The School of Engineering
Dr Zhongyi Zhang
School of Engineering
Anglesea Building, Anglesea Road, Portsmouth, Hants, PO1 3DJ
Dr Zhong Yi Zhang is a principal lecturer and MSc course leader in the School of Engineering at University of Portsmouth. He holds his BSc and MEng degrees in Polymer Science and Engineering from Sichuan University, P R China and PhD degree in Polymer Composites from Loughborough University, United Kingdom.
He is also the leader of Advanced Polymer and Composites (APC) Research Group. He is active in research and consultancy in polymer and composite materials. His academic interests involve characterisation, analysis, identification, selection, formulation, manufacturing, design, rapid prototyping, testing, structural integrity evaluation, and applications of polymers, thermoplastics, thermosets, adhesives coatings, elastomers, polymer composite, nanocomposites and other advanced materials using a wide range of the-state-of-the-art facilities and software packages.
Zhong and other members of staff in the APC research group teach on a range of subjects at undergraduate and master levels. He has developed an online learning and teaching website on Advanced Polymer and Composites. He is also looking after the departmental website for administration, teaching and research. He undertook and supervised different research projects funded by British Council, BBSRC, Europe Union and DTI. A number of papers have been published in the journals and presented at conferences.
For further information, please visit the APC research group website.