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									                                      Lifeng Zhang, Ph.D.

                                       Assistant Professor
                                Department of Nanoengineering
                       Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering
      North Carolina A&T State University and The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
                                 2907 East Lee Street, Rm. 208I
                                     Greensboro, NC 27401
                                       Tel: (336)285-2875
                                   E-mail: lzhang@ncat.edu

EDUCATION
     Ph.D., Fiber and Polymer Science and Engineering, 2006
      University of California – Davis, United States
     M.S., Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 1997
      Beijing Institute of Technology, China
     B.Eng., Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 1994
      Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES
     2012-Present, Assistant Professor of Nanoengineering, Joint School of Nanoscience and
      Nanoengineering (JSNN), North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North
      Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27401
     2007-2011, Research Scientist I-III, Department of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines
      and Technology (SDSM&T), Rapid City, SD 57701
      2010-2011, Research Scientist III
      2009-2010, Research Scientist II
      2007-2009, Research Scientist I
     2006-2007, Postdoctoral Scholar, Division of Textiles and Clothing, the University of California,
      Davis (UC Davis), CA 95616
     2001-2006, Research/Teaching Assistant, Division of Textiles and Clothing and Department of
      Chemistry, UC Davis, CA 95616
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
     The Fiber Society
RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
     Research Grants
      o Enhancement of Raman Detection of Minerals and Biomarkers Using Advanced Plasmonic
        Nanomaterials
        Co-PI with Science PI: Chaoyang Jiang (University of South Dakota, USD); Administrative PI:
        Edward F. Duke (South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, SDSM&T); other Co-PIs:
        Hao Fong (SDSM&T), P. Stanley May (USD), Brian A. Logue (South Dakota State
        University, SDSU)
        Total Amount: $750,000
        Source: NASA/EPSCoR: NNX10AN34A
        Period: 09/01/2010 to 08/31/2013
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    o Synthesis of Porous Silver Nanotube Networks with Controlled Morphologies and Structures
      for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Applications
      PI with Co-PI: Hao Fong (SDSM&T)
      Total Amount: $5,000
      Source: SDSM&T Nelson Research Grant, 03984 Nelson Rsch FY 11
      Period: 07/01/2010 to 12/31/2011
    o Continuous Nano-Scaled Carbon Fibers with Superior Mechanical Strength and Their
      Innovative Composites for Aeronautics and Space Applications
      Co-PI with Science PI: Hao Fong (SDSM&T); Administrative PI: Edward F. Duke
      (SDSM&T); other Co-PI: Myung-Keun Yoon (SDSM&T)
      Total Amount: $750,000
      Source: NASA/EPSCoR: NNX07AT52A
      Period: 09/01/2007 to 08/31/2011
    o High Performance Supercapacitors Based on Nano-Engineered Electrodes
      Subcontract PI with PI: Kuiyang Jiang (Agitron Inc.); other subcontract PI: Hao Fong
      Total Amount: $487,872
      Source: NSF SBIR Phase II: 1058570
      Period: 04/01/11 to 03/31/13
    o Polymer, Ceramic and Carbon/Graphite Nanofibers and Their Applications
      User grant at the High Temperature Materials Laboratory (HTML) of Oak Ridge National
      Laboratory (ORNL), 01/01/07 to 12/31/08
   Other Research Activities
    o Key investigator/senior personnel in the following research projects at SDSM&T
        Polycarbonate/Poly(methyl methacrylate) Nanofiber Nanocomposites for Ballistic
           Protection
           DOD ARL: DAAD19-02-2-0011, 05/01/05 to 06/30/10, $940,000
        Nanofiber Nanocomposites for Novel Space Mirror Backing Structure
           DOD AFRL: FA9453-06-C-0366, 08/01/2007 to 07/31/2012, $300,000
        Fabrication and Bioseparation Studies of Adsorptive Nanofelts Made from Electrospun
           Cellulose and/or Carbon Nanofibers
           NSF: CBET-0827844, 09/01/08 to 08/31/11, $315,269
        Establishment of the South Dakota Catalysis Group at the University of South Dakota
           and South Dakota School of Mines & Technology – Addressing Basic Research Needs
           for Solar Energy Utilization
           DOE: DE-FG02-08ER64624, 10/01/08 to 09/30/12, $283,713
        SBIR Phase I: High Performance Supercapacitors Based on Nano-engineered Electrodes
           NSF SBIR Phase I: 0912671, 07/01/09 to 06/30/10, $99,969, Agitron Inc.
        Friction Stir Joining of Advanced Aerospace Materials and Structures
           Advanced Materials Processing and Joining Laboratory at SDSM&T, 07/01/08 to 6/30/09
    o Research activities at UC Davis
        Carbon nanofibers with specific surface and/or internal structures from electrospinning of
           polyacrylonitrile based binary systems
        Super-hydrophobic/hydrophilic nonwoven fabrics by surface chemical reaction and/or
           coating
        Fabrication of multi-component polymer nanofibers through electrospinning and
           development of nano-scale fibers with specific structures like sheath-core, or nano-
           porous with enhanced specific surface and functionality, a pioneer work in the field of
           electrospinning following the attention of novel nanomaterials structures and properties
        Nano-Porous Ultra-High Specific Surface Fibers (National Textiles Center projects:
           C03-CD01s & C04-CD06s)
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            Liquid Wetting and Flow in Nano-Fibrous Systems: Multi-scale and Heterogeneous
             (National Textiles Center project: M04-CD01)
      o Earlier research activities
          Controlled phase separation morphology and structure-property relationship in polymer
             blend from melt extrusion
          Reactive blending of engineering plastics using di-block or graft copolymers as
             compatibilizers for high performance polymer alloys
          Surface modification of non-polar polymers (e.g. polypropylene) via solid-phase grafting
             polymerization
          Recycling of PET drink bottles
TEACHING EXPERIENCES
     2012: Instructor for “Fundamentals of Nanomaterials” (NANO 704) and “Introduction to
      Nanoproessing” (NANO 785), Department of Nanoengineering, Joint School of Nanoscience and
      Nanoengineering (JSNN), North Carolina A&T State University and the University of North
      Carolina at Greensboro
     2007-2011: Substitute instructor for “Organic and Biochemistry” (CHEM 108) and
      “Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry” (CHEM 316), Department of Chemistry, South Dakota
      School of Mines and Technology
     2006: Substitue instructor for “Fiber Structure and Properties” (FPS 161), “Polymer Synthesis
      and Reaction” (FPS 150/250), Division of Textiles and Clothing, the University of California at
      Davis
     2005 and 2003: Teaching assistant for “Textile Chemical Analysis” (FPS 161L), Division of
      Textiles and Clothing, the University of California at Davis; Teaching assistant for “General
      Chemistry”, Department of Chemistry, the University of California at Davis
PUBLICATIONS
     Peer-reviewed Journal Articles (†equally contributing author, *corresponding author)
      2012
      55. Liu, Jie; Chen, Gui; Gao, Hui; Zhang, Lifeng; Liang, Jieying; Ma, Zhaokun; Fong, Hao.
          Structure and thermo-chemical properties of continuous bundles of aligned and stretched
          electrospun polyacrylonitrile precursor nanofibers collected in a flowing water bath. Carbon,
          in press, doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.10.046.
      54. Chen, Qi; Zhang, Lifeng; Zhao, Yong; Wu, Xiang-Fa; Fong, Hao. Hybrid multi-scale
          composites developed from glass microfiber fabrics and nano-epoxy resins containing
          electrospun glass nanofibers. Composites Part B: Engineering, in press,
          doi:10.1016/j.compositesb.2011.08.044.
      53. Chen, Qi; Zhang, Lifeng*; Yoon, Myung-Keun; Wu, Xiang-Fa; Arefin, Ragib H.; Fong, Hao.
          Preparation and evaluation of nano-epoxy composite resins containing electrospun glass
          nanofibers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2012, 124(1), 444-451.
      52. Gao, Yu; Presser, Volker; Zhang, Lifeng; Niu, Jun Jie; Mcdonough, John; Perez, Carlos R.;
          Liu, Haibo; Fong, Hao; Gogotsi, Yuri. High power supercapacitor electrodes based on
          flexible TiC-CDC nano-felts. Journal of Power Sources, 2012, 201, 368-375.
      51. Zhang, Lifeng; Wang, Xiaoxu; Zhao, Yong; Zhu, Zhengtao; Fong, Hao. Electrospun carbon
          nano-felt surface-attached with Pd nanoparticles for hydrogen sensing application. Materials
          Letters, 2012, 68, 133-136.
      2011
      50. Schneiderman, Steven; Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Menkhaus,
          Todd J. Mathematical Model Using Non-Uniform Flow Distribution for Dynamic Protein
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    Breakthrough with Membrane Adsorption Media. Journal of Chromatography A, 2011,
    1218(51), 9121-9127.
49. Schneiderman, Steven; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Meankhaus, Todd J. Surface-
    functionalized electrospun carbon nanofiber mats as an innovative type of protein
    adsorption/purification medium with elevated capacity and high throughput. Journal of
    Chromatography A, 2011, 1218(50), 8989-8995.
48. Zhong, Ganji; Wang, Ke; Zhang, Lifeng; Li, Zhong-Ming; Fong, Hao; Zhu, Lei. Nanodroplet
    formation and exclusive homogenously nucleated crystallization in confined electrospun
    immiscible polymer blend fibers of polystyrene and poly (ethylene oxide). Polymer, 2011,
    52(24), 5397-5402.
47. Chen, Qi; Zhang, Lifeng; Rahman, Arifur; Zhou, Zhengping; Wu, Xiang-Fa; Fong Hao.
    Hybrid multi-scale epoxy composite made of conventional carbon fiber fabrics with
    interlaminar regions containing electrospun carbon nanofiber mats. Composites Part A:
    Applied Science and Manufacturing, 2011, 42(12), 2036-2042.
46. Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Schneiderman, Steven; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Menkhaus,
    Todd J. Process and economic evaluation for monoclonal antibody purification using a
    memberane-only process. Biotechnology Progress, 2011, 27(5), 1297-1305.
45. Netzer, Nathan L.; Qiu, Chao; Zhang, Yongyi; Lin, Cuikun; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Jiang,
    Chaoyang. Gold-silver bimetallic porous nanowires for surface-enhanced Raman scattering.
    Chemical Communications, 2011, 47(34), 9606-9608.
44. Tian, Ming; Hu, Qinghua; Wu, Haiyan; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Zhang, Liqun. Formation
    and morphological stability of polybutadiene rubber fibers prepared through combination of
    electrospinning and in-situ photo-crosslinking. Materials Letters, 2011, 65(19-20), 3076-
    3079.
43. Hedin, Nyle; Sobolev,Vladimir; Zhang, Lifeng; Zhu, Zhengtao; Fong, Hao. Electrical
    properties of electrospun carbon nanofibers. Journal of Materials Science, 2011, 46(19),
    6453-6456.
42. Presser, Volker†; Zhang, Lifeng†; Niu, Jun Jie; McDonough, John; Fong, Hao; Gogotsi, Yuri.
    Flexible nano-felts of carbide-derived carbon with ultra-high power handling capability.
    Advanced Energy Materials, 2011, 1, 423-430 (Note: This paper has been featured as the
    frontispiece of this issue of the journal).
41. Zhong, Ganji; Zhang, Lifeng; Su, Run; Wang, Ke; Fong, Hao; Zhu, Lei. Understanding
    polymorphism formation in electrospun fibers of immiscible poly(vinylidene fluoride) blends.
    Polymer, 2011, 52(10), 2228-2237.
40. Wang, Xiaoxu; Karanjit, Sudeep; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Qiao, Qiquan; Zhu, Zhengtao.
    Transient photo-current and photo-voltage studies on charge transport in dye sensitized solar
    cells made from the composites of TiO2 nanofibers and nanoparticles. Applied Physics Letters,
    2011, 98, 082114.
39. Koepsell, Laura; Zhang, Lifeng; Neufeld, Daniel; Fong, Hao; Deng, Ying. Electrospun
    polycaprolactone nano-fibrous scaffolds for tissue engineering of annulus fibrosus.
    Macromolecular Bioscience, 2011, 11(3), 391-399.
38. Zhang, Lifeng; Luo, Jie; Menkhaus, Todd J.; Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Sun, Yuyu; Fong,
    Hao. Antimicrobial nano-fibrous membranes developed from electrospun polyacrylonitrile
    nanofibers. Journal of Membrane Science, 2011, 369(1-2), 499-505.
37. Lai, Chuilin; Zhong, Ganji; Yue, Zhongren; Chen, Gui; Zhang, Lifeng; Vakili, Ahmad; Wang,
    Ying; Zhu, Lei; Liu, Jie; Fong Hao. Investigation of post-spinning stretching process on
    morphological, structural, and mechanical properties of electrospun polyacrylonitrile
    copolymer nanofibers. Polymer, 2011, 52(2), 519-528.
36. Yin, Kezhen; Zhang, Lifeng; Lai, Chuilin; Zhong, Lanlan; Smith, Steve; Fong, Hao; Zhu,
    Zhengtao. Photoluminescence anisotropy of uni-axially aligned electrospun conjugated
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    polymer nanofibers of MEH-PPV and P3HT. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 444-
    448.
2010
35. Joshi, Prakash; Zhang, Lifeng; Chen, Qiliang; Galipeau, David; Fong, Hao; Qiao, Qiquan.
    Electrospun carbon nanofibers as low cost counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells.
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2010, 2(12), 3572-3577.
34. Joshi, Prakash; Zhang, Lifeng; Davoux, Daren; Zhu, Zhengtao; Galipeau, David; Fong, Hao;
    Qiao, Qiquan. Composite of TiO2 nanofibers and nanoparticles for dye sensitized solar cells
    with significantly improved efficiency. Energy and Environmental Science, 2010, 3, 1507-
    1510.
33. Wu, Zhi-Chuan; Zhang, Yong; Tao, Ting-Xian; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. Silver
    nanoparticles on amidoxime fibers for photo-catalytic degradation of organic dyes in waste
    water. Applied Surface Science, 2010, 257(3), 1092-1097.
32. Zhang, Lifeng; Hu, Jianjun; Voevodin, Andrey A.; Fong, Hao. Synthesis of continuous TiC
    nanofibers and/or nanoribbons through electrospinning followed by carbothermal reduction.
    Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 1670-1673.
31. Liu, Jie; Tian, Yuli; Chen, Yujia; Liang, Jieying; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. A surface
    treatment technique of electrochemical oxidation to simultaneously improve the interfacial
    bonding strength and the tensile strength of PAN-based carbon fibers. Materials Chemistry
    and Physics, 2010, 122(2-3), 548-555.
30. Wen, Shipeng; Liu, Li; Zhang, Lifeng; Chen, Qi; Zhang, Liqun; Fong, Hao. Hierarchical
    electrospun SiO2 nanofibers containing SiO2 nanoparticles with controllable surface-
    roughness and/or porosity. Materials Letters, 2010, 64(13), 1517-1520.
29. Menkhaus, Todd J.; Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Zhang, Lifeng; Schneiderman, Steven;
    Bjustrom, Stephany; Liu, Li; Fong, Hao. Electrospun nanofiber membranes surface
    functionalized with 3-dimensional nanolayers as an innovative adsorption medium with ultra-
    high capacity and throughput. Chemical Communications, 2010, 46(21), 3720-3722.
28. Zhou, Zhenping; Liu, Kunming; Lai, Chuilin; Zhang, Lifeng; Li, Juanhua; Hou, Haoqing;
    Reneker, Darrell H.; Fong, Hao. Graphitic carbon nanofibers developed from bundles of
    aligned electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibers containing phosphoric acid. Polymer, 2010,
    51(11), 2360-2367.
27. Sun, Xinbo; Zhang, Lifeng; Cao, Zhengbing; Deng, Ying; Liu, Li; Fong, Hao; Sun, Yuyu.
    Electrospun composite nanofiber fabrics containing uniformly dispersed antimicrobial agents
    as an innovative type of polymeric materials with superior antimicrobial efficacy. ACS
    Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2010, 2(4), 952-956.
26. Zhang, Lifeng; Gao, Yi; Chen, Qi; Tian, Ming; Fong, Hao. Bis-GMA/TEGDMA dental
    composites reinforced with nano-scaled single crystals of fibrillar silicate. Journal of
    Materials Science, 2010, 45(9), 2521-2524.
2009
25. Xie, Yu; Joshi, Prakash; Ropp, Mike; Galipeau, David; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; You,
    Youngjae; Qiao, Qiquan. Structural effects of core-modified porphyrins in dye-sensitized
    solar cells. Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 2009, 13(8-9), 903-909.
24. Zhang, Lifeng; Kopperstad, Perry; West, Michael; Hedin, Nyle; Fong, Hao. Generation of
    polymer ultrafine fibers through solution (air-) blowing. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,
    2009, 114(6), 3479-3486.
23. Zhu, Zhengtao; Zhang, Lifeng; Smith, Steve J.; Fong, Hao; Sun, Yugang; Gosztola, David.
    Fluorescence studies of electrospun MEH-PPV/PEO nanofibers. Synthetic Metals, 2009,
    159(14), 1454-1459.
