Dr Damon Kent

Honorary Research Fellow

School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Overview

The aim of my research is to understand and control the relationships between processing, structure and properties in light metals and alloys.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, The University of Queensland
  • MPhil in Mining Engineering, The University of Queensland
  • PhD in Materials Engineering, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Grants

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Wang, Gui, Kent, Damon, Paladugu, Mohanchand, Yu, Zhen Tao and Dargusch, Matthew S. (2010). Microstructure and mechanical properties of cast Ti25Nb3Mo3Zr2Sn alloy. In Zhengyi Jiang and Chunliang Zhang (Ed.), Manufacturing Science and Engineering I: International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering (ICMSE 2009)Procedings, Zhuhai, Peoples Republic of China, 26-28 December, 2009 (pp. 488-491) Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.97-101.488

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Kent, Damon, Wang, Gui, Yu, Zhentao, Ma, Xiqun and Dargusch, Matthew S. (2012). Development of ultrafine and nano-crystalline grain structures during modified accumulative roll bonding of titanium alloy, Ti-25Nb-3Zr-3Mo-2Sn. In: Lian Zhou, Hui Chang, Yafeng Lu and Dongsheng Xu, Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Titanium. 12th World Conference on Titanium (Ti-2011 ), Beijing, China, (2111-2115). 19-24 June 2011.

  • Wang, Yongqiang, Wang, Gui, Wang, Weiqi, Kent, Damon and Dargusch, Matthew S. (2011). The aging response of a metastable β Ti alloy, BTi-6554. In: The 5th International Light Metals Technology Conference (LMT 2011), Lüneburg, Germany, (29-32). 19–22 July 2011. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.690.29

  • Wang, Yongmei, Wang, Gui, Wang, Weiqi, Kent, Damon and Dargusch, Matthew S. (2011). The effect of HIPping on the microstructure and tensile properties of cast BTi-6554 alloy. In: The 5th International Light Metals Technology Conference (LMT 2011), Lüneburg, Germany, (33-36). 19–22 July 2011. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.690.33

  • Kent, Damon, Wang,Gui, Zheng, Li Hui, Yu, Zhen Tao and Dargusch, Matthew S. (2010). Influence of heat treatment on the pseudoelastic behaviour of a beta Ti-25Nb-3Zr-3Mo-2Sn alloy. In: Jian-Feng Nie and Allan Morton, PRICM7: Selected peer review papers from the seventh Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing. 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing (PRICM 7), Cairns, QLD, Australia, (871-874). 2-6 August 2010. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.654-656.871

  • Wang, Gui, Wang, Weiqi, Yang, Yulan, Kent, Damon and Dargusch, Matthew S. (2010). The effect of temperature on the microstructure of a metastable beta titanium alloy. In: Jian-Feng Nie and Allan Morton, Seventh Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing - PRICM (2010). Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (847-850). 2-6 August 2010. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.654-656.847

  • Kent, Damon, Schaffer, Graham, Qian, Ma and Liu, Zhenyun (2009). Formation of aluminium nitride during sintering of powder injection moulded aluminium. In: M. S. Dargusch, Materials Science Forum: Proceedings of the 4th International Light Metals Technology conference. Light Metals Technology 2009, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Australia, (631-634). 1-3 July 2009. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.618-619.631

  • Kent, Damon, Schaffer, Graham B., Qian, Ma and Liu, Zhenyun (2009). Formation of aluminum nitride during sintering of aluminum. In: Thomas J Jesberger and Stephen J Mashi, Advances in Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials - 2009, Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, PowderMet 2009. 2009 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials, PowderMet 2009, Las Vegas, NV United States, (7189-7198). 28 June - 1 July 2009.

  • Qian, Ma, Kondoh, K., Kent, D., Umeda, J., Yu, P. and Schaffer, G. B. (2009). The in-situ fabrication of Al-AlN composites from metal powders and their resistance to wear and cavitation. In: M. S. Dargusch, Materials Science Forum: Proceedings of the 4th International Light Metals Technology conference. Light Metals Technology 2009, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Australia, (617-620). 1-3 July 2009. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.618-619.617

  • Kent, D, Schaffer, G. B. and Drennan, J. (2007). Novel Aluminium Nitride Surface Coatings Formed on Aluminium. In: Materials Science Forum: 6th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing. 6th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing, Cheju Island, Korea, (571-575). 5th - 9th November, 2007. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.561-565.571

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision