Dr Jin   Zhang
Scientia Fellow (Level C)

Dr Jin Zhang

  • PhD in Materials Engineering: Deakin University, Australia, 2007
  • Master in Materials Science (2001) and Bachelor in Materials Engineering (1998): Hebei University of Technology, China
Engineering
Sch: Mech & Manufacturing Eng

Dr. Jin Zhang is from School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales. Her research interests include:

  • Functional fibres and composites
  • Flexible polymer nanocomposites for sensing, energy harvesting and actuation
  • Lightweight fibre (carbon and glass) reinforced composite structures (e.g. cryogenic composite tanks)
  • Technical fibres and smart textiles

 

Phone
+61 2 93854590

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Daliri A; Zhang J; Wang CH, 2016, '6 Hybrid polymer composites for high strain rate applications', in Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport, pp. 121 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/b978-1-78242-325-6.00006-2
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Daliri A; Zhang J; Wang CH, 2016, 'Hybrid Polymer Composites for High Strain Rate Applications', in Lightweight Composite Structures in Transport: Design, Manufacturing, Analysis and Performance, pp. 121 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-1-78242-325-6.00006-2
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Chaisombat K; He S; Wang CH, 2012, 'Glass/Carbon Fibre Hybrid Composite Laminates for Structural Applications in Automotive Vehicles', in Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2012, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 69 - 74, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-24145-1_10
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lin T; Wang X, 2012, 'Carbon and polymer nanofiber reinforcements in polymer matrix composites: processing and applications', in Functional Nanofibers and their Applications, Elsevier, pp. 55 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1533/9780857095640.1.55
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; He S; Walton IH; Kajla A; Wang CH, 2012, 'Lightweight Stiffened Composite Structure with Superior Bending Strength and Stiffness for Automotive Floor Applications', in Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2012, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 75 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-24145-1_11
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lin T; Wang X, 2012, 'Carbon and polymer nanofiber reinforcements in polymer matrix composites: Processing and applications', in Functional Nanofibers and their Applications, pp. 55 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-85709-069-0.50004-5
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lin T; Wang X, 2012, 'On toughening of epoxies and their carbon fibre-reinforced composites', in Fiber-Reinforced Composites, pp. 217 - 249
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Rahim MA; Centurion F; Han J; Abbasi R; Mayyas M; Sun J; Christoe MJ; Esrafilzadeh D; Allioux FM; Ghasemian MB; Yang J; Tang J; Daeneke T; Mettu S; Zhang J; Uddin MH; Jalili R; Kalantar-Zadeh K, 2021, 'Polyphenol-Induced Adhesive Liquid Metal Inks for Substrate-Independent Direct Pen Writing', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 31, pp. 2007336 - 2007336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202007336
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Li G; Zhang J; Huang F; Wu S; Wang CH; Peng S, 2021, 'Transparent, stretchable and high-performance triboelectric nanogenerator based on dehydration-free ionically conductive solid polymer electrode', Nano Energy, vol. 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2021.106289
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Shi X; Zhang J; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'PET-RAFT facilitated 3D printable resins with multifunctional RAFT agents', Materials Chemistry Frontiers, vol. 5, pp. 2271 - 2282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0qm00961j
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Li A; Yuen ACY; Wang W; De Cachinho Cordeiro IM; Wang C; Chen TBY; Zhang J; Chan QN; Yeoh GH, 2021, 'A review on lithium-ion battery separators towards enhanced safety performances and modelling approaches', Molecules, vol. 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules26020478
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Lin B; Yuen ACY; Chen TBY; Yu B; Yang W; Zhang J; Yao Y; Wu S; Wang CH; Yeoh GH, 2021, 'Experimental and numerical perspective on the fire performance of MXene/Chitosan/Phytic acid coated flexible polyurethane foam', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, pp. 4684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-84083-2
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Sha Z; Huang F; Zhou Y; Zhang J; Wu S; Chen J; Brown SA; Peng S; Han Z; Wang CH, 2021, 'Synergies of vertical graphene and manganese dioxide in enhancing the energy density of carbon fibre-based structural supercapacitors', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 201, pp. 108568 - 108568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2020.108568
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhou Y; Cheng X; Huang F; Sha Z; Han Z; Chen J; Yang W; Yu Y; Zhang J; Peng S; Wu S; Rider A; Dai L; Wang CH, 2021, 'Hierarchically structured electrodes for moldable supercapacitors by synergistically hybridizing vertical graphene nanosheets and MnO2', Carbon, vol. 172, pp. 272 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.10.025
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Sha Z; Zhou Y; Huang F; Yang W; Yu Y; Zhang J; Wu S; Brown SA; Peng S; Han Z; Wang CH, 2021, 'Carbon fibre electrodes for ultra long cycle life pseudocapacitors by engineering the nano-structure of vertical graphene and manganese dioxides', Carbon, vol. 177, pp. 260 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2021.01.155
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Islam M; Faisal SS; Tong L; Roy AK; Zhang J; Haque E; Minett AI; Wang CH, 2021, 'N-doped reduced graphene oxide (rGO) wrapped carbon microfibers as binder-free electrodes for flexible fibre supercapacitors and sodium-ion batteries', Journal of Energy Storage, vol. 37, pp. 102453 - 102453, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2021.102453
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Merhebi S; Mohammad M; Mayyas M; Abbasi R; Zhang C; Cai S; Centurion F; Xie W; Cao Z; Tang J; Rahim MA; Zhang J; Razmjou A; Leslie G; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Tang J; Allioux F-M, 2021, 'Post-transition metal/polymer composites for the separation and sensing of alkali metal ions', JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ta02664j
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Huang F; Singer G; Zhou Y; Sha Z; Chen J; Han Z; Brown SA; Zhang J; Wang CH, 2021, 'Creating ionic pathways in solid-state polymer electrolyte by using PVA-coated carbon nanofibers', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 207, pp. 108710 - 108710, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2021.108710
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Liu M; Pearce G; Yu Y; Sha Z; Zhou Y; Yuen ACY; Tao C; Boyer C; Huang F; Islam M; Wang CH, 2021, 'Strain stiffening and positive piezoconductive effect of liquid metal/elastomer soft composites', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 201, pp. 108497 - 108497, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2020.108497
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Gan L; Xiao Z; Zhang J; Van Amber R; Hurren C; Xu W; Wang Y; Wang X, 2021, 'Coloured powder from coloured textile waste for fabric printing application', Cellulose, vol. 28, pp. 1179 - 1189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-020-03573-0
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Allioux FM; Merhebi S; Tang J; Zhang C; Merenda A; Cai S; Ghasemian MB; Rahim MA; Maghe M; Lim S; Zhang J; Hyde L; Mayyas M; Cunning BV; Ruoff RS; Kalantar-Zadeh K, 2021, 'Carbonization of low thermal stability polymers at the interface of liquid metals', Carbon, vol. 171, pp. 938 - 945, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.09.062
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Du S; Zhou W; Jin X; Zhang Y; Chen X; Zhang J; Li J; Wang X, 2021, 'Tuning the Mechanical Properties of Silkworm Silk Fibres by Thermally Induced Modification of Crystalline Nanostructure', Fibers and Polymers, vol. 22, pp. 373 - 381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12221-021-9352-2
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Chevali VS; Wang H; Wang CH, 2020, 'Current status of carbon fibre and carbon fibre composites recycling', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2020.108053
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Merhebi S; Mayyas M; Abbasi R; Christoe M; Han J; Tang J; Rahim MA; Yang J; Tan TT; Chu D; Zhang J; Li S; Wang CH; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Allioux F, 2020, 'Magnetic and conductive liquid metal gel', ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c03166
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Tang B; Xu C; Zou F; Zhou J; Zhang J; Li J; Wang J; Wang X, 2020, 'Palladium nanoparticle colored cotton fabric as a highly efficient catalyst for colorimetric sensing of H2O2', Cellulose, vol. 27, pp. 7791 - 7803, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-020-03274-8
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Komeily-Nia Z; Chen JY; Nasri-Nasrabadi B; Lei WW; Zhang J; Gupta A; Qu LT; Li JL, 2020, 'The key structural features governing the free radicals and catalytic activity of graphite/graphene oxide', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 22, pp. 3112 - 3121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cp05488j
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Chen TBY; Yuen ACY; Lin B; Liu L; Lo ALP; Chan QN; Zhang J; Cheung SCP; Yeoh GH, 2020, 'Characterisation of pyrolysis kinetics and detailed gas species formations of engineering polymers via reactive molecular dynamics (ReaxFF)', Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, vol. 153, pp. 104931 - 104931, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaap.2020.104931
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Wang H; Blanloeuil P; Li G; Sha Z; Wang D; Lei W; Boyer C; Yu Y; Tian R; Wang CH, 2020, 'Enhancing the triboelectricity of stretchable electrospun piezoelectric polyvinylidene fluoride/boron nitride nanosheets composite nanofibers', Composites Communications, vol. 22, pp. 100535 - 100535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2020.100535
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Komeily-Nia Z; Nasri-Nasrabadi B; Chen JY; Yuan B; Tang B; Zhang J; Li JL, 2020, 'Bifunctional graphene oxide nanosheets for interfacially robust polymer actuators with instant solvent-induced self-folding', Polymer, vol. 186, pp. 122037 - 122037, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2019.122037
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Magniez K; Zaidi BM; Zhang J; Miao M, 2020, 'Prestrained twistless flax yarn as reinforcement for polymer-matrix composites', Polymer Composites, vol. 41, pp. 930 - 938, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pc.25424
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Seraji SM; Gui H; Zhang J; Guo Q, 2019, 'Nanophase morphology and crystallization in poly(vinylidene fluoride)/polydimethylsiloxane-block-poly(methyl methacrylate) blends', Polymer International, vol. 68, pp. 418 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pi.5725
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lei W; Schutz J; Liu D; Tang B; Wang CH; Wang X, 2019, 'Improving the gas barrier, mechanical and thermal properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) with molybdenum disulfide nanosheets', Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, vol. 57, pp. 406 - 414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/polb.24799
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Liu D; Han Q; Jiang L; Shao H; Tang B; Lei W; Lin T; Wang CH, 2019, 'Mechanically stretchable piezoelectric polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)/Boron nitride nanosheets (BNNSs) polymer nanocomposites', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107157
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Han Q; Zhang J; Wang X, 2019, 'Enhanced through-thickness thermal conductivity of epoxy with cellulose-supported boron nitride nanosheets', Polymer, vol. 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2019.121653
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Tang B; He Y; Liu J; Zhang J; Li J; Zhou J; Ye Y; Wang J; Wang X, 2019, 'Kinetic investigation into pH-dependent color of anthocyanin and its sensing performance', Dyes and Pigments, vol. 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dyepig.2019.107643
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Khatibi AA; Castanet E; Baum T; Komeily-Nia Z; Vroman P; Wang X, 2019, 'Effect of natural fibre reinforcement on the sound and vibration damping properties of bio-composites compression moulded by nonwoven mats', Composites Communications, vol. 13, pp. 12 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2019.02.002
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Gopi S; Amalraj A; Kalarikkal N; Zhang J; Thomas S; Guo Q, 2019, 'Preparation and characterization of nanocomposite films based on gum arabic, maltodextrin and polyethylene glycol reinforced with turmeric nanofiber isolated from turmeric spent', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 97, pp. 723 - 729, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2018.12.089
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Chen X; An J; Cai G; Zhang J; Chen W; Dong X; Zhu L; Tang B; Wang J; Wang X, 2019, 'Environmentally friendly flexible strain sensor from waste cotton fabrics and natural rubber latex', Polymers, vol. 11, pp. 404 - 404, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym11030404
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Ladani RB; Bhasin M; Wu S; Ravindran AR; Ghorbani K; Zhang J; Kinloch AJ; Mouritz AP; Wang CH, 2018, 'Fracture and fatigue behaviour of epoxy nanocomposites containing 1-D and 2-D nanoscale carbon fillers', Engineering Fracture Mechanics, vol. 203, pp. 102 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfracmech.2018.04.033
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Fan Y; Zhou J; Zhang J; Lou Y; Huang Z; Ye Y; Jia L; Tang B, 2018, 'Photocatalysis and self-cleaning from g-C3N4 coated cotton fabrics under sunlight irradiation', Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 699, pp. 146 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2018.03.048
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhou X; Zhao Z; He Y; Ye Y; Zhou J; Zhang J; Ouyang Q; Tang B; Wang X, 2018, 'Photoinduced synthesis of gold nanoparticle–bacterial cellulose nanocomposite and its application for in-situ detection of trace concentration of dyes in textile and paper', Cellulose, vol. 25, pp. 3941 - 3953, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-018-1850-z
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Xu Z; Song P; Zhang J; Guo Q; Mai YW, 2018, 'Epoxy nanocomposites simultaneously strengthened and toughened by hybridization with graphene oxide and block ionomer', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 168, pp. 363 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2018.10.020
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lei W; Chen J; Liu D; Tang B; Li J; Wang X, 2018, 'Enhancing the thermal and mechanical properties of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) with boron nitride nanosheets and cellulose nanocrystals', Polymer, vol. 148, pp. 101 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.06.029
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zou F; Zhou J; Zhang J; Li J; Tang B; Chen W; Wang J; Wang X, 2018, 'Functionalization of silk with in-situ synthesized platinum nanoparticles', Materials, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma11101929
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Guo C; Zhang J; Jordan JS; Wang X; Henning RW; Yarger JL, 2018, 'Structural Comparison of Various Silkworm Silks: An Insight into the Structure-Property Relationship', Biomacromolecules, vol. 19, pp. 906 - 917, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.7b01687
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zaidi BM; Zhang J; Magniez K; Gu H; Miao M, 2018, 'Optimizing twisted yarn structure for natural fiber-reinforced polymeric composites', Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 52, pp. 373 - 381, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021998317707333
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wang J; Li Q; Liu D; Chen C; Chen Z; Hao J; Li Y; Zhang J; Naebe M; Lei W, 2018, 'High temperature thermally conductive nanocomposite textile by "green" electrospinning', Nanoscale, vol. 10, pp. 16868 - 16872, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8nr05167d
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wu S; Ladani RB; Ravindran AR; Zhang J; Mouritz AP; Kinloch AJ; Wang CH, 2017, 'Aligning carbon nanofibres in glass-fibre/epoxy composites to improve interlaminar toughness and crack-detection capability', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 152, pp. 46 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2017.09.007
