Zhou, Wei (also spelt as Wei Zhou or W. Zhou)


Service to Industry & Profession

Prof. Wei Zhou has been Consultant to numerous government organizations, multinational companies, Singapore Stock Exchange listed companies, and local SMEs on engineering reliability and analysis of failures (e.g., due to fatigue, fracture, impact loading, corrosion, and stress corrosion cracking). He has solved engineering problems which occurred in a wide range of manufacturing processes, including casting, welding, plasma nitriding, machining, and filament winding. During his consultancy service to industry he has dealt with an extensive range of engineering materials, including fibrous composites, tempered glass, aluminium alloys, magnesium alloys, titanium alloys, stainless steels, ultrahigh strength steels, superalloys, lead-free solders, and semiconductors. He served as President of Singapore Fracture Group and Chairman of Technical Consultancy Committee, Singapore Welding Society.


Presently, he is Council Member of SWS (Singapore Welding Society), Chairman of Welding Technology Committee of SWS, and Chairman of Board of Examiners for IIW (International Institute of Welding) Authorized National Body of Singapore.


Below is a list of international conferences being organized by Prof Wei Zhou or organized by him in the past:

Member of Organizing Committee, The IIW 2009 the 62th Annual Assembly and International Conference of the International Institute of Welding (IIW), 12-18 July 2009 Singapore. Details to be announced.


Chair, 2nd International Symposium on Ultralight Materials and Structures (Ultralight2007), 14-16 Sept 2007, Beijing International Conventional Centre, China, as part of the 6th International Conference on Materials Processing for Properties and Performance (MP3). Downloadable Brochure.


Chair, Symposium E: Nanodevices and Nanofabrication, ICMAT 2007 (4th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies), 1-6 July 2007, Singapore


Coordinator, Welding Technology Forum 2007, 13 Feb 2007, Singapore.


Chair, Symposium on Ultralight Materials and Structures, 11-14 Dec 2006, Singapore


Member of Organizing Committee, IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies Nanoelectronics (NanoSingapore 2006), 10-13 Jan 2006, Singapore


Co-Chair, Symposium G: Nanodevices and Nanofabrication, ICMAT 2005 (3rd International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies), 3-8 July 2005, Singapore


Chair, Nanotechnology Business Opportunities Forum, Singapore, 16 July 2004


Chair, Nanotech 2004 Singapore (the 1st International Conference on Nanotechnology, Singapore, 13-17 July 2004)


Member of Organizing Committee, ICoPE2003/04 (International Conference on Precision Engineering), 2-5 March 2004, Singapore


Chair, International Symposium of Magnesium Alloys, Mandarin Hotel, Singapore, Sept. 1999