Position

Associate Professor
Computer Sc, Engineering & Mathematics

Biography

Dr Youhong Tang obtained his PhD degree in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2007. He moved to Flinders University with an ARC-DECRA in 2012 from Centre for Advanced Materials Technology, the University of Sydney. He is a material science and engineering researcher with research interests mainly focused on structure-process-property relation of (a) polymeric materials and nanocomposites, especially on rubber and epoxy based multifunctional and value-added nanocomposites (c) fibre reinforced composites and structures, particular for marine applications and (c) bioresources, biomaterials and biosensors, especially incorporating the novel aggregation-induced emission material.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Engineering: Wuhan University of Technology, China (2000)
  • Master of Engineering: Wuhan University of Technology, China (2002)
  • Doctor of Philosophy: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China (2007)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP): Project Management Institute, US (2008)
  • Professional Diploma in Project Management:Hong Kong Productivity Council, China (2008)

Honours, awards and grants

Honours and Awards:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early-Career Researcher, Flinders University, Australia, 2012
  • Australian Research Council -Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (ARC-DECRA), Australia, 2012-2014
  • Research Traveling Grant, Research Grant Council of Hong Kong Government on the Polymer Processing Society 24th annual meeting, Italy, 2008
  • Research Traveling Grant, Research Grant Council of Hong Kong Government on 4th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology, China, 2005
  • Research Traveling Grant, Research Grant Council of Hong Kong Government on 77th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Canada, 2005
  • Best paper, 3rd National Doctoral Forum of China, China, 2005
  • Postgraduate Studentship, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China, 2002 - 2007
  • Best M.Eng. Thesis, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2002
  • Postgraduate Studentship, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2000-2002
  • First Prize Scholarship, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 1996-1999
  • First Class Prize, the National Olympic Chemistry Contest for High School Students, Hubei Section, China, 1995

Grants:

  • Australian Research Council -Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE120102784), 2012-2014;
  • Flinders University Faculty of Science and Engineering Major Equipment for Teaching and Research Grant, 2013;
  • Australian Research Council - Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LE140100082), 2014;
  • Australian Research Council - Industrial Transformation Training Centres (IC140100003), 2014-2016;
  • Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative (ASTRI) Node I: Heliostat cost down, 2014-2020;
  • Australian Research Council - Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LE150100094), 2015;
  • Premier’s Research and Industry Fund Catalyst Research Grant, South Australia, 2015-2016;
  • Flinders University FSE Establishment Fund, 2016-2017;
  • Australian Research Council - Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LE180100136), 2018;

Key responsibilities

Topic Coordinator:

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Macromolecular and materials chemistry
  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Nanotechnology

Research interests


Advanced Functional Composites and Marine Structures

  • Nanomaterials and nanocomposites
  • FRP composites and structures
  • Biomaterials and biocomposites
  • Aggregation-induced emission (AIE) phenomenon and its applications

Supervisory interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Composite structures and materials
  • Fracture toughness and mechanics of materials
  • Functional polymeric materials
  • Marine composites and structures
  • Nanocomposite
  • Smart materials
  • Structure-processing-property relationship of materials

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Marine composites (2) ; Advanced functional materials (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Biomaterial & Bioinformation (1) ; Maritime Engineering (3) ; Biomass and biofuel (1) ;

Completion

Associate supervisor : Maritime Engineering (1) ;

RHD Student Achievements

  • Dr Yang Yu
    ANN ECR travelling award - July 2014
  • Wei Han
    ANN ECR travelling award - July 2014
  • Nazila Dehbari
    Chris Marlin Postgraduate Student Publication Prize - March 2016

Publications

  • Zhang, H.P. and Tang, Y. (2017). Graphene-based materials and their potential applications: a theoretical study. In Vijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur, Asokan Pappu, ed. Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials: Applications. 1st ed. Duxford, United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing, pp. 267-287.
  • Dehbari, N., Tang, Y. and Moazeni, N. (2017). Polylactic Acid Based Rubber Composites and Nanocomposites. In Visakh P. M., ed. Rubber Based Bionanocomposites: Preparation. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, pp. 141-165.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-48806-6_7] [Web Link]
  • Fang, C. and Tang, Y. (2017). Polymer microbead templated nanostructures. In Lin, Zhiqun, Yang, Yingkui, Zhang, Aiqing, ed. Polymer-Engineered Nanostructures for Advanced Energy Applications. 1 ed. UK: --Other (not in list)--, pp. 31-50.
    [Web Link]
  • Han, W., Tang, Y. and Ye, L. (2017). Carbon fibre reinforced polymer laminates with nanofiller enhanced multi-functionality. In Beaumont Peter W. R., Soutis Contantinos and Hodzic Alma, ed. The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fiber Composites: Fifty Years of Progress and Achievement of the Science, Development and Applications. Gewerbestrasse, Switzerland: Springer, pp. 171-197.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-46120-5_8] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Tavakoli, J., Dong, Y. and Tang, Y. (2017). Biomedical Hybrid Polymer Materials. In Vijay Kumar Thakur, Manju Kumari Thakur, Asokan Pappu, ed. Hybrid Polymer Composite Materials:Structure and Chemistry. UK: Woodhead Publishing, pp. 135-162.
  • Fu, K., Tang, Y. and Chang, L. (2016). Toughness assessment and fracture mechanism of brittle thin films under nano-indentation. In Lucas Máximo Alves, ed. Fracture mechanics. Croatia: InTech, pp. 121-144.
    [10.5772/64117]
  • Mohammadzadehmoghadam, S., Dong, Y., Barbyuiya, S., Guo, L., Liu, D., Umer, R., et al. (2016). Electrospinning: Current status and Future Trends. In Fakirov, Stoyko, ed. Nano-Size Polymers: Preparation, Properties, Applications. Switzerland: Springer, pp. 89-154.
    [Web Link]
  • Tang, Y. and Ye, L. (2015). Nanosilica-reinforced epoxy composites for marine applications. In Yu Dong, Rehan Umer, Alan Kin Tak Lau, ed. Fillers and Reinforcements for Advanced Nanocomposites. UK: Elsevier, pp. 425-459.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Lin, N., Chen, X., Zhao, C., Tang, Y. and Lin, W. (2014). Hydrodynamic analysis of floating marine structures based on an IBM-VOF two-phase flow model. In Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics. Berlin: Springer, pp. 440-449.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-53962-6_39] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Han, X., Zhao, C., Tang, Y., Chen, X., Lin, W. and Sammut, K. (2014). Natural frequency ratio effect on 2 DOF flow induced vibration of cylindrical structures. In Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics. Berlin: Springer, pp. 403-417.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-53962-6_36] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Tang, Y. and Gao, P. (2012). Micro-rheological study on fully exfoliated organoclay modified thermotropic LCP and its viscosity reduction effect on high molecular mass polyethylene. In J de Vicente, ed. Viscoelasticity - from theory to biological applications. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, pp. 275-302.
    [10.5772/45996]
  • Tang, Y. (2010). Polyethylene/Thermotropic LCP/Layered Silicate Nanocomposites. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Publishing House.
  • Wang, D., Ye, L., Tang, Y. and Lu, Y. (2012). Erratum to Monitoring of delamination onset and growth during Mode I and Mode II interlaminar fracture tests using guided waves [Compos Sci Technol 2011;72(2):145-51] Composites Science and Technology, 72(4) pp. 533-533.
    [10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.01.015] [Scopus]
  • Tang, Y. and Zhao, C. (2013). Marine Composites (Simple Chinese version)
    [Web Link]
