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consultant , Materials scientist

Kwang Leong Choy, Malaysian materials scientist, consultant. Achievements include invention of new coating technology called electrostatic spray assisted vapor deposition (ESAVD) which is a rapid, flexible and cost-effective method with significant influence on engineering applications; invention of smart thermal barrier coating concept; invention of method fo direct rapid prototyping of near net shape engineering components; patents in field.

Background

Choy, Kwang Leong was born on February 11, 1964 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. England. Daughter of Hoi Kar Choy and Yoke Peng Lau.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, University Malaya, Malaysia, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oxford, England, 1992.

Career

Violette and Samuel Glasstone research fellow University Oxford, 1992—1994. Governor's lecturer Imperial College, London, 1994—1998, senior lecturer, 1999—2001, reader, 2001—2002. Professor University Nottingham, England, since 2002.

Technical director Innovative Materials Processing Technologies Ltd. (IMPTL), England, since 1999, consultant, England, since 1999, IC Innovation, England, 1998—1999. Visiting professor materials science University Uppsala, Sweden, 2001—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of new coating technology called electrostatic spray assisted vapor deposition (ESAVD) which is a rapid, flexible and cost-effective method with significant influence on engineering applications. Invention of smart thermal barrier coating concept. Invention of method fo direct rapid prototyping of near net shape engineering components.

    Patents in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Innovative and Cost-Effective Materials Processing Method, 2002. Contributor chapters to books. Author: Encyclopaedia of Advanced Materials, 1994.

Membership

Member of European Science Foundations Nano Network, Institute Materials (Grunfeld Memorial award and medal 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, fine arts, interior design, gardening.

Connections

Married Isaac Tsz-Hong Chang, April 14, 1994. Children: Emer Ting Yung, Albert Yu Han.

father:
Hoi Kar Choy

mother:
Yoke Peng Lau

spouse:
Isaac Tsz-Hong Chang

child:
Emer Ting Yung Choy

child:
Albert Yu Han Choy