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Book Chapters

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,

Zhang J; Lin T; Wang X, 2012, 'On toughening of epoxies and their carbon fibre-reinforced composites', in Fiber-Reinforced Composites, pp. 217 - 249

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,

Journal articles

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Chen TBY; Yuen ACY; Lin B; Liu L; 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, pp. 104931 - 104931,

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,

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,

Han Q; Zhang J; Wang X, 2019, 'Enhanced through-thickness thermal conductivity of epoxy with cellulose-supported boron nitride nanosheets', Polymer, vol. 179,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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