  • Yazdani, A., Sammut, K., Yakimenko, O., Lammas, A.K. and Tang, Y. (2016). Time and energy efficient trajectory generator for autonomous underwater vehicle docking operations. In OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey. Monterey, United States of America: IEEEXplore. IEEE Oceans 2016. Monterey, United States of America. Sep 2016.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Zeng, Z., Lammas, A., Sammut, K., He, F., Tang, Y. and Ji, Q. (2014). Path planning for rendezvous of multiple AUVs operating in a variable ocean. In Cyber Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), 2014 IEEE 4th Annual International. IEEE. The 4th Annual IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems. Hong Kong, China. Jun 2014, pp. 451-456.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Han, W., Tang, Y. and Chen, S. (2014). Smart humidity sensor of graphene enhanced superabsorbent. In Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN), 2014 International Conference on. IEEE Xplore. 2014 international conference on nanoscience and nanotechnology. Adelaide SA. Feb 2014, pp. 46-49.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Tavakoli, J. and Tang, Y. (2017). Honey/PVA hybrid wound dressings with controlled release of antibiotics: Structural, physico-mechanical and in-vitro biomedical studies. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-BIOMIMETIC AND SUPRAMOLECULAR SYSTEMS, 77 pp. 318-325.
    [10.1016/j.msec.2017.03.272]
  • Tavakoli, J. and Tang, Y. (2017). Hydrogel Based Sensors for Biomedical Applications: An Updated Review. Polymers, 9(8) pp. 364.
    [10.3390/polym9080364] [Scopus]
  • Yazdani, A., Sammut, K., Yakimenko, O., Lammas, A.K., Tang, Y. and MahmoudZadeh, S. (2017). IDVD-based trajectory generator for autonomous underwater docking operations. ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, 92 pp. 12-29.
    [10.1016/j.robot.2017.02.001] [Scopus]
  • Zeng, Z., Sammut, K., Lian, L., Lammas, A.K., He, F. and Tang, Y. (2017). Rendezvous Path Planning for Multiple Autonomous Marine Vehicles. IEEE JOURNAL OF OCEANIC ENGINEERING,
    [Web Link]
  • Zhang, H.P., Hou, J.L., Wang, Y., Tang, P.P., Zhang, Y.P., Lin, X.Y., et al. (2017). Adsorption behavior of 2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin on pristine and doped black phosphorene: A DFT study. Chemosphere, 185 pp. 509-517.
    [10.1016/j.chemosphere.2017.06.120] [Scopus]
  • Zhang, H.P., Hu, W., Du, A., Lu, X., Zhang, Y.P., Zhou, J., et al. (2017). Doped phosphorene for hydrogen capture: A DFT study. Applied Surface Science, 433 pp. 249-255.
    [10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.09.243] [Scopus]
  • Zhang, H.P., Lin, X.Y., Lu, X., Wang, Z., Fang, L. and Tang, Y. (2017). Understanding the interfacial interactions between dopamine and different graphenes for biomedical materials. Materials Chemistry Frontiers,
    [10.1039/c6qm00300a] [Web Link]
  • Rahman, M.Z., Zhang, J., Tang, Y., Davey, K. and Qiao, S. (2017). Graphene oxide coupled carbon nitride homo-heterojunction photocatalyst for enhanced hydrogen production. Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 1 pp. 562-571.
    [10.1039/c6qm00241b] [Web Link]
  • Rahman, M.Z., Tapping, P.C., Kee, T.W., Smernik, R., Spooner, N., Moffatt, J., et al. (2017). A Benchmark Quantum Yield for Water Photoreduction on Amorphous Carbon Nitride. Advanced Functional Materials, 27(39) pp. Art: 1702384.
    [10.1002/adfm.201702384] [Scopus]
  • Qiu, A., Han, X., Qin, H., Lin, W. and Tang, Y. (2017). Anti-Collision Assessment and Prediction Considering Material Corrosion on an Offshore Protective Device. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 5(3) pp. Art: 37.
    [10.3390/jmse5030037] [Scopus]
  • Pei, X., Chen, L., Gao, Y., Li, J. and Tang, Y. (2017). Effect of reinforcement structures on vibration performance of composites. JOURNAL OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS,
    [10.1177/0021998316689602] [Web Link]
  • Jiang, Y., He, T., Chen, Y., Ruan, Y., Zhou, Y., Tang, B.Z., et al. (2017). Quantitative evaluation and in vivo visualization of mercury ion bioaccumulation in rotifers by novel aggregation-induced emission fluorogen nanoparticles. Environmental Science: Nano,
  • Han, X., Zhang, X., Tang, Y., Qiu, A., Lin, W. and Zhao, C. (2017). Dynamic mechanism of phase differences in One degree-of-freedom vortex-induced vibration of a cylindrical structure. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment,
  • Han, L., Yan, L., Wang, K., Fang, L., Zhang, H.P., Tang, Y., et al. (2017). Tough, self-healable and tissue-adhesive hydrogel with tunable multifunctionality. NPG Asia Materials, 9 pp. Art: 372.
    [10.1038/am.2017.33] [Web Link]
  • Han, L., Lu, X., Wang, M., Gan, D., Deng, W., Wang, K., et al. (2017). A Mussel-Inspired Conductive, Self-Adhesive, and Self-Healable Tough Hydrogel as Cell Stimulators and Implantable Bioelectronics. Small, 13(2) pp. Art: 1601916.
    [10.1002/smll.201601916] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Han, L., Lu, X., Liu, K., Wang, K., Fang, L., Weng, L.T., et al. (2017). Mussel-Inspired Adhesive and Tough Hydrogel Based on Nanoclay Confined Dopamine Polymerization. ACS Nano, 11(3) pp. 2561-2574.
