Dr. Xuefeng (Jason) Zhang

Dr. Xuefeng (Jason)  Zhang

Title

  • Assistant Research Professor

Contact Information

xz210@msstate.edu
Office: 662-617-1010
Forest Products, Rm 5206

Overview

Education

  • Mississippi State University, Ph.D., Forest Resources
  • Nanjing Forestry University, M.S.E., Wood Science and Technology
  • Nanjing Forestry University, B.S.E., Wood Science in Material Engineering

Research Interests

Nanocellulose and Nanochitin
Biobased Carbon Nanomaterials for Advanced Applications
Biobased Absorbents for Water and Soil Remediations
Lignin-based Polymer Resins, Coatings, and Plastics

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Publications

Year Publications
2022

Qiu, C., Tang, Q., Zhang, X., Li, M., Zhang, X., Xie, J., Zhang, S., Su, Z., Qi, J., Xiao, H., Chen, Y., Jiang, Y., de Hoop, C. F., Huang, X. 2022. High-efficient double-cross-linked biohybrid aerogel biosorbent prepared from waste bamboo paper and chitosan for wastewater purification. Journal of Cleaner Production 338:130550.

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2022

Ayanleye, S., Udele, K., Nasir, V., Zhang, X., Militz, H. 2022. Durability and protection of mass timber structures: A review. Journal of Building Engineering 46:103731.

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2022

Zhang, X., Elsayed, I., Rathnayaka , O. R., Song, X., Shmulsky, R., Hassan, E. M. 2022. Biobased hierarchically porous carbon featuring micron-sized honeycomb architecture for CO2 capture and water remediation. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 10(3):107460.

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2022

Leng, W., He, S., Lu, B., Thirumalai, R. V., Nayanathara, O. R., Shi, J., Zhang, R., Zhang, X. 2022. Raman imaging: An indispensable technique to comprehend the functionalization of lignocellulosic material. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 220:159-174.

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2022

Pan, H., Zhou, X., Xie, S., Du, Z., Li, G., Zhang, C., Luo, Y., Zhang, X. 2022. Selective production of monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbon from agricultural waste wheat straw for aviation fuel using Ni/ZSM-5 catalyst. Biomass and Bioenergy 165:106592.

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2022

Wang, X., Leng, W., Nayanathara, . R., Caldona, E. B., Liu, L., Chen, L., Advincula, R. ., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X. 2022. Anticorrosive epoxy coatings from direct epoxidation of bioethanol fractionated lignin. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 221:268-277.

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2022

Rodrigo, P. ., Navarathna, C., Pham, M. T., McClain, S. J., Stokes, S., Zhang, X., Perez, F., Gunatilake, S. R., Karunanayake , A. G., Anderson, R., Thirumalai, R. V., Mohan, D., Pittman Jr., C. U., Mlsna, T. E. 2022. Batch and fixed bed sorption of low to moderate concentrations of aqueous per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on Douglas fir biochar and its Fe3O4 hybrids. Chemosphere 308:136155.

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2022

Samaraweera, H., Nawalage, S., Nayanathara, O. R., Peiris, C., Karunaratne, T. N., Gunatilake, S. R., Thirumalai, R. ., Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Mlsna, T. E. 2022. In Situ Synthesis of Zero-Valent Iron-Decorated Lignite Carbon for Aqueous Heavy Metal Remediation. Processes 10(8):1659.

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2021

Zhang, X., Kim, Y., Kim, D., Liu, M., Erramuspