Brunel University London, UK
Shouxun Ji is currently a Lecturer at BCAST. Before rejoining Brunel in October 2010, he was a Manager at Arcadia, leading a team working on various projects to develop products and managing supply chains. Prior to that, he was the Chief Engineer of BCAST specialized in semi-solid processing of rheo-die casting, rheo-extrusion and rheo-twin roll casting. He is focusing on developing lightweight materials and structures for the automotive industry, including purpose developed aluminium and magnesium alloys with improved ductility, strength, modulus, or thermal conductivity, and the hybrid structures using different materials. He is also working on new materials for aerospace application, such as materials for explosive cords and high strength casting materials for aircraft. Meanwhile, he is in charge of all the equipment specification, planning and supply in the AMCC 1 and 2 programmes.