dr. X. Zeng

Contact:

Room: Horstring N-104

Phone: +31- 053 - 489 4390

Email: x.zeng@utwente.nl

Research Interest:

Tribology of Human Tissue

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Tribo-mechanical and Tribo-chemical Modelling of Product-tissue Interactions

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Surface and Interface Layers

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Bio-inspired Tribological Interfaces

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Tribo-mechanical Skin Equivalent

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Hydration Lubrication, Emulsion Lubrication

Teaching:

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Surface Engineering for Look and Feel (192850870, 5EC)

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Surfaces for Comfort and Touch (201000158, 5EC)

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Active and Tunable Surfaces – Capita Selecta (201000160, 5EC)

Professional Experiences:

2013.11 - Associate Professor (parttime), Key Laboratory for Thin Film and Microfabrication of the Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

2011.02 - Assistant Professor (Tenure track, UTWIST), Laboratory for Surface Technology and Tribology, Faculty of Engineering Technology, University of Twente

2006 - 2010 Scientist-Senior Scientist-Staff Scientist, Skin Care Technology, Johnson & Johnson (China) Emerging Market Innovation Center

2008 Senior Scientist, Skin Care New Product Development, Johnson & Johnson Asia Pacific R&D center, Singapore

Education:

2003 – 2006 PhD, Material Science and Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
PhD thesis “Study on the Synthesis and Tribological Behavior of some ashless and non-phosphorus heterocyclic compounds as additives in internal combustion engine base oil”

2001 – 2003 Master, Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Master thesis “The Synthesis and Tribological Study of Several Triazine Derivatives as environmental friendly lubricant additives”

1997 – 2001 Bachelor of Fine Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Bachelor thesis “The Synthesis Study of the Intermediates of a Green Pesticide”

1998 – 2001 Bachelor of Finance, Faculty College of Antai Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Patent:

1.

X. Zeng, J. Gu, Y. Huang, M. Zhang, J. Wu, Radiance Compositions and Methods of Use, Johnson & Johnson , 2012 (filed).

International refereed journals:

2.

E. van der Heide, X. Zeng, M. A. Masen, Skin tribology: Science friction?, Friction, 2013, 1(2): 130-142.

3.

J. Yan, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide and T. Ren, The tribological performance, the tribochemical analysis of novel borate esters as lubricant additives in vegetable oil and the study of B-N synergetic effect, Tribology International, accepted, available online 24 October 2013.

4.

J. Yan, X. Zeng*, T. Ren and E. van der Heide, Boundary lubrication of stainless steel and CoCrMo alloy materials based on three ester-based additives, Tribology International, accepted.

5.

J. Li, T. Ren, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, Hydrolytic stability and tribological properties of green N-containing heterocyclic borate esters as lubricant additives in rapeseed oil, Tribology International, accepted.

6.

J. Yan, X.Zeng*, T. Ren, E. van der Heide, Effective boundary lubrication of stainless steel and CoCrMo alloys based on phosphorous and boron compounds in an oil-in-water emulsion, Tribology Letters, under review.

7.

Z. Li, X. Li, Y. Zhang, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, T. Ren, Synthesis and tribological properties of super high hydrolytic stability long chain alkyl phenylsorate ester containing benzothiazole group as an environmental friendly additive, Wear, under review.

8.

H. Wu, T. Ren, W. H. Briscoe, X. Zeng, Y. Liu, Spontaneous formation of 3D nanobelt network structure through evaporation, Nature Chemistry, under review.

Books:

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X. Zeng, C. Zhang, Cell Proliferation: Process, Regulation and Disorders, 2013, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-1-62417-402-5.

Book chapters:

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M. Morales Hurtado, X. Zeng and E. van der Heide, The human skin and hydration, Hydrated Materials - Applications in Biomedicine and the Environment, Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. ISBN 9789814463225, available 28 February 2014.

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X. Zeng, C. Zhang, Cell adhesion and proliferation on polymeric biomaterials for tissue engineering, Cell Proliferation: Process, Regulation and Disorders, 2013, pp133-148, ISBN 978-1-62417-402-5.

Conference contributions:

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W.J. Hendrikson, X. Zeng, J. Rouwkema, C.A. van Blitterswijk, E. van der Heide, L. Moroni, Biologica land tribological comparison between PEOT/PBT, PCL and PLDLLA RP plotted scaffolds, Netherlands society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 22nd Annual Meeting, November 28-29, 2013.

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J. Yan, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, T. Ren, The tribological study of novel borate esters as lubricant additives in rapeseed oil, BP Castrol-RSC 2013 International Symposium on Tribology and Lubricants, November 19-21, 2013, Shanghai, China.

14.

M. Morales-Hurtado, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, Tribological study of skin equivalents, The Sixteenth Engineering Mechanics Symposium, October 28-29, 2013, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

15.

A.C. Rodriguez Urribarri, Gert-willem R.B.E.Romer, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, Design of surface textures for tactile stimuli, The Sixteenth Engineering Mechanics Symposium, October 28-29, 2013, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

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S. Zhang, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, Non-uniform contact behaviour of human skin in contact with micro-textured pillar surfaces, The Sixteenth Engineering Mechanics Symposium, October 28-29, 2013, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

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X. Zeng, W.J. Hendrikson, J. Yan, J. Rouwkema, C. van Blitterswijk, L. Moroni, E. van der Heide, The effect of materials, structure and cell culture on the tribological performance of 3D porous scaffold for functional tissue regeneration, 5th World Tribology Congress, September 8-13, 2013, Torino, Italy, p57.

18.

J. Yan, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, T. Ren, Boundary lubrication of stainless steel and CoCrMo materials based on phosphorous or boron containing additives, 5th World Tribology Congress, September 8-13, 2013, Torino, Italy, p32.

19.

J. Yan, X. Zeng*, E. van der Heide, T. Ren, The tribological performance, the tribochemical analysis of novel borate esters as lubricant additives in vegetable oil, 5th World Tribology Congress, September 8-13, 2013, Torino, Italy, p37.

20.

J. Yan, T. Ren, X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, Tribochemical study and boundary lubrication film analysis of P-N type additives in water, The Fifteenth Engineering Mechanics Symposium, November 1-2, 2012, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

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X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, W. Hendrikson, L. Moroni, Tribological study on 3D porous scaffold for functional tissue regeneration, BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of Advanced Materials, 6-8 June 2012, Beijing, China, p115.

22.

E. van der Heide, X. Zeng, T. Ren, Materials for skin tribology, BIT's 1st Annual World Congress of Advanced Materials, 6-8 June 2012, Beijing, China, p115.

23.

X. Zeng, E. van der Heide, Bio-inspired tribological interfaces design for reducing friction in sliding contacts with skin equivalent in aqueous lubrication system, Bio-inspired Materials, 20-23 March 2012, Potsdam, Germany, p26.

24.

X. Zeng, H.B.M. Lenting and E. van der Heide, Reducing friction in sliding contacts with skin equivalent silicone rubber by using polymeric coatings in the presence of water or silicone oil, Proceedings of the International Joint Tribology Conference, 24-26 October 2011, Los Angeles, United States, p35-36.

Publications before 2011 can be found:

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