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Zhi Xu

Current Position              Post-doctoral Research Assistant

 

Contact Information        Oxford Institute of Biomedical Engineering
                                       Old Road campus Research Building,
                                       University of Oxford, Oxford, OX3 7DQ
                                      

                                       Tel: +44 1865 617914
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Research Interests

Inorganic and composite membrane application of tissue engineering

 

Background

Education  

Ph.D Degree (University of Cincinnati)

 

Work Experience

Post Doctor in University of Cincinnati for 1 year

 

U.S Patents

  1. J. Dong and Z. Xu, “Multi-Functional Porous Carbon Supports for Inorganic Electrolyte Membranes in Redox Flow Batteries”, U.S. Patent (provisional) # 62079256 (2014).
  2. J. Dong, Z. Xu, R. Yang, L.-F. Li, “ Inorganic Microporous Ion Exchange Membranes for Redox Flow Batteries.” U.S. Patent Appl. # 14,454,076 (2014) (full application).

 

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Z. Xu, Z. Cao, I. Michos, S. Yang, J. Dong, Direct integration of molecular sieve zeolite membrane with nano-structured carbon electrode for high performance storage flow batteries, Under preparation (2015).
  2. Z. Xu, I. Michos, S. Yang, A. Arvanitis, J. Dong, ZSM-5 zeolite membrane as a high-performing ion separator for vanadium redox flow battery. J. Mater. Chem. (2015) to be submitted.
  3. J. Dong, Z. Xu, S. Yang, S. Murad, K.R. Kinkel, Zeolite Membranes for Ion Separations from Aqueous Solutions, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering 8 (2015) 15-20.
  4. R. Yang, Z. Cao, S. Yang, I. Michos, Z. Xu and J. Dong, Colloidal silicalite-nafion composite ion exchange membrane for vanadium redox-flow battery, Journal of Membrane Science, 484 (2015) 1-9.
  5. X. Tang, Z. Xu, A. Trontz, W. Jing, J. Dong, Proton-Conducting Nanocrystalline Ceramics for High Temperature Hydrogen Sensing, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions E 1 (1) (2014) 48-57.
  6. Z. Xu, I. Michos, X. Wang, R. Wang, X. Gu and J. Dong, A Zeolite Ion Exchange Membrane for Redox Flow Batteries. Chemical Communication, 50 (2013) 2416-2419.
  7. 7.      R. Yang, Z. Xu, S. Yang, I. Michos, L. Li, A. Angelopoulos and J. Dong, Nonionic Zeolite Membrane as Potential Ion Separator in Redox-Flow Battery, Journal of Membrane Science, 450 (2013) 12-17.
  8. S.J. Kim, Z. Xu, G.K. Reddy, J. Dong, P. Smirniotis, Effect of Pressure on High Temperature Water Gas Shift Reaction in Microporous Zeolite Membrane Reactor. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 51 (2012) 1364−1375.
  9. X. Tang, J. Provenzano, Z. Xu, J. Dong, H. Duan, H. Xiao, Acidic ZSM-5 Zeolite-Coated Long Period Fiber Grating for Optical Sensing of Ammonia. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21 (2011) 181-186.
  10. Xueliang Dong, Zhi Xu, Xianfeng Chang, Chun Zhang, and Wanqin Jin, Chemical expansion, crystal structural stability, and oxygen permeability of SrCo0.4Fe0.6−xAlxO3−δ oxides. Journal of American Ceramic Society, 90 (2007) 3923-3929.

11.Chun Zhang, Zhi Xu, Xianfeng Chang, Zhicheng Zhang, Wanqin Jin, Preparation and characterization of mixed-conducting thin tubular membrane. Journal of Membrane Science, 299 (2007) 261-267.

 

Conference Proceedings

  1. J. Dong, Z. Xu, Ioannis Michos, Ion Transport in Microporous Ceramic Membranes, ICOM 2014, Suzhou, China, July 20 – 25, 2014.
  2. Z. Xu, I. Michos, R. Yang and J. Dong, Inorganic Electrolyte Membranes for Redox Flow Batteries, AICHE Annual Meeting, San Fransisco, CA, Nov 3-8, 2013.
  3. I. Michos, Z. Xu, J. Dong and X. Gu, Selective Ion Transport in Microporous Inorganic Membranes and Potential Applications As Battery Electrolyte Membranes, AICHE Annual Meeting, San Fransisco, CA, Nov 3-8, 2013.
  4. Z. Xu, R. Yang, I. Michos, X. Gu, J. Dong, Zeolite Films as Electrolyte Membrane for Redox Flow Batteries, Gordon Research Conference – Nanoporous Materials & Their Applications, Holderness, NH, August 7 – 11, 2013.
  5. S.J. Kim, J. Provenzano, Z. Xu, G.K. Reddy, P. Smirniotis, J. Dong, High Temperature Water Gas Shift Reaction in a Modified Zeolite Membrane Reactor: Effect of Operation Pressure and Long Term Stability. North America Membrane Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 8-12, 2011.
  6. S.J. Kim, J. Provenzano, Z. Xu, G.K. Reddy, P. Smirniotis, J. Dong, Water Gas Shift Reaction of Simulated Syngas in A Zeolite Membrane Reactor. North America Membrane Society Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, June 8-12, 2011.
  7. X. Tang, Z. Xu, J. Dong, H. Duan, H. Xiao, Development of Nanocrystalline Thin Films of Proton Conducting Perovskite Oxides for High Temperature H2 Separation and Optical Probing in Fossil Fuel Gases, AICHE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 7-12, 2010.
  8. X. Tang, Z. Xu, S. Kim, J. Dong, Ammonia Gas Sensing by Zeolite-Fiber Optic Device: Effects of Surface Modification and Operation Temperature, AICHE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 7-12, 2010.
  9. X. Tang ,K. Remmel, D. Sandker, Z. Xu, J. Dong, Proton Conducting Perovskite-Type Ceramics for Fiber Optic Sensors for Hydrogen Monitoring at High Temperature. SPIE Symposium on Defense, Security + Sensing, Orlando, FL, USA, Apr. 5-9, 2010.