Washington State University

Jinwen Zhang - Professor

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Jinwen Zhang - Professor

Interdisciplinary Excellence Built On World-Class Knowledge

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Jinwen Zhang

Contact Information:

office Paccar (PETB) 246
telephone 509 335 8723
FAX: 509 335 5077
e-mail jwzhang@wsu.edu
Postal mail Jinwen Zhang
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
PO BOX 642920
Pullman, WA 99164-2920

Joined MME in 2012, with WSU from 2004;
Ph.D. in Polymer Science, University of Massachusetts, 1997.

Research Interests:

  • Synthesis, processing and application development of biobased polymer materials
  • Structure and properties of polymer blends and composites
  • Polymer foaming and fiber spinning technologies
  • Polymer stabilization and flame retardancy
  • Polymer hydrogel and controlled release

Significant Publications:

  • Book – “Rosin-based Chemicals and Polymers”, edited by Jinwen Zhang, iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2012, ISBN: 9781847355041.
  • Pei Zhang; Jinwen Zhang.* One-step acrylation of soybean oil (SO) for the preparation of SO-based macromonomers, Green Chemistry 2013, 15, 641-645.
  • Hongzhi Liu; Feng Chen; Bo Liu; Gregory Estep; Jinwen Zhang. Super toughened poly(lactic acid) ternary blends by simultaneous dynamic vulcanization and interfacial compatibilization, Macromolecules 2010, 43, 6058- 6066.
  • Jinwen Zhang; Long Jiang; Linyong Zhu; Jay-lin Jane; Perminus Mungara. Morphology and properties of soy protein and polylactide blends, Biomacromolecules 2006, 7, 1551 – 1561.
  • Long Jiang; Michael P. Wolcott; Jinwen Zhang. Study of biodegradable polylactide/poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends, Biomacromoecules 2006, 7, 199 – 207.
  • Jinwen Zhang; Perminus Mungara; Jay-lin Jane. Mechanical and thermal properties of extruded soy protein sheets, Polymer 2001, 42, 2569 - 2578.

Recent Publications:

  • Mei Li; Jinwen Zhang;* Kun Huang; Shouhai Li; Jianchun Jiang; Jianling Xia.* Mixed Calcium and zinc salts of dicarboxylic acids derived from rosin and dipentene: Preparation and thermal stabilization for PVC, RS.C Advances 2014, 4(108), 63576 – 63585
  • Yu Fu; Linshu Liu; Jinwen Zhang;* William C. Hiscox. Tailoring the Properties of Polylactic acid/Graphene Nanocomposites through Graphene Functionalization and epoxy-containing elastomer Interface Modifier, Polymer 2014, 55, 6381 – 6389.
  • Xiaojie Guo; Hongzhi Liu; Jijun Huang; Jinwen Zhang.* Effects of polyoxymethylene as a polymeric nucleating agent on isothermal crystallization and visible transmittance of poly(lactic acid), Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2014, 53, 16754 - 16762.
  • Meng Zhang; Jinwen Zhang;* Yonghong Zhou. Synthesis and fire properties of rigid polyurethane foams made from a polyol derived from melamine and cardanol, Polymer Degradation and Stability 2014, 110, 27-34.
  • Yu Fu; Linshu Liu; Jinwen Zhang.* Manipulating Dispersion and Distribution of Graphene in PLA through Novel Interface Engineering for Improved Conductive Properties, ACS Applied Materials and Interface 2014, 6, 14069 - 14075.
  • Mei Li; Jianchun Jiang; Jinwen Zhang;* Xiaohua Yang; Yan Zhang; Shouhai Li; Jian Song; Kun Huang; Jianling Xia.* Preparation of a new liquid thermal stabilizer from rosin and fatty acid and study of the properties of the stabilized PVC, Polymer Degradation and Stability 2014, 109, 129 – 136.
  • Gustavo F. Brito; Junna Xin; Pei Zhang; Tomás J. A. Mélo; Jinwen Zhang.* Enhanced melt free radical grafting efficiency of polyethylene using a redox initiation method, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 26425–26433.
  • Xiaoping Rao; Jinwen Zhang;* Jianqiang Zheng; Zhanqian Song; Shibin Shang. Chiral ionic liquid crystals with a bulky rigid core from renewable camphorsulfonic acid, RSC Advances 2014, 4, 25334–25340.
  • Kun Huang; Zengshe Liu; Jinwen Zhang;* Shouhai Li; Mei Li; Jianling Xia; Yonghong Zhou. Epoxy monomers derived from tung oil fatty acids and its regulable thermosets cured in two synergistic ways, BioMacromolecules 2014, 15, 837 – 843.
  • Junna Xin; Pei Zhang; Michael Wolcott; Xiao Zhang; Jinwen Zhang.* Partial depolymerization of enzymolysis lignin via mild hydrogenolysis over Raney Nickel, Bioresource Technology 2014, 155, 422 – 426.
  • Junna Xin; Pei Zhang; Kun Huang; Jinwen Zhang.* Study of green epoxy resins derived from renewable cinnamic acid and dipentene: Synthesis, curing and properties, RSC Advances 2014, 4 (17), 8525 – 8532.
  • Pei Zhang; Junna Xin; Jinwen Zhang.* Effects of catalyst type and reaction parameters on one-step acrylation of soybean oil, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2014, 2, 181 – 187.
  • Jianglei Qin; Hongzhi Liu; Pei Zhang; Michael Wolcott; Jinwen Zhang.* Use of eugenol and rosin as feedstock for biobased epoxy resins and study of curing and performance properties, Polymer International 2014, 63, 760 – 765. (DOI: 10.1002/pi.4588)
  • Shifeng Deng; Jia Cheng; Xiaojie Guo; Long Jiang; Jinwen Zhang.* Fiber spinning of polyacrylonitrile grafted soy protein in an ionic liquid/DMSO mixture solvent, Journal of Polymer and the Environment 2014, 22, 17 – 26.
  • Jianglei Qin; Michael Wolcott; Jinwen Zhang.* Use of polycarboxylic acid derived from partially depolymerized lignin as curing agent for epoxy application, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2014, 2, 188 – 193

Publications listed at Google Scholar:

First 100 Titles in date order
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 Title (Link to document)
 Authors
 Source Publication
Cited by Year
Design of green zinc‐based thermal stabilizers derived from tung oil fatty acid and study of thermal stabilization for PVC
M Li, J Zhang, J Xin, K Huang, S Li, M Wang, J Xia
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 134 (14) , 2017
  2017
Properties of poly (butylene adipate‐co‐terephthalate) and sunflower head residue biocomposites
W Liu, T Liu, H Liu, J Xin, J Zhang, ZK Muhidinov, L Liu
Journal of Applied Polymer Science 134 (13) , 2017
  2017
Preparation and Properties of Hydrogels Based on PEGylated Lignosulfonate Amine
X Teng, H Xu, W Song, J Shi, J Xin, WC Hiscox, J Zhang
ACS Omega 2 (1), 251-259 , 2017
  2017
Bio-based superabsorbents prepared via the macromonomer approach
J Zhang, W Song, , W Song
US Patent 9,511,168 , 2016
  2016
Mechanochemical Oleation of Lignin Through Ball Milling and Properties of its Blends with PLA
X Guo, X Junna, MP Wolcott, J Zhang
ChemistrySelect 1 (13), 3449-3454 , 2016
  2016
Green Epoxy Resin System Based on Lignin and Tung Oil and Its Application in Epoxy Asphalt
J Xin, M Li, R Li, MP Wolcott, J Zhang
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 4 (5), 2754-2761 , 2016
1 2016
Methods for producing functionalized graphenes
J Zhang, Y Fu, , Y Fu
US Patent 9,290,524 , 2016
1 2016
Application development of lignin in valuable engineering polymers via mild thermochemical and mechanochemical process
J Zhang, M Wolcott, J Xin, X Guo, X Teng, J Qin, M Li
  2016
Peracetic Acid Depolymerization of Biorefinery Lignin for Production of Selective Monomeric Phenolic Compounds
R Ma, M Guo, K Lin, V Hebert, J Zhang, M Wolcott, M Wolcott, Quintero, ...
Chemistry A European Journal 22, 10884 - 10891 , 2016
1 2016
Methods for producing functionalized graphenes
J Zhang, Y Fu, , Y Fu
US Patent App. 14/982,431 , 2015
  2015
Effects of a novel phosphorus–nitrogen flame retardant on rosin-based rigid polyurethane foams
M Zhang, Z Luo, J Zhang, S Chen, Y Zhou
Polymer Degradation and Stability 120, 427-434 , 2015
6 2015
Rosin derived epoxides and curing agents
J Zhang, X Liu, M Xian, , M Xian
US Patent 9,029,566 , 2015
  2015
A self-crosslinking thermosetting monomer with both epoxy and anhydride groups derived from tung oil fatty acids: synthesis and properties
K Huang, Z Liu, J Zhang, S Li, M Li, J Xia, Y Zhou
European Polymer Journal 70, 45 - 54 , 2015
4 2015
Poly(lactic acid)/polyoxymethylene blends: Morphology, crystallization, rheology, and thermal mechanical properties
X Guo, J Zhang, J Huang
polymer 69 (9), 103 -109 , 2015
8 2015
Synthesis and fire properties of rigid polyurethane foams made from a polyol derived from melamine and cardanol
M Zhang, J Zhang, S Chen, Y Zhou
Polymer Degradation and Stability 110, 27-34 , 2014
24 2014
Preparation of a new liquid thermal stabilizer from rosin and fatty acid and study of the properties of the stabilized PVC
M Li, J Jiang, J Zhang, X Yang, Y Zhang, S Li, J Song, K Huang, J Xia
Polymer Degradation and Stability 109, 129-136 , 2014
11 2014
Functionalized graphenes with polymer toughener as novel interface modifier for property-tailored polylactic acid/graphene nanocomposites
Y Fu, L Liu, J Zhang, WC Hiscox
Polymer 55 (24), 6381-6389 , 2014
12 2014
Broadening the window of properties of biobased polymers via manipulating the structures of building blocks
J Zhang
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 248 , 2014
  2014
Manipulating dispersion and distribution of graphene in PLA through novel interface engineering for improved conductive properties
Y Fu, L Liu, J Zhang
ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (16), 14069-14075 , 2014
19 2014
Use of eugenol and rosin as feedstocks for biobased epoxy resins and study of curing and performance properties
J Qin, H Liu, P Zhang, M Wolcott, J Zhang
