Prof. Jie Tao
Prof. Jie Tao is currently a professor at College of Materials Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA). From February 2001 to January 2002, he worked in the Manchester Materials Science Centre at the University of Manchester and UMIST as a visiting scholar. He was the dean of the College of Materials Science and Technology, NUAA from 1998-2008. Now he is the director of Institute of Advanced Materials and Forming Technology, NUAA. He has become Ford Motor Company Professor of materials science at NUAA since 2008. His current research interests are mainly focused on functional coatings, fiber metal laminates and forming technology of metallic materials. He has published 260 papers and 4 books, and acquired 36 patents granted.