Lecturer

Phone: (027) 87558200

Email: czhang@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Amorphous Materials; Thin films and Coatings; Thermal Spray.

Research Interests: Amorphous Materials

Academic Degrees

2009-2012: PhD in Materials Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

2007-2009: Master in Materials Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

2003-2007: Bachelor in Materials Chemistry, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan).

Professional Experience

2014-to date: Lecture in Materials Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

2012-2014: Postdoc in Materials Science, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

2011.04-2011.09Research Assistance in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Selected Publications

1.      C. Zhang, H. Zhou, L. Liu*. Fe-based amorphous composite coatings with enhanced bonding strength and impact resistance. Acta Materialia 2014; 72:239.

2.      C. Zhang, K.C. Chan, Y. Wu, L. Liu*, Pitting initiation in Fe-based amorphous coatings. Acta Materialia 2012; 60: 4152.

3.      C. Zhang, Y. Wu, L. Liu*, Robust hydrophobic Fe-based amorphous coatings by thermal spraying. Applied Physics Letters 2012; 101:121602.

4.      C. Zhang, L. Liu*, K.C. Chan, Q. Chen, C.Y. Tang, Wear behavior of HVOF-sprayed Fe-based amorphous coatings. Intermetallics 2012; 29: 80.

(Selected as Top 25 Hottest Articles)

5.      C. Zhang, R.Q. Guo, Y. Yang, Y. Wu, L. Liu*, Influence of the size of spraying powders on the microstructure and corrosion resistance of Fe-based amorphous coating. Electrochimica Acta 2011; 56: 6380.

6.      C. Zhang, N. Li, J. Pan, S.F. Guo, M. Zhang, L. Liu*. Enhancement of glass-forming ability and bio-corrosion resistance of Zr-Co-Al bulk metallic glasses by the addition of Ag. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2010; 504; S163.

7.      Z. Deng, C. Zhang*, L. Liu*. Chemically dealloyed MgCuGd metallic glass with enhanced catalytic activity in degradation of phenol. Intermetallics 2014; 52: 9.

8.      Y. Peng, C. Zhang*, H. Zhou, L. Liu*. On the bonding strength in thermally sprayed Fe-based amorphous coating. Surface and Coating Technology.  2013; 218: 7. (Selected as Top 25 Hottest Articles)

9.      H. Zhou, C. Zhang*, W. Wang, M. Yasir, L. Liu. Microstructure and mechanical properties of Fe-based amorphous composite coatings reinforced by stainless steel powders. Journal of Materials Science & Technology, in press. 2014.

10.   L. Liu*, C. Zhang. Fe-based amorphous coating: Structure and Properties. Thin Solid Films, 2014; 561: 70-86. (Review).

11.   Y. Yang, C. Zhang, Y. Peng, Y. Yu, L. Liu, Effects of crystallization on the corrosion resistance of Fe-based amorphous coatings, Corrosion Science. 2012; 59: 10. (Selected as Top 25 Hottest Articles)

12.   R. Q. Guo, C. Zhang, Q. Chen, Y. Yang, N. Li, L. Liu. Study of structure and corrosion resistance of Fe-based amorphous coatings prepared by HVAF and HVOF. Corrosion Science. 2011; 53: 2351. (Selected as Top 25 Hottest Articles)

Awards and Honors

·         Distinguished Postdoc Award, 2014, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

·         Best paper Award, 2010, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

·         Distinguished Graduate Student Award, 2008, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

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