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Guo C; Zhang J; Wang X; Anh TN; Liu XY; Kaplan DL, 2017, 'Comparative Study of Strain-Dependent Structural Changes of Silkworm Silks: Insight into the Structural Origin of Strain-Stiffening', SMALL, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201702357
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Ladani RB; Wu S; Zhang J; Ghorbani K; Kinloch AJ; Mouritz AP; Wang CH, 2017, 'Using Carbon Nanofibre Sensors for In-situ Detection and Monitoring of Disbonds in Bonded Composite Joints', Procedia Engineering, vol. 188, pp. 362 - 368, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.496
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wu S; Zhang J; Ladani RB; Ravindran AR; Mouritz AP; Kinloch AJ; Wang CH, 2017, 'Novel Electrically Conductive Porous PDMS/Carbon Nanofiber Composites for Deformable Strain Sensors and Conductors', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 9, pp. 14207 - 14215, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b00847
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Li J; Jin X; Du S; Kaur J; Wang X, 2017, 'Natural and highly protective composite structures – Wild silkworm cocoons', Composites Communications, vol. 4, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2017.02.005
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lei W; Liu D; Wang X, 2017, 'Synergistic influence from the hybridization of boron nitride and graphene oxide nanosheets on the thermal conductivity and mechanical properties of polymer nanocomposites', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 151, pp. 252 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2017.08.033
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Guo C; Zhang J; Wang X; Nguyen AT; Liu XY; Kaplan DL, 2017, 'Comparative Study of Strain-Dependent Structural Changes of Silkworm Silks: Insight into the Structural Origin of Strain-Stiffening', Small, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.201702266
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Ladani RB; Wu S; Kinloch AJ; Ghorbani K; Zhang J; Mouritz AP; Wang CH, 2016, 'Multifunctional properties of epoxy nanocomposites reinforced by aligned nanoscale carbon', Materials and Design, vol. 94, pp. 554 - 564, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2016.01.052
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Jin X; Zhang J; Hurren C; Li J; Rajkhowa R; Wang X, 2016, 'The effect of fibrous structural difference on thermal insulation properties of biological composites: Silkworm cocoons', Textile Research Journal, vol. 86, pp. 1935 - 1946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0040517515617427
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wu S; Ladani RB; Zhang J; Ghorbani K; Zhang X; Mouritz AP; Kinloch AJ; Wang CH, 2016, 'Strain Sensors with Adjustable Sensitivity by Tailoring the Microstructure of Graphene Aerogel/PDMS Nanocomposites', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 8, pp. 24853 - 24861, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b06012
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wu S; Zhang J; Ladani RB; Ghorbani K; Mouritz AP; Kinloch AJ; Wang CH, 2016, 'A novel route for tethering graphene with iron oxide and its magnetic field alignment in polymer nanocomposites', Polymer, vol. 97, pp. 273 - 284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2016.05.024
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Khan MJ; Zhang J; Guo Q, 2016, 'Covalent/crystallite cross-linked co-network hydrogels: An efficient and simple strategy for mechanically strong and tough hydrogels', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 301, pp. 92 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2016.04.025
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Jin X; Zhang J; Gao W; Du S; Li J; Wang X, 2016, 'Directional moisture transfer through a wild silkworm cocoon wall', Biointerphases, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4952451
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Castanet E; Li Q; Dumée LF; Garvey C; Rajkhowa R; Zhang J; Rolfe B; Magniez K, 2016, 'Structure–property relationships of elementary bamboo fibers', Cellulose, vol. 23, pp. 3521 - 3534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10570-016-1078-8
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Du S; Zhang J; Zhou WT; Li QX; Greene GW; Zhu HJ; Li JL; Wang XG, 2016, 'Interactions between fibroin and sericin proteins from Antheraea pernyi and Bombyx mori silk fibers', Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 478, pp. 316 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2016.06.030
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Ladani RB; Wu S; Kinloch AJ; Ghorbani K; Zhang J; Mouritz AP; Wang CH, 2015, 'Improving the toughness and electrical conductivity of epoxy nanocomposites by using aligned carbon nanofibres', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 117, pp. 146 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2015.06.006
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wang H; Zhou H; Niu H; Zhang J; Du Y; Lin T, 2015, 'Nanofibrous Membranes: Dual-Layer Superamphiphobic/Superhydrophobic-Oleophilic Nanofibrous Membranes with Unidirectional Oil-Transport Ability and Strengthened Oil-Water Separation Performance (Adv. Mater. Interfaces 4/2015)', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 2, pp. n/a - n/a, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201570023
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wang H; Zhou H; Niu H; Zhang J; Du Y; Lin T, 2015, 'Dual-Layer Superamphiphobic/Superhydrophobic-Oleophilic Nanofibrous Membranes with Unidirectional Oil-Transport Ability and Strengthened Oil-Water Separation Performance', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201400506
