List of publications 

  1. Nguyen, VB, Wang, CX, Thomas, CR, Zhang, Z. (2009) Mechanical properties of single alginate microspheres determined by microcompression and finite element modelling. Chemical Engineering Science 64 (5): 821-829[Link]
  2. Xue, J., Zhang, Z. (2009) Physical, structural, and mechanical characterization of calcium-shellac microspheres as a carrier of carbamide peroxide. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 113(3): 1619-1625[Link]
  3. Ding, P., Norton, I. T., Zhang, Z. and Pacek, A. W. (2008) Mechanical properties of gelatin-rich micro-particles. Food Engineering 86: 307?C314. [Link]
  4. Garrett, T. R., Bhakoo, M. and Zhang Z. (2008) Characterisation of Bacterial Adhesion and Removal in a Flow Chamber by Micromanipulation Measurements. Biotechnology Letters 30: 427-433. [Link]
  5. Yap, S. F., Adams, M. J., Seville, J. P. K. and Zhang. Z. (2008) Single and bulk compression of pharmaceutical excipients: Evaluation of mechanical properties. Powder Technology 185: 1-10. [Link]
  6. Cheneler, D., Bowen, J., Evans, S. D., Gorzny, M., Zhang, Z.,  Adams, M.. J. and Ward M. C. L.  (2008) Measurements of rheological properties of sub nanolitre volumes of fluid. Sensor and Actuator B 130: 701-706.[Link]
  7. Garrett, T. R., Bhakoo, M. and Zhang, Z. (2008) Bacterial Adhesion and Biofilms on Surfaces. Progress in Natural Sciences 18: 1049-1056.[Link]
  8. Xue, J. and Zhang, Z. (2008) Preparation and Characterization of Calcium-Shellac Spheres as a Carrier of Carbamide Peroxide. J. Microencapsulation 25 (8): 523-530.[Link]
  9. Ren, Y., Donald, A. M. and Zhang, Z. (2008) Investigation of the morphology, viability and mechanical properties of yeast cells in environmental SEM. Scanning 30 (6): 435-442.[Link]
  10. Liu, W., Aziz, N.Ab., Zhang, Z. and Fryer, P. J. (2007) Quantification of the cleaning of egg albumin deposits using micromanipulation and direct observation techniques. Journal of Food Engineering  78: 217?C224.[Link]
  11. Law, D. and Zhang Z. (2007) Stabilisation and Target Delivery of Nattokinase Using Compression Coating. Drug Delivery and Industrial Pharmacy 33 (5): 495-503.[Link]
  12. Ren, Y., Donald, A. M. and Zhang, Z. (2007) Investigation of the radiation damage to microcapsules in an Environmental SEM. Materials Science and Technology 23: 857-864.[Link]
  13. Law, D. and Zhang Z. (2007) Stabilisation and Targeted Delivery of a Fibrinolytic Enzyme (Nattokinase) by Shellac. Minerva Biotec 19 (1): 17-26.[Link]
  14. Lai, M., Kulak, A. N., Law, D., Zhang, Z., Meldrum, F. C. and Riley D. J. (2007) Profiting from Nature: Macroporous Copper with Superior Mechanical Properties. Chemical Communications 34: 3547-3549.[Link]
  15. Liu, W., Christian, G.K.., Zhang, Z. and Fryer, P. J. (2007) Direct measurement of the force required to disrupt and remove fouling deposits of whey protein concentrate. International Dairy Journal; 16 (2): 164-172.[Link]
  16. Yap, S.-F., Adams, M., Seville, J. P.K. and Zhang, Z. (2006) Understanding the mechanical properties of single micro-particles and their compaction behaviour. China Particuology 4(1): 35-40.[Link]
  17. Huckle, B., Yan, Y., Jüstensten, P., Hewitt C. J. and Zhang, Z. (2006) Determination of the viability and release profile of compression coated probiotic cells using fluorescent staining and flow cytometry. Minerva Biotec 18(1): 11-16.[Link]
  18. Liu, W., Fryer, P. J., Zhang, Z., Zhao, Q. and Liu, Y. (2006) Identification of cohesive and adhesive effects in the cleaning of food fouling deposits. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies  7: 263-269.[Link]
  19. Liu, W, Zhang, Z. and Fryer, PJ. (2006) Identification and modelling of different removal modes in the cleaning of model food deposits, Chemical Engineering Science 61: 7528-7534.[Link]
  20. Vlugt-Wensink, K. D. F., Jiang, X., Schotman, G., Kruijtzer, G., Vredenberg, A., Chung, J.-T.,  Zhang, Z., Versluis, C., Ramos, D., Verrijk, R., Jiskoot, W., Crommelin, D.J.A., Hennink, W. E. (2006) The in-vitro degradation behaviour of microspheres based on crosslinked dextran. Biomacromolecules 7 (11): 2983-2990.[Link]
  21. Hooper, R., Wilson, I., Paterson, B., Fryer, P. and Zhang, Z. (2006) Comparative studies of fluid dynamic gauging and a micromanipulation probe for strength measurements. Food and Bioproducts Processing 84 (C4): 353-358.[Link]
  22. Chung, J. T., Wensink, K., Hennink, W.E. and Zhang, Z. (2005) The effect of polymerisation conditions on the network characteristics of Dex(HEMA) microspheres and macro-hydrogels. International Journal of Pharmaceutics 288: 51-61.[Link]
  23. Liu, T., Donald, A. M. and Zhang, Z. (2005) Novel manipulation in Environmental SEM for measuring the mechanical properties of single nano-particles. Materials Science and Technology. 21(3)289-294.[Link (requires authorisation)]
  24. Bouwman, A. M, Henstra, M. J., Hegge, L., Zhang, Z., Ingram, A., Seville, J. P.K., Frijlink, E.(2005) The relation between granule size, granule stickiness and torque in the high shear granulation process. Pharmaceutical Research 22(2): 270-275.[Link]
  25. Bouwman, A. M, Henstra, M. J., Westerman, D., Chung, J.T., Zhang, Z., Ingram, A., Seville, J. P.K., Frijlink, E.(2005) The effect of the amount of binder liquid on the granulation mechanisms and structure of microcrystalline cellulose granules prepared by high shear granulation. Internation Journal of Pharmaceutics 290 (1-2): 129-136.[Link]
  26. M. J. Chen, Z. Zhang, T. R. Bott (2005) Effects of environmental factors on the adhesive strength of Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilms in tubes. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces  43: 61-71.[Link]
  27. Wang, C. X, Cowen, C., Zhang, Z. and Thomas, C. R. (2005) High Speed Compression of Single Alginate Microspheres. Chemical Engineering Science 60 (2005) 6649 ?C 6657.[Link]
  28. Chan. E. S and Zhang, Z. Bioencapsulation by compression coating of probiotic bacteria for their protection in an acidic medium (2005). Process Biochemistry 40 (10): 3346-3351.[Link]
  29. Chan. E. S and Zhang, Z. Encapsulation of Probiotic Bacteria Lactobacillus Acidophilus by Direct Compression (2005). Food and Bioproducts Processing 80 (2): 78-82.[Link]
  30. Muller, E., Chung, J.-T., Zhang, Z. and Sprauer A. (2005) Characterization of the Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Chromatographic Particles by Micromanipulation. Journal of Chromatography A  1097 (1-2): 116-123.[Link]