Introduction:Worked in Central Iron and Steel Research Institute, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Technical Research Centre of Finland, Metalock (Singapore) Ltd
Joint recipient of the 1995 National Technology Award for contributions in marine repair processes using electron beam technology
Recent industry projects:
· In-process monitoring for stud welding of aluminium alloy
· Study on welding repair of rotorshafts
Research Interest:Joining processes and joinability of materials
BioNotes:BE from Tsinghua University (China)
ME from Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
PhD from Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland)
MBA from Golden Gate University (USA)
Publications:1. Z. Sun and H.Y. Han, "Hot ductility of simulated stainless steel weld metals" Journal of Materials Science, Vol.27, 1992, 1311-1316.
2. Z. Sun, "A study of solidification crack susceptibility using the solidification cycle hot-tension test" Materials Science and Engineering, Vol.A154, 1992, 85-92.
3. Z. Sun and T. Moisio, "Laser beam welding of austenitic/ferritic dissimilar steel joints using nickel based filler wire" Materials Science and Technology, Vol.9, 1993, 603-608.
4. Z. Sun, "Residual stresses in laser welded tube-to-tube dissimilar steel joints" Scripta METALLURGIACA et MATERIALIA, Vol.29-5, 1993, 633-637.
5. Z. Sun and J.C. Ion, 'Review: Laser welding of dissimilar metal combinations' Journal of Materials Science, Vol 30, 1995, 4205-4214.
6. Z. Sun, 'Feasibility of producing ferritic/austenitic dissimilar metal joints by high energy density laser beam process' International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping Vol.68, 1996, 153-160.
7. Z. Sun and M. Kuo, 'Laser welding with powder feed 'Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, Vol.3, No.6, 1998, 279-285.
8. Z. Sun, M. Kuo and D. Pan., 'Twin-wire gas tungsten arc cladding offers increased deposition rates 'Welding Journal, Vol.78, No.10, 1999, 61-64.
9. M. Kuo, Z. Sun, and D. Pan, 'Laser welding with activating flux 'Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, Vol.6, No.1, 2001, 17-21.
10. Z. Sun, D. Pan & J. Wei . Comparative Evaluation of Tungster Inert Gas and Laser Welding of AZ31 Magnesium Alloy 'Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, Vol. 7, No. 6, 2002, 343-351.
11. Z. Sun, I. Annergren, D. Pan & T.A. Mai. 'Effect of Laser Surface Remelting on the Corrosion Behaviour of Commercially Pure Titanium Sheet 'Materials Science and Engineering A, Vol. 345, Issues 1-2, 2003 293-300.
Awards:Joint recipient of the 1995 National Technology Award for contributions in marine repair processes using electron beam technology