• Professor
  • Oscar S. Wyatt Jr. Professor
Hong Liang

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Stevens Institute of Technology

Research Interests

  • Dr. Liang's research interests include advanced materials and structures, bio- and dental materials and devices, chemical-mechanical polishing, corrosion and electrochemical fundamentals, cyborg materials and systems, energy conversion and harvesting, nanofabrication, nano- and hierarchical-structured materials and sensing devices, surface and interface science, surface modification and functional coatings, tribology, and tribology chemistry.

Awards & Honors

  • ASME Foundation Swanson Fellow
  • Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers
  • Charles H. Barclay, Jr. 45 Faculty Fellows, Texas A&M University College of Engineering

Selected Publications

  • Y. Yue and H. Liang, “Micro- and Nano-structured Vanadium Pentoxide (V2O5) for Electrodes of Lithium-ion Batteries,” Adv. Energy. Mater., 2017, 1602545. DOI:10.1002/aenm.201602545.
  • Y. Chen, C. Sanchez, Y. Yue, J. Gonzalez, D. Parkinson, and H. Liang, “Observation of Two-Dimensional Yttrium-Oxide Nanoparticles in Mealworm Beetles (Tenebrio Molitor),” J. Synchrotron Radiation, 23, 2016. DOI: 10.1107/S1600577516009942.
  • K. Lee, J. Hsu, D. Naugle, and H. Liang, “Multi-phase Quasicrystalline Alloys for Superior Wear Resistance,” Matls. & Design, Vol. 108, 2016, pp. 440-447.
  • W. Dai, B. Kheireddin, H. Gao, and H. Liang, “Roles of Nanoparticles in Oil Lubrication,” Trib. Int. Vol. 102, pg. 88-98, 2016. doi:10.1016/j.triboint.2016.05.020.
  • Y. Zhou, L. Perkins, G. Wang, D. Zhou, and H. Liang, “Bio-environment-induced Degradation and Failure of Internal Fixation Implants,” J. Funct. Biomater. 6(4), 1012-1020, 2015. doi:10.3390/jfb6041012