Polymer International 63 (4), 760-765 , 2014
38 2014
Partial depolymerization of enzymolysis lignin via mild hydrogenolysis over Raney Nickel
J Xin, P Zhang, MP Wolcott, X Zhang, J Zhang
Bioresource technology 155, 422-426 , 2014
18 2014
Fiber spinning of polyacrylonitrile grafted soy protein in an ionic liquid/DMSO mixture solvent
S Deng, J Cheng, X Guo, L Jiang, J Zhang
Journal of Polymers and the Environment 22 (1), 17-26 , 2014
7 2014
Epoxy monomers derived from tung oil fatty acids and its regulable thermosets cured in two synergistic ways
K Huang, Z Liu, J Zhang, S Li, M Li, J Xia, Y Zhou
Biomacromolecules 15 (3), 837-843 , 2014
14 2014
Developing vegetable oil-based high performance thermosetting resins
J Xin, P Zhang, K Huang, J Zhang
Soy-Based Chemicals and Materials, 299-313 , 2014
1 2014
Effects of Polyoxymethylene as a Polymeric Nucleating Agent on the Isothermal Crystallization and Visible Transmittance of Poly(lacticacid)
X Guo, H Liu, J Huang, J Zhang
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53, 16754 - 16762 , 2014
8 2014
Mixed calcium and zinc salts of dicarboxylic acids derived from rosin and dipentene: preparation and thermal stabilization for PVC
M Li, J Zhang, K Huang, S Li, J Jiang, J Xia
RSC Advances 4 (108), 63576-63585 , 2014
9 2014
Chiral ionic liquid crystals with a bulky rigid core from renewable camphorsulfonic acid
X Rao, J Zhang, J Zheng, Z Song, S Shang
RSC Advances 4 (48), 25334-25340 , 2014
2 2014
Enhanced melt free radical grafting efficiency of polyethylene using a novel redox initiation method
GF Brito, J Xin, P Zhang, TJA MĂŠlo, J Zhang
RSC Advances 4 (50), 26425-26433 , 2014
4 2014
Study of green epoxy resins derived from renewable cinnamic acid and dipentene: synthesis, curing and properties
J Xin, P Zhang, K Huang, J Zhang
RSC Advances 4 (17), 8525-8532 , 2014
23 2014
Effects of Catalyst Type and Reaction Parameters on One-Step Acrylation of Soybean Oil
P Zhang, J Xin, J Zhang
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2 (2), 181-187 , 2014
12 2014
Use of polycarboxylic acid derived from partially depolymerized lignin as a curing agent for epoxy application
J Qin, M Woloctt, J Zhang
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2 (2), 188-193 , 2014
26 2014
Effect of Interfacial Modifiers on Mechanical and Physical Properties of the PHB Composite with High Wood Flour Content
S Anderson, J Zhang, MP Wolcott
Journal of Polymers and the Environment 21 (3), 631-639 , 2013
8 2013
Exploration of the complementary properties of biobased epoxies derived from rosin diacid and dimer fatty acid for balanced performance
K Huang, J Zhang, M Li, J Xia, Y Zhou
Industrial Crops and Products 49, 497-506 , 2013
19 2013
Effects of metal ion type on ionomer-assisted reactive toughening of poly (lactic acid)
H Liu, X Guo, W Song, J Zhang
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 52 (13), 4787-4793 , 2013
13 2013
Biodegradable polyester-based blends
H Liu, J Zhang, , J Zhang
US Patent App. 14/778,436 , 2013
  2013
Preparation of biobased epoxies using tung oil fatty acid-derived C21 diacid and C22 triacid and study of epoxy properties
K Huang, P Zhang, J Zhang, S Li, M Li, J Xia, Y Zhou
Green Chemistry 15 (9), 2466-2475 , 2013
36 2013
Ionic liquid-assisted exfoliation of graphite oxide for simultaneous reduction and functionalization to graphenes with improved properties
Y Fu, J Zhang, H Liu, WC Hiscox, Y Gu
Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 (7), 2663-2674 , 2013
26 2013
One-step acrylation of soybean oil (SO) for the preparation of SO-based macromonomers
P Zhang, J Zhang
Green Chemistry 15 (3), 641-645 , 2013
23 2013
Performance enhancement of poly (lactic acid)/soy protein concentrate blends by promoting formation of network structure
B Liu, GZ Guevara, J Zhang, L Liu
Green Materials 1 (3), 176-185 , 2012
  2012
