BROCHURE
Guijun Bi is a Senior Scientist,Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology,Singapore

Guijun Bi

Senior Scientist

Organizing Committee

Singapore

Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Guijun Bi is a Senior Scientist and Group Manager with the Joining & Machining Group in Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech). He also holds the adjunct positions with National University of Singapore. In 2004 Dr. Bi received his PhD in laser material processing from Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology and RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Before joining SIMTech in 2008, he worked as a Research Fellow at Rolls-Royce Technology Center, University of Nottingham, UK. His research area covers additive manufacturing, welding & joining, advanced materials, numerical simulation, process monitoring & control, as well as equipment development. He has published more than eighty peer reviewed journal and conference papers, served as the technical committee member for international conferences, as well as editorial board member of international journals. He holds three patents and more than ten technology disclosures related to additive manufacturing, welding and joining.

PUBLICATIONS

Journals:
1. K. Ren, Y. Chew, Y.F. Zhang, J.Y.H. Fuh, G. Bi*: Thermal field prediction for laser scanning paths in laser aided additive manufacturing by physics-based machine learning, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering (IF 4.821), in press
2. Q. Miao, D. Wu, D. Chai, Y. Zhan, G. Bi, F. Niu, G. Ma: Comparative study of microstructure evaluation and mechanical properties of 4043 aluminum alloy fabricated by wire-based additive manufacturing, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), in press
3. B. Zhang, G. Bi*, Y. Chew, P. Wang, G. Ma, Y. Liu, S. K. Moon: Comparison of carbon-based reinforcement on laser aided additive manufacturing Inconel 625 composites, Applied Surface Science, (IF 5.155), 2019, Vol. 490, 522-534
4. K. Ren, Y. Chew, Y. F. Zhang, G. Bi*, J. Y. H. Fuh: Thermal Analyses for Optimal Scanning Pattern Evaluation in Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (IF 4.178), 2019, Vol. 271, 178-188
5. J. Wang, W. J. Wu, W. Jing, X. Tan, G. Bi*, S. B. Tor, K. F. Leong, C. K. Chua, E. Liu: Improvement of densification and microstructure of ASTM A131 EH36 steel samples additively manufactured via selective laser melting with varying laser scanning speed and hatch spacing, Materials Science and Engineering: A (IF 4.081), 2019, Vol.764, 300-313
6. S. F. Chua, H. C. Chen, G. Bi: Influence of pulse energy density in micro laser weld of crack sensitive Al alloy sheets, Journal of Manufacturing Processes (IF 3.462), 2019, Vol. 38, 1-8
7. Y. Chew, G. Bi*, Z. G. Zhu, F. L. Ng, F. Weng, S. B. Liu, S. M. L. Nai, B. Y. Lee: Microstructure and enhanced strength of laser aided additive manufactured CoCrFeNiMn high entropy alloy, Materials Science and Engineering: A (IF 4.081), 2019, Vol. 744, 137-144
8. K. Ren, Y. Chew, J. Y. H. Fuh, Y. F. Zhang, G. Bi*: Thermo-mechanical analyses for optimized path planning in laser aided additive manufacturing processes, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), 2019, Vol. 162, 80-93
9. Y. Liu, F. Weng, G. Bi*, Y. Chew, S. Liu, G. Ma, S. K. Moon: Characterization of wear properties of the functionally graded material deposited on cast iron by laser-aided additive manufacturing, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IF 2.496), 2019,1-9
10. L. Jiao, S. K. Moon, Z. Y. Chua, J. Song, G. Bi, H. Zheng, B. Lee, J. Koo: Laser-induced graphene on additive manufacturing parts, Nanomaterials (IF 4.034), 2019, Vol. 9 (1), 90
11. J. Song, Y. Chew, L. Jiao, X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi*: Numerical study of temperature and cooling rate in selective laser melting with functionally graded support structures, Additive Manufacturing (IF 7.173), 2019, Vol 24, 543-551
12. Z. G. Zhu, F. L. Ng, J. W. Qiao, P. K. Liaw, H. C. Chen, S. M. L. Nai, and G. Bi: Interplay between microstructure and deformation behavior of a laser-welded CoCrFeNi high entropy alloy, Materials Research Express (IF 1.449), 2019, Vol. 6, No.4
13. Z. Du, H. C. Chen, M. J. Tan, G. Bi, C. K. Chua:Investigation of porosity reduction, microstructure and mechanical properties for joining of selective laser melting fabricated aluminium composite via friction stir welding, Journal of Manufacturing Processes (IF 3.462), 2018, Vol. 36, 33-43
