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Dr Yunhong Jiang

VC Fellow

Department: Applied Sciences

Qualifications

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Improvement of Water Resistance of Hemp Woody Substrates through Deposition of Functionalized Silica Hydrophobic Coating, while Retaining Excellent Moisture Buffering Properties, Jiang, Y., Bourebrab, M., Sid, N., Taylor, A., Collet, F., Pretot, S., Hussain, A., Ansell, M., Lawrence, M. 6 Aug 2018, In: ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
  • Role of physical and chemical interactions in the antibacterial behavior of ZnO nanoparticles against E. coli, Jiang, Y., Zhang, L., Wen, D., Ding, Y. 1 Dec 2016, In: Materials Science and Engineering C
  • Characterization of nanoparticle batch-to-batch variability, Mülhopt, S., Diabaté, S., Dilger, M., Adelhelm, C., Anderlohr, C., Bergfeldt, T., de la Torre, J., Jiang, Y., Valsami-Jones, E., Langevin, D., Lynch, I., Mahon, E., Nelissen, I., Piella, J., Puntes, V., Ray, S., Schneider, R., Wilkins, T., Weiss, C., Paur, H. 8 May 2018, In: Nanomaterials

PGR Supervision

Christopher Miller Start: 01/10/2020


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