Chaolin Tan is a Senior Scientist and Doctoral Supervisor at SIMTech. He obtained his PhD from South China University of Technology. He was a Visiting Scholar (in 2018) and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham (in 2019); and an Associate Professor at Guangdong University of Technology (in 2019). He is a Fellow of the International Association of Advanced Materials (FIAAM) and listed in the World’s Top 2% Scientist Rankings in 2022 and 2023. He has 10 years of research experience in Laser Additive Manufacturing (LAM), with research interests in materials innovation, machine learning and heterostructured materials around LAM and energy-field assisted additive manufacturing. He is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, and Youth Editor of the International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing; Journal of Materials Science & Technology; Materials Research Letters; and Rare Metals. He has also contributed to more than 70 journal papers and two books, including 36 Science Citation Index (SCI) papers as lead author, and a few Essential Science Indicators (ESI) Highly Cited and Hot Papers.

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