Research Team

Chen Zhongmin

Chen Zhongmin

Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Chen Zhongmin joined Magnequench in 2000 as a Senior Research Scientist. He has about twenty years of research experience in the field of RE-Fe based permanent magnetic materials and their processing techniques, holding two US patents and over seventy technical publications. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering from the Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an, China in 1990. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Delaware from 1996 to 2000.

David Brown

David Brown

Senior Research Scientist
Dr. David Brown has been a Senior Research Scientist at Magnequench since 2000. He is an experienced Materials Technologist and works on the development of alloys and fabrication processes for the magnetic materials used in automotive and electronics applications. He has over 20 years of experience in the fields of foundry technology, powder metallurgy, metal working, coatings and materials analysis. He has studied a Bachelors degree in Materials Engineering at the University of Bath and read a Ph.D. in Melting Technology at the University of Birmingham, UK. Before joining Magnequench David spent a number of years working with the Magnetic Materials group in Birmingham. He has over 25 academic publications and serves as a reviewer for a number of International journals.

Nimit Sheth

Nimit Sheth

Manager, Applications Technology
Dr. Nimit Sheth is an Indian national living in Singapore joined Magnequench Tech. Center in 2007. Before joining Magnequench he held various positions with an industry and academic institute in India. Dr. Sheth earned a B. E. (Electrical Engineering) from Gujarat University in 1996, India and M. Tech. (Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives) and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) in India in 2002 and 2008. He is the recipient of Prof. A. K. Sinha Award for securing highest CGPA among all the graduating students from the Electrical Engineering Department of IIT, Delhi for the year 2002. He has published more than 30 papers in International Journals and Conference proceedings. His fields of interest include analysis and design of reluctance and permanent magnet motors, magnetic fixture design and FE analysis of magnetic devices.

Zhao Wei

Zhao Wei

Polymer/Organic Chemist
Mr. Zhao Wei joined Magnequench in 2006 as a research scientist specialized in organic/polymer chemistry. He has seven years' working experience in surface science and engineering. He obtained his master degree in school of materials engineering in Nanyang Technological University of Singapore (NTU) in 2003 and his bachelor degree in University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2000.