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University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

Ph.D in Chemical Engineering


Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
M.S.  in Materials Science

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
B.S. in Polymeric Materials Science and Chemical Engineering (Outstanding Diploma Thesis)

 

Publications

Book

          Hongbo Zeng (Editor and co-author), Polymer Adhesion, Friction and Lubrication, John Wiley & Sons, 2013. (722 book pages, ISBN: 978-0-470-91627-8)

Book Chapters

  1. Hongbo Zeng,  Adhesion and Friction Mechanisms of Polymer Surfaces and Thin Films, John Wiley & Sons, 1-57, 2013. (ISBN: 978-0-470-91627-8)

  2. Ali Faghihnejad, Hongbo Zeng, Fundamentals of Surface Adhesion, Friction and Lubrication, John Wiley & Sons, 391-442, 2013. (ISBN: 978-0-470-91627-8)

  3. Ali Faghihnejad, Jun Huang, Hongbo Zeng, Characterization, Physico-(Bio)Chemical Properties, and Applications of Bioconjugates, in Chemistry of Bioconjugates: Synthesis, Characterization, and Biomedical Applications, John Wiley & Sons, 317-329, 2014. (ISBN: 978-1-118-35914-3)

  4. Mojtaba Binazadeh, Hongbo Zeng, Larry D Unsworth, Inhibiting Nonspecific Proein Adsorption: Mechanisms, Methods, and Materials,  in Biomaterials Surface Science, John Wiley & Sons, 2013.

  5. Hongbo Zeng, Qingye Lu, Bin Yan, Jun Huang, Lin Li, Zhi Liao, Mussel adhesives, in Bioadhesion and Biomimetics: From Nature to Applications, Pan Stanford Publishing, 45-80, 2014. (ISBN 978-981-4463-98-0)

  6. Ali Faghihnejad, Hongbo Zeng, Recent advances in cellulose nanocomposites, in Bio-Based Composites for High-Performance Materials: From Strategy to Industrial Application, the CRC Press, 167-185, 2014. (ISBN: 978-1-4822-1448-2)  

  7. Lin Li, Bin Yan, Jingsi Chen, Hongbo Zeng, Intrinsic Self-healing Polymeric Materials for Engineering Applications, in Smart Materials for Advanced Environmental Applications, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Publishing, 2016. (ISBN: 978-1-78262-108-9)

Selected Journal Publications

Our publications appear in top-tier peer-reviewed journals with a high ISI impact factor (IF): Macromolecules (IF=5.835) for polymer science and engineering; Langmuir (IF=4.0), Journal of the Royal Society Interface (IF=4.91) and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (IF=8.097) for interfacial science; Carbon (IF=6.16); Journal of Materials Chemistry A (IF=9.931) and J. Phys. Chem. C (IF=4.51) for physical chemistry; Biomacromolecules (IF=5.75), Biomaterials (IF=8.557) and Acta Biomaterialia (IF=6.025) for biopolymers, biomaterials and bioengineering; Advanced Functional Materials (IF=12.1) and Advanced Materials (IF=21.95) for breakthrough research in all aspects of materials science; Chemical Communications (IF=6.834); Nature Communications (IF= 11.33); Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (IF=12.1), a leading journal in general chemistry; Prog. Energy Comb. Sci. for energy science and technology (IF=17.38); Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. (PNAS) (IF=10.0), one of the world's most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serials; Reports on Progress in Physics (IF=14.31), a prestigious journal for the publication of significant advances covering all branches of physics; ACS Nano (IF=13.9), a leading journal on nanoscience and nanotechnology research.

 

  1. Chen, J.; Wu, M.; Gong, L.; Zhang, J.; Yan, B.; Liu, J.; Zhang, H.; Thundat, T.; Zeng, H.; Mechanistic Understanding and Nanomechanics of Multiple Hydrogen-Bonding Interaction in Aqueous Environment, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2019, accepted and in press, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b11790.

  2. Huang, J.; Qiu, X.; Xie, L.; Jay, G.D.; Schmidt, T. A.; Zeng, H.; Probing the Molecular Interactions and Lubrication Mechanisms of Purified Full-length Recombinant Human Proteoglycan 4 (rhPRG4) and Hyaluronic Acid (HA), Biomacromolecules, DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01678, accepted 2019.

  3. Li, X.; Zhu, S.; Zhang, J.; Li, M.;  Gamal El-Din, M.; Zeng, H.; Probing fouling mechanism of naphthenic acids on forward osmosis polymer membranes in oil sands process water treatment, Journal of Membrane Science, 2019, accepted. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.memsci.2019.01.018.

  4. Liu, J.; Cui, X.; Huang, J.; Xie, L.; Tan, X.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Understanding the stabilization mechanism of bitumen-coated fine solids in organic media from non-aqueous extraction of oil sands, Fuel, 2019, 242, 255-264.

  5. Mao, X.; Gong, L.; Xie, L.; Qian, H.; Wang, X.; Zeng, H.; Novel Fe3O4 Based Superhydrophilic Core-shell Microspheres for Breaking Asphaltenes-stabilized Water-in-oil Emulsion, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 358, 869-877.

  6. Zhang, J.; Lu, X.; Shi, C.; Yan, B.; Gong, L.; Chen, J.; Xiang, L.; Xu, H.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Unraveling the molecular interaction mechanism between graphene oxide and aromatic organic compounds with implications on wastewater treatment, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2019, 358, 842-849.

  7. Zhang, L.; Xie, L.; Cui, X.; Chen, J.; Zeng, H.; Intermolecular and Surface Forces at Solid/Oil/Water/Gas Interfaces in Petroleum Production, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2019, 537, 505-519.

  8. Yuan, D.; Cadien, K.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Selective separation of copper-molybdenum sulfides using humic acids, Minerals Engineering, 2019, 133, 43-46.

  9. Jia, W.; Tian, J.; Bai, P.; Li, S.; Zeng, H.; Zhang, W.; Tian, Y.; A Novel Comb-Typed Poly(oligo(ethylene glycol) methylether acrylate) as an Excellent Aqueous Lubricant, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2019, 539, 342-350.

  10. Zheng, P.; Chen, N.; Mahfuzul Islam, S.M.; Ju, L.K.; Liu, J.; Zhou, J.; Chen, L.; Zeng, H.; Lin, Q.; Development of self-crosslinked soy adhesive by enzyme complex from Aspergillus niger for production of all-biomass composite materials, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, accpeted, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04993.

  11. Wang, A.; Austin, D.; He, P.; Ha, M.; Michaelis, V.K.; Liu, L.; Qian, H.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Mechanistic Investigation on Catalytic Deoxygenation of Phenol as a Model Compound of Biocrude Under Methane, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2019, 7, 1512-1523.

  12. Yi, H.; Lan, T.; Yang, Y.; Zeng, H.; Zhang, T.; Tang, T.; Wang, C.; Deng, Y.; A Robust Aqueous-Processable Polymer Binder for Long-Life, High-Performance Lithium Sulfur Battery, Energy Storage Materials, 2019, accepted. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2018.12.009.

  13. Sun, C.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J.-L.; Unraveling the effects of CO2 and H2S on the corrosion behavior of electroless Ni-P coating in CO2/H2S/Cl– environments at high temperature and high pressure, Corrosion Science, 2019, 148, 317-330.

  14. Duran, J.; Casas, Y.;  Xiang, L.; Zhang, L.; Zeng, H.; Yarranton, H. W.; Nature of Asphaltene Aggregates, Energy & Fuels, 2018,  accepted and in press, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b03057.

  15. Gong, L.; Qiu, X.; Zhang, L.; Huang, J.; Hu, W.; Xiang, L.; Zhu, D.; Sabbagh, R.; Mahmoudi, M.; Fattahpour, V.; Luo, J.-L.; Zeng, H.; Probing the interaction mechanism between oil-in-water emulsions and electroless nickel-phosphorus (EN) coating with implications for antifouling in oil production, Energy & Fuels, 2018, accepted and in press, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b03132.

  16. Zhong, L.; Zhang, R.; Li, J.; Guo, Z.; Zeng, H.; Efficient fog harvesting based on 1D copper wire inspired by the plant pitaya, Langmuir, 2018, 34, 15259-15267.

  17. Lan, T.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Understanding Adsorption of Violanthrone-79 as a Model Asphaltene Compound on Quartz Surface Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122, 28787-28796.

  18. Wu, W.; Wang, M.; Wang, R.; Xu, D.; Zeng, H.; Wang, C.; Cao, Y.; Deng, Y.; Magnesio-Mechanochemical Reduced SiOx for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 2018, 407, 112–122.

  19. Sun, X., Huang, J.; Zeng, H.; Wu, J.; Protein-resistant Property of Egg White Ovomucin under Different pHs and Ionic Strengths, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2018, 66, 11034-11042.

  20. Wang, A.; Austin, D.; He, P.; Mao, X.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Direct Catalytic Co-conversion of Cellulose and Methane to Renewable Petrochemicals, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2018, 8, 5632-5645.

  21. Wang, W.; Narain, R.; Zeng, H.; Rational Design of Self-healing Tough Hydrogels: A Mini Review, Frontiers in Chemistry, 2018, 6: 497. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00497.

  22. Cui, X.; Liu, J.; Xie, L.; Huang, J.; Liu, Q.; Israelachvili, J.; Zeng, H.; Modulation of Hydrophobic Interaction by Mediating Surface Nanoscale Structure and Chemistry, not Monotonically by Hydrophobicity, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2018, 57, 11903-11908. Selected as Very Important Paper (VIP paper)

  23. Zhang, S.; Zhang, L.; Lu, X.; Shi, C.; Tang, T.; Wang, X.; Huang, Q.; Zeng, H.; Adsorption Kinetics of Asphaltenes at Oil/Water Interface: Effects of Concentration and Temperature, Fuel, 2018, 212, 387-394.

  24. Zhang, J.; Zhang, L.; Cui, X.; Gong, L.; Xiang, L.; Shi, C.; Hu, W.; Zeng, H.; Scalable polyzwitterion–polydopamine coating for regenerable oil/water separation and underwater self-cleaning of stubborn heavy oil fouling without pre-hydration, Chemical Communications, 2018, 54, 9734- 9737.

  25. Xie, L.; Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Huang, J.; Wang, J.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Probing the Interaction Mechanism between Air Bubbles and Bitumen Surfaces in Aqueous Media Using Bubble Probe AFM, Langmuir, 2018, 34, 729–738.

  26. Hu, W.; Zhang, P.; Liu, X.; Yan, B.; Xiang, L.; Zhang, J.; Gong, L.; Huang, J.; Cui, K.; Zhu, L.; Zeng, H.; An Amphiphobic Graphene-Based Hydrogel as Oil-Water Separator and Oil Fence Material, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, 353, 708-716.

  27. Shi, L.; Liu, F.; Liu, T.; Chen, J.; Xu, S.B.; Zeng, H.; Reversible fabrication and self-assembly of a gemini supra-amphiphile driven by dynamic covalent bonds, Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 5995-6000.

  28. Xie, L.; Wang, J.; Huang, J.; Cui, X.; Wang, X.; Liu, Q.X.; Zhang, H.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Anisotropic Polymer Adsorption on Molybdenite Basal and Edge Surfaces and Interaction Mechanism with Air Bubbles, Frontiers in Chemistry, 2018, 6:361, 1-11. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2018.00361.

  29. Han, L.; Xiang, L.; Zhang, J.; Chen, J.; Liu, J.; Yan, B.; Zeng, H.; Biomimetic Lubrication and Surface Interactions of Dopamine-assisted Zwitterionic Polyelectrolyte Coatings, Langmuir, 2018, 34, 11593-11601.

  30. Austin, D.; Wang, A.; Harrhy H. J.; Mao, X.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Catalytic Aromatization of Acetone as a Model Compound for Biomass Derived Oil under Methane Environment, Catalysis Science & Technology, 2018, 8, 5104-5114.

  31. Yi, H.; Lan, T.; Yang, Y.; Lei, Z.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Wang, C.; Deng, Y.; Aqueous-processable polymer binder with strong mechanical and polysulfides-trapping properties for high performance lithium-sulfur battery, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6, 18660-18668.

  32. Sun, X.; Jian, C.; He, Y.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Probing the Effect of Salt on Asphaltene Aggregation in Aqueous Solutions Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Energy & Fuels, 2018, 32, 8090-8097.

  33. Chen, A.; Li, S.W.; SANG, F.N.; Zeng, H.; Xu; J.H.;  Interactions between micro-scale oil droplets in aqueous surfactant solution determined using optical tweezers, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2018, 532, 128-135.

  34. Nagao, M.; Sengupta, J.; Diaz-Dussan, D.; Adam, M.; Wu, M.; Acker, J.; Ben, R.; Ishihara, K.; Zeng, H.; Miura, Y.; Narain, R.; Synthesis of Highly Biocompatible and Temperature-Responsive Physical Gels for Cryopreservation and 3D Cell Culture, ACS Applied Bio Materials, 2018, 1, 356-366.

  35. Maan, O.; Huang, J.; Zeng, H.; Lu, Q.; Probing Molecular Interactions between Humic Acid and Surface-grafted Polyacrylamide using Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation and Atomic Force Microscopy: Implication for Environmental Remediation, Environmental Chemistry, 2018, accepted and in press, https://doi.org/10.1071/EN18079.

  36. Huang, J.; Qiu, X.; Yan, B.; Xie, L.; Yang, J.; Xu, H.; Deng, Y.; Chen, L.; Wang, X.; Zeng, H.; Robust Polymer Nanofilms with Bioengineering and Environmental Applications via Facile and Highly Efficient Covalently Layer-by-Layer Assembling, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2018, 6, 3742-3750.

  37. Yang, D.; Yan, B.; Li, X.; Xu, H.; Wang, X.; Zeng, H.; Understanding the Surface Properties and Rheology of Silica Suspension Mediated by Comb-type Poly (Acrylic Acid)/Poly (Ethylene Oxide) (PAA/PEO) Copolymer: Effect of Salinity, Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 4810-4819.

  38. Zhang, G.; Yang, Y.; Chen, Y.; Huang, J.; Zhang, T.; Zeng, H.; Wang C.; Liu, G.; Deng, Y.; A Quadruple Hydrogen Bonded Supramolecular Binder for High-Performance Silicon Anodes in Lithium-Ion Batteries, Small, 2018, 14, 1801189: 1-10.

  39. Cui, K.; Yan, B.; Xie, Y.; Qian, H.; Wang, X.; Huang, Q.; He, Y.; Jin, S.; Zeng, H.; Regenerable Urchin-like Fe3O4@PDA-Ag Hollow Microspheres as Catalyst and Adsorbent for Enhanced Removal of Organic Dyes, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2018, 350, 66-75.

  40. Han, L.; Gong, L.; Chen, J.; Zhang, J.; Xiang, L.; Zhang, L.; Wang, Q.; Yan, B.; Zeng, H.; Universal Mussel-inspired Ultra-stable Surface Anchoring Strategy via Adaptive Synergy of Catechol and Cation, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018,  10, 2166–2173.

  41. Gao, Z.; Xie, L.; Cui, X.; Hu, Y.; Sun, W.; Zeng, H.; Probing Anisotropic Surface Properties and Surface Forces of Fluorite Crystals, Langmuir, 2018, 34, 2511–2521.

  42. Jian, C.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; A Molecular Dynamics Study of the Effect of Asphaltenes on Toluene/Water Interfacial Tension: Surfactant or Solute? Energy & Fuels, 2018, 32, 3225–3231.

  43. Wang, A.; Austin, D.; Qian, H.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Catalytic Valorization of Furfural Under Methane Environment, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018, 6, 8891–8903.

  44. Han, B.; Yang, Y.; Shi, X.; Zhang, G.; Gong, L.; Xu, D.; Zeng, H.; Wang, C.; Gu, M.; Deng, Y.; Spontaneous Repairing Liquid Metal/Si Nanocomposite as a Smart Conductive-Additive-Free Anode for Lithium-ion Battery, Nano Energy, 2018, 50, 359-366.

  45. Islam, Md. S.; Akter, N.;  Rahman, Md. M.; Shi, C.; Islam, M. T.;  Zeng, H.; Azam, Md. S.; Mussel-Inspired Immobilization of Silver Nanoparticles toward Antimicrobial Cellulose Paper, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2018, 6, 9178-9188.

  46. Liu, Y.; Chen, G.; Tian, C.; Rajender, G.; Wang, X.; Zeng, H.; Metal Oxide Nanoparticle-modified Graphene Oxide for Removal of Elemental Mercury, Environmental Technology, 2018, June 5: 1-9, DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2018.1482372.

  47. Wang, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Lu, H.; Chen, Y.; Liu, Z.; Su, S.; Xue, Y.; Yao, J.; Zeng, H.; Novel N-Doped ZrO2 With Enhanced Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activity For Hydrogen Production And Degradation of Organic Dyes, RSC Advances,  2018, 8, 6752 - 6758.

  48. Lu, Q.Y.; Huang, J.; Mann, O.; Liu, Y.; Zeng, H.; Probing Molecular Interaction Mechanisms Of Organic Fouling On Polyamide Membrane Using A Surface Forces Apparatus: Implication For Wastewater Treatment, Science of The Total Environment, 2018, 622-623, 644–654.

  49. Han, L.; Yan, B.; Zhang, L.; Wu, M.; Wang, J.; Huang, J.; Deng, Y.; Zeng, H.;  Tuning Protein Adsorption On Charged Polyelectrolyte Brushes Via Salinity Adjustment , Colloids and Surfaces A, 2018, 539, 37-45.

  50. Li, Q.; He, P.; Jarvis, J.; Bhattacharya, A.; Mao, X.; Wang, A.; Bernard, G. M.; Michaelis, V. K.; Zeng, H.; Liu, L.; Song, H.; Catalytic Co-Aromatization of Methane And Heptane As An Alkane Model Compound Over Zn-Ga/ZSM-5: A Mechanistic Study, Applied Catalyst B: Environmental, 2018, 236, 13-24.

  51. Yang, J.; Liu, G.; Zeng, H.; Chen, L.; Effects Of High Pressure Homogenization on Faba Bean Protein Aggregation In Relation To Solubility And Interfacial Properties, Food hydrocolloids,    2018, 83, 275-286.

  52.  Sun, C.; Li, J.K.; Shuang, S.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J.-L.; Effect Of Defect On Corrosion Behavior Of Electroless Ni-P Coating In CO2-Saturated NaCl Solution, Corrosion Science, 2018, 134, 23-37.

  53.  Luo, H.; Leitch, M.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J-L., Characterization Of Microstructure And Properties Of Electroless Duplex Ni-W-P/Ni-P Nano-Zro2 Composite Coating, Materials Today Physics, 2018, 4, 36-42.

  54. Fan, H.; Zheng, T.; Chen, H.; Huang, J.; Wei, Z.; Kang, W.; Dai, C.; Zeng, H.; Viscoelastic Surfactant with High Salt-tolerance, Fast-dissolving Property and Ultra-low Interfacial Tension for Chemical Flooding in Offshore Oilfield, Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, 2018, 21, 475-488.

  55. Austin, D.; Wang, A.; He, P.; Qian, H.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Catalytic Valorization Of Biomass Derived Glycerol Under Methane: Effect Of Catalyst Synthesis Method, Fuel, 2018, 216, 218-226.

  56. Yuan, D.; Xie, L.; Shi, X.; Yi, L.; Zhang, G.; Zhang, H.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Selective Flotation Separation Of Molybdenite And Talc By Humic Substances, Minerals Engineering, 2018, 117, 34-41.

  57. Hoi, H.; Rezaie, S.S.; Gong, L.; Sen, P.; Zeng, H.; Montemagno, C.; Gupta, M.; Biofunctionalized silicon nitride platform for sensing applications, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2018, 102, 497-503.

  58. Yan, B.; Huang, J.; Han, L.; Gong, L.; Li, L., Israelachvili, J.N.; Zeng, H.; Duplicating Dynamic Strain-Stiffening Behavior and Nanomechanics of Biological Tissues in a Synthetic Self-Healing Flexible Network Hydrogel, ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 11074–11081.

  59. Jin, L.; Zeng, H.; Ullah, A.; Rapid copolymerization of canola oil derived epoxide monomers with anhydrides and carbon dioxide (CO2), Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 6431-6442.

  60. Zhang, C.; Gong, L.; Xiang, L.; Du, Y.; Hu, W.; Zeng, H.; Xu, Z.K.; Deposition and Adhesion of Polydopamine on Surfaces of Varying Wettability, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 30943–30950.

  61. Cui, X.; Shi, C.; Zhang, S.; Xie, L.; Liu, J.; Jiang, D.; Zeng, H.; Probing effect of salinity and pH on surface interactions between air bubbles and hydrophobic solids: implications on colloidal assembly at air/water interface, Chemistry–An Asian Journal, 2017, 12, 1568-1577.

  62. Zeng, H.; Wu, K.; Cui, X.; Chen, Z.; Wettability effect on nanoconfined water flow: insights and perspectives, Nano Today 2017, 16, 7-8.

  63. Kim, S.; Yoo, H.Y.; Huang, J.; Lee, Y.; Park, S.; Park, Y.; Jin, S.; Jung, Y.M.; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D.S.; Jho, Y.; Salt Triggers the Simple Coacervation of an Underwater Adhesive When Cations Meet Aromatic π Electrons in Seawater, ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 6764-6772.

  64. Wang, J.; Xie, L.; Zhang, H.; Liu, Q.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Probing interactions between sphalerite and hydrophobic/hydrophilic surfaces: Effect of water chemistry, Powder Technology, 2017, 320, 511-518.

  65. Liu, J.; Wang, J.; Huang, J.; Cui, X.; Tan, X.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Heterogeneous Distribution of Adsorbed Bitumen on Fine Solids from Solvent-based Extraction of Oil Sands Probed by AFM, Energy & Fuels, 2017, 31, 8833–8842.

  66. Huang, J.; Liu, X.; Qiu, X.; Lei, X.; Yan, B.; Wang, X.; Huang, Q.; Zeng, H.; Octadecyltrichlorosilane Deposition on Mica Surfaces: The Insight Interface Interaction Mechanism, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2017, 121, 3151-3161.

  67. Chen, J.; Yan, B.; Wang, X.; Huang, Q.; Thundat, T.; Zeng, H.; Core cross-linked Double Hydrophilic Block Copolymer Micelles based on Multiple Hydrogen-bonding Interactions, Polymer Chemistry, 2017, 8, 3066 - 3073. (Cover Page of the Journal)

  68. Li, L.; Yan, B.; Yang, J.; Huang, W.; Chen, L.; Zeng, H.; Injectable self-Healing hydrogel with antimicrobial and antifouling properties. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 9221–9225.

  69. DeWalt-Kerian, E.; Kim, S.; Azam, Md.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Gibbs, J., pH-dependent inversion of Hofmeister trends in the water structure of the electrical double layer, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 2017, 8, 2855-2861.

  70. Wang, A.; Austin, D.; Karmakar, A.; Bernard, G. M.; Michaelis, V.K.; Yung, M.M.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Methane Upgrading of Acetic Acid as a Model Compound for a Biomass-Derived Liquid over a Modified Zeolite Catalyst, ACS Catalysis 2017, 7, 3681-3692.

  71. Xie, L.; Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Zeng, H., Surface forces and interaction mechanisms of emulsion drops and gas bubbles in complex fluids. Langmuir 2017, 33, 3911-3925. (Invited Feature Article, selected as the ACS Editors’ Choice article, Cover Figure of Langmuir)  

  72. Jian, C.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Effect of model polycyclic aromatic compounds on the coalescence of  water-in-oil emulsion droplets, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121, 10382-10391.

  73. He, P.; Gatip, R.; Yung, M.; Zeng, H.; Song, H.; Co-aromatization of olefin and methane over Ag-Ga/ZSM-5 catalyst at low temperature, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 2017 , 211, 275-288.

  74. Xie, L.; Wang, J.; Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Huang, J.; Zhang, H.; Liu, Q.; Liu, Q.X., Zeng, H.; Mapping nanoscale heterogeneity of surface hydrophobicity on sphalerite mineral, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017, 121, 5620–5628.

  75. Xie, L.; Wang, J.; Yuan, D.; Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Zhang, H.; Liu, Q.; Liu,Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Interaction mechanisms between air bubble and molybdenite surface: impact of solution salinity and polymer adsorption, Langmuir 2017, 33, 2353-2361.

  76. Lu, Z.; Yu, J.; Zeng, H.; Liu, QX.; Polyamine-modified magnetic graphene oxide nanocomposite for enhanced selenium removal, Separation and Purification Technology 2017, 183, 249-257.

  77. Wang, Q.Y.; Behnamian, Y.; Luo, H.; Wang, X.Z.; Leitch, M.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J.; Anticorrosion performance of chromized coating prepared by pack cementation in simulated solution with H2S and CO2, Applied Surface Science, 2017, 419, 197-205.

  78. Zhang, P.; Tang, A.; Zhu, B.; Zhu, L.; Zeng, H., Hierarchical self-assembly of dopamine into patterned structures, Advanced Materials Interface 2017,1601218:1-9.

  79. Yu, L.; Xu, H.; Monro, T. M.; Lancaster, D. G.; Xie, Y.; Zeng, H.; Chen, G.Y.; Liu, X.; Ultrafast colorimetric humidity-sensitive polyelectrolyte coating for touchless control, Materials Horizons, 2017, 4, 72-82. (Selected as the Cover Image of the Journal, reported by MRS bulletin)

  80. Zhang, H.; Seaman, J.; Wang, Y.; Zeng, H.; Narain, R.; Ulrich, A.; Liu, Y.; Filtration of glycoprotein-modified carboxylated polystyrene microspheres as Cryptosporidium oocysts surrogates: Effects of flow rate, alum, and humic acid, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2017, 143, 04017032: 1-9.

  81. Zhang, L.; Xie, L.; Huang, J.; Liu, Q.X.; Mantilla, C.A.; van der Berg, F.G.A.; Zeng, H.; Mechanistic understanding of asphaltene surface interactions in aqueous media, Energy & Fuels 2017, 31, 3348-3357.

  82. Shi, C.; Zhang, L.; Xie, L.; Lu, X.; Liu, Q.; He, J.; Mantilla, C.A.; van den Berg, F.G.A.; Zeng, H.; Surface interaction of water-in-oil emulsion droplets with interfacially active asphaltenes , Langmuir 2017, 33, 1265-1274.

  83. Shi, C.; Yan, B.; Xie, L.; Zhang, L.; Wang, J.; Takahara, A.; Zeng, H.; Long-Range Hydrophilic Attraction between Water and Polyelectrolyte Surfaces in Oil, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55,15017 –15021.

  84. Lu, H.; Xiang, L.; Cui, X.; Liu, J.; Wang, Y.; Narain, R.; Zeng, H.; Molecular Weight Dependence of Synthetic Glycopolymers on Flocculation and Dewatering of Fine Particles, Langmuir 2016, 32, 11615-11622.

  85. Jian, C.; Poopari, M. R.; Liu, Q.; Zerpa, N.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Mechanistic Understanding of the Effect of Temperature and Salinity on the Water/Toluene Interfacial Tension, Energy & Fuels, 2016, 30, 10228-10235.

  86. Natarajan, A.; Kuznicki, N.; Harbottle, D.; Masliyah, J.H.; Zeng, H.; Xu, Z.; Molecular Interactions between a Biodegradable Demulsifier and Asphaltenes in an Organic Solvent, Energy & Fuels, 2016, 30, 10179-10186.

  87. Liu, G.; Xiao, J.; Liu, J.; Qu, X.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Yang, X.; Xie, L.; Zhong, H.; Liu, Q.X.; Xu, Z.; In situ probing the self-assembly of 3-hexyl-4-amino-1,2,4-triazole-5-thione on chalcopyrite surfaces, Colloids  and Surfaces A, 2016, 511, 285-293.

  88. Wang, Y.; Li, L.; Kotsuchibashi, Y.; Vshyvenko, S.; Liu, Y.; Hall, D.; Zeng, H.; Narain, R.; Self-healing and injectable shear thinning hydrogels based on dynamic oxaborole-diol covalent crosslinking, ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 2016, 2, 2315-2323.

  89. Xie, L.; Wang, J.; Shi, C.; Huang, J.; Zhang, H. Liu, Q.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Probing Surface Interactions of Electrochemically Active Galena Mineral Surface Using Atomic Force Microscope;  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120, 22433-22442.

  90. Liu, Q.; Lu, X.; Li, L.; Zhang, H.; Liu, G.; Zhong, H.; Zeng, H.; Probing the Reversible Fe3+-DOPA Mediated Bridging Interaction in Mussel Foot Protein-1; Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120, 21670-21677.

  91. Zeng, H.; Huang, J.; Tian, Y.; Li, L.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J.; Adhesion and Detachment Mechanisms between Polymer and Solid Substrate Surfaces: Using Polystyrene–Mica as a Model System, Macromolecules, 2016, 49, 5223-5231.

  92. Jarpa-Parra, M.; Tian, Z.; Temelli, F.; Zeng, H.; Chen, L.; Understanding the stability mechanisms of lentil legumin-like protein and polysaccharide foams, Food Hydrocolloids, 2016, 61, 903-913.

  93. Cui, X.; Shi, C.; Xie, L.; Liu, J.; Zeng, H.; Probing Interactions between Air Bubble and Hydrophobic Polymer Surface: Impact of Solution Salinity and Interfacial Nanobubbles, Langmuir, 2016, 32, 11236-11244.

  94. Wang, J.; Li, J.; Xie, L.; Shi, C.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Interactions between Elemental Selenium and Hydrophilic/Hydrophobic Surfaces: Direct Force Measurements Using AFM; Chemical Engineering Journal, 2016, 303, 646-654.

  95. Zhang, L.; Shi, C.; Lu, Q.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Probing Molecular Interactions of Asphaltenes in Heptol Using a Surface Forces Apparatus: Implications on Stability of Water-in-Oil Emulsions, Langmuir, 2016, 32, 4886–4895.

  96. Yoo, H.Y.; Iordachescu, M.; Huang, J.; Hennebert, E.; Kim, S.; Rho, S.; Foo, M.; Flammang, P.; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D.; Waite, J.H.; Hwang, D. S.; Sugary interfaces mitigate contact damage where stiff meets soft, Nature Communications, 2016, 7: 11923, 1-8.

  97. Lim, C.; Huang, J.; Kim, S.; Lee, H; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D.; Nanomechanics of Poly(catecholamine) Coatings in Aqueous Solutions, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2016, 55, 1–6.

  98. Kim, S.; Huang, J.; Lee, Y.; Dutta, S.; Yoo, H. Y.; Jung, Y.M.; Jho, Y.; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D.; Complexation and coacervation of like-charged polyelectrolytes inspired by mussels, PNAS, 2016, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1521521113, 113, E847-E853.

  99. Jian, C.; Poopari, M.R.; Liu, Q.; Zerpa, N.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Reduction of Water/Oil Interfacial Tension by Model Asphaltenes: the Governing Role of Surface Concentration , Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2016, 120, 5646-5654.

  100. Jian, C.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Tang, T.; Probing the Adsorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds onto Water Droplets Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120, 14170-14179.

  101. Wang, A.; He, P.; Yung, M.; Zeng, H.; Qian, H.; Song, H.; Catalytic co-aromatization of ethanol and methane, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2016, 198, 480-492.

  102. Lu, Q.Y.; Yan, B.; Xie, L.; Huang, J.; Liu, Y.; Zeng, H.; A two-step flocculation process on oil sands tailings treatment using oppositely charged polymer flocculants, Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 565, 369-375.

  103. Shi, C.; Zhang, L.; Xie, L.; Lu, X.; Liu, Q.; Mantilla, C.; van den Berg, F.; Zeng, H.; Interaction Mechanism of Oil-in-Water Emulsions with Asphaltenes Determined using Droplet Probe AFM, Langmuir, 2016, 32, 2302–2310.

  104. Xiao, W.; Yan, B.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Dendrimer functionalized graphene oxide for selenium removal, Carbon, 2016, 105, 655-664.

  105. Rocha, J.; Baydak, E.; Yarranton, H. W.; Sztukowski, D.; Ali-Marcano, V.; Gong, L.; Shi, C.; Zeng, H.; Role of Aqueous Phase Chemistry, Interfacial Film Properties, and Surface Coverage in Stabilizing Water-In-Bitumen Emulsions, Energy & Fuels, 2016, accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b00114.

  106. Khalkhali, M.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Zhang, H. Structural Evolutions of ZnS Nanoparticles in Hydrated and Bare States, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120, 7870–7884.

  107. Young, H.Y.; Huang, J.; Li, L.; Foo, M.; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D., Nanomechanical contribution of collagen and von Willebrand factor A in marine underwater adhesion and its implication for collagen manipulation, Biomacromolecules, 2016, 17, 946–953.

  108. Shi, X.; Chen, E.X.; Zhang, J.; Zeng, H.; Chen, L.; Fabrication of Ultrathin Conductive Protein-Based Fibrous Films and Their Thermal Sensing Property, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 4711-4717.

  109. Zhang, H.; Zeng, H.; Ulrich, A.C.; Liu, Y.; Comparison of the transport and deposition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa under aerobic and anaerobic conditions, Water Resources Research, 2016, 52, 1127-1139.

  110. Zeng, H.; Shi, C.; Huang, J.; Li, L.; Liu, G.; Zhong, H.; Recent experimental advances on hydrophobic interactions at solid/water and fluid/water interfaces, Biointerphases, 2016, 11, 018903:1-11.

  111. Tian, C.; Lu, QY.; Liu, Y.; Zeng, H.; Zhao. Y.; Zhang, J.; Gupta, R.; Understanding of physicochemical properties and formation mechanisms of fine particular matter generated from Canadian coal combustion, Fuel, 2016, 165, 224-234.

  112. Li, L.; Zeng, H.; Marine Mussel Adhesion and Bio-inspired Wet Adhesives, Biotribology 2016, 5, 44-51.

  113. Lu, H.; Wang, Y.; Li, L.; Kotsuchibashi, Y.; Narain, R.; Zeng, H.; Temperature- and pH-Responsive Benzoboroxole-Based Polymers for Flocculation and Enhanced Dewatering of Fine Particle Suspensions, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2015, 7 , 27176–27187.

  114. Lu, Z.; Xu, H.; Zeng, H.; Zhang, X.; Solvent effects on the formation of surface nanodroplets by solvent exchange, Langmuir 2015, 31, 12120–12125.

  115. Li, L.; Yan, B.; Yang, J.; Chen, L.; Zeng, H.; Novel mussel-inspired injectable self-healing hydrogel with anti-biofouling property, Advanced Materials, 2015, 27, 1294-1299.

  116. Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Xie, L.; Liu, Q.; Chan, D.Y.C.; Israelachvili, J.N.; Zeng, H.; Measuring Forces and Spatiotemporal Evolution of Thin Water Films between an Air Bubble and Solid Surfaces of Different Hydrophobicity, ACS Nano, 2015, 9, 95-104.

  117. Lu, Z.Z.; Liu, Q.; Xu, Z.; Zeng, H.; Probing Anisotropic Surface Properties of Molybdenite by Direct Force Measurements, Langmuir 2015, 31, 11409–11418.

  118. Li, L. ; Yan, B.; Zhang, L.; Tian, Y.; Zeng, H.; Mussel-inspired antifouling coatings bearing polymer loops,  Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 15780-15783. .

  119. Wang, S.; Zhang, L., Yan, B.; Xu, H.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Molecular and Surface Interactions between Polymer Flocculant Chitosan-g-Polyacrylamide and Kaolinite Particles: Impact of Salinity,  Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2015, 119, 7327-7339.

  120. Thapa, B.; Kumar, P.; Zeng, H.; Narain, R.; Asialoglycoprotein Receptor-Mediated Gene Delivery to Hepatocytes using Galactosylated Polymers; Biomacromolecules, 2015, 16, 3008-3020.

  121. Xie, L.; Shi, C.; Wang, J.; Huang, J.; Lu, Q.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.;  Probing the Interaction between Air Bubble and Sphalerite Mineral Surface Using Atomic Force Microscope, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 2438-2446.

  122. Li, L.; Smitthipong, W.; Zeng, H., Mussel-inspired hydrogels for biomedical and environmental applications, Polymer Chemistry, 2015, 6, 353 – 358.

  123. Moustafa, A.M.A.; Huang, J.; McPhedran, K.N.; Zeng, H.; Gamal El-Din, M.; Probing Adsorption of Weak Acids on Graphite Using Amplitude Modulation-Frequency Modulation Atomic Force Microscopy, Langmuir 2015, 31, 3069-3075.

  124. Yang, J.; Huang, J.; Zeng, H.; Chen, L.; Surface pressure affects B-hordein network formation at the air-water interface in relation to gastric digestibility, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2015, 135, 784-792.

  125. Khalkhali, M.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Zhang, H.; A size-dependent structural evolution of ZnS nanoparticles, Scientific Reports, 2015, doi:10.1038/srep14267, Accepted.

  126. Zhao, G.; Tan, Q.; Xiang, L.; Cai, D.; Zeng, H.; Yi, H.; Chen, Y.; Structure and Properties of Water Film Adsorbed on Mica Surfaces, Journal of Chemical Physics,2015,143, 104705:1-6.

  127. He, C.; Zeng, H.; Chen, J.; Modeling of the Effect of Cell Deformation Associated with Microbubble Collision on Intracellular Delivery, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s12195-015-0416-5, Accepted.

  128. Luo, H.; Leitch, M.; Behnamian, Y.; Ma, Y.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J.L.; Development of electroless Ni–P/nano-WC composite coatings and investigation on its properties, Surface and Coatings Technology, 2015, 277, 99-106.

  129. Zhang, J.; Azam, Md. S.; Shi, C.; Huang, J.; Yan, B.; Liu, QX; Zeng, H.; Poly(acrylic acid) functionalized magnetic graphene oxide nanocomposite for removal of methylene blue, RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 32272-32282.

  130. Shi, C.; Cui, X.; Zhang, X.; Tchoukov, P.; Liu, Q.; Encinas, N.; Paven, M.; Geyer, F.; Vollmer, D.; Xu, Z.; Butt, H.-J.; Zeng, H.; Interaction between air bubbles and superhydrophobic surfaces in aqueous solutions, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 7317-7327.

  131. Kristiansen, K.; Zeng, H.; Zappone, B.; Israelachvili, J. N.; Simultaneous Measurements of Molecular Forces and Electro-Optical Properties of a Confined 5CB Liquid Crystal Film Using a Surface Forces Apparatus, Langmuir, 2015, 31, 3965–3972.

  132. Kim, S.; Faghihnejad, A.; Lee, Y.; Jho, Y.; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D.S.; Cation-pi interaction in DOPA-deficient mussel adhesive protein mfp-1, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2015, 3, 738-743.

  133. Ma, A.; Xie. Y.; Xu, J.; Zeng, H.; Xu, H.; The significant impact of polydopamine on catalytic performance of the carried Au nanoparticles, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 1469-1471.

  134. Liu, Y.; Tian, C.; Yan, B.; Lu, Q.; Xie, Y.; Chen, J.; Gupta, R.; Xu, Z.; Kuznicki, S.M.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.;  Nanocomposites of graphene oxide, Ag nanoparticles, and magnetic ferrite nanoparticles for elemental mercury (Hg0) removal , RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 15634-15640.

  135. Wang, J.; Xie, L.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Effects of salinity on xanthate adsorption on sphalerite and bubble–sphalerite interactions, Minerals Engineering, 2015, 77, 34-41.

  136. Zhou, M.; Tian, Y.; Zeng, H.; Pesika, N.; Israelachvili J.; Clumping Criteria of Vertical Nanofibers on Surfaces, Advanced Materials Interface, 2015, 2, 1400466:1-6.

  137. Zheng, W.; Hussein, S.; Yang J.W.; Huang, J.; Zhang, F.; Hernandez-Anzaldo, S.; Fernandez-Patron, C.; Cao, Y.; Zeng, H.; Tang, J.; Chen, X.Z.; A novel PKD2L1 C-terminal domain critical for trimerization and channel function, Scientific Report, 2015, 5, 9460:1-12, doi:10.1038/srep09460.  

  138. Kawchuk, G.; Fryer, J.; Jaremko, J. L.; Zeng, H.; Thompson, R.; Real-time Visualization of Joint Cavitation, PLOS ONE, 2015, 10: 1-11, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119470.

  139. Jarpa-Parra, M.; Bamdad, F.; Tian, Z.; Zeng, H.; Temelli, F.; Chen, L.; Impact of pH on molecular structure and surface properties of lentil legumin-like protein and its application as foam stabilizer, Colloids and Surfaces B, 2015, 132, 45-53.

  140. Tao, D.; Wan, J.; Pesika, N.S.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Z.; Zhang, X.; Meng, Y.; Tian, Y.; Adhesion and friction of an isolated gecko setal array: The effects of substrates and relative Humidity, Biosurface and Biotribology, 2015, 1, 42-49.

  141. Liu, G.; Qiu, Z.; Wang, J.; Liu, Q.; Xiao, J.; Zeng, H.; Zhong, H.; Xu, ZH., Study of N-isopropoxypropyl-N’-ethoxycarbonyl thiourea adsorption on chalcopyrite using in situ SECM, ToF-SIMS and XPS, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2015, 437, 42-49.

  142. Shi, C.; Chan, D.Y.C.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Probing Hydrophobic Interaction between Air Bubble and Partially Hydrophobic Surfaces Using Atomic Force Microscopy, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2014, 118, 25000-25008.

  143. Faghihnejad, A.; Feldman, K.E.; Yu, J.; Tirrell, M.V; Israelachvili, J.N.; Hawker, C.J.; Kramer, E.J.; Zeng, H.; Adhesion and Surface Interactions of a Self-healing Polymer with Multiple Hydrogen-bonding Groups, Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24, 2322-2333.

  144. Yang, B.; Ayyadurai, N.; Yun, H.; Choi, Y.S.; Hwang, B.H.; Huang, J.; Lu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Cha, H.J.; In Vivo Residue-Specific Dopa-Incorporated Engineered Mussel Bioglue with Enhanced Adhesion and Water Resistance, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2014, 126, 13578-13582.

  145. Fu, Y.; Wang, J.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Water-Dispersible Magnetic Nanoparticle−Graphene Oxide Composites for Selenium Removal, Carbon, 2014, 77, 710-721.

  146. Yang, D.; Xie, L.; Bobicki, E.; Xu, Z.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Probing Anisotropic Surface Properties and Interaction Forces of Chrysotile Rods by Atomic Force Microscopy and Rheology, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 10809-10817.

  147. Xie, Y.; Yan, B.; Xu, H.; Chen, J.; Liu, Q.; Deng, Y.; Zeng, H.; Highly Regenerable Mussel-Inspired Fe3O4@Polydopamine-Ag Core–Shell Microspheres as Catalyst and Adsorbent for Methylene Blue Removal, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6, 8845-8852.

  148. Xie, Y.; Yan, B.; Tian, C.; Liu, Y.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Efficient removal of elemental mercury (Hg0) by SBA-15-Ag adsorbents, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2014, 2, 17730-17734.

  149. Natarajan, A.; Kuznicki, N.; Harbottle, D.; Masliyah, J.; Zeng, H.; Xu, Z.H.; Understanding Mechanisms of Asphaltene Adsorption from Organic Solvent on Mica, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 9370-9377.

  150. Kusuma, A.;  Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.;  Understanding interaction mechanisms between pentlandite and gangue minerals by zeta potential and surface force measurements, Mineral Engineering, 2014, 69, 15-23.

  151. Binazadeh, M.; Zeng, H.; Unsworth, L.; Effect of Peptide Secondary Structure on Adsorption and Adsorbed Film Properties on End-grafted Polyethylene Oxide Layers, Acta Biomaterialia, 2014, 1, 56-66.

  152. Huang, J.; Yan, B.; Faghihnejad, A.; Xu, H.; Zeng, H.; Understanding Nanorheology and Surface Forces of Confined Thin Films, Korea-Australia Rheology Journal, 2014, 26, 3-14.

  153. Faghihnejad, A.; Zeng, H.; Interaction Mechanism between Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Surfaces: using Polystyrene and Mica as a Model System, Langmuir 2013, 29, 12443–12451.

  154. Binazadeh, M.; Unsworth, L.; Zeng, H.; Understanding the Effect of Secondary Structure on Molecular Interactions of Poly-L-Lysine with Different Substrates by SFA, Biomacromolecules, 2013, 14, 3498-3508.

  155. Wang, J.Y.; Liu, Q.X., Zeng, H. Understanding Copper Activation and Xanthate Adsorption on Sphalerite by ToF-SIMS, XPS and in-situ SECM, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2013, 117, 20089-20097.

  156. Yarranton, H. W.; Ortiz, D. P.; Barrera, D. M.; Baydak, E. N.; Barré, L.; Frot, D.; Eyssautier, J.; Zeng, H.; Xu, Z.; Dechaine, G.; Becerra, M.; Shaw, J. M.; McKenna, A. M.; Mapolelo, M. M.; Bohne, C.; Yang, Z.; Oake, J., On the Size Distribution of Self-Associated Asphaltenes. Energy & Fuels 2013, 27, 5083–5106.

