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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

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Textures Engineering & Materials Science
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filters Physics & Astronomy
regression analysis Physics & Astronomy
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Wear of materials Engineering & Materials Science
Surface measurement Engineering & Materials Science

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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 2018

  • 24 Article
  • 6 Conference contribution
  • 1 Conference article
Surface topography
Fusion reactions
3D printers
4 Citations

Torsional Fretting and Torsional Sliding Wear Behaviors of CuNiAl against 42CrMo4 under Dry Condition

Zhang, P., Lu, W., Liu, X., Zhai, W., Zhou, M. & Zeng, W., Feb 2018, In : Tribology International. 118, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wear of materials
coefficient of friction

Extraction of Process Signature Features from Additive Manufactured Metal Surfaces

Lou, S., Sun, W., Zeng, W., Abdul-Rahman, H., Jiang, X. & Scott, P., 22 Feb 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

metal surfaces
17 Citations

Influence of surface topography on torsional fretting wear under flat-on-flat contact

Lu, W., Zhang, P., Liu, X., Zhai, W., Zhou, M., Luo, J., Zeng, W. & Jiang, X., 1 May 2017, In : Tribology International. 109, p. 367-372 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Surface topography

Non-Overlap Subaperture Interferometric Testing for Large Optics

Wu, X., Yu, Y., Zeng, W., Qi, T., Chen, M. & Jiang, X., 1 Aug 2017, In : Optics Communications. 396, p. 191-198 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Activities 2015 2018

  • 7 Oral 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

A Novel Surface Characterisation Strategy for the X-Ray Computed Tomography Measurement of Complex Additively Manufactured Parts

Shan Lou (Speaker), Wenhan Zeng (Speaker), Hussein Abdul-Rahman (Speaker), Xiangqian Jiang (Speaker), Paul Scott (Speaker)
13 Jul 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Investigation of the Compatibility of X-CT Measurement Data to Surface Topography Analysis

Shan Lou (Speaker), Xiangqian Jiang (Speaker), Wenhan Zeng (Speaker), Hussein Abdul-Rahman (Speaker), Paul Scott (Speaker)
10 May 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation