News, Updates and Events


02/08/2021 Warmly welcome Dr Xun Zeng graduated from Technical  University of Berlin to join our group as a postdoc.

11/07/2021  Our recently published work regariding cryomilling of Mg alloy powers with nanocrystalline grain size. Effect of cryomilling time on microstructure evolution and hardness of cryomilled AZ31 powders

08/07/2021 The first EPMA data produced in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Sheffield. Mobilities of Ti and Fe in disordered TiFe-BCC assessed from new experimental data

01/05/2021 Mr Xingjian Zhao graduated from UCL Joined MAGLab as the first PhD student in the group.

29/04/2021 Dikai's application for recognition as an  Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) has been successful.

UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship


MAGLab is thrilled to share the news that Dr Dikai Guan is now a UKRI Future Leaders Fellow! Dr Guan cannot wait to start work designing high performance Mg alloys for next generation cars. Thanks to colleagues at Department of Materials Science and Engieering, the University of Sheffield as well as my EPSRC DARE Projet team, fellowship project partners and collaborators. PDRA and PhD student positions in alloy design and advanced microstructure characterisation research areas will be opening soon – contact us if interested in joining MAGLab.

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