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Dr Wenhan Zeng was appointed as a Senior Research Fellow in 2011 at the EPSRC IMRC in Advanced Metrology. He started his employment with the Centre for Precision Technologies within the University of Huddersfield as a Research Fellow from 2004.

Dr Wenhan Zeng received his BEng in mechanical engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Top 10 in overall and the best in Mechanical Engineering in China) in 1997, and received his MEng in Precision instrumentation at the same University in 2000. He finished his PhD in 2005 and his thesis entitled with “Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Based Surface Analysis Model and Topography Recognition for Machining Process” has been awarded as one of the best dissertations in HUST in 2005. In 2012, he was awarded the “High level Oversea’s Talent Young Scientist” by municipal government of Beijing, China.

Career timeline:

  • Nov. 2011 - Present: Senior Research Fellow, EPSRC IMRC in Advanced Metrology, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • May 2004 - Nov. 2011: Research Fellow, CPT, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Apr. 2003 - May 2004: Visiting Researcher, CPT, School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK
  • Sep. 2000 - Apr. 2003: Part-Time Lecturer, Department of Instrumentation, School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Precision Metrology,
  • Precision Instrument,
  • Surface Metrology,
  • Image Processing,
  • Signal Processing

Research Degree Supervision

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Projects 2016 2023

Future Advanced Metrology Hub

Jiang, X., Martin, H., Longstaff, A., Kadirkamanathan, V., Turner, M. S., Keogh, P., Scott, P., McLeay, T., Blunt, L., Zeng, W., Huntley, J. M., Bills, P., Fletcher, S., Gao, F., Coupland, J. M., Kinnell, P., Mahfouf, M. & Mullineux, G.


Project: ResearchResearch Council

Research Output 2005 2019

  • 28 Article
  • 13 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article
Coordinate measuring machines
X rays
Measurement errors
Open Access
X Ray Computed Tomography
X rays

The effect of primer cap material on ballistic toolmark evidence

Addinall, K., Zeng, W., Bills, P., Wilcock, P. & Blunt, L., 8 Mar 2019, In : Forensic Science International. 298, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
Surface Texture
Free-form Surface
Triangular Mesh

Characterisation methods for powder bed fusion processed surface topography

Lou, S., Jiang, X., Sun, W., Zeng, W., Pagani, L. & Scott, P., 19 Sep 2018, In : Precision Engineering. 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface topography
Fusion reactions
3D printers

Activities 2009 2018

  • 11 Oral presentation
  • 1 Poster presentation

Development of 2D Local Searching Algorithms for Surface Determination of X-ray Computed Tomography Measurement

Shan Lou (Speaker), Wenjuan Sun (Speaker), Wenhan Zeng (Speaker), Luca Pagani (Speaker), Paul Scott (Speaker)
3 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Effect of the Form Estimation on the Areal Texture Parameters for X-Ray Computed Tomography Measurement

Luca Pagani (Speaker), Shan Lou (Speaker), Wenhan Zeng (Speaker), Jane Jiang (Speaker), Paul Scott (Speaker)
7 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Effect of Cartridge Material on Ballistic Toolmark Identification

Katie Addinall (Speaker), Wenhan Zeng (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Liam Blunt (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
30 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Simultaneous Multi-type Feature Separation for Complex Structured Surface Analysis

Wenhan Zeng (Speaker)
15 Mar 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Extraction of Process Signature Features from Additive Manufactured Metal Surfaces

Shan Lou (Speaker), Wenjuan Sun (Speaker), Wenhan Zeng (Speaker), Hussein Abdul-Rahman (Speaker), Xiangqian Jiang (Speaker), Paul Scott (Speaker)
26 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPoster presentation