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22. Zhou, Zhengping; Lai, Chuilin; Zhang, Lifeng; Qian, Yong; Hou, Haoqing; Reneker, Darrell
    H.; Fong, Hao. Development of carbon nanofibers from aligned electrospun polyacrylonitrile
    nanofiber bundles and characterization of their microstructural, electrical, and mechanical
    properties. Polymer, 2009, 50(13), 2999-3006.
21. Zhang, Lifeng; Chandrasekar, Ramya; Howe, Jane Y.; West, Michael K.; Hedin, Nyle E.;
    Arbegast, William J.; Fong, Hao. A metal matrix composite prepared from electrospun TiO 2
    nanofibers and Al 1100 alloy via friction stir processing. ACS Applied Materials and
    Interfaces, 2009, 1(5), 987-991.
20. Zhu, Zhengtao; Zhang, Lifeng; Howe, Jane Y.; Liao, Yiliang; Speidel, Jordan T.; Smith,
    Steve; Fong, Hao. Aligned electrospun ZnO nanofibers for simple and sensitive ultraviolet
    nanosensors. Chemical Communications, 2009, (18), 2568-2570.
19. Chandrasekar, Ramya; Zhang, Lifeng; Howe, Jane Y.; Hedin, Nyle E.; Zhang, Yan; Fong,
    Hao. Fabrication and characterization of electrospun Titania nanofibers. Journal of Materials
    Science, 2009, 44(5), 1198-1205.
18. Liu, Jie; Zhou, Peixun; Zhang, Lifeng; Ma, Zhaokun; Liang, Jieying; Fong, Hao. Thermo-
    chemical reactions occurring during the oxidative stabilization of electrospun
    polyacrylonitrile precursor nanofibers and the resulting structural conversions. Carbon, 2009,
    47(4), 1087-1095.
17. Zhang, Lifeng; Howe, Jane Y; Zhang, Yan; Fong, Hao. Synthesis and characterization of
    zirconium tungstate ultra-thin fibers. Crystal Growth and Design, 2009, 9(2), 667-670.
16. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Carbon nanofibers with nanoporosity and hollow channels
    from binary polyacrylonitrile systems. European Polymer Journal, 2009, 45(1), 47-56.
2008
15. Liao, Yiliang; Zhang, Lifeng; Gao, Yi; Zhu, Zhengtao; Fong, Hao. Preparation,
    characterization, and encapsulation/release studies of a composite nanofiber mat electrospun
    from an emulsion containing poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid). Polymer, 2008, 49(24), 5294-
    5299.
14. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Ultrafine cellulose acetate fibers with nanoscale structural
    features. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2008, 8(9), 4461-4469.
13. Gao, Yi; Sagi, Sriramaraju; Zhang, Lifeng; Liao, Yiliang; Cowles, David M.; Sun, Yuyu;
    Fong, Hao. Electrospun nano-scaled glass fiber reinforcement of Bis-GMA/TEGDMA dental
    composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2008, 110(4), 2063-2070.
12. Zhang, Lifeng; Menkhaus, Todd J; Fong, Hao. Fabrication and bioseparation studies of
    adsorptive membranes/felts made from electrospun cellulose acetate nanofibers. Journal of
    Membrane Science, 2008, 319(1-2), 176-184.
11. Liu, Yi; Sagi, Sriramaraju; Chandrasekar, Ramya; Zhang, Lifeng; Hedin, Nyle E; Fong, Hao.
    Preparation and characterization of electrospun SiO2 nanofibers. Journal of Nanoscience and
    Nanotechnology, 2008, 8(3), 1528-1536.
10. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Ultra-fine cellulose acetate/poly(ethylene oxide) bicomponent
    fibers. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2008, 71(2), 196-207.
2007 and before
9. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Nanoporous ultrahigh specific surface polyacrylonitrile fibers.
   Nanotechnology, 2006, 17(17), 4416-4423.
8. Zhang, Lifeng; Guo, Baohua; Zhang, Zengmin. Synthesis of multifunctional polypropylene
   via solid phase cografting and its grafting mechanism. Journal of Applied Polymer Science,
   2002, 84(5), 929-935.
7. Zhang, Lifeng; Guo, Baohua; Zhang, Zengmin. Studies on the technique and mechanism of
   solid grafting polypropylene with dual monomers. Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities,
   2001, 22(8), 1406-1409.
