School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Dehong Huo

Senior Lecturer



Dr Dehong Huo joined School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering of Newcastle University in 2011 (became part of School of Engineering from 1st August 2017). He was based in Singapore campus before he came back to Newcastle in 2013. Previously he worked at Bath and Brunel Universities, where he performed research under a number of EPSRC and FP7 projects in developing precision machine tools and innovative manufacturing processes. Currently his work in precision manufacturing is focused on developing micro machining processes and hybrid machining processes for hard and brittle materials.

Area of expertise: Precision Manufacturing, Micro Machining, Precision Machine Design


PhD in Precision Manufacturing (Harbin Institute of Technology)

MEng in Mechanical Engineering (Harbin Institute of Technology)

PgCert in Higher Education (Middlesex University)


FHEA, Member of Euspen

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Research Interests
  • Atomic and multi-scale simulation of cutting processes and microstructure material properties.
  • Experimental investigation of micro cutting processes
  • Hybrid machining processes
  • Ultra-precision micro machine design  
Research Supervision
  • Mr Xiangyu Teng
  • Mr Zi Jie Choong
  • Mr Amin Dadgari
  • Mr Zeyad Al-Shibaany
  • Mr Babis  Tzivelekis
  • Mr Jun Rao
  • Mr Lu Zheng
  • Mr Peyman Hesamikojidi
  • Mr Guoyu Fu
  • Dr Wanqun Chen



MEC1011 Mechanics I

MEC2007 Design and Manufacturing II

MEC2009 Mechanics II

MEC8052 Materials, Manufacturing and Processes

MEC3018 Design for Industry 

MEC8095 MSc Project: Mechanical and Systems Engineering