Professor of Chemistry

Phone: ( 86)27-87540053

Email: xpzhou@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Polymer blends and composites

Professor Zhou Xingping received his PhD degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2007. From Nov 2000 to Feb 2001, and Dec 2004 to Jun 2005, he worked as a research assistant at the Department of physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong; from Jul 2013 to Sep 2013, and Jul 2014 to Aug 2014, as a research fellow at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. From Jul 2009 to Jul 2010, he was a visiting scholar at the School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia, in close research collaboration with Professor Yiu-Wing Mai who is a fellow of Royal Society of London, international fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering, fellow of Australian Academy of Science, fellow of Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and a member of European Academy of Sciences. His research interests focus on polymer blends and composites, and polymer rheology and processing. He has published over 40 research papers and received over 20 granted China invention patent in the research areas. And he obtained the first Prize of Natural Science Award of Hubei Province, China, in 2007, and the Second Prize of the State Natural Science Award, China, in 2010. He is also the director of Department of Chemical Engineering in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. 

Academic Degrees

PhD in Material Science, 2007, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

MS in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, 2001, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

BA in Fine Chemical Technology, 1993, Wuhan Institute of Technology

Professional Experience

Professor (2012.11- Present), School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Research Fellow (2013.7-2013.9, 2014.7-2014.8), Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;

Associate Professor (2007.11-2012.10), School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Visiting Scholar (2009.7-2010.7), School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney;

Lecturer (2001.7-2007.10), Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Research Assistant (2004.12-2005.6), Department of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong;

Assistant Lecturer (1993.7-1998.8), Department of Fine Chemical Technology, Wuhan Institute of Technology.

