISI). He currently holds one Chinese and four US patents. His research interests include materials processing technology, laser surface treatment, and composite materials.
Biography Updated on 3 January 2013