Professional Title:Distinguished Associate Professor
Supervisor of Master's Candidates
Honors and Titles:
2020-09-11 "Cum Laude (Outstanding)" PhD thesis from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Lu Zhang, associate professor
Address: Room C206, College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Central South University, 410083 Changsha, Hunan, P.R. China
This research group is affiliated to the State Key Laboratory of High Performance Complex Manufacturing in Central South University（CSU）. The main research topics are engaged in 1) polymer micro injection molding; 2) micro-nano manufacturing and 3) polymer flame retardancy, et al. Students with backgrounds in mechanical engineering, materials, mechanics and other disciplines are highly welcome to join our research group. Please send an email for more information if you are interested in our research topics.
【Education and work experience】
2015.10-2020.09 Spain, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid/IMDEA Materials Institute, PhD student/Research assistant
2018.05-2018.08 Germany, Leibniz-Institute for Polymer Research Dresden, Visiting researcher
2012.09-2015.05 Central South University College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Master
2008.09-2012.06 Central South University College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Bachelor
 Lu Zhang, Qi Wang, Rong-Kun Jian, De-Yi Wang*. Bioinspired iron-loaded polydopamine nanospheres as green flame retardants for epoxy resin via free radical scavenging and catalytic charring. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2020, 8, 2529-2538.
 Lu Zhang, Zhi Li, Ye-Tang Pan, Adriana Pérez Yáñez, Shuang Hu, Xiu-Qin Zhang, Rui Wang, De-Yi Wang*. Polydopamine induced natural fiber surface functionalization: A way toward flame retardancy of flax/Poly (lactic acid) biocomposites. Composites Part B: Engineering, 2018, 154, 56-63.
 Lu Zhang, Siqi Chen, Ye-Tang Pan, Shuidong Zhang, Shibin Nie, Ping Wei, Xiuqin Zhang, Rui Wang, De-Yi Wang*. Nickel metal-organic framework derived hierarchically mesoporous nickel phosphate towards smoke suppression and mechanical enhancement of intumescent flame retardant wood fiber/poly (lactic acid) composites. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, 7(10), 9272-9280.
 Lu Zhang, Wei Liu, Xin Wen, Jiayin Chen, Chengshou Zhao, Miguel Castillo-Rodríguez, Lingwei Yang, Xiu-Qin Zhang, Rui Wang, De-Yi Wang*. Electrospun submicron NiO fibers combined with nanosized carbon black as reinforcement for multi-functional poly(lactic acid). Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2020, 129, 105662.
 Lu Zhang, Jing Zhang, De-Yi Wang*. Hierarchical layered double hydroxide nanosheets and phosphorus-containing organosilane functionalized hollow glass microsphere towards high performance epoxy composite: Enhanced interfacial adhesion and bottom-up charring behavior. Polymer, 2020, 210, 123018.