Selected Publications

1. Ye Yunsheng, Wang Hao, Bi Shuguang, Xue Yang, Xue Zhigang, Liao Yonggui, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin, Mai Yiu-Wing. Enhanced ion transport in polymer-ionic liquid electrolytes containing ionic liquid-functionalized nanostructured carbon materials. Carbon 2015, 86:86-97.
2. Wu Jun, Bai Juan, Xue Zhigang, Liao Yonggui, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Insight into glass transition of cellulose based on direct thermal processing after plasticization by ionic liquid. Cellulose 2015, 22(1):89-99.
3. Du Feiping, Ye Enzhou, Yang Wen, Shen Tianhan, Tang Chak-Yin, Xie Xiaolin, Zhou Xingping, Law Wing-Cheung. Electroactive shape memory polymer based on optimized multi-walled carbon nanotubes/polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposites. Composites Part B-Engineering 2015, 68:170-175.
4. Zhao Jinchao, Du Feipeng, Cui Wei, Zhu Ping, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Effect of silica coating thickness on the thermal conductivity of polyurethane/SiO2 coated multiwalled carbon nanotube composites. Composites Part a-Applied Science and Manufacturing 2014, 58:1-6.
5. Yang Danfeng, He Dan, Liao Yonggui, Xue Zhigang, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Iron-mediated AGET ATRP of methyl methacrylate in the presence of polar solvents as ligands. Journal of Polymer Science Part A-Polymer Chemistry 2014, 52(7): 1020-1027.
6. Xue Zhigang, Zhou Jun, He Dan, Wu Fan, Yang Danfeng, Ye Yunsheng, Liao Yonggui, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Iron-catalyzed AGET ATRP of methyl methacrylate using an alcohol as a reducing agent in a polar solvent. Dalton Transactions 2014, 43: 16528-16533.
7. Peng Haiyan, Bi Shuguang, Ni Mingli, Xie Xiaolin, Liao Yonggui, Zhou Xingping, Xue Zhigang, Zhu Jintao, Wei Yen, Bowman CN, Mai Yiu-Wing. Monochromatic visible light "Photoinitibitor": Janus-faced initiation and inhibition for storage of colored 3D images. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136(25): 8855-8858.
8. Ni Mingli, Peng Haiyan, Bi Shuguang, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin Photopolymerzition volume shrinkage of acrylate/liquid crystal/POSS syrups. Acta Polymerica Sinica 2014:1408-1412.
9. Gong Chunli, Xue Zhigang, Wang Xiaoen, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin, Mai Yiu-Wing. Poly(ethylene glycol) grafted multi-walled carbon nanotubes/LiFePO4 composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources 2014, 246: 260-268.
10. Zheng Chengfu, Yang Zhifang, Lv Chenchen, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Thermal stability and abrasion resistance of polyacrylate/nano-silica hybrid coatings. Iranian Polymer Journal 2013, 22(7): 465-471
11. Du Feipeng, Ye Enzhou, Tang Chak-Yin, Ng Sun-Pui, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Microstructure and shape memory effect of acidic carbon nanotubes reinforced polyvinyl alcohol nanocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2013, 129(3):1299-1305
12. Chen Wei, Zhang Juan, Fan Qingchun, Bai Zhengwu, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Preparative optimization of cellulose microspheres applied as supports for high-performance liquid chromatography. Journal of Wuhan University of Technology-Materials Science Edition 2013, 28(3): 460-466
13. Chen Wei, Wang Zhaoqun, Xie Xiaolin, Zhou Xingping, Bai Zheng-Wu. Novel composite materials for chiral separation from cellulose and barium sulfate. International Journal of Polymer Science 2013: 312615
14. Chen Wei, Bin Qin, Bai Zhengwu, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Partial carbamoylation of cellulose microspheres: A new method to prepare adsorbents for liquid chromatography. Chinese Journal of Polymer Science 2013, 31(12): 1725-1732
15. Yang Zhifang, Xue Zhigang, Liao Yonggui, Zhou Xingping, Zhou Jinqiang, Xie Xiaolin. Hierarchical thorn from encapsulation of carbon nanotubes into amphiphilic poly(ethylene oxide)-block-polyaniline aggregates. Langmuir 2013, 29(11): 3757-3764.
16. Du Feipeng, Wang Jingjing, Tang Chak-Yin, Tsui Chi-Pong, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin, Liao Yonggui. Water-soluble graphene grafted by poly(sodium 4-styrenesulfonate) for enhancement of electric capacitance. Nanotechnology 2012, 23(47): 475704
17. Zhou Xingping, Li Dequn, Zhou Huamin Xie Xiaolin, Li Robert KY. Structure, Injection molding process and fracture behavior of composite plastics. International Polymer Processing 2012, 27(1): 60-76
18. Liao Guiying, Zhou Xingping, Chen Liang, Zeng Xiaoyong, Xie Xiaolin, Mai Yiu-Wing. Electrospun aligned PLLA/PCL/functionalised multiwalled carbon nanotube composite fibrous membranes and their bio/mechanical properties. Composites Science and Technology 2012, 72(2): 248-255
19. Peng Haiyan, Bi Shuguang, Liao Yonggui, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Photopolymerization Kinetics of Acrylate/Liquid Crystal Mixtures Initiated by Ketocoumarin/Amine/Triazine Ternary Photoinitiator. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities-Chinese 2012, 33(3): 640-644
20. Zhou Jinlan, Zhao Yongchen, Yu Kaichao, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Synthesis, thermal stability and photoresponsive behaviors of azobenzene-tethered polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes. New Journal of Chemistry 2011, 35(12): 2781-2792
21. Zhao Jinchao, Du Feipeng, Zhou Xingping, Cui Wei, Wang Xiaomei, Zhu Hong, Xie Xiaolin, Mai Yiu-Wing. Thermal conductive and electrical properties of polyurethane/hyperbranched poly(urea-urethane)-grafted multi-walled carbon nanotube composites. Composites Part B-Engineering 2011, 42(8): 2111-2116
22. Du Feipeng, Tang Chak-Yin, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin. Fabrication of an ionic polymer-carbon nanotube composite for a new configurative actuator. Journal of Composite Materials 2011, 45(20): 2055-2060
23. Liao Guiying, Chen Liang, Zeng Xiaoyong, Zhou Xingping, Xie Xiaolin, Peng Ejun, Ye Zhangqun, Mai Yiu-Wing. Electrospun poly(L-lactide)/poly(epsilon-caprolactone) blend fibers and their cellular response to adipose-derived stem cells. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2011, 120(4): 2154-2165

 

Awards and Honors

• Xie Xiaolin, Li Dequn Li, Zhou Huamin, Zhou Xingping, Li Robert K.Y., Second Prize of the State Natural Science Award, China (2010)
• Xie Xiaolin, Zhou Xingping, Li Robert K.Y., Tang Chak-Yin, First Prize of Natural Science Award of Hubei Province, China (2007)

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