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wu S; Ladani RB; Zhang J; Kinloch AJ; Zhao Z; Ma J; Zhang X; Mouritz AP; Ghorbani K; Wang CH, 2015, 'Epoxy nanocomposites containing magnetite-carbon nanofibers aligned using a weak magnetic field', Polymer, vol. 68, pp. 25 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2015.04.080
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wu S; Ladani RB; Zhang J; Bafekrpour E; Ghorbani K; Mouritz AP; Kinloch AJ; Wang CH, 2015, 'Aligning multilayer graphene flakes with an external electric field to improve multifunctional properties of epoxy nanocomposites', Carbon, vol. 94, pp. 607 - 618, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2015.07.026
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Du S; Li J; Zhang J; Wang X, 2015, 'Microstructure and mechanical properties of silk from different components of the Antheraea pernyi cocoon', Materials and Design, vol. 65, pp. 766 - 771, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.09.066
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Du S; Kafi A; Fox B; Li JL; Liu XY; Rajkhowa R; Wang XG, 2015, 'Surface energy of silk fibroin and mechanical properties of silk cocoon composites', RSC Advances, vol. 5, pp. 1640 - 1647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4ra09482d
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Jin X; Zhang J; Gao W; Li J; Wang X, 2015, 'Interfacial heat transfer through a natural protective fibrous architecture: A wild silkworm cocoon wall', Textile Research Journal, vol. 85, pp. 1035 - 1044, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0040517514559585
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Shalouf SM; Zhang J; Wang CH, 2014, 'Effects of mechanical deformation on electric performance of rechargeable batteries embedded in load carrying composite structures', Plastics, Rubber and Composites, vol. 43, pp. 98 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1743289813Y.0000000064
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Wang J; Lin T; Wang CH; Ghorbani K; Fang J; Wang X, 2014, 'Magnetic and mechanical properties of polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) nanocomposites with hybrid nanofillers - Graphene oxide tethered with magnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 237, pp. 462 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2013.10.055
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Jin X; Zhang J; Gao W; Li J; Wang X, 2014, 'Cocoon of the silkworm Antheraea pernyi as an example of a thermally insulating biological interface', Biointerphases, vol. 9, pp. 031013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4890982
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Supernak P; Mueller-Alander S; Wang CH, 2013, 'Improving the bending strength and energy absorption of corrugated sandwich composite structure', Materials and Design, vol. 52, pp. 767 - 773, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.05.018
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Kaur J; Rajkhowa R; Li JL; Liu XY; Wang XG, 2013, 'Mechanical properties and structure of silkworm cocoons: A comparative study of Bombyx mori, Antheraea assamensis, Antheraea pernyi and Antheraea mylitta silkworm cocoons', Materials Science and Engineering C, vol. 33, pp. 3206 - 3213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2013.03.051
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Rajkhowa R; Li JL; Liu XY; Wang XG, 2013, 'Silkworm cocoon as natural material and structure for thermal insulation', Materials and Design, vol. 49, pp. 842 - 849, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.02.006
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Yang T; Zhang J; Mouritz AP; Wang CH, 2013, 'Healing of carbon fibre-epoxy composite T-joints using mendable polymer fibre stitching', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 45, pp. 1499 - 1507, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.08.022
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Wang CH; Niu H; Gestos A; Lin T; Wang X, 2013, 'Thermally mendable epoxy resin strengthened with carbon nanofibres', Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 55, pp. 45 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2013.07.016
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Kaur J; Rajkhowa R; Tsuzuki T; Millington K; Zhang J; Wang X, 2013, 'Photoprotection by silk cocoons', Biomacromolecules, vol. 14, pp. 3660 - 3667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bm401023h
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Yang T; Wang CH; Zhang J; He S; Mouritz AP, 2012, 'Toughening and self-healing of epoxy matrix laminates using mendable polymer stitching', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 72, pp. 1396 - 1401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.05.012
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Yang T; Lin T; Wang CH, 2012, 'Phase morphology of nanofibre interlayers: Critical factor for toughening carbon/epoxy composites', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 72, pp. 256 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2011.11.010
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wang CH; Sidhu K; Yang T; Zhang J; Shanks R, 2012, 'Interlayer self-healing and toughening of carbon fibre/epoxy composites using copolymer films', Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 43, pp. 512 - 518, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2011.11.020
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Chaisombat K; He S; Wang CH, 2012, 'Hybrid composite laminates reinforced with glass/carbon woven fabrics for lightweight load bearing structures', Materials and Design, vol. 36, pp. 75 - 80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2011.11.006
