Dr. Da Kuang received his Ph.D from the University of Calgary in 2016. His research area includes pipeline corrosion and coating failure under alternating current interference. Dr. Da Kuang is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Self Finance Student Abroad, which is considered as the highest award given by the Chinese government to graduate students who study outside of China, due to his outstanding accomplishment in the discipline of pipeline corrosion and integrity management. Dr. Da Kuang also has extensive experience in materials characterization and preparation. He finished his M.Sc. degree from the Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2012, where he firstly developed the graphene-nickel coating with electrodeposition method and it shows wide application potentials in aerospace and automobile fields.
Dr. Da Kuang joined Charter Coating Service (2000) Ltd. in May 2017 and his current assignments include laboratory supervision, project management, coating testing, failure analysis and technical report writing.