Dr Han Zhang
Queen Mary University of London
Senior Lecturer in Materials Science

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Equipment:
Polymer processing equipment, extrusion, melt compounding, compression moulding, injection moulding. Composite manufacturing, vacuum assisted resin infusion, vacuum assisted resin transfer moulding. Nanocomposite processing, three roll mill, ultrasonic dispersion. Materials characterisation, electrical properties, electrical sensing properties, damage sensing, ultrasonic scanning, non-destructive testing.

Scientific focus and expertise:
polymer processing and composite manufacturing, characterization of advanced composites and nanocomposites, multifunctional composites, energy efficient sustainable manufacturing, integrated structural health monitoring, easy repairing functionalities for extended components' life.

Materials class:
composites, polymers, nanocomposites, plastics, smart materials, sensing, sustainable manufacturing.

Application:
automotive, renewable energy sector (wind turbine blades, tidal blades), heating applications, composite manufacturing.

Market Sector:
Manufacturing, Transport, Energy, Healthcare

Organisation:
Academia
ECR (Early Career Researcher)


Special Interest Group(s):
Acoustic Metamaterials
Active Metamaterials
Flexible and Conformable Metasurfaces
Manufacturing and Scale Up


Forum(s):
Early Careers
Horizon Scanning and Disruptive Concepts
Industry / KTN