Biodegradable composites from polyester and sugar beet pulp with antimicrobial coating for food packaging
W Li, DR Coffin, TZ Jin, N Latona, CK Liu, B Liu, J Zhang, LS Liu
Journal of applied polymer science 126 (S1) , 2012
14 2012
6 Biodegradable Polymers and Polymer Blends
L Jiang, J Zhang
Handbook of Biopolymers and Biodegradable Plastics: Properties, Processing ... , 2012
15 2012
Ionomer promoted reactive blending for high impact poly (lactic acid) blends
J Zhang, W Song, H Liu
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 244 , 2012
  2012
Effects of ionomer characteristics on reactions and properties of poly (lactic acid) ternary blends prepared by reactive blending
W Song, H Liu, F Chen, J Zhang
Polymer 53, 2476 - 2484 , 2012
23 2012
Utilization of pectin extracted sugar beet pulp for composite application
B Liu, J Zhang, L Liu, AT Hotchkiss
Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 6 (2), 185-192 , 2012
2 2012
Engineering the viscoelasticity of bacterial cellulose/fibrin nanocomposites for artificial blood vessel applications
EE Brown, J Zhang, MPG Laborie
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 243 , 2012
  2012
Preparation of rosin-based epoxies and curing agents and properties
J Zhang
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 243 , 2012
  2012
Plant Oil-Based Curing Agents for Epoxies
K Huang, M Li, S Li, J Xia, J Zhang
Degradable Polymers and Materials: Principles and Practice (2nd Edition ... , 2012
1 2012
Toughening modification of poly (lactic acid) via melt blending
H Liu, J Zhang
Biobased Monomers, Polymers, and Materials, 27-46 , 2012
4 2012
Compatibilizing Effects of Maleated Poly (lactic acid)(PLA) on Properties of PLA/Soy Protein Composites
R Zhu, H Liu, J Zhang
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51, 7786 - 7792 , 2012
32 2012
Effects of reactive blending temperature on impact toughness of poly (lactic acid) ternary blends
H Liu, L Guo, X Guo, J Zhang
Polymer 53, 272 - 276 , 2012
30 2012
Glutaraldehyde treatment of bacterial cellulose/fibrin composites: impact on morphology, tensile and viscoelastic properties
EE Brown, MPG Laborie, J Zhang
Cellulose 19, 127 - 137 , 2012
28 2012
Preparation and properties of water and glycerol-plasticized sugar beet pulp plastics
B Liu, J Zhang, L Liu, AT Hotchkiss
Journal of Polymers and the Environment 19, 559 - 567 , 2011
12 2011
Research progress in toughening modification of poly (lactic acid)
H Liu, J Zhang
Journal of polymer science part B: Polymer Physics 49 (15), 1051-1083 , 2011
264 2011
9 Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers
L Jiang, J Zhang
Applied Plastics Engineering Handbook: Processing and Materials, 145 - 158 , 2011
4 2011
Never-dried bacterial cellulose/fibrin composites: preparation, morphology and mechanical properties
EE Brown, J Zhang, MPG Laborie
Cellulose 18, 631 - 641 , 2011
16 2011
Study of Effects of Processing Aids on Properties of Poly (lactic acid)/Soy Protein Blends
B Liu, L Jiang, J Zhang
Journal of Polymers and the Environment 19, 239 - 247 , 2011
12 2011
Study of dextrin-derived curing agent for waterborne epoxy adhesive
X Liu, Y Wang, Y Cao, V Yadama, M Xian, J Zhang
Carbohydrate polymers 83 (3), 1180-1184 , 2011
21 2011
Development of Biodegradable Polymer Composites
L Jiang, MH Tsai, S Anderson, MP Wolcott, J Zhang
ACS Symposium Series, 2011, 367 - 391 , 2011
  2011
Extrusion Foaming of Poly (lactic acid)/Soy Protein Concentrate Blends
B Liu, L Jiang, J Zhang
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 296, 835 - 842 , 2011
8 2011
Morphology and Properties of Thermoplastic Sugar Beet Pulp and Poly (butylene adipate-co-terepthalate) Blends
B Liu, S Bhaladhare, P Zhan, L Jiang, J Zhang, L Liu, A Hotchkiss
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 50, 13859 - 13865 , 2011
19 2011
Interaction of microstructure and interfacial adhesion on impact performance of polylactide (PLA) ternary blends
H Liu, W Song, F Chen, L Guo, J Zhang
Macromolecules 44, 1513 - 1522 , 2011
136 2011
Effects of plasticization and shear stress on phase structure development and properties of soy protein blends
F Chen, J Zhang
ACS applied materials & interfaces 2 (11), 3324-3332 , 2010
14 2010
Super toughened poly (lactic acid) ternary blends by simultaneous dynamic vulcanization and interfacial compatibilization
H Liu, F Chen, B Liu, G Estep, J Zhang
Macromolecules 43 (14), 6058-6066 , 2010
169 2010
Synergetic effect of dual compatibilizers on in situ formed poly (lactic acid)/soy protein composites
B Liu, L Jiang, H Liu, J Zhang
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 49 (14), 6399-6406 , 2010
35 2010
Biodegradable Poly (butylene adipate‐co‐terephthalate) Films Incorporated with Nisin: Characterization and Effectiveness against Listeria innocua
L Bastarrachea, S Dhawan, SS Sablani, JH Mah, DH Kang, J Zhang, ...
Journal of food science 75 (4), E215-E224 , 2010
39 2010
High‐performance biobased epoxy derived from rosin
X Liu, J Zhang
Polymer International 59 (5), 607-609 , 2010
43 2010
Rosin-derived imide-diacids as epoxy curing agents for enhanced performance
X Liu, W Xin, J Zhang
Bioresource technology 101 (7), 2520-2524 , 2010
79 2010
In-situ poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate)/soy protein concentrate composites: Effects of compatibilization and composition on properties
F Chen, J Zhang
Polymer 51 (8), 1812-1819 , 2010
33 2010
Different effects of water and glycerol on morphology and properties of poly (lactic acid)/soy protein concentrate blends
B Liu, L Jiang, H Liu, L Sun, J Zhang
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 295 (2), 123-129 , 2010
15 2010
Reinforcing and toughening effects of bamboo pulp fiber on poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) fiber composites
L Jiang, F Chen, J Qian, J Huang, M Wolcott, L Liu, J Zhang
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 49 (2), 572-577 , 2010
33 2010
Development of novel soy protein-based polymer blends
J Zhang, F Chen
ACS symposium series 1043, 45-57 , 2010
6 2010
Synthesis of rosin‐based flexible anhydride‐type curing agents and properties of the cured epoxy
H Wang, X Liu, B Liu, J Zhang, M Xian
Polymer International 58 (12), 1435-1441 , 2009
52 2009
Properties of poly (lactic acid)/poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate)/nanoparticle ternary composites
L Jiang, B Liu, J Zhang
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 48 (16), 7594-7602 , 2009
81 2009
A new approach for morphology control of poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) and soy protein blends
F Chen, J Zhang
Polymer 50 (15), 3770-3777 , 2009
34 2009
Novel High‐Strength Thermoplastic Starch Reinforced by in situ Poly (lactic acid) Fibrillation
L Jiang, B Liu, J Zhang
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 294 (5), 301-305 , 2009
19 2009
Rosin-based acid anhydrides as alternatives to petrochemical curing agents
X Liu, W Xin, J Zhang
Green Chemistry 11 (7), 1018-1025 , 2009
104 2009
Sugar beet pulp and poly (lactic acid) composites using methylene diphenyl diisocyanate as coupling agent
L Liu, D Coffin, C Liu, P Cooke, K Hicks, F Lee, J Zhang
Polymers Res. J, 2,115-126 , 2008
1 2008
Performance enhancement of poly (lactic acid) and sugar beet pulp composites by improving interfacial adhesion and penetration
F Chen, LS Liu, PH Cooke, KB Hicks, J Zhang
Industrial & engineering chemistry research 47 (22), 8667-8675 , 2008
59 2008
Study of the poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhisker composites prepared by solution casting and melt processing
L Jiang, E Morelius, J Zhang, M Wolcott, J Holbery
Journal of composite materials , 2008
123 2008
CARB 20-Performance enhancement of poly (lactic acid) and sugar beet pulp composites by improving interfacial adhesion and penetration
