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Dr Yunhong Jiang is a Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Fellow in the Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment (HBBE) and Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Health and Life Science at Northumbria University. He obtained a PhD in Biochemical Engineering at the University of Leeds. His postdoctoral experience included positions at University of Leeds, University of Bath, and University of Bristol. 

His research experience covered a wide range including, Microbial Cell and Materials Interactions, Antimicrobial Surfaces, Biological MOFs, Functional Living Materials, Sustainable Biopolymer and Hygrothermal Performance of Living Construction Materials in Built Environment. Currently, his group works on developing thermally insulating materials based on environment-friendly or widely abundant raw materials with functional properties and investigating fundamental aspects of heat transfer including moisture-dependence. His collaborative projects have extensively involved between biologists, chemists and engineers.

He is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Microbiology Society, and a Certified Passive House Designer. 

His research has been funded by Engineering and Physics Science Research Council (EPSRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), The Leverhulme Trust and Royal Society of Chemistry.

Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, PhD

27 Jan 201131 Dec 2099

Award Date: 27 Jan 2011


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