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    6. Zhang, Lifeng; Guo, Baohua; Zhang, Zengmin. Synthesis of multifunctional polypropylene
       via solid co-grafting and the mechanism study. Acta Polymerica Sinica, 2001, (3), 338-341.
    5. Zhang, Lifeng; Guo, Baohua; Zhang, Zengmin. Synthesis of PP-g-MAH via solid grafting
       with a quantitative express method for analyzing MAH content. Journal of Tsinghua
       University (Science and Technology), 2001, 41(10), 5-8.
    4. Zhang, Lifeng; Guo, Baohua; Zheng, Zengmin. Application of comonomer in solid-state
       graft of maleic anhydride onto polypropylene. China Plastics Industry, 2000, 28(6), 7-9.
    3. Zhang, Lifeng; Zhang, Zengmin. Study on toughening blends of polycarbonate and recycled
       PET. China Synthetic Resin and Plastics, 1999, 16(4), 3-7.
    2. Ren, Chongyuan; Luo, Yilin; Zhang, Lifeng. Microwave curing of thermosetting resin.
       Thermosetting Resin, 1995, 10(3), 38-40.
    1. Qi, Liying; Li, Xuxiang; Zhang, Lifeng. Forecast on the physical properties of polymer aging
       and degradation. Computers and Applied Chemistry, 1995, 12(3), 216-219.
   Presentationss at Conferences and Forums (* corresponding author)
    28. Hedin, Nyle E.; Sobolev, Vladimir; Zhang, Lifeng; Zhu, Zhengtao; Fong, Hao; Handberg,
        Erin; Serfling, Greg. Electrical properties of electrospun carbon nanofibers. 242nd ACS
        National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, Colorado, United States, August 28-September 1,
        2011.
    27. Lai, Chuilin; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Christopher, Lew P. Lignin-based carbonaceous
        nano-fibrous felts. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting,
        Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, October 16-21, 2011.
    26. Presser, Volker; Zhang, Lifeng; Niu, Jun Jie; McDonough, John; Perez, Carlos R; Fong, Hao;
        Gogotsi, Yury. Flexible nano-felts of carbide-derived carbon with ultra-high power handling
        capability. 220th ECS meeting and electrochemical energy summit, Boston, Massachusetts,
        United States, October 9-14, 2011.
    25. Presser, Volker; Zhang, Lifeng; Niu, Jun Jie; McDonough, John; Fong, Hao; Gogotsi Yury.
        Flexible carbon nano-felt with ultra-high power handling ability. 4th International Conference
        on Carbons for Energy Storage/Conversion and Environment Protection (CESEP’11), Vichy,
        France, September 25-29, 2011.
    24. Zhang, Lifeng; Presser, Volker; Niu, Jun Jie; McDonough, John; Fong, Hao; Gogotsi Yury.
        Flexible carbon nano-felt derived from electrospun TiC nanofibers and its superior
        electrochemical properties. 2011 Annual World Conference on Carbon, Shanghai, China,
        July 24-29, 2011 (Note: This is a keynote presentation).
    23. Lai, Chuilin; Zhang, Lifeng*; Christopher, Lew P.; Fong, Hao. Carbonaceous nano-fibrous
        felts developed from alkali lignin. 2011 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology
        for Renewable Materials, Washington D.C., United States, June 6-8, 2011.
    22. Zhang, Lifeng*; Presser, Volker; Gogotsi, Yuri; Fong, Hao. High power-density
        supercapacitor electrodes based on flexible TiC-CDC carbon nano-felts. 2011 SD EPSCoR
        All Investigator Meeting, Cedar Shore Resort, Chamberlain, South Dakota, United States,
        June 1-3, 2011.
    21. Joshi, Prakash; Zhang, Lifeng; Chen, Qiliang; Fong, Hao; Galipeau, David; Qiao, Qiquan.
        “Electrospun Carbon Nanofiber Counter Electrode for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells”. 2011 SD
        EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Cedar Shore Resort, Chamberlin, South Dakota, United
        States, June 1-3, 2011.
    20. Netzer, Nathan; Qiu, Chao; Zhang, Yongyi; Lin, Cuikun; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Jiang,
        Chaoyang. “Gold-Silver Bimetallic Nanowires and Their Applications in Surface-Enhanced
        Raman Scattering”. 2011 SD EPSCoR All Investigator Meeting, Chamberlin, South Dakota,
        United States, June 1-3, 2011.