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lin T; Cheung SCP; Wang CH, 2012, 'The effect of carbon nanofibres on self-healing epoxy/poly(ε-caprolactone) blends', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 72, pp. 1952 - 1959, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.08.017
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Niu H; Zhang J; Xie Z; Wang X; Lin T, 2011, 'Preparation, structure and supercapacitance of bonded carbon nanofiber electrode materials', Carbon, vol. 49, pp. 2380 - 2388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2011.02.005
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Niu H; Zhou J; Wang X; Lin T, 2011, 'Synergistic effects of PEK-C/VGCNF composite nanofibres on a trifunctional epoxy resin', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 71, pp. 1060 - 1067, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2011.03.008
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Guo Q; Fox B, 2010, 'Thermal and mechanical properties of a dendritic hydroxyl-functional hyperbranched polymer and tetrafunctional epoxy resin blends', Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, vol. 48, pp. 417 - 424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/polb.21902
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Guo Q; Huson M; Slota I; Fox B, 2010, 'Interphase study of thermoplastic modified epoxy matrix composites: Phase behaviour around a single fibre influenced by heating rate and surface treatment', Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, vol. 41, pp. 787 - 794, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2010.02.016
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Lin T; Wang X, 2010, 'Electrospun nanofibre toughened carbon/epoxy composites: Effects of polyetherketone cardo (PEK-C) nanofibre diameter and interlayer thickness', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 70, pp. 1660 - 1666, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2010.06.019
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Guo Q; Fox BL, 2009, 'Study on thermoplastic-modified multifunctional epoxies: Influence of heating rate on cure behaviour and phase separation', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 69, pp. 1172 - 1179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compscitech.2009.02.016
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Fox BL; Gao D; Stevenson AW, 2009, 'Inspection of drop-weight impact damage in woven CFRP laminates fabricated by different processes', Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 43, pp. 1939 - 1946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021998308078686
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Guo Q; Fox B, 2009, 'Structural and material properties of a rapidly cured Thermoplastic- toughened epoxy system', Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 113, pp. 485 - 491, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/app.30132
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Fox B; Guo Q, 2008, 'Consistent model predictions for isothermal cure kinetics investigation of high performance epoxy prepregs', Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 107, pp. 2231 - 2237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/app.27356
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Fox BL, 2007, 'An experimental study of low velocity impact response in 2/2 twill weave composite laminates manufactured by a novel fabrication process', Journal of Materials Science, vol. 42, pp. 232 - 238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-006-1057-9
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Fox BL, 2006, 'Characterization and analysis of delamination fracture and nanocreep properties in carbon epoxy composites manufactured by different processes', Journal of Composite Materials, vol. 40, pp. 1287 - 1299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021998305057438
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Fox BL, 2005, 'Effect of the manufacturing process on the interlaminar fracture toughness of 2/2 twill weave fabric carbon/epoxy composites', Materials Forum, vol. 29, pp. 216 - 221
  • Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Wang CH; Ladani RB; Wu S; Zhang J; Kinloch AJ; Ghorbani K; Mouritz AP, 2015, 'Epoxy nanocomposites with aligned carbon nanofillers by external electric fields', in ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Jin X; Zhang J; Wang X, 2015, 'Investigation on moisture transfer characteristics of wild antheraea pernyi and domestic bombyx mori silkworm cocoon walls', in Fiber Society 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference - Fibers: Where Tradition Meets Innovation
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Jin X; Hurren C; Wang X, 2014, 'Inspirations from the protective silkworm cocoon structure', in Fiber Society 2014 Fall Meeting and Technical Conference: Fibers for the Future
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Rajkhowa R; Li J; Liu X; Wang X, 2013, 'Thermal insulation properties of silkworm cocoons', in Fiber Society Spring 2013 Technical Conference
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Shalouf SM; Zhang J; Wang CH, 2012, 'Structural composites embedded with lithium polymer batteries', in Advances in Applied Mechanics Research, Conference Proceedings - 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2012, pp. 977 - 984
    Conference Papers | 2007
    Dr Jin Zhang
    Zhang J; Fox BL, 2007, 'Manufacturing influence on the delamination fracture behavior of the T800H/3900-2 carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites', in Materials and Manufacturing Processes, pp. 768 - 772, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426910701385432

