School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
My Research Interests:
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicines
Antibacterial Coating and Bacterial Capture/Detection
Nanoparticle-based Drug/Gene Delivery
Bioprocess Scale-up and Scale-Down and Simulation and Modelling
Fermentation Technology /Mammalian Cell Culture
Simulation and Modelling/ Computational Fluid Dynamics
My research area (1) Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine; (2) Antibacterial coating and nano composites; (3) Drug / Gene delivery; (4) Bioprocessing; (5) Process simulation and modelling
Date Position Institution name 2014 Senior Lecturer The University of Adelaide 2009 - 2013 Lecturer The University of Adelaide 2006 - 2009 RA Keele University 2004 - 2006 RA University College London
Date Institution name Country Title 2000 - 2004 University College London UK PhD 1995 - 1998 Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics China Master of Engineering 1991 - 1995 Dalian University of Technology, Dalian China Bachelor of Engineering
Year Citation 2018 Misson, M., & Zhang, H. (2018). Large-scale Production of Electrospun-based Mat to Explore in Electronics and Sensors. In E. Kny, K. Ghosal, & S. Thomas (Eds.), Electrospinning: From Basic Research to Commercialization (Vol. 7, pp. 187-204). United Kingdom: Royal Society of Chemistry.
2017 Zhang, J., Zhang, H., & Xu, X. (2017). Smart Materials to Regulate the Fate of Stem Cells. In Q. Wang (Ed.), Smart Materials for Tissue Engineering: Applications (Vol. 2017-January, pp. 473-504). United Kingdom: Royal Society of Chemistry.
2015 Mellati, A., & Zhang, H. (2015). Expansion of stem cells by nanotissue engineering. In H. Baharvand, & N. Aghdami (Eds.), Stem Cell Nanoengineering (1 ed., pp. 245-264). Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley.
Year Citation 2014 Thibault, S., Parent, J., Zhang, H., Du, X., & Roulet, P. (2014). Consumer electronic optics: How small can a lens be: The case of panomorph lenses. In R. Johnson, V. Mahajan, & S. Thibault (Eds.), Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering Vol. 9192 (pp. 7 pages). San Diego, CA: SPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING.
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2013 Qi, N., Zhang, K., Yang, Y., & Zhang, H. (2013). CFD simulation of hrodynamics in bubble columns with perforated plate distributor. In ICMREE 2013 - Proceedings: 2013 International Conference on Materials for Renewable Energy and Environment Vol. 3 (pp. 703-707). online: IEEE.
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2012 Caruso, N., Nguyen, Q., & Zhang, H. (2012). Two-phase flow and displacement in eccentric annuli: a CFD study. In Proceedings of CHEMECA 2012 (pp. 1775-1783). online: Engineers Australia. 2008 Zhang, H., Liu, K., & El Haj, A. (2008). Optical manipulation of stem cells. In European Cells and Materials Vol. 16 (pp. 98).
2004 Zhang, H., & Shamlou, P. (2004). Characterization of the Eng. flow in a miniaturised bioreactor by computational fluid dynamics. In Chemical Research in Chinese Universities Vol. 20 (pp. 489-493). Univ Coll London, London, ENGLAND: HIGHER EDUCATION PRESS.
Year Citation 2013 Zhang, H. (2013). A NOVEL THREE-DIMENSIONAL CELL CULTURE PLATFORM FOR PROLIFERATING STEM CELLS FOR CELL THERAPY. Poster session presented at the meeting of CYTOTHERAPY. INFORMA HEALTHCARE. 2013 Zhang, H., & Jiang, B. (2013). AN INJECTABLE AND DEGRADABLE HYDROGEL FOR CELL DELIVER. Poster session presented at the meeting of CYTOTHERAPY. INFORMA HEALTHCARE.
2011 Project Grant by Meat & Livestock Australia, Zhang, W., Franco, C., Bi, J.X. Zhang, H. Transient production of therapeutic compounds. $298,000
2014 Project Grant by The Medical Advancements Without Animals Trust, Zhang, H., Dai, S. An Animal-Free Model for Anti-Cancer Drug Evaluation: Multi-Cellular Tumour Spheroids Fabricated in Thermosensitive Microgels. $27,000
2014 University Infrastructure Innovative by the University of Adelaide, Dai, S. and Zhang, H. Fluorescence microscope for tissue engineering. $35,000
2015 North Caroline -Adelaide Collaboration Initiative, Zhang, H. and Cheng, K. Cardiac patches for heart disease by intelligent injectable hydrogels. $20,000
2015 Faculty Interdisciplinary Research Fund, Green, E., and Zhang, H. Quantification and modelling of spatial structures in colorectal (bowel) cancer. $29,872
2015 Australian Research Council Discovery Project (160104632), Xie, Z.H., Dai, S., Zhang, H., Xu, J. A universally efficient antibacterial coating with remarkable durability. $340,000
2017 MaynePharm Contracted Research, $10,000
2017 AC21 Fund US$10,000
CHEM ENG 1007 – Introduction to Process Engineering
CHEM ENG 3014 - Process Design and Plant Engineering
CHEM ENG 3018 - Fluid & Particle Dynamics
CHEM ENG 3019 - Pharmaceutical Plant Design and Process Engineering
CHEM ENG 3021 - Advanced Pharmaceutical Unit Operation (Pharmaceutical Dosage and Manufacturing)
CHEM ENG 3024 - Professional Practice III
CHEM ENG 3025 - Pharmaceutical Project and Process Design
CHEM ENG 3030 - Simulation and Concept Design
CHEM ENG 3036 - Unit Operations Laboratory
CHEM ENG 4034 - Professional Practice IV
CHEM ENG 4014 – Plant Design Project
CHEM ENG 4035 - Pharmaceutical Engineering Design Project
CHEM ENG 7054 - Simulation and Concept Design
CHEM ENG 4060 Pharmaceutical Formulation and Manufacturing
CHEM ENG 2014 Heat and Mass Transfer
CHEM ENG 4060 Pharmaceutical Formulation and Manufacturing (Sole Lecturer)
CHEM ENG 2010 Principle of Process Engineering (Project advisor)
CHEM ENG 7054 - Simulation and Concept Design (Sole Lecturer)
CHEM ENG 3030 - Simulation and Concept Design (Sole Lecturer)
CHEM ENG 3036 - Unit Operations Laboratory (Pharm Eng Lab projects)
CHEM ENG 4014 – Plant Design Project (1 Pharm Eng Project)
CHEM ENG 4056 Research Practice (7 UG projects)
CHEM ENG 7046A&B Master Project ( 1 Master Project)
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2017 Co-Supervisor A study of hybride desalination process using Forward osmosis and Reverse osmosis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Sun Jin Nam 2017 Principal Supervisor Computational Study and Experiments of Nanoscale Metal-Organic Frameworks as Drug Carrier for Brain Diseases Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yechuan Zhang 2017 Principal Supervisor Developing a Nanocomposite Device for Rapid analysis of Bacteria Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Thai Thao Ly 2016 Principal Supervisor Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Cell Growth Inside Hydro-Gel Using Lattice Boltzmann Method Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Foad Farivar 2015 Co-Supervisor Smart Hybrid Materials for Advanced Gene/Drug Delivery Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Seonho Yun 2015 Principal Supervisor High Cell Density Proliferation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Jiabin Zhang
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2016 - 2018 Principal Supervisor Development of effective antimicrobial nanocomposites / nanomaterials Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Afshin Karami 2014 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Explicit Numerical Simulation of Microfluidic Liquid Flows in Micro-Packed Bed Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Moein Navvab Kashani 2014 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Study of Immiscible Liquid-Liquid Microfluidic Flow Using SPH-based Explicit Numerical Simulation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Hamideh Elekaei Behjati 2013 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Thermoresponsive Microgels for Multicellular Spheroids Formation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Xiaolin Cui 2013 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Microfluidic System Development for Drug Delivery Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Mengjue Zhang 2013 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Mechanism of Bevacinzumab Adsorption with Affinity Ligands and Bioprocess Optimization for Antibody Purification Master of Engineering Science Master Full Time Yuzhe Tang 2012 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Preparation and Characterization of Beta-galactosidase Nanobiocatalysts and its Application for Galacto-oligosaccharides Production Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Mailin Misson 2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Quality by Design for the Downstream Processing of Biopharmaceuticals Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Phillip Wayne Elliott 2011 - 2015 Principal Supervisor Thermoresponsive Hydrogels for Mimicking Three-dimensional Microenvironment of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Cartilage Tissue Engineering Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Amir Mellati
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