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New TWI Technology Fellows Appointed

Thu, 26 August, 2021

We are pleased to announce the appointment of two new TWI Technology Fellows – Dr Yanhui Zhang and Dr Farshad Salamat-Zadeh.

Our Technology Fellows are selected by the TWI Executive Team, having shown a significant impact in their technical field through technical excellence, expertise and knowledge transfer.

Each of our Technology Fellows are leading international authorities in their field and are committed to the coaching and development of their colleagues.

Yanhui joined TWI in 2001 and has a background in metallurgy, with expertise in fatigue design and testing, fatigue life evaluation, engineering critical assessment and failure investigation. He is also a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM), and Fellow of the Welding Institute (FWeldI). He has published about 70 papers in international journals and conferences, and is a panel member of several standard committees including BS 7910, BS 7608 and BS ISE/101/06.

Farshad is TWI's lead failure investigator for the non-metallic materials and has a wealth of experience in B2B, consultancy and project management, dealing with materials engineering, joining and manufacturing issues across a range of industries. Farshad is also a Chartered engineer and a Fellow of the Welding Institute as well as the training course coordinator and tutor for our ‘Welding of Moulded Plastic Components’ and ‘Adhesive Bonding Technology’ training courses.

We would like to congratulate Farshad and Yanhui on their appointments, and you can find out more about our Technology Fellows here.

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