  157. Zhou, M.; Pesika, N.; Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Israelachvili, J.; Recent advanced in gecko adhesion and friction mechanisms and development of gecko-inspired dry adhesive surfaces. Friction 2013, 1:114-129. (Cover page)

  158. Lu, Q.Y.; Oh, D. X.; Lee, Y.; Jho, Y.; Hwang, D. S.; Zeng, H.; Nanomechanics of Cation-π Interactions in Aqueous Solution, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52, 3944 –3948. (Selected as a hot paper by the journal)

  159. Binazadeh, M.; Zeng, H.; Unsworth, L.; Effect of Peptide Secondary Structure on Adsorption and Adsorbed Film Properties, Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9, 6403–6413.

  160. Ji, Y.; Lu, Q.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Effect of Solution Salinity on Settling of Mineral Tailings by Polymer Flocculants, Colloids and Surfaces A, 2013 430, 29-38.

  161. Lu, Q.Y.; Danner, E.; Waite, J. H.; Israelachvili, J. N.; Zeng, H.; Hwang, D. S.; Adhesion of mussel foot proteins to different substrate surfaces, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 2013, 10, 20120759: 1-11.

  162. Kotsuchibashi, Y.; Faghihnejad, A.; Zeng, H.; Narain, R.; Construction of ‘Smart’ Surfaces with Polymer Functionalized Silica Nanoparticles, Polymer Chemistry, 2013, 4, 1038-1047.

  163. He, C.; Gu, Q.R.; Zeng, H.; Zhang, H.; Huang, M.; Chen, J.; Microbubble-enhanced cell  membrane permeability in high gravity field, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, 2013, 6, 266-278.

  164. Lu, Y.; Song, G.; Zeng, H.; Zhang, L; Li, J.; Characterizing factors affecting the hot liquid penetration performance of fabrics for protective clothing, Textile Research Journal, 2013, accepted and in press doi: 10.1177/0040517513485625.

  165. Zhou, M.; Liu, K.; Wan, J.; Li, X.; Jiang, K.; Zeng, H., Zhang, X.; Meng, Y.; Wen, S.; Zhu, H.; Tian, Y.; Anisotropic interfacial friction of inclined multiwall carbon nanotube array surface; Carbon, 2012, 50, 5372–5379.

  166. Faghihnejad, A.; Zeng, H.; Hydrophobic Interactions between Polymer Surfaces: Using Polystyrene as a Model System, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 2746–2759.

  167. Lu, Q., Hwang, D.S., Liu, Y., Zeng, H.; Molecular interactions of mussel protective coating protein, mcfp-1, from Mytilus californianus, Biomaterials, 2012, 33, 1903-1911.

  168. Zhang, L.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Probing Molecular and Surface Interactions of Comb-Type Polymer Polystyrene-Graft-Polyethylene Oxide (PS-g-PEO) with an SFA,  Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2012, 116, 17554–17562.

  169. Wang, J.; Lu, Q.Y.; Harbottle, D.; Sjoblom, J.; Xu, Z.; Zeng, H.; Molecular Interactions of a Polyaromatic Surfactant C5Pe in Aqueous Solutions Studied by a Surface Forces Apparatus,  Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2012, 116, 11187-11196.

  170. Hwang, D.; Harrington, M. J.; Lu, Q.Y.; Masic, A.; Zeng, H.; Waite, J. H.; Mussel foot protein-1 (mcfp-1) interaction with titania surfaces, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 15530-15533. .

  171. Fu, L.; Yang, J.; Bi, Q.; Zeng, H.; Liu, W.; Sliding Wear Behaviour of Nanocrystalline Fe88Si12 Alloy Under Low Load and Speed, Tribology Letters 2012, 48, 329-335.

  172. Wang, J.; Opedal, N.; Lu, Q.; Xu, Z.; Zeng, H.; Sjoblom, J.; Probing Molecular Interactions of an Asphaltene Model Compound in Organic Solvents Using a Surface Forces Apparatus (SFA). Energy & Fuels, 2012, 2012, 26, 2591–2599.

  173. Zhou, M.; Pesika, P.; Zeng, H.; Wan, J.; Zhang, X.; Meng, Y.; Wen, S.; Tian, Y.; Design of gecko-inspired fibrillar surfaces with strong attachment and easy-removal properties: numerical analysis of peel-zone, Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 2012, 9, 2424–2436.

  174. Liu, G.Y.; Zeng, H.; Lu, Q.Y.; Zhong, H.; Choi, P.; Xu, Z.; Adsorption of mercaptobenzoheterocyclic compounds on sulfide mineral surfaces: A density functional theory study of structure-reactivity relations. Colloid Surface A, 2012, 409, 1-9. 

  175. Teng, F.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H. In-situ kinetic study of zinc sulfide activation using a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation (QCM-D), Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2012, 368, 512–520.

  176. Yang, X.; Teng, F.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Y.; Impact of Cranberry Juice on EPS Producing Bacteria Burkholderia cepacia Initial Adhesion, Biofouling, 2012, 28:417-31.

  177. Zhang, L.; Lu, Q.Y.; Xu, Z.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Effect of Polycarboxylate Ether Comb Polymer on Viscosity and Interfacial Properties of Kaolinite Clay Suspensions. Journal of Colloid & Interface Science. 2012, 378, 222–231.

  178. Kristiansen, K.; Banquy, X.; Zeng, H.; Charrault, E.; Giasson, S.; Israelachvili, J. N.; Measurements of anisotropic (off-axis) friction-induced motion, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 5236–5241.

  179. Lerner, R. N.; Lu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Y.; The effects of biofilm on the transport of stabilized zerovalent iron nanoparticles in saturated porous media, Water Research, 2012, 46, 975-985.

  180. Hwang, D.*; Zeng, H.*; Lu, Q.; Israelachvili, J.; Waite, H.; Adhesion mechanism in a DOPA-deficient foot protein from green mussels, Soft Matter, 2012, 8, 5640-5648.

  181. Bobicki, E. R.; Liu, Q.; Xu, Z.; Zeng, H.; Carbon capture and storage using alkaline industrial wastes, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science 2012, 38, 302-320.

  182. Bandara, N., Zeng, H.; Wu, J.; Marine Mussel Adhesion: Biochemistry, Mechanisms, and Biomimetics, Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 2012, 1-24.

  183. Lu, Q.; Wang, J.; Faghihnejad, A.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Y.; Understanding the molecular interactions of lipopolysaccharides during E. coli initial adhesion with a surface forces apparatus, Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9366-9379.

  184. Liang, J.; Lu, Q.; Lerner, R. N.; Sun, X.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Y.; Agricultural Wastes, Water Environment Research, 2011, 83, 1439-1466.

  185. Kristiansen, K.; Zeng, H.;  Wang, P.; Israelachvili, J.; Microtribology of Aqueous Carbon Nanotube Dispersions, Advanced Functional Materials 2011, 21, 4555–4564.

  186. Teng, F.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Understanding the Deposition and Surface Interactions of Gypsum, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115, 17485–17494.

  187. He, C.; Hao, Y.; Zeng, H.; Tang, T.; Xing, J.; Chen, J.; A new purification method for carbon nanotubes and associated atomic force microscope force–distance curve analysis, Separation and Purification Technology 2011, 81, 174–183.

  188. Natarajan, A., Xie, J; Liu, Q.; Masliyah, J.; Zeng, H.; Xu, Z.; Understanding Molecular Interactions of Asphaltenes in Organic Solvents Using a Surface Forces Apparatus, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2011, 115, 16043–16051.

  189. Zhou, M.; Tian, Y.; Pesika, N.; Zeng, H.; Wan, J.; Meng, Y.; Wen, S.; The Extended Peel Zone Model: Effect of Peeling Velocity, Journal of Adhesion, 2011, 87:1045–1058.

  190. Zeng, H.; Kristiansen, K.; Wang, P.; Bergli, J; Israelachvili, J.; Surface-induced patterns from evaporating Droplets of aqueous carbon nanotube dispersions, Langmuir 2011, 27, 7163–7167.

  191.  Tian, Y.; Zhang, M.; Jiag, J.; Pesika, N.; Zeng, H.; Israelachvili,J.; Meng, Y.; Wen S.; Reversible shear thickening at low shear rates of electrorheological fluids under electric fields. Physical Review E, 2011, 83, 011401: 1-8.

  192. Zeng, H.; Hwang, D. S.; Israelachvili, J. N.;Waite, J. H.; Strong Reversible Fe3+-mediated Bridging between Dopa-Containing Protein Films in Water, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 2010,  107, 12850-12853.

  193. Hwang, D. S.*; Zeng, H.*; Srivastava, A.; Krogstad, D. V.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J. N.; Waite, J. H.; Viscosity and interfacial properties in a mussel-inspired adhesive coacervate, Soft Matter 2010,6, 3232 - 3236..

  194. Zeng, H.; Zhao, B.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Liquid- to solid-like transition during the fracture of polymer thin films, Macromolecules 2010, 43, 538–542.

  195. Hwang, D. S.;* Zeng, H.;* Masic, A.; Harrington, M. J.; Fratzl, P.; Israelachvili, J.; Waite, J. H.; Protein- and metal-dependent interactions of a prominent protein in mussel adhesive plaques, Journal of Biological Chemistry 2010, 285, 25850-25858.

  196.  Israelachvili, J.; Min, Y.; Akbulut, M.; Carver, G.; Greene, G.; Kristenson, K.; Pesika, N.; Rosenberg, K.; Zeng, H.; Recent advances in the surface forces apparatus (SFA) technique, Reports on Progress in Physics, 2010, 73 036601:1-16.

  197. Anderson, T. H.; Donaldson, S.H.; Zeng, H.; Israelachvili, J.N.; Direct Measurement of Double-Layer, van der Waals, and Polymer Depletion Attraction Forces between Supported Cationic Bilayers, Langmuir 2010, 26, 4458–14465.

  198. Greene, G.W.; Zappone, B.; Söderman, O.; Topgaard, D.; Rata, G.; Zeng, H.; Israelachvili1, J. N., Anisotropic dynamic changes in the pore network structure, fluid diffusion and fluid flow in articular cartilage under compression, Biomaterials, 2010, 31, 3117–3128.

  199. Pesika, N.; Zeng, H.; Kristiansen, K.; Zhao, B.; Tian, Y.; Autumn, K.; Israelachvili, J.; Gecko adhesion pad: a smart surface? Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2009, 21, 464132: 1-6.

  200. Pesika, N. S.; Gravish, N.; Wilkinson, M.; Zhao, B. X.; Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Israelachvili, J.; Autumn, K., The Crowding Model as a Tool to Understand and Fabricate Gecko-Inspired Dry Adhesives. Journal of Adhesion 2009, 85, 512-525.

  201. Zeng, H.; Pesika, N.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Chen, Y. F.; Tirrell, M.; Turner, K. L.; Israelachvili, J. N., Frictional Adhesion of Patterned Surfaces and Implications for Gecko and Biomimetic Systems. Langmuir 2009, 25, 7486-7495.

  202. Anderson, T. H.; Min, Y. J.; Weirich, K. L.; Zeng, H.; Fygenson, D.; Israelachvili, J. N., Formation of Supported Bilayers on Silica Substrates. Langmuir 2009, 25, 6997-7005.

  203. Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Friction at the Liquid/Liquid Interface of Two Immiscible Polymer Films. Langmuir 2009, 25, 4954-4964.

  204. Zhao, B. X.; Pesika, N.; Zeng, H.; Wei, Z. S.; Chen, Y. F.; Autumn, K.; Turner, K.; Israelachvili, J., Role of Tilted Adhesion Fibrils (Setae) in the Adhesion and Locomotion of Gecko-like Systems. Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2009, 113, 3615-3621.

  205. Greene, G. W.; Anderson, T. H.; Zeng, H.; Zappone, B.; Israelachvili, J. N., Force amplification response of actin filaments under confined compression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 2009, 106, 445-449.

  206. Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Anderson, T. H.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J. N., New SFA techniques for studying surface forces and thin film patterns induced by electric fields. Langmuir 2008, 24, 1173-1182.

  207. Zhao, B. X.; Pesika, N.; Rosenberg, K.; Tian, Y.; Zeng, H.; McGuiggan, P.; Autumn, K.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesion and friction force coupling of gecko setal arrays: Implications for structured adhesive surfaces. Langmuir 2008, 24, 1517-1524.

  208. Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Transient surface patterns and instabilities at adhesive junctions of viscoelastic films. Macromolecules 2007, 40, 8409-8422.

  209. Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Transient interfacial patterns and instabilities associated with liquid film adhesion and spreading. Langmuir 2007, 23, 6126-6135.

  210. Zeng, H.; Zhao, B. X.; Tian, Y.; Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Israelachvili, J. N., Transient surface patterns during adhesion and coalescence of thin liquid films. Soft Matter 2007, 3, 88-93.

  211. Pesika, N. S.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Rosenberg, K.; Zeng, H.; McGuiggan, P.; Autumn, K.; Israelachvili, J. N., Peel-zone model of tape peeling based on the gecko adhesive system. Journal of Adhesion 2007, 83, 383-401.

  212. Tian, Y.; Zeng, H.; Anderson, T. H.; Zhao, B. X.; McGuiggan, P.; Israelachvili, J., Transient filamentous network structure of a colloidal suspension excited by stepwise electric fields. Physical Review E 2007, 75.

  213. Zhao, B. X.; Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesion and detachment mechanisms of sugar surfaces from the solid (glassy) to liquid (viscous) states. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 2006, 103, 19624-19629.

  214. Tian, Y.; Pesika, N.; Zeng, H. B.; Rosenberg, K.; Zhao, B. X.; McGuiggan, P.; Autumn, K.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesion and friction in gecko toe attachment and detachment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS) 2006, 103, 19320-19325.

  215. Zeng, H.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Limit cycles in dynamic adhesion and friction processes: A discussion. Journal of Adhesion 2006, 82, 933-943.

  216. Zeng, H.; Maeda, N.; Chen, N. H.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesion and friction of polystyrene surfaces around Tg. Macromolecules 2006, 39, 2350-2363.

  217. Wei, J. S.; Zeng, H.; Liu S. Q.; Wang, X. G., Tay, E. H.; Yang, Y. Y., Temperature- and pH-sensitive core-shell nanoparticles self-assembled from poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-acrylic acid-co-cholesteryl acrylate) for intracellular delivery of anticancer drugs. Frontiers in Bioscience, 2005, 10, 3058-3067.

  218. Zeng, H.; Li, Y. B.; Zhang, H. Y.; Wang, X. G., Study on thermo-sensitive amphiphilic copolymers from N-isopropylacrylamide and cholesteryl acrylate. Acta Polymerica Sinica, 2004, 3: 327-332.

  219. Zeng, H.; Xing, X.D.; Wang, X.G.; Synthesis and Characterization of two Novel Quaternary Ammonium Salt Hyperbranched Polymers, Chemical Research in Chinese Universities, 2002, 18, No.3 (Suppl.): 232-233.

Peer-reviewed Publications in Conference Proceedings:

  1. Qiu, X.; Pan, M.; Gong, L.; Mahmoudi, M.; Fattahpour, V.; Sutton, C.; Luo, J.-L., Zeng, H.; Material Selection for Thermal Inflow Control Device Manufacturing to Minimize the Silica and Calcium Carbonate Scaling Potential, SPE Thermal Well Integrity and Design Symposium, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2018, https://doi.org/10.2118/193370-MS, SPE-193370-MS: 1-8.

  2. Sun, C.; Shuang, S.; Zeng, H.; Fattahpour, V.; Mahmoudi, M.; Luo, J.-L.; Investigation of Corrosion Properties of a High-Phosphorus Ni-P Coating and Corrosion Resistant Alloys in 3.5 wt.% NaCl Solution, CORROSION 2018, NACE-2018-11526: 1-10 (2018, April 15-19, Phoenix, Arizona, USA).

  3. Fattahpour, V.; Mahmoudi, M.; Roostaei, M.; Cheung, S.; Gong, L.; Qiu, X.; Huang, J.; Velayati, A.; Kyanpour, M.; Alkouh, A.; Strom, R.; Fermaniuk, B.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J.-L, Evaluation of the Scaling Resistance of Different Coating and Material for Thermal Operations, SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition 2018, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2018, https://doi.org/10.2118/193730-MS, SPE-193730-MS: 1-17.

  4. Zhu, D.; Gong, L.; Qiu, X.Y.; Hu, W.; Huang, J.; Zhang, L.; Fattahpour, V.; Mahmoudi, M.; Luo, J.-L.; Zeng, H.; Application of Electroless Nickel Coating as a Scaling Resistant Alloy in Thermal Production, SPE International Oilfield Scale Conference and Exhibition, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2018, https://doi.org/10.2118/190749-MS, SPE-190749-MS: 1-9.

  5. Mahmoudi, M.; Roostaei, M.; Fattahpour, V.; Sutton, C.; Fermaniuk, B.; Zhu, D.; Jung, H.; Li, J.;  Sun, C.; Gong, L.; Shuang, S.; Qiu, X.Y.; Zeng, H.; Luo, J-L, Standalone Sand Control Failure: Review of Slotted Liner, Wire Wrap Screen, and Premium Mesh Screen Failure Mechanism, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2018.    https://doi.org/10.2118/191553-MS, SPE-191553-MS: 1-27.

  6. Zhu, D.; Gong, L.; Qiu, X.; Huang, J.; Sun, C.; Luo, J.L.; Zeng, H.; Investigation of Electroless Nickel-Phosphorus Coating as an Alternative to Corrosion/Fouling Resistant Alloys in Downhole Service, Proceeding of Offshore Technology Conference, 2017, OTC-28163-MS: 1-9.

  7. Zhu, D.; Leitch, M.; Wang, J.; Shi, X.; Gong, L. Aghaie, E.; Luo, J.; Zeng, H.; Evaluation of an advanced metal bonded coating  technology for improved SAGD, SPE Latin America and Caribbean Heavy and Extra Heavy Oil Conference, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2016, SPE-181181-MS: 1-10.

  8. Shi, C.; Lu, X.; Zhang, L.; Liu, Q., Mantilla, C. A.; Zeng, H.; Understanding Molecular Interactions and Adsorption Behaviors of Asphaltenes at Oil/Water and Solid/Oil Interfaces, Proceedings of World Heavy Oil Congress, 2015, WHOC15-234:1-9.