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19. Zhang, Lifeng*. Electrospinning and Nanofibers. The workshop on “Introduction to
    Nanotechnology”, Sinte Gleska University, Mission, South Dakota, United States, April 29-
    30, 2011 (Note: This is an invited talk).
18. Presser, Volker; Zhang, Lifeng; Yu, Gao; McDonough, John; Niu, Jun Jie; Perez, Carlos;
    Fong, Hao; Gogotsi, Yuri. High power-density supercapacitor electrodes based on flexible
    carbon nano-felts. Research Day, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United
    States, April 8, 2011.
17. Chen, Qi; Zhang, Lifeng*; Yoon, Myung-Keun; Fong, Hao. Epoxy composites reinforced
    with electrospun SiO2 nanofibers. 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim,
    California, United States, March 27-31, 2011.
16. Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. TiC nanofibers and/or nanoribbons developed through
    electrospinning followed by carbothermal reduction. 241st ACS National Meeting &
    Exposition, Anaheim, California, United States, March 27-31, 2011.
15. Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Schneiderman, Steven; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Menkhaus Todd.
    Performance and economic analyses of nanolayer functionalized nanofibers as a novel protein
    purification medium. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting,
    Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, November 7-12, 2010.
14. Menkhaus, Todd; Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Schneiderman, Steven; Bjustrom, Stephany;
    Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. Nanolayer functionalized electrospun nanofibers as an ultra-high
    capacity membrane adsorption medium. The Recovery of Biological Products XIV
    Conference, Lake Tahoe, California, United States, August 1-6, 2010.
13. Varadaraju, Hemanthram; Schneiderman, Steven; Bjustrom, Stephany; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong,
    Hao; Menkhaus, Todd. Bioseparations using electrospun cellulose nanofiber adsorption
    membranes. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Nashville,
    Tennessee, United States, November 8-13, 2009.
12. Joshi, Prakash; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Li, Jing; Davoux, Daren; Galipeau, David; Qiao,
    Qiquan. Electrospun TiO2 nanofibers for dye sensitized solar cells. South Dakota/Wyoming
    EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, South Dakota, United States, September 23-24, 2009.
11. Joshi, Prakash; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao; Galipeau, David; Qiao, Qiquan. PbS quantum dots
    embedded TiO2 nanofibers for dye sensitized solar cells. 34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists
    Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, June 7-12, 2009.
10. Zhu, Zhengtao; Fong, Hao; Zhang, Lifeng; Smith, Steve; Sun, Yugang; Gosztola, David.
    Fluorescence of conjugated polymer MEH-PPV/PEO electrospun fibers. A joint Workshop of
    ACS/IEEE/MRS on Organic Microelectronics & Optoelectronics, San Francisco, California,
    United States, July 7-10, 2008.
 9. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Electrospinning of cellulose acetate/poly (ethylene oxide)
    bicomponent fibers. 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, March 26-
    30, 2006.
 8. Hsieh, You-Lo; Du, Jian; Zhang, Lifeng. Cellulose and chitin ultra-fine and nanoporous fibers.
    231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, United States, March 26-30, 2006.
 7. Hsieh, You-Lo; Zhang, Lifeng; Li, Lei. Nano-structured fibers from biomolecules. The Fiber
    Society 2005 Spring Conference: Technical Textiles from Fiber to Composites, St. Gallen,
    Switzerland, May 25-27, 2005.
 6. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Nano-porous ultra-high specific surface polyacrylonitrile fiber.
    229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, California, United States, March 13-17, 2005.
 5. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Nanoporous ultra-high specific surface fibers. 13th Annual
    National Textile Center Forum, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, March 20-22, 2005.
 4. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Nanoporous ultra-high specific surface fibers. 12th Annual
    National Textile Center Forum, Hilton Head, South Carolina, United States, February 15-17,
    2004.
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     3. Zhang Lifeng; Guo Baohua; Zhang Zengmin. Synthesis of high polar polypropylene via solid
        grafting maleic anhydride with comonomer. 2000 National Symposium on Application of
        Polymer Materials in Engineering, Lushan, Jiangxi, China, September 9-12, 2000.
     2. Zhang Lifeng; Zhang Zengmin. Study on the structure and property relationships of PC/
        Recycled PET blend. ’99 National Symposium on Polymer Science and Engineering,
        Shanghai, China, May 9-14, 1999.