14. J. Song, Y. Chew, G. Bi*, X. Yao, B. Zhang, J. Bai, S. K. Moon: Numerical and experimental study of laser aided additive manufacturing for melt-pool profile and grain orientation analysis, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), 2018, Vol.137, 286-297
15. L. Jiao, Z. Y. Chua, S. K. Moon, J. Song, G. Bi, H. Zheng: Femtosecond Laser Produced Hydrophobic Hierarchical Structures on Additive Manufacturing Parts, Nanomaterials (IF 4.034), 2018, Vol.8, 601
16. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi: A multi-material part design framework in additive manufacturing, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IF 2.496), 2018, 1-9
17. L. E. Loh, J. Song, F. L. Guo, G. Bi*: Analytical solution of temperature distribution in a non-uniform medium due to a moving laser beam and a double beam scanning strategy in the selective laser melting process, Journal of Heat Transfer (IF 1.602), 2018, Vol.140, 082302
18. Z. Du, M. J. Tan, H. Chen, G. Bi, CK Chua: Joining of 3D-printed AlSi10Mg by friction stir welding, Welding in the world (IF 1.278), 2018, 63, 675–682
19. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, B. Y. Lee, G. Bi*: Effects of the TiC Nanoparticle on Microstructures and Tensile Properties of Selective Laser Melted IN718/TiC Nanocomposites, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2018, Vol.63, 012074
20. I. H. Ahn, S. K. Moon, G. Bi: Hole design quality identification in laser aided additive manufacturing, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture (IF 1.752), 2018, Vol.232, 909-917
21. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, B. Y. Lee, G. Bi*: Effects of Heat Treatment on Microstructures and Tensile Properties of IN718/TiC Nanocomposite Fabricated by Selective Laser Melting, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (IF 1.779), 2017, Vol.18, 1693–1701
22. Y. Chew, J. H. L. Pang, G. Bi, B Song: Effects of laser cladding on fatigue performance of AISI 4340 steel in the as-clad and machine treated conditions, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (IF 4.178), 2017, Vol.243, 246-257
23. I. H. Ahn, S. K. Moon, J. H. Hwang, G. Bi: Characteristic Length of the Solidified Melt Pool in Selective Laser Melting Process, Rapid Prototyping Journal (IF 2.801), 2017, Vol. 23 (2), 370-381
24. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi, H. Son: Commonality and performance metrics to evaluate and optimise the design of additive manufactured product families, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, 2017, Vol.12 (1), 44-63
25. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi: Multidisciplinary design optimization to identify additive manufacturing resources in customized product development, Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, 2017, Vol.4 (2), 131-142
26. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi: A hybrid machine learning approach for additive manufacturing design feature recommendation, Rapid Prototyping Journal (IF 2.801), 2017, Vol. 23 (6), 983-997
27. B. Chen, S. K. Moon, X. Yao, G. Bi, J. Shen, J. Umeda, K. Kondoh: Strength and strain hardening of a selective laser melted AlSi10Mg alloy, Scripta Materialia (IF 4.539), 2017, Vol.141, 45-49
28. B. Zhang, G. Bi*, P. Wang, J. Bai, Y. Chew, M. Nai: Microstructure and mechanical properties of Inconel 625/nano-TiB2 composite fabricated by LAAM, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), 2016, Vol. 111, 70-79
29. H. C. Chen, G. Bi, B. Y. Lee, C. K. Cheng: Laser Welding of CP Ti to Stainless Steel with Different Temporal Pulse Shapes, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (IF 4.178), 2016, Vol. 231, 58-65
30. J. Bai, B. Zhang, J. Song, G. Bi, P. Wang, J. Wei: The Effect of Processing Conditions on the Mechanical Properties of Polyethylene Produced by Selective Laser Sintering, Polymer Testing (IF 2.943), 2016, Vol. 52, 89-93
31. B. Zhang, G. Bi, M. L. Nai, C. N. Sun, J. Wei: Microhardness and Microstructure Evolution of TiB2 Reinforced Inconel 625/TiB2 Composite Produced by Selective Laser Melting, Optics & Laser Technology (IF 3.319), 2016, Vol. 80, 186-195
32. Z. Du, M. J. Tan, J. F. Guo, G. Bi, J. Wei: Fabrication of a New Al-Al2O3-CNTs Composite Using Friction Stir Processing (FSP), Materials Science and Engineering: A (IF 4.081), 2016, Vol. 667, 125-131
33. X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi: A Cost-driven Design Methodology for Additive Manufactured Variable Platforms in Product Families, Journal of Mechanical Design (IF 2.828), 2016, Vol. 138 (4), 041701
