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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Potential PhD research topics: 1. Smart and multifunctional polymer nanocomposites; 2. Sustainable polymers and polymer nanocomposites; 3. Biomimetic materials for soft tissue reconstruction; 4. Biodegradable polymers or multifunctional nanomaterials for drug delivery; 5. Smart elastomer nanocomposites for stretchable devices. Candidates who are interested in other types of polymers, nanocomposites, biomaterials or energy materials are also welcome to make enquiries. One fully funded PhD scholarship currently available for a UK candidate.


Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 84 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Other chapter contribution
Conference contribution

Effect of the compatibilizer on clay dispersion in polypropylene/clay nanocomposites

Bagheri-Kazemabad, S., Khavandi, A., Fox, D., Chen, Y., Zhang, H. & Chen, B., 2013, Manufacturing Science and Technology III. Vol. 622. p. 847-850 4 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 622).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface modification of microfibrillated cellulose by heterogeneous acetylation for bio-based polyamide composites

Leszczyńska, A., Pielichowski, K., Justin, R. & Chen, B., 2013, Modern Polymeric Materials for Environmental Applications. Vol. 5. p. 319-330

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution