Basic Information



Professor Chengwei Kang


National Excellent Youth Scholar

Candidate of Young Talent of XJTU

Research interests

  • Ultra-precision grinding of high-end optical parts
  • Post-treatment of complex 3D printed components
  • Manufacturing of customized biomedical implant
  • Atomic and near-atomic scale manufacturing
  • Micro and nano structuring processing techniques
  • Property characterization of advanced materials


Address: Room 151,

Institute of Precision Engineering,

School of Mechanical Engineering

Xi'an Jiaotong University



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Chengwei Kang, professor of School of Mechanical Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, National Distinguished Young Scholar. He earned his PhD from the prestigious University of Queensland (UQ), located in Australia and ranked 36th globally by U.S. News in 2023. He joined University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, as a post-doctorral research fellow after receiving his degree in 2016. In 2018, he was promoted to Senior Research Engineer and Lab Supervisor. After receiving the National Distinguished Young Scholar award and Young Talent Support Plan award, Dr. Kang began working as a full-professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in the year 2022.


Professor Kang’s research concerns the ultra-precision machining, manufacturing of biomedical implants, manufacturing and post-processing of surface-microstructures. He has published over 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals (over 730 citations with h-index of 13). Three of his publications were awarded ‘Distinct Paper’ by the journal of Advances in Manufacturing. He has been involved in numerous national research projects with a combined funding of more than €8 million, including Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Professorship Project and Infrastructure Project, Australia Research Council (ARC) Engineering Project. His teaching activities have variously spanned all undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

Academic experience


Full-time professor

Xi’an Jiaotong University, China


Senior Research Engineer

University College Dublin, Ireland


Lab Supervisor

Centre of Micro/nano Manufacturing Technology


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

University College Dublin, Ireland


Ph. D     Mechanical Engineering

The University of Queensland, Australia


Bachelor  Engineering Mechanics

Dalian University of Technology, China


Research Affiliate

The International Academy for Production Engineering

(CIRP), 2022 to present

Invited talk

“Nanotechnology in bioimplants manufacturing”

Conference of Medical Technology Ireland, 2019

Oral Presentation

The 6th International Conference on Nanomanufacturing

Brunel, U.K., 2018

The 4th International Conference on Nanomanufacturing

Bremen, Germany, 2014

Organizing Committee

1st and 2nd AET Symposium on SMART and ACSM Manufacturing, Dublin, Ireland, 2019

Session Chair

The 7th International Conference on Nanomanufacturing

Xi’an, China, 2021

President &


Chinese Scholar and Student Association in the University of Queensland, 2016

Youth Editorial

International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing

Impact Factor: 10.036


Micromachines "Frontiers in Ultra-Precision Machining"

Impact Factor: 3.523


The International Society of Nanomanufacturing

International Academy of Engineering and Technology

Association of China Ireland Academics