    [10.1021/acsnano.6b05318] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Dehbari, N., Tavakoli, J., Zhao, J. and Tang, Y. (2017). In situ formed internal water channels improving water swelling and mechanical properties of water swellable rubber composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134(9) pp. Art: APP44548.
    [10.1002/app.44548] [Scopus]
  • Dehbari, N., Tavakoli, J., Khatrao, S.S. and Tang, Y. (2017). In situ polymerized hyperbranched polymer reinforced poly (acrylic acid) hydrogels. Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 10 pp. 1995-2004.
    [10.1039/c7qm00028f]
  • Chen, P.P., Zhang, H.P., Ding, J., Lin, X.Y., Lu, X., Liu, C., et al. (2017). Carboxylmethyl konjac glucomannan conjugated polydopamine composites for Pb (II) removal. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 162 pp. 62-70.
    [10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.01.048] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Chen, T., Xie, N., Viglianti, L., Zhou, Y., Tan, H., Tang, B.Z., et al. (2017). Quantitative urinalysis using aggregation-induced emission bioprobes for monitoring chronic kidney disease. Faraday Discussions,
    [10.1039/c6fd00153j] [Web Link]
  • Byatsarmadi, B., Zheng, Y., Tang, Y., Jaroniec, M. and Qiao, S. (2016). Significant Enhancement of Water Splitting Activity of N-Carbon Electrocatalyst by Trace Level Co Doping. Small, 12(27) pp. 3703-3711.
    [10.1002/smll.201601131] [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Chen, P.P., Zhang, H.P., Liu, H.D., Luo, X.G., Lin, X.Y., Lu, X., et al. (2016). Cost effective biochar gels with super capabilities for heavy metal removal. RSC Advances, 6(79) pp. 75430-75439.
    [10.1039/c6ra10692g] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Coventry, J., Arjomandi, M., Barry, J., Blanco, M., Burgess, G., Campbell, J.A., et al. (2016). Development of the ASTRI Heliostat. AIP Conference Procedings, 1734 pp. Art: 020005.
    [10.1063/1.4949029] [Scopus]
  • Dehbari, N., Tavakoli, J., Zhao, J. and Tang, Y. (2016). Enhancing water swelling ability and mechanical properties of water-swellable rubber by PAA/SBS nanofiber mats. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133(47) pp. Art: 44213.
    [10.1002/app.44213] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Dehbari, N., Tavakoli, J., Zhao, J. and Tang, Y. (2016). In situ formed internal water channels improving water swelling and mechanical properties of water swellable rubber composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 134(9) pp. Art: APP44548.
    [10.1002/app.44548] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Han, L., Lu, X., Wang, M., Gan, D., Deng, W., Wang, K., et al. (2016). A Mussel-Inspired Conductive, Self-Adhesive, and Self-Healable Tough Hydrogel as Cell Stimulators and Implantable Bioelectronics. Small,
    [10.1002/smll.201601916] [Web Link]
  • Han, M., Chen, M., Ebendorff-Heidepriem, H., Fang, C., Qin, A., Zhang, H., et al. (2016). An optical fibre sensor for remotely detecting water traces in organic solvents. RSC Advances, 6(85) pp. 82186-82190.
    [10.1039/c6ra17475b] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Han, W., Chen, S., Campbell, J.A., Zhang, X. and Tang, Y. (2016). Fracture toughness and wear properties of nanosilica/epoxy composites under marine environment. MATERIALS CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS, 177 pp. 147-155.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Han, X., Lin, W., Zhang, X., Tang, Y. and Zhao, C. (2016). Two degree of freedom flow-induced vibration of cylindrical structures in marine environments: frequency ratio effects. JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY,
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Jiang, Y., Chen, Y., Alrashdi, M., Luo, W., Tang, B.Z., Zhang, J., et al. (2016). Monitoring and quantification of the complex bioaccumulation process of mercury ion in algae by a novel aggregation-induced emission fluorogen. RSC Advances, 6(102) pp. 100318-100325.
    [10.1039/c6ra22190d] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Liu, L., Tang, Y., Dai, S., Kleitz, F. and Qiao, S. (2016). Smart surface-enhanced Raman scattering traceable drug delivery systems. Nanoscale, 8 pp. 12803-12811.
    [10.1039/c6nr03869g] [Web Link]
  • Ma, Y., Tang, Y., West, N., Zhang, Z., Lin, S. and Zheng, Q. (2016). Numerical investigation on trimming of a single sail in a regatta. Sports Engineering, 19 pp. 81-90.
    [10.1007/s12283-015-0190-6] [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Pei, X., Chen, L., Li, J., Tang, Y. and Chen, K. (2016). Effect of damage on the vibration modal of a novel three-dimensional and four-directional braided composite T-beam. COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 86 pp. 108-119.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Pei, X., Shang, B., Chen, L., Li, J. and Tang, Y. (2016). Compression properties of multilayer-connected biaxial weft knitted carbon fiber fabric reinforced composites. COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 91 pp. 296-305.
    [10.1016/j.compositesb.2015.12.041] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Rahmana, M.Z., Ran, J., Tang, Y., Jaroniec, M. and Qiao, S. (2016). Surface activated carbon nitride nanosheets with optimized electro-optical properties for highly efficient photocatalytic hydrogen production. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4 pp. 2445-2452.
    [10.1039/c5ta10194h] [Web Link]
  • Ruan, S., Chen, Y., Zhang, P., Pan, X., Fang, C., Qin, A., et al. (2016). Online remote monitoring of explosives by optical fibres. RSC Advances, 6(105) pp. 103324-103327.
    [10.1039/c6ra24080a] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Tang, Y. and Zhang, H.P. (2016). Theoretical understanding of bio-interfaces/bio-surfaces by simulation: A mini review. Biosurface and Biotribology, 2(4) pp. 151-161.
    [10.1016/j.bsbt.2016.11.003] [Web Link]
  • West, N., Sammut, K. and Tang, Y. (2016). Material selection and manufacturing of riblets for drag reduction: An updated review. PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART L-JOURNAL OF MATERIALS-DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS,
    [10.1177/1464420716641452] [Web Link]
  • Wu, H., Yang, C., Zhang, Z. and Tang, Y. (2016). Photoluminescence and thermoluminescence of Ce3+ incorporated Y3Al5O12 synthesized by rapid combustion. OPTIK, 127(3) pp. 1368-1371.
    [10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.10.228] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Xie, C., Lu, X., Han, L., Xu, J., Wang, Z., Jiang, L., et al. (2016). Biomimetic Mineralized Hierarchical Graphene Oxide/Chitosan Scaffolds with Adsorbability for Immobilization of Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(3) pp. 1707-1717.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Xiong, L., Bi, J., Tang, Y. and Qiao, S. (2016). Magnetic Core–Shell Silica Nanoparticles with Large Radial Mesopores for siRNA Delivery. Small, 12(34) pp. 4735-4742.
    [10.1002/smll.201600531] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zeng, Z., Sammut, K., Lian, L., He, F., Lammas, A.K. and Tang, Y. (2016). A Comparison of Optimization Techniques for AUV Path Planning in Environments with Ocean Currents Robotics and Autonomous Systems. ROBOTICS AND AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS, 82 pp. 61-72.
    [10.1016/j.robot.2016.03.011] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhang, H.P., Luo, X., Lin, X., Lu, X., Zhou, Y. and Tang, Y. (2016). Polycaprolactone/chitosan blends: Simulation and experimental design. Materials and Design, 90 pp. 396-402.
    [Web Link]
  • Zhang, H.P., Luo, X., Lin, X., Tang, P., Lu, X., Yang, M., et al. (2016). Biodegradable carboxymethyl inulin as a scale inhibitor for calcite crystal growth: Molecular level understanding. Desalination, 381 pp. 1-7.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Chen, S., Duan, J., Bian, P., Tang, Y., Zheng, R. and Qiao, S. (2015). Three-Dimensional Smart Catalyst Electrode for Oxygen Evolution Reaction. Advanced Energy Materials, 5(1500936)
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Chen, S., Duan, J., Tang, Y., Jin, B. and Qiao, S. (2015). Molybdenum sulfide clusters-nitrogen-doped graphene hybrid hydrogel film as an efficient three-dimensional hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst. Nano Energy, 11 pp. 11-18.
    [10.1016/j.nanoen.2014.09.022] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhao, J., Tang, Y., Liu, Y., Cui, L., Xi, X., Zhang, N., et al. (2015). Design carboxymethyl cotton knitted fabrics for wound dressing applications: Solvent effects. Materials and Design, 87 pp. 238-244.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2015.07.124] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhao, J., Dehbari, N., Han, W., Huang, L. and Tang, Y. (2015). Electrospun multi-scale hybrid nanofiber/net with enhanced water swelling ability in rubber composites. Materials and Design, 86 pp. 14-21.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2015.07.105] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhang, H.P., Luo, X., Lin, X., Zhang, Y., Tang, P., Lu, X., et al. (2015). Band structure of graphene modulated by Ti or N dopants and applications in gas sensoring. Journal of Molecular Graphics and Modelling, 61(Article: 6586) pp. 224-230.
    [10.1016/j.jmgm.2015.08.004] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhang, H.P., Luo, X., Lin, X., Tang, P., Lu, X., Fang, L., et al. (2015). Modulating the interactions between MgH 2 and graphene using different dopants. Chemical Physics Letters, 623 pp. 82-88.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zhang, H.P., Luo, X., Lin, X., Lu, X. and Tang, Y. (2015). The molecular understanding of interfacial interactions of functionalized graphene and chitosan. Applied Surface Science, 360(B) pp. 715-721.
    [10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.11.051] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Zeng, Z., Sammut, K., Lammas, A.K., He, F. and Tang, Y. (2015). Imperialist competitive algorithm for AUV path planning in a variable ocean. APPLIED ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, 29(4) pp. 402-420.
    [10.1080/08839514.2015.1004614] [Scopus]
  • Zeng, Z., Lian, L., Sammut, K., He, F., Tang, Y. and Lammas, A.K. (2015). A survey on path planning for persistent autonomy of autonomous underwater vehicles. OCEAN ENGINEERING, 110(A) pp. 303-313.
    [10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.10.007] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Yu, Y., Peng, R., Yang, C. and Tang, Y. (2015). Eco-friendly and cost-effective superabsorbent sodium polyacrylate composites for environmental remediation. Journal of Materials Science, 50 pp. 5799-5808.
    [Scopus]
  • Yu, Y., De Andrade, L., Fang, L., Ma, J., Zhang, W. and Tang, Y. (2015). Graphene oxide and hyperbranched polymer-toughened hydrogels with improved absorption properties and durability. Journal of Materials Science, 50(9) pp. 3457-3466.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Yang, D., Li, J., Wang, L.P., Gao, K., Tang, Y. and Wang, Y. (2015). Experimental and theoretical design for decreasing wear in conical picks in rotation-drilling cutting process. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY (online) 77(9-12) pp. 1571-1579.
    [10.1007/s00170-014-6472-5]
  • Yang, C., Tang, Y., Su, Z., Zhang, Z. and Fang, C. (2015). Preparation of silver nanowires via a rapid, scalable and green pathway. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 31(1) pp. 16-22.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Wang, C., Cao, Y., Lin, W., Wang, L., Tang, Y. and Zhao, C. (2015). An automated mesh generation algorithm for curved surfaces of ship longitudinal structures. Computer-Aided Design and Applications, 12(1) pp. 9-24.
    [10.1080/16864360.2014.949569] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Qiu, A., Zhao, C., Tang, Y. and Lin, W. (2015). Rapid Predicting the Impact Behaviors of Marine Composite Laminates. Materials Science Forum, 813 pp. 19-27.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Qiu, A., Lin, W., Ma, Y., Zhao, C. and Tang, Y. (2015). Novel material and structural design for large-scale marine protective devices. Materials and Design, 68 pp. 29-41.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2014.12.002] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Lin, W., Zhu, G., Tang, Y., Zhao, C., Liu, X., Wang, C., et al. (2015). Automatic recognition of hull transverse sections and rapid finite element modelling for cargo hold longitudinal structures. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 229(2) pp. 157-173.
    [10.1177/1475090213507914] [Scopus]
  • Leung, C.W.T., Guo, F., Hong, Y., Zhao, E., Kwok, R.T.K., Leung, N.L.C., et al. (2015). Detection of oligomers and fibrils of a-synuclein by AIEgen with strong fluorescence. Chemical Communications, 51(10) pp. 1866-1869.
    [10.1039/c4cc07911f] [Scopus]
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  • Fan, S., Zhao, C. and Tang, Y. (2014). Understanding regular waves effect on ship by numerical wave tank simulation. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 477-478 pp. 259-264.
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  • Chen, X., Zhang, C., Tang, Y., Zhao, C. and Lin, W. (2014). An immersed boundary method with an approximate projection on nonstaggered grids to solve unsteady fluid flow with a submerged moving rigid object. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment, 228(3) pp. 272-283.
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  • Witt, N., Tang, Y., Ye, L. and Fang, L. (2013). Silicone rubber nanocomposites containing a small amount of hybrid fillers with enhanced electrical sensitivity. Materials and Design, 45 pp. 548-554.
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  • Chen, S., Duan, J., Tang, Y. and Qiao, S. (2013). Hybrid hydrogels of porous graphene and nickel hydroxide as advanced supercapacitor materials. Chemistry - A European Journal, 19(22) pp. 7118-7124.
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  • Gong, G., Zhao, C., Tang, Y., Lin, W. and Zhang, W. (2013). Numerical simulation of LNG tank sloshing using viscous two phase flow model based on volume of fluid and immersed boundary method. Science Technology and Engineering, 13(10) pp. 2630-2634.