Awards

  • Endeavour Fellowship from the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) of Australian government in 2012
  • Victoria Fellowship from the Department of Victorian State Development Business and Innovation in 2013
  • Future Women Leaders Conference Award (Monash University, University of Melbourne, UNSW) in 2019

Grants

  • ARC Research Hub for Connected Sensors for Health Led by Chun Wang (2021);
  • C Boyer, J Zhang, N Corrigan. Programming the Microstructure of 3D Printed Objects. ARC-DP210100094 (2020);
  • C Wang, J Zhang, T Vinoth. Occlusal Splints and Compliance Device for Invisalign, Postgraduate School of Dentistry (2019);
  • J Zhang, C Hurren, R Varley. High Sound Absorbing Composites from Recycled Cotton, Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) grant (2018);
  • R Varley, M Joosten, J Zhang. Structural Maritime Composite Materials with Superior Wide Spectrum Damping. Defense Science and Technology Group (2018);
  • J Zhang, C Hurren, L De Rome. Recycled Plastic Composite Overlay to Reduce Serious Injury Crashes into Wire Rope Barrier by Motorcyclists. Transurban Innovation Grant (2017);
  • J Zhang, C Hurren, X Wang. Smart Cotton/Carbon Fabrics for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding. Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) grant (2015);
  • C Wang, J Zhang, A Mouritz, K. Ghorbani, A Kinloch, Aligning and Chaining Carbon Nanofillers in Fibre Composites: Synergistically Improving Damage Tolerance and Diagnosis. ARC-DP140100778 (2014).

 

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