Hong Liang

Professor - Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: (979) 862-2623

E-mail: hliang@tamu.edu

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  • Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

Research Interests

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


  • 2004 – Present           Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University


  • 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 Probe Methods, Vol. 14, Edi. B. Bhushan, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2010.