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  • Gu, J., Zhao, C., Tang, Y., Lin, W. and Zhang, W. (2013). Numerical Simulation of Breaking Dam with an Obstacle Using Viscous Two-phase Model Based on Immersed Boundary Method and Volume of Fluid Method. Science Technology and Engineering, 13(8) pp. 2128-2133.
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  • Li, R., Zhao, C., Tang, Y., Lin, W. and Wu, N. (2013). Large Eddy Simulation on Turbulent Drag Reduction over Triangle Riblet Surfaces of Pipes. Science Technology and Engineering, 13(8) pp. 2021-2031.
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  • Qiu, A., Tang, Y., Zhao, C. and Lin, W. (2013). Numerical investigation of transverse tensile behaviors of marine composites under different strain rates. Advanced Materials Research, 774-776 pp. 944-948.
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  • Shou, D., Tang, Y., Ye, L., Fan, J. and Ding, F. (2013). Effective permeability of gas diffusion layer in proton exchange membrane fuel cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(25) pp. 10519-10526.
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  • Tang, Y., Gao, P., Ye, L., Zhao, C. and Lin, W. (2013). Organoclay/thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer nanocomposites. Part I: Effects of concentration on morphology, liquid crystallinity and thermal properties. E-Polymers, 2013(008) pp. 84-95.
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  • Tang, Y., Witt, N. and Ye, L. (2012). Conductive Rubber Nanocomposites as Tensile and Pressure Sensors. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 217-219 pp. 130-133.
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  • Tang, Y., Fang, L. and Gao, P. (2012). Processing and characterization of TLCP fibers reinforced by 1 wt% MWCNT. Journal of Materials Science, 47(23) pp. 8094-8102.
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  • Zhang, W., Tang, Y., Zhao, C. and Zhang, C. (2012). A Two-Phase Flow Model with VOF for Free Surface Flow Problem. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 232 pp. 279-283.
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  • Wu, N., Tang, Y., Zhao, C., Lin, W., Chen, X. and Li, R. (2012). Numerical Investigation of a Blade Riblet Surface for Drag Reduction Applications with Large Eddy Simulation Method. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 187 pp. 315-319.
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  • Yuan, W., Mahtab, F., Gong, Y., Yu, Z.Q., Lu, P., Tang, Y., et al. (2012). Synthesis and self-assembly of tetraphenylethene and biphenyl based AIE-active triazoles. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22 pp. 10472-10479.
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  • Li, J., Wu, N., Tang, Y., Zhao, C., Li, D., Lin, W., et al. (2012). Application of Composite Materials to Large Marine Hatch Cover. Advanced Materials Research, 560-561 pp. 809-815.
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  • Tang, Y., Yang, C., Gao, P., Ye, L., Zhao, C. and Lin, W. (2011). Rheological study on high-density polyethylene/organoclay composites. Polymer Engineering and Science, 51(1) pp. 133-142.
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  • Shen, D., Fang, L., chen, X. and Tang, Y. (2011). Structure and properties of polyacrylic acid modified hydroxyapatite/liquid crystal polymer composite. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 30(13) pp. 1155-1163.
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  • Yuan, W., Yu, Z.Q., Tang, Y., Lam, J., Xie, N., Lu, P., et al. (2011). High Solid-State Efficiency Fluorescent Main Chain Liquid Crystalline Polytriazoles with Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristics. Macromolecules, 44(24) pp. 9618-9628.
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  • Liu, Y., Tang, Y., Barashkov, N., Irgibaeva, I., Lam, W., Hu, R., et al. (2010). Fluorescent Chemosensor for Detection and Quantitation of Carbon Dioxide Gas. Journal of The American Chemical Society, 132(40) pp. 13951-13953.
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  • Tang, Y., Gao, P., Ye, L. and Zhao, C. (2010). A comparative study of thermotropic LCP and organoclay as fillers in high molecular mass polyethylene with different blending sequences. Polymer Engineering and Science, 50(8) pp. 1679-1688.
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  • Qin, A., Jim, C., Tang, Y., Lam, W., Liu, J., Mahtab, F., et al. (2008). Aggregation-Enhanced Emissions of Intramolecular Excimers in Disubstituted Polyacetylenes. Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 112(31) pp. 9281-9288.
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Selected Editorial board for international scholar journals

  • International Journal of Polymer Science (IF=1.000) (Lead guest editor of special issue of Graphitic Nanocarbon Polymer Multifunctional Composites) (2012-2013)
  • SpringerPlus, Springer (2015-)
  • Heliyon, Elsevier (2016-)
  • Molecules (IF=2.465)(Special issue editor of Aggregation-Induced Emission)(2016-2017)

Selected Committee for international conferences

  • Local Organising Committee, The Asian-Pacific Conference on Fracture and Strength and the International Conference on

    Structural Integrity and Failure, Australia, 2014

  • Advisory Committee, EMN Meeting on Polymer, Hong Kong, 2016

  • International Program Committee, EMN Croatia Meeting, Croatia 2016;

  • International Organizing Committees, EMN Meeting on Hydrogel Materials, Singapore 2016;
  • Co-Chair, Symposium T: 3rd International Symposium on Aggregation Induced Emission: Materials, Mechanisms and Applications. In: 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies. Singapore 2017;
  • Chair, 4th International Symposium on Aggregation Induced Emission: Materials, Mechanisms and Applications, Adelaide, 2019;

Selected Reviewers for international scholarly journals

  • 2010-: Materials Science and Engineering B; Polymer Composites; Macromolecular Theory and Simulations; Polymer Engineering and Science
  • 2011-: ChemPhysChem; Molecules; Polymer Bulletins;
  • 2012-: Polymers; Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites; Composites Part A: Iranian Polymer Journal; Journal of Polymer Research
  • 2013-: Polymer; Composites Science and Technology; Chemistry Letters; The Journal of Physical Chemistry; Journal of Engineering for the Maritime Environment; ASTM Materials Performance and Characterization
  • 2014-: Journal of Fluids and Structures; Ocean Engineering; Polymer Chemistry,
  • 2015-: Journal of Membrane Science; Journal of Membrane Science; Materials Chemistry and Physics; BioResources; Environmental Technology & Innovation; Materials and Design; Materials Chemistry and Physics; Polymer Testing; International Journal of Water and Wastewater Treatment; Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics
  • 2016-: International Journal of Computational Methods; Nature Communications;

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Nanotechnology

Interests

  • Aggregation-induced emssion
  • Marine composites
  • Nanocomposites

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