Yan Huang is a Senior Lecturer in Materials Science at Brunel University London. He obtained his PhD degree in 1990, and served till 1996 as a Lecturer/Associate Professor in Northeastern University, China. Before joining Brunel in 2010, he worked as a Technical Director at Confae Technology Ltd., from 2004 to 2010 and as a Research Associate/Fellow at the University of Manchester from 1996 to 2004. He has extensive experience in physical metallurgy and metallic biomaterials and published over 100 peer reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings.