• Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution,
  • Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering Technology
Chao Ma

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California – 2015
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin – 2012
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering and Automation, Tsinghua University – 2010
  • B.A., Economics, Tsinghua University – 2010

Research Interests

    • Additive manufacturing
    • Laser manufacturing
    • Powder technology

Selected Publications

  • Du, W., Ren, X., Ma, C., and Pei, Z., 2020. Ceramic binder jetting additive manufacturing: a literature review on density. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 142(4), p. 040801.
  • Du, W., Ren, X., Ma, C., and Pei, Z., 2019. Ceramic binder jetting additive manufacturing: particle coating for increasing powder sinterability and part strength. Materials Letters, 234, pp. 327-330.
  • Ma, C., Chen, L., Cao, C., and Li, X., 2017. Nanoparticle-induced unusual melting and solidification behaviors of metals. Nature Communications, 8, p.14178.
  • Ma, C., Zhao, J., Cao, C., Lin, T.C., and Li, X., 2016. Fundamental study on laser interactions with nanoparticles-reinforced metals—Part I: effect of nanoparticles on optical reflectivity, specific heat, and thermal conductivity. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 138(12), p.121001.
  • Ma, C., Zhao, J., Cao, C., Lin, T.C., and Li, X., 2016. Fundamental study on laser interactions with nanoparticles-reinforced metals—Part II: effect of nanoparticles on surface tension, viscosity, and laser melting. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 138(12), p.121002.