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Dr Yunhong Jiang

Department: Applied Sciences


  • Philosophy PhD January 24 2011
  • Certified Passive House Consultant CPHC 2018
  • Member of Microbiology Society 2020
  • Member of RSC Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2019

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Dr Yunhong Jiang is a Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow in the Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment (HBBE) at Northumbria University.

His research interests cover a wide range including, Synthesis and Characterisation of Nanomaterials; Application of Nanotechnology in Built Environment, Food Packages, and Healthcare; Advanced Functional Bio-nanomaterials; Hygrothermal Performance of Composite Building Materials; Interactions between Bacterial Cell and Nanomaterials. His collaborative projects have extensively involved between biologists, chemists, social scientists and engineers.

He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Microbiology Society and a Certified Passive House Designer.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Bimetal based inorganic-carbonic anhydrase hybrid hydrogel membrane for CO2 capture, Wen, H., Zhang, L., Du, Y., Wang, Z., Jiang, Y., Bian, H., Cui, J., Jia, S. 1 Jul 2020, In: Journal of CO2 Utilization
  • Chitosan-based melatonin bilayer coating for maintaining quality of fresh-cut products, Zhao, H., Wang, L., Belwal, T., Jiang, Y., Li, D., Xu, Y., Luo, Z., Li, L. 1 May 2020, In: Carbohydrate Polymers
  • Co-immobilization multienzyme nanoreactor with co-factor regeneration for conversion of CO2, Ren, S., Wang, Z., Bilal, M., Feng, Y., Jiang, Y., Jia, S., Cui, J. 15 Jul 2020, In: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
  • Moisture buffer, fire resistance and insulation potential of novel bio-clay plaster, Jiang, Y., Phelipot-Mardele, A., Collet, F., Lanos, C., Lemke, M., Ansell, M., Hussain, A., Lawrence, M. 30 May 2020, In: Construction and Building Materials
  • Natural plant-based aggregates and bio-composite panels with low thermal conductivity and high hygrothermal efficiency for applications in construction, Ansell, M., Lawrence, M., Jiang, Y., Shea, A., Hussain, A., Calabria-holley, J., Walker, P. 2020, Nonconventional and Vernacular Construction Materials, Duxford, UK, Elsevier
  • Physico-chemical Characterization and Development of Hemp Aggregates for Highly Insulating Construction Building Materials, Jiang, Y., Hussain, A., Heidari, D., Lawrence, M., Ansell, M. 13 May 2020, Physico chemical characterization and development of hemp aggregates for highly insulating construction building materials , Cham, Springer
  • Self-assembly of activated lipase hybrid nanoflowers with superior activity and enhanced stability, Li, C., Zhao, J., Zhang, Z., Jiang, Y., Bilal, M., Jiang, Y., Jia, S., Cui, J. 15 Jun 2020, In: Biochemical Engineering Journal
  • Comparative moisture and heat sorption properties of fibre and shiv derived from hemp and flax, Jiang, Y., Lawrence, M., Hussain, A., Ansell, M., Walker, P. Jan 2019, In: Cellulose
  • Design and bio-applications of biological metal-organic frameworks, Sun, B., Bilal, M., Jia, S., Jiang, Y., Cui, J. Dec 2019, In: Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering
  • Development of novel building composites based on hemp and multi-functional silica matrix, Hussain, A., Calabria-Holley, J., Lawrence, M., Ansell, M., Jiang, Y., Schorr, D., Blanchet, P. 1 Jan 2019, In: Composites Part B: Engineering


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