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Biography
Wei Gao

Prof. Wei Gao

Coordinator, Advanced and Nano-Materials Research Cluster/Centre

The University of Auckland, New Zealand


Email: w.gao@auckland.ac.nz


Qualifications

1988  Ph.D, Dept of Materials, Oxford University, UK

1981  M.Sc., Metallurgy and Materials Science, Northeastern University, Shenyang, China


Publications(Selected)

  1. C.W. Zou, X.D. Yan, R.Q. Chen, Z.Y. Wu, A. Alyamani, and W. Gao, “Effect of annealing on the microstructures and optical properties of ZnO/V2O5 composite”, Applied Physics Letters, 98, 111904 (2011).
  2. Zou, C.W., Yan, X.D., Chen, R.Q., Alyamani, A., Wu, Z.Y., Gao, W.; "The annealing effect on the microstructures and phase transformation of ZnO/TiO2 core-shell nanostructure", Crystal Growth & Design, cg-2010-016164. R1.
  3. C.W. Zou and W. Gao, “Fabrication, Optoelectronic and Photocatalytic Properties of Some Composite Oxide nanostructures”, Transitions on Electrical and Electronic Materials, Vol. 11. No.1, pp1-10, 2010.
  4. Ruiqun Chen, Chongwen Zou, Jiming Bian, Adarsh Sandhu and Wei Gao, “Microstructure and optical properties of Ag-doped ZnO nanostructures prepared by a wet oxidation doping process”, Nanotechnology, Vol.22 (2011), 105706, 8pp.
  5. Ruiqun Chen, Chongwen Zou, Xiaodong Yan, Ahmed Alyamani and Wei Gao, “Growth mechanism of ZnO nanostructures in wet-oxidation process”, Thin Solid Films, Vol 519, Issue 6, 3 January 2011, P. 1837-1844.
  6. W.W. Chen and W. Gao. Sol-enhanced electroplating of nanostructured Ni-TiO2 composite coatings – The effects of sol concentration on the mechanical and corrosion properties. Electrochimica Acta, 2010. 55(22): p. 6865-6871.
  7. Weiwei Chen, Yedong He, and Wei Gao, “Synthesis of Nanostructured Ni–TiO2 Composite Coatings by Sol-Enhanced Electroplating”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 157 (8) E122-E128 (2010).
  8. Y. Ma, J-Y Feng, Y-Z Ma, H. Zan, W. Gao, “Comparative Study on Characterization of Corrosion Resistance of Micro-Arc Oxidation Coatings on Mg Alloys”, Journal of Chinese Society for Corrosion and Protection, 2010, Vol. 30 (6):442-448.
  9. J. Han, W. Qiu, W. Gao, “Adsorption of estrone in microfiltration membrane filters”, Chemical Engineering Journal, doi:10.1016/j.cej.2010.10.024.
  10. Xiaodong Yan, Michelle Dickinson, Jeffrey P. Schirer, Chongwen Zou, and Wei Gao, “Face dependence of mechanical properties of a single ZnO nano/microrod”, J. Appl. Phys. 108, 056101 (2010); doi:10.1063/ 1.3462381.
  11. C.F. Dee, A.C. Aw, B. Wright, X.D. Yan, C.W. Zhou, W. Gao, Implementation of ZnO as sensing for surface acoustic wave sensor, Materials Science Forum, V.663-665, (2011) 563-567.
  12. J.G. Gao, Y.D. He, W. Gao, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Lett. 1 (2010) 1-8.
  13. 284. Z.W. Chen, S. Cui, W. Gao and T. Zhu, “Microstructure Evolution in Various Regions of Sir Zone during Friction Stir Processing of Al-7Si-0.3Mg Cast Alloy”, Materials Science Forum, V.654-656, 2010, 962-965.
  14. W.W. Chen, Y.D. He and W. Gao, “Electrodeposition of so-enhanced nanostructured Ni-TiO2 composite coatings”, Surface & Coating Technology”, 204(2010) 2487-2492.
  15. W.W. Chen, W. Gao and Y.D. He, A novel electroless plating of Ni-P-TiO2 nano-composite coatings, Surface & Coating Technology, 204 (2010) 2493-2498.
  16. C.W. Zou, X.D. Yan, J.M. Bian and W. Gao, “Enhanced visible photoluminescence of V2O5 via coupling ZnO/V2O5 composite nanostructures, Optics Letters, April 2010, V.35, No.8, 1145.
  17. Y.D. He and W. Gao, “Novel Sol-Gel Method for Preparation of Ceramic-Oxide Coatings”, Inter. J. Modern Physics B, Vol. 24, Nos. 15 & 16, June 2010, 2983-2992.
  18. C.W. Zou, R.Q. Chen, E. Haemmerle and W. Gao, “P-type Al-N Co-doped ZnO Films Prepared by Thermal Oxidation of Sputered Zn3N2:Al Precursors”, Inter. J. Modern Physics B, Vol. 24, Nos. 15 & 16, June 2010, 2992-2999.
  19. M. Leung, E. Haemmerle, W. Chen, M. Hodgson and W. Gao, “Quantifying the Performance of Multiple-Output Piezoelectric Optical Switches”, Inter. J. Modern Physics B, Vol. 24, Nos. 15 & 16, June 2010, 2345-2351.
  20. T.P. Zhu, Z.W. Chen and W. Gao, “Grain Boundary Wetting and Solidification of Constitutional Liquid in AZ91 Cast Alloy”, Inter. J. Modern Physics B, Vol. 24, Nos. 15 & 16, June 2010, 2249-2255.
  21. T. Wu, K. Aw, N. Salim, W. Gao, Sol-Gel ZnO in Organic Transistor-Based Non-Volatile Memory”, J Mater Sci: Mater Electron (2010) 21, 125-129.
  22. W. Gao and H. Liu, “A highly Ductile Mg Alloy System”, Editors: Yu Lung Chiu et al, IOP Conference Series, Materials Science and Engineering, Processing, Microstructure and Properties of Materials, ISSN 1757-8981, 012003.
  23. TP. Zhu and W. Gao, “Formation of Internetallic Compound Coating on AZ91 Cast Alloy”, Editors: Yu Lung Chiu et al, IOP Conference Series, Materials Science and Engineering, Processing, Microstructure and Properties of Materials, ISSN 1757-8981, 012024.
  24. CW Chung, RG Ding, YL Chiu, MA Hodgson and W Gao, “Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of an As-Cast AZ91 Mg Alloy Processed by Equal Channel Angular Pressing, Editors: Yu Lung Chiu et al, IOP Conference Series, Materials Science and Engineering, Processing, Microstructure and Properties of Materials, ISSN 1757-8981, 012012.