F Chen, LS Liu, PH Cooke, KB Hicks, J Zhang
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 236 , 2008
  2008
Study of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)(PHBV)/bamboo pulp fiber composites: Effects of nucleation agent and compatibilizer
L Jiang, J Huang, J Qian, F Chen, J Zhang, MP Wolcott, Y Zhu
Journal of Polymers and the Environment 16 (2), 83-93 , 2008
46 2008
Synthesis of biobased epoxy and curing agents using rosin and the study of cure reactions
H Wang, B Liu, X Liu, J Zhang, M Xian
Green Chemistry 10 (11), 1190-1196 , 2008
65 2008
Comparison of polylactide/nano-sized calcium carbonate and polylactide/montmorillonite composites: reinforcing effects and toughening mechanisms
L Jiang, J Zhang, MP Wolcott
Polymer 48 (26), 7632-7644 , 2007
283 2007
Comparison of different nucleating agents on crystallization of poly (3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐3‐hydroxyvalerates)
J Qian, L Zhu, J Zhang, RS Whitehouse
Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 45 (13), 1564-1577 , 2007
37 2007
Flexural properties of surface reinforced wood/plastic deck board
L Jiang, MP Wolcott, J Zhang, K Englund
Polymer Engineering & Science 47 (3), 281-288 , 2007
42 2007
The influence of fatty acid coating on the rheological and mechanical properties of thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)/nano-sized precipitated calcium carbonate (NPCC) composites
L Jiang, YC Lam, KC Tam, DT Li, J Zhang
Polymer Bulletin 57 (4), 575-586 , 2006
15 2006
Morphology and properties of soy protein and polylactide blends
J Zhang, L Jiang, L Zhu, J Jane, P Mungara
Biomacromolecules 7 (5), 1551-1561 , 2006
143 2006
Study of biodegradable polylactide/poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends
L Jiang, MP Wolcott, J Zhang
Biomacromolecules 7 (1), 199-207 , 2006
534 2006
POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES: SYNTHETIC AND NATURAL FILLERS A REVIEW.
J Zhang
Maderas: Ciencia y TecnologĂ­a 7 (3) , 2005
  2005
Rheological properties and interfacial slip of a multilayer structure under dynamic shear
L Jiang, YC Lam, J Zhang
Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 43 (19), 2683-2693 , 2005
10 2005
Polymer nanocomposites: synthetic and natural fillers a review
W Gacitua, A Ballerini, J Zhang
Maderas. Ciencia y tecnologĂ­a 7 (3), 159-178 , 2005
185 2005
Biodegradable plant protein composites and related methods
J Zhang, P Mungara, J Jane, , J Jane
US Patent 6,806,353 , 2004
33 2004
Reverse temperature injection molding of Biopol™ and effect on its properties
J Zhang, S McCarthy, R Whitehouse
Journal of applied polymer science 94 (2), 483-491 , 2004
18 2004
Soy protein utilization in compression-molded, extruded, and injection-molded degradable plastics
P Mungara, J Zhang, S Zhang, JL Jane
Protein-Based Films and Coatings. A. Gennadios, ed. CRC Press: Boca Raton ... , 2002
8 * 2002
Mechanical and thermal properties of extruded soy protein sheets
J Zhang, P Mungara, J Jane
Polymer 42 (6), 2569-2578 , 2001
308 2001
Surface properties of emulsan‐analogs
J Zhang, SH Lee, RA Gross, D Kaplan
Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology 74 (8), 759-765 , 1999
11 1999
Control of unsaturated fatty acid substituents in emulsans
A Gorkovenko, J Zhang, RA Gross, DL Kaplan
Carbohydrate polymers 39 (1), 79-84 , 1999
28 1999
Extrusion process of soy protein-based foam
P Mungara, J Zhang, J Jane
Polymer Preprints(USA) 39 (2), 148-149 , 1998
8 1998
Effects of plasticization and cross-linking on properties of soy protein-based plastics
J Zhang, P Mungara, J Jane
Polymer Preprints(USA) 39 (2), 162-163 , 1998
47 1998
Bioengineering of emulsifier structure: emulsan analogs
A Gorkovenko, J Zhang, RA Gross, AL Allen, DL Kaplan
Canadian journal of microbiology 43 (4), 384-390 , 1997
34 1997

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