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Nano-formulation engineering

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Soft Matter Physics & Tribology
Formulation Engineering
Healthcare Technology

With 20 years’ research experience, Professor Zhang leads his research group, working with academic and industrial collaborators, to develop the fundamental knowledges concerning soft matter at surfaces and interfaces, which underpins a broad range of chemical products such as consumer goods, healthcare technologies, and sustainable packaging.


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Two full funded EngD projects. Please get in touch now.

Bottom-up Method to Optimise the Development of Speciality Chemicals, in collaboration with Innospec
Using Tribological Principles to Optimise Grinding Process for the Manufacturing of MFC, in collaboration with FibreLean

📰 @unibirmingham has entered a strategic research collaboration with Innospec to accelerate research into speciality chemicals used in fuel, performance chemicals (personal care, home care, agrochemicals), and oilfield services:
https://t.co/nGAaFeEeWh @ChemEngBham @ZhenyuJZhang

A project to develop sustainable antimicrobial surface coatings from advanced nanoparticles and naturally derived materials has been awarded £5.4M EU funding. Read more about this project led by Professor of Soft Matter Engineering @ZhenyuJZhang 👇

Researchers at @unibirmingham have shown that a novel adaptation for existing blast furnaces could reduce CO2 emissions from steelmaking by 90%:
https://t.co/yQtNBvuX39 @uob_be @ChemEngBham @YLDing2 @worldsteel

Dawn of a New Era for FiberLean Technologies:

Rooted in Cornwall, FiberLean has branched out globally. The Werhahn Group has acquired 100% ownership of FiberLean Technologies.

Read more here: https://t.co/EA6q8g6gda

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