  9. Zhang, M.; Zeng, H.; Liu, Q.; Flotation of Pyrite in High Salinity Water, Proceeding of the Conference of metallurgists 2015, Toronto, August 2015. (12 pages)

  10. Kusuma, A.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Understanding mineral interaction mechanisms by zeta potential and surface force measurements, Proceeding of  10th International Mineral Processing Conference, 2013, 407 – 415.

  11. Huang, P.; Laskowski, J.S.; Lu, Q.Y.; Zeng, H.; Use of Flocculants in High Ionic Strength Process Waters, Proceeding of  Materials Science & Technology 2013 Conference, Montreal, Oct. 2013. (10 pages)

  12. Fu, Y.; Wang, J.Y.; Liu, Q.; Zeng, H.; Removal of Selenium Ions from Aqueous Media by Magnetic Graphene Oxide, Proceeding of  Materials Science & Technology 2013 Conference, Montreal, Oct. 2013. (10 pages)

  13. Zeng, H. Understanding the Reversible Adhesive Interactions of Dopa-Containing Mussel Proteins and Biopolymer Films, Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society 2011.

  14. Smitthipong, W.; Zeng, H.; Schaefer, K.; Kramer, E.; Hawker, C.; Tirrell, M.; Specific Interaction of Supramolecular Polymers. Proceedings of 31st Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society, Austin, TX, 2008, 57.

  15. Zeng, H.; Israelachvili, J.; Tirrell, M.; Properties of surfaces and films over large length and time scales, Fundamental Synthesis Research Challenges for 21st Century Materials: Mechanism and Methods sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,Office of Basic Energy Sciences, 2007,69-72.

  16. Zeng, H.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesive contact mechanics: from elastic solid-like to viscoelastic or viscous liquid-like behavior, Proceedings of 30th Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society, Florida, FL, 2007, 298-300.

  17. Pesika, N. S.; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Rosenberg, K.; Zeng, H.; McGuiggan, P.; Autumn, K.; Israelachvili, J. N., Peel-zone model of tape peeling based on the gecko adhesive system. Proceedings of 30th Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society, Tampa, FL, 2007, 17-21.

    Technical project report: Understanding Oil Sands Tailings Treatment with Increased Water Recycling/Reuse: in English
    , in French
     

 Patent

  1. Zeng, Hongbo; Li, Yaobang; Zhang, Haoyu; Wang, Xiaogong; Cholesterol ester-containing amphiphilic polymer sensitive to temperature and pH value and its preparation process, Patent No. ZL 03 1 40892.3.

  2. Zeng, Hongbo; Ren, Hongfeng; Li, Yaobang; Wang, Xiaogong; Hydrophobic ester capped amphiphilic ployglycol polymer and its preparation process, Patent No. ZL 03 1 40893.1.

  3. Zeng, Hongbo; Xing, Xiaodong; Wang, Xiaogong;Hyperbranched polyquaternary ammonium salt and its preparation method, Patent No. ZL 02 1 28905.0.

  4. Xing, Xiaodong; Zeng, Hongbo; Wang, Xiaogong; Preparation method of high-molecular-weight anti-bacterial fibre with high surface grafting rate, Patent No. ZL 02 1 28949.2.

  5. Xing, Xiaodong; Chen, Wenguang; Zeng, Hongbo; Wang, Xiaogong; Preparation method of macromolecular sterilization fibre with grafted antibacterial monomer on its surface, Patent No. ZL 02 1 30694X.

  6. Fu, Y.; Wang, J.; Liu, Q.X.; Zeng, H.; Graphene oxide for use in removing heavy metal from water, WO 2014094130 A1

Selected Presentations          

  1. Zeng, H.; Faghihnejad, A.; Hydrophobic Interactions between Polymer Surfaces: Using Polystyrene as a Model System, 19th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution, 2012.

  2. Zeng, H.; Intermolecular interactions of ashaltenes and an asphaltene model compound in organic solvents using a surface forces apparatus. The 12th International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling 2011, London, UK. (Selected as keynote presentation)

  3. Zeng, Hongbo; Understanding the effects of solvents and vapours on interactions of asphaltene surfaces by surface forces apparatus (SFA), Petrophase XI  2010, Jersey City.

  4. Zeng, Hongbo; Real-Time Study of Polymer Thin Film Patterning Induced by Electric Fields Using a New SFA Technique, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) Annual Meeting,  November, 2009, Nashville.

  5. Zeng, Hongbo; Adhesion and Contact Mechanism of Polymer Surfaces and Thin Films, Gordon Conference on Adhesion, 2009, New London, New Hampshire.

  6. Zeng, Hongbo; Surface Interactions in Polymer and Biological Systems at the Micro and Nano Scales, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) Annual Meeting,  November  2008, Philadelphia.

  7. Zeng, Hongbo; Studying Surface Forces and Thin Film Patterns Induced by Electric Fields using A New SFA Technique, Materials Research Society (MRS) Annual Meeting, December 2008, Boston.

  8. Zeng, Hongbo; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Detachment and Adhesion Mechanisms of Viscoelastic Fluids, The XVth International Congress on Rheology, August 2008, Monterey, California.

  9. Zeng, Hongbo; Zhao, B. X.; Tian, Y.; Tirrell, M.;Israelachvili, J.; Adhesion and Detachment Mechanisms of Viscoelastic Polymer Films: Liquid to Solid Transitions at the Micro- and Nano-scales. Materials Research Outreach Program Symposium, UCSB, 2008, February.

  10. Zeng, Hongbo; Israelachvili, J., Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Transient properties of surfaces and films from viscous liquids to elastic solids,  American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE) Annual Meeting, Session: #406d,  November  2007, Salt Lake City.

  11. Zeng, Hongbo; Israelachvili, J., Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Adehsion and Failure Mechanism of Surface and Films: Solid to Liquid Transitions at The Micro and Nano Scales. Materials Research Society (MRS) Annual Meeting, 2007 November 26-30, Boston.

  12. Zeng, Hongbo; Israelachvili, J., Tirrell, M.; Properties of surfaces and films over large length and time scales, Fundamental Synthesis Research Challenges for 21st Century Materials: Mechanism and Methods Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, 2007.

  13. Zeng, Hongbo; Tian, Y.; Zhao, B. X.; Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesive contact mechanics: from elastic solid-like to viscoelastic or viscous liquid-like behavior, 30th Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society, Tampa, Florida, February 18-21, 2007.

  14. Zeng, Hongbo; Zhao, B. X.; Tian, Y.; Leal, L. G.; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Surface Patterns and Deformations Associated with Adhesive Contacts and Detachment Failure of Solid and Liquid Materials, Materials Research Outreach Program Symposium, UCSB, 2007.

  15. Zeng, Hongbo; Israelachvili, J., Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Transient Surface Patterns and instabilities Associated with Adhesion and Detachment of Polymer Thin films, KAIST/UCSB Symposium—University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007.

  16. Israelachvili, J.; Zeng, Hongbo; Tirrell, M.; Relationship between rate-dependent dissipation mechanisms in adhesion and friction, International Nanotribology Forum – The Hoi An Discussions, Hoi An, Vietnam, March 26-30, 2007.

  17. Zeng, Hongbo; Zhao, B. X.; Tian, Y.; Israelachvili, J., Tirrell, M.; Leal, L. G.; Transient Surface Patterns during Adhesive Contacts: Coalescence and Spreading of Liquid and Polymer Films, AICHE Annual Meeting, Session: #203g, November 2006, San Francisco.

  18.  Zeng, Hongbo; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesion and friction of polystyrene surfaces International Workshop: Bridging Nanoscale Forces and Interfacial Phenomena to the Macroscopic World, Cancun, Mexico, May, 2006.

  19. Zeng, Hongbo; Tirrell, M.; Israelachvili, J., Adhesion and friction of polystyrene surfaces: temperature effects, 4th Annual University of California Symposium on Surface Science and Its Applications, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, February, 2006.

Honors  

2018              Member of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of The Royal Society of Canada

2018              Hatch Innovation Award, Chemical Institute of Canada

2018              Engineering Research Award, University of Alberta

2018              Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of Alberta

2017              Canada Research Chair (Tier 1)

2016              The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award

2016              Martha Cook Piper Research Prize

2013              Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award

2008              U.S. NSF Fellowship

2007              U.S. NSF Fellowship

2007              Peebles Award of the Adhesion Society, USA

2007              Materials Research Society (MRS) Graduate Research Award (Silver Medal), USA

2002              Dong Esq. Oriental Outstanding Fellowship Award (ranked 1st in the Department of Chemical Engineering), Tsinghua University

2002              Excellent Student in Social Practice and Practice Fellowship Award, Tsinghua University

2001              Outstanding Diploma Thesis Award (ranked 1st in Department of Chemical Engineering), Tsinghua University

2001              1st Prize in Diploma Research Project Competition in Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University

2000-2001    Outstanding Student Fellowship Award, Tsinghua University

1999-2000    Outstanding Student Fellowship Award, Tsinghua University

1998-1999    Outstanding Student Fellowship Award, Tsinghua University

1997-1998    Student Excellence Fellowship Award, Tsinghua University

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