Dr Jie Zhang has a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Tribology and Surface Engineering from China University of Geosciences (Beijing). His Masters project was ‘The Study on Tribological Properties of a Glucose Microemulsion’ (2005-2007). He then joined the Tribology Group in Imperial College London, worked on his PhD project “The study on the friction, wear and film formation properties of ZDDP-containing oils” and completed in 2011 (2007-2011). From 2009 he continuously worked on consultancy work for oil companies and involved in other projects in the Tribology Group (2009-2013). Since 2013 he started to work as a Research Associate on ‘Implementing Lubrication in Micro-Electro-Mechanical System’ project (2013-2015), ‘The Characterisation of Ashless Antiwear Tribofilms’ project (2015-2016), and ‘Mechanochemical behaviour of ZDDP’ (2016-now). He also received an Marie Curie Fellowship and worked as an Experienced Researcher in the beginning of 2017.
et al., 2021, Experimental investigation into the effects of diesel dilution on engine lubrication, Tribology International, Vol:156, ISSN:0301-679X, Pages:1-9
et al., 2021, Boundary friction of ZDDP tribofilms, Tribology Letters, Vol:69, ISSN:1023-8883, Pages:1-17
Zhang J, Spikes H, 2020, Measurement of EHD friction at very high contact pressures, Tribology Letters, Vol:68, ISSN:1023-8883, Pages:1-12
et al., 2020, Mechanochemistry of zinc dialkyldithiophosphate on steel surfaces under elastohydrodynamic lubrication conditions, Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol:12, ISSN:1944-8244, Pages:6662-6676
Yu M, Zhang J, Reddyhoff T, Characterizing Fuel Dilution Effects on Rheological and Tribological Behavior of Engine Lubricant, the 7th World Tribology Congress (WTC2021)