Hong Liang

Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: (979) 862-2623

E-mail: hliang@tamu.edu

Education

  • Postdoc 1992 - 1994, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Ph.D. 1992, Materials Science & Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • M.S. 1987, Materials Science & Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • B.S. 1983, Materials Science & Engineering, Beijing University of Iron and Steel Technology

Research Interests

Surface properties-behavior relations, (nano)tribology, tribochemistry, bio-nanointerface, biomaterials,nanomanufacturing, and CMP

Experience

  • 2004 - Present
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • 2005 - 2008
  • Associate Professor, The Leland T. Jordan Career Development Professor
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1998 - 2004
  • Associate/Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Invited Visiting Professor, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Guest Professor, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1996 - 1998
  • Senior Scientist, Cabot Corporation
  • 1994 - 1996
  • Senior Process Engineer, Union Carbide Inc.
  • 1992 - 1994
  • Postdoctoral Associate, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • 1987 - 1992
  • Graduate Assistant, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • 1989
  • Visiting Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
  • 1983 - 1985
  • Research Engineer, Beijing Metallurgy Institute, PRC.

Publications

  • S. Joo and H. Liang, "SIMS," Encyclopedia of Tribology, Ed. YW Chuang and Q. Wang, Springer, 2012.
  • H. Liang, "Chemical-Mechanical Polishing," Ed. Q. Wang and YW Chang, Springer, 2012.
  • H. Liang and R. Cooper, "Tribological Aspects of Insects' Skin," Ed. YW Chuang and Q. Wang, Springer, 2012.
  • L. Peng, H. Zhang, P. Hemmer, and H. Liang, "Laser-Assisted Scanning Probe Alloying Nanolithography (LASPAN)," Scanning Probe Microscopy in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. III, Edited by B. Bhushan, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2012. In press.
  • Y. Zhou, A. Rocha, C. Sanchez, and H. Liang, "Assessment of Toxicity of Nanoparticles using Insects as Biological Models," Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine. Methods and Applications, Edi.M. Soloviev, Humana Press. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, 233 Spring St., New York, NY 10013. In press.
  • M. Kulkarni, F. Gao, and H. Liang, "Chapter 18, Chemical Mechaical Polishing," Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings, ed. D. Landolt and S. Mischler, Woodhead Publishing, 2011.
  • L. Peng, H. Lee, and H. Liang, Scanning Probe Alloying Nanolithography, App. Scanning ProbeMethods, Vol. 14, Edi. B. Bhushan, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2010.