Junjie obtained a degree in Materials Science and Engineering at Central South University in China, followed by a PhD in Corrosion Science and Engineering from The University of Manchester. For a further 2 years he continued his research into corrosion and protection of aluminium alloys as a postdoctoral Research Associate at The University of Manchester.
Junjie joined Innoval’s Materials Development team in 2015 as a Senior Surface Technologist. He then progressed to Materials Consultant in 2020 and was promoted to Technical Manager, Surface Science in 2021. This current role sees him managing InnovateUK-funded collaborative R&D projects. With more than 15 years of research into aluminium surfaces, Junjie has a deep understanding of the subject.
Junjie is a Chartered Engineer registered with the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).