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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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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 2013 2018

  • 12 Article
  • 4 Conference contribution
3 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
14 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

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

2 Citations

Study of weighted fusion methods for the measurement of surface geometry

Wang, J., Pagani, L., Leach, R. K., Zeng, W., Colosimo, B. M. & Zhou, L. Jan 2017 In : Precision Engineering. 47, p. 111-121 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fusion reactions
Surface measurement
Kalman filters

Activities 2015 2018

  • 4 Oral presentation