     1. Zhang Zengmin; Zhang Lifeng; Han Darong. Study on application of recycled PET -
        preparation of PC/PET polymer alloy. ‘98 National Symposium on Application of Polymer
        Materials in Engineering, Wuyishan, Fujian, China, October 8-13, 1998.
   Patents
    4. Fong, Hao; Zhang, Lifeng. Flexible nano-felts of TiC derived carbon for energy applications.
        US Patent, 2011, in progress.
    3. Qiao, Qiquan; Fong, Hao; Joshi, Prakash; Zhang, Lifeng. Carbon nanofibrous electrode as a
       low cost alternative to existing platinum counter electrode. US Patent, 2011, in progress.
    2. Qiao, Qiquan; Joshi Prakash; Fong, Hao; Galipeau, David; Zhang, Lifeng. Semiconductor
       nanoparticle/nanofiber composite electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells. Patent, US
       20110079275, WO 2011041762.
    1. Hsieh, You-Lo; Xie, Jiangbing; Wang, Yuhong; Chen, Hong; Li, Lei; Zhang, Lifeng; Cecile,
       Corine. Generation of polymer-based nano-porous fibers and protein or enzyme membrane
       composition. Patent WO 2004/044281.
   Books, Book Chapters, Preprints, and Proceedings (* corresponding author)
    12. Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. TiC nanofibers and/or nanoribbons developed through
        electrospinning followed by carbothermal reduction. Polymer Preprints, 2011, 52(1), 430-
        431.
    11. Chen, Qi; Zhang, Lifeng*; Yoon, Myung-Keun; Fong, Hao. Epoxy composites reinforced
        with electrospun SiO2 nanofibers. Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering, 2011, 104,
        346-347.
    10. Menkhaus, Todd J.; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. Applications of electrospun nanofiber
        membranes for bioseparations. Nova Science Publishers Inc: Hauppauge NY, ISBN: 978-1-
        60876-782-3, 2010.
     9. Menkhaus, Todd J.; Zhang, Lifeng; Fong, Hao. Applications of electrospun nanofiber
        membranes for bioseparations. Chapter 3 in Handbook of Membrane Research: Properties,
        Performance and Applications. Nova Science Publishers Inc: Hauppauge NY, ISBN: 978-1-
        60741-638-8, 2009, 105-135.
     8. Cowles, David M.; Gao, Yi; Sagi, Sriramaraju; Zhang, Lifeng; Liao, Yiliang; Fong, Hao.
        Electrospun nano-scaled glass fibers and their reinforced dental composites. Chapter 2 in
        Glass Materials Research Progress, Nova Science Publishers Inc.: Hauppauge NY, ISBN:
        978-1-60456-578-2, 2008, 39-59.
     7. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Electrospinning of cellulose acetate/poly(ethylene oxide)
        bicomponent fibers. Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, 2006, 94, 74-75.
     6. Zhang, Lifeng; Hsieh, You-Lo. Nano-porous ultra-high specific surface polyacrylonitrile fiber.
        Polymer Preprints, 2005, 46(1), 59-60.
     5. Zhang Lifeng; Guo Baohua; Zhang Zengmin. Express method for quantitative analysis maleic
        anhydride content in maleic anhydride functionalized polypropylene. Proceedings of 2000
        National Symposium on Application of Polymer Materials in Engineering, China, 2000, 129-
        130.
     4. Zhang Lifeng; Guo Baohua; Zhang Zengmin. Synthesis of high polar polypropylene via solid
        grafting maleic anhydride with comonomer. Proceedings of 2000 National Symposium on
        Application of Polymer Materials in Engineering, China, 2000, 109-13.
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3. Zhang Lifeng; Zhang Zengmin. Study on the structure and property relationships of PC/
   Recycled PET blend. Proceedings of ’99 National Symposium on Polymer Science and
   Engineering, China, 1999, f64-f65.
2. Zhang Lifeng; Zhang Zengmin. Study on toughening Polycarbonate (PC) and Poly (ethylene
   terephthalate) (PET) blend. Proceedings of 1st Academic and Technological Communication
   Conference on Applications of Engineering Plastics, China, 1998, 91-97.
1. Zhang Zengmin; Zhang Lifeng; Han Darong. Study on application of recycled PET -
   preparation of PC/PET polymer alloy. Proceedings of ‘98 National Symposium on
   Application of Polymer Materials in Engineering, China, 1998, 261-262.

								
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