• Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • 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.

Certifications & Memberships

  • Editor, Tribology International
  • Associate Editor / Member of Editorial Board: Friction, Lubricants, IOP Surface Topography, Morphology and Properties, ASTM Materials Performance and Characterization

Awards & Honors

  • 2018-2019 ASME Foundation Swanson Fellow
  • 2016-2017 William Keeler Memorial Award, College of Engineering Contribution Awards
  • 2014-2015 William O. and Montine P. Head Faculty Fellow, Dwight Look College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • 2014 Best Application Paper in IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Quality and Reliability Engineering
  • 2013 Best Research Paper in journal Friction
  • 2009-2010 Charles H. Barclay, Jr. 45 Faculty Fellows, Texas A&M University College of Engineering
  • 2009 Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • 2007 Fellow of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers

Selected Publications

  • Antibacterial activities of gold and silver nanoparticles against Escherichia coli and bacillus Calmette-GuĂ©rin Y Zhou, Y Kong, S Kundu, JD Cirillo, H Liang Journal of nanobiotechnology 10 (1), 19
  • Roles of nanoparticles in oil lubrication W Dai, B Kheireddin, H Gao, H Liang Tribology International 102, 88-98
  • Micro- and Nano- structured Vanadium Pentoxide (V2O5) for Electrodes of Lithium-ion Batteries Y Yue, H Liang Advanced Energy Materials, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201602545
  • Tribology in Chemical Mechanical Planarization H Liang, C David CRC Press
  • Tribological Evaluation of Electrical Resistance of Lubricated Contacts Y Chen, H Liang Journal of Tribology, 1-9