Alex (Gwo-Ping) Fang

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology

Associate Professor


Office: 118D Thompson
Phone: 979.845.4967

Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  • Electroless Plating on Non-metallic Substrates (Including Industrial Diamond)
  • Electroless/Electro Plating for Diamond Wire Saw Application
  • High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) Sintering Process for PDC and PCD
  • Grinding, Lapping, and Polishing of Hard Materials
  • Nondestructive Testing (PT, MT, ET, UT, PA, RT, CR)


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1996
  • M.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1987
  • B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering, Tamkang University-Taipei, Taiwan, 1976

Selected Publications

Chen, S.H., Tsai, W.L., Chen, P.C., Fang, A., Say, W.C., “Influence of Applied Voltages on Mechanical Properties and in-vitro Performances of Electroplated Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Pure Titanium”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Vol. 163, Issue 7, pp D305-308, April 2016.

Chen, S.H., Wu, C.H., Fang, A., Lin, C.K., “Effects of Adding Different Morphological Carbon Nanomaterials on Supercapacitive Performance of Sol-gel Manganese Oxide Films”, Ceramics International, Vol. 42, Issue 4, pp 4797-4805, March 2016.