Title: Senior Staff Engineer
Location: Export, Pennsylvania, United States
Qingjun Jack Zheng, Senior Staff Engineer at Kennametal, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in metallurgy.
Dr. Zheng has been passionate about new material development for many years. He likes the impact that new materials have on people’s daily lives. Since 2019, he has brought this passion to his current role at Kennametal, exploring the possibilities of materials science through his work. He began working at Kennametal in 2006, starting as an engineer and working his way through various positions, including as manager, to his current role. Prior to this, Dr. Zheng garnered experience as a research associate at the University of Kentucky and as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Alabama.
Dr. Zheng attributes his success to his perseverance, open-mindedness, and willingness to continue to learn. He has also been served by his passion for his work. In his academic pursuits, he earned a Master of Science in metallurgical engineering from Northeastern University in China in 1994. He later received a PhD in metallurgical and materials engineering from the University of Alabama in 2003. In 2005, he was recognized with the TMS Young Leader Professional Development Award. Looking toward the future, Dr. Zheng would like to continue contributing to the advancement of the field and helping the emerging generation in their careers by supervising and guiding them in the right direction.
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