34. J. Guo, B. Y. Lee, Z. Du, G. Bi, M. J. Tan, J. Wei: Effect of Nano-particle Addition on Grain Structure Evolution of Friction Stir Processed Al 6061 during Postweld Annealing, JOM (IF 2.305), 2016, Vol.68(8), 2268–2273
35. N. Lei, X. Yao, S. K. Moon, G. Bi: An additive manufacturing process model for product family design, Journal of Engineering Design (IF 1.906), 2016, Vol. 27, 751-767
36. Y. X. Chew, H. L. Pang, G. Bi, B. Song: Thermo-mechanical Model for Simulating Laser Cladding Induced Residual Stresses with Single and Multiple Clad Beads, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (IF 4.178), 2015, Vol. 224, 89-101
37. K Zhou, R Wei, G Bi, X Wang, B Song, X Feng: Semi-Analytic Solution of Multiple Inhomogeneous Inclusions and Cracks in an Infinite Space, International Journal of Computational Methods (IF 1.221), 2015, Vol. 12 (01), 1550002
38. H. C. Chen, G. Bi, M. L. Nai, J. Wei: Enhanced Welding Efficiency in Laser Welding of Highly Reflective Pure Copper, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (IF 4.178), 2015, Vol. 216, 287-293
39. J. F. Guo, H. C. Chen, C. N. Sun, G. Bi, Z. Sun, J. Wei: Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar Materials between AA6061 and AA7075 Al Alloys Effects of Process Parameters, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), 2014, Vol. 56, 185-192
40. G. Bi*, C. N. Sun, H. C. Chen, F. L. Ng, C. C. K. Ma: Microstructure and Tensile Properties of Superalloy IN100 Fabricated by Micro-Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), 2014, Vol. 60, 401-408
41. J. F. Guo, J. Liu, C. N. Sun, S. Maleksaeedi, G. Bi, M. J. Tan, J. Wei: Effects of Nano-Al2O3 Particle Addition on Grain Structure Evolution and Mechanical Behaviour of Friction-stir-processed Al, Materials Science and Engineering: A (IF 4.081), 2014, Vol. 602, 143-149
42. G. Bi*, C. N. Sun, M. L. Nai: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Nano-TiC Reinforced Inconel 625 Deposited Using LAAM, Physics Procedia, 2013, Vol. 41, 828-834
43. G. Bi*, C. N. Sun, A. Gasser: Study on Influential Factors for Process Monitoring and Control in Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing, Journal of Materials Processing Technology (IF 4.178), 2013, Vol. 213 (3), 463-468
44. G. Bi*, A. Gasser: Restoration of Nickel-base Turbine Blade Knife-edges with Controlled Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing, Physics Procedia, 2011, Vol. 12, 402-409
45. G. Bi*, K. L. Ng, K. M. Teh, A. E. W. Jarfors: Feasibility Study on the Laser Aided Additive Manufacturing of Die Inserts for Liquid Forging, Materials & Design (IF 5.77), 2010, Vol. 31, S112-S116
46. G. Bi*, S. H. Ng, K. T. May, C. Z. Chan: Micro-laser Welding of Plastics for the Applications in Micro-fluidic Devices, Key Engineering Materials, 2010, Vol. 447, 745-749
47. K. L. Ng, A. E. W. Jarfors, G. Bi, H. Y. Zheng: Porosity Formation and Gas Bubble Retention in Laser Metal Deposition, Applied Physics A (IF 1.784), 2009, Vol. 97 (3), 641-649
48. S. H. Mok, G. Bi*, J. Folkes, I. Pashby: Deposition of Ti–6Al–4V Using a High Power Diode Laser and Wire, Part I: Investigation on the Process Characteristics, Surface and Coatings Technology (IF 3.192), 2008, Vol. 202 (16), 3933-3939
49. S. H. Mok, G. Bi*, J. Folkes, I. Pashby, J. Segal: Deposition of Ti–6Al–4V Using a High Power Diode Laser and Wire, Part II: Investigation on the Mechanical Properties, Surface and Coatings Technology (IF 3.192), 2008, Vol. 202 (19), 4613-4619
50. G. Bi*, B. Schürmann, A. Gasser, K. Wissenbach, R. Poprawe: Development and Qualification of a Novel Laser Cladding Head with Integrated Sensors, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture (IF 6.039), 2007, Vol. 47 (3), 555-561
51. G. Bi*, A. Gasser, K. Wissenbach, A. Drenker, R. Poprawe: Investigation on the Direct Laser Metallic Powder Deposition Process via Temperature Measurement, Applied Surface Science, (IF 5.155), 2006, Vol. 253 (3), 1411-1416
52. G. Bi*, A Gasser, K. Wissenbach, A. Drenker, R. Poprawe: Characterization of the Process Control for the Direct Laser Metallic Powder Deposition, Surface and Coatings Technology (IF 3.192), 2006, Vol. 201 (6), 2676-2683
53. G. Bi*, A. Gasser, K. Wissenbach, A. Drenker, R. Poprawe: Identification and Qualification of Temperature Signal for Monitoring and Control in Laser Cladding, Optics & Lasers in Engineering (IF 4.059), 2006, Vol. 44 (12), 1348-1359
54. J. C. Fang, W. J. Xu, Z. J. Jin, G. Bi, J. J. Zhou: Magnetic Abrasive Finishing of Non-ferromagnetic Tube, Key Engineering Materials, 2004, Vol.259-260, 530-534

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy : 10/2000-10/2004, Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Master of Engineering : 09/1994-04/1997, Dalian University of Technology, P. R. China
Bachelor of Engineering: 09/1990-07/1994, Dalian University of Technology, P. R. China

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Laser aided additive manufacturing (LAAM) for surface modification, remanufacturing and 3D printing
  • Development of new materials using additive manufacturing technologies
  • Hybrid technologies combined additive and subtractive manufacturing processes
  • Development of key system of additive manufacturing
  • Process monitoring and control
  • Modelling and simulation of additive manufacturing and joining processes

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Singapore A*Star Aerospace Program Achievement Award 2012   
  • Singapore A*Star Aerospace Program Achievement Award 2013   
  • Singapore A*Star Aerospace Program Achievement Award 2019

EDITORSHIP

  • Editorial board member: Journal of Electronics and Sensors, Advanced Materials Science and Technology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
  • Visiting Professor, Hai Tian Scholar, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • Beijing Haiju Scholar
  • Technical committee member: 7th Asia Pacific IIW International Congress 2013 on “Recent Development in Welding and Joining Technologies” 
  • Advisory Board Member: 4th World Congress Smart Materials 2018, Osaka, Japan
  • Advisory Board Member: 5th World Congress Smart Materials 2019, Rome, Italy 
  •  Advisory Board Member: 6th World Congress Smart Materials 2020, Barcelona, Spain