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Academic Career

  • 1978 - 1982 BEng in Material Sci. & Eng. Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, P. R. C.
  • 1982-1985 Assistant lecturer, Department of Materials Sci. & Eng, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei - P. R. C.
  • 1985 -1987MSc in Materials Sci. & Eng. CAD in Precision Forming of Gas Turbine Blade. North-western University of Technology, Xian, P.R.C.
  • 1987 - 1990, Ph.D. in Engineering Materials. Ceramic Powder Compaction. Department of Engineering Materials, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • 1990 - 1997, Research Fellow, Ceramic Processing, Department of Materials Engineering, Brunel University London.
  • 1997- 2000, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • 2000 - 2004 Senior lecturer
  • 2004 - present Professor of Materials Engineering

Newest selected publications

Song, JH., Murphy, RJ., Narayan, R. and Davies, GBH. (2009) 'Biodegradable and compostible alternatives to conventional plastics'. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 364 (1526). pp. 2127 - 2139. ISSN: 1471-2970 Open Access Link

Journal article

Kang, YG. and Song, J. (2009) 'Structure and compression behavior of macro-composite starch foams'. Journal of Cellular Plastics, 45 (1). pp. 33 - 49. ISSN: 0021-955X

Journal article

Kang, YG., Xia, W., Song, J. and Tarverdi, K. (2009) 'Extrusion fractionation of wheat straw for biocomposites utilising the entire straw constituents'. International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 36 (1-4). pp. 334 - 347. ISSN: 0268-1900

Journal article

Szegda, D., Song, J., Warby, MK. and Whiteman, JR. (2007) 'Computational modelling of a thermoforming process for thermoplastic starch'.AIP Conference Proceedings: Materials Processing and Design; Modelling, Simulation and Applications.

Conference paper

Zhou, J., Song, J. and Parker, R. (2007) 'Microwave-assisted moulding using expandable extruded pellets from wheat flours and starch'. Carbohydrate Polymers, 69 (3). pp. 445 - 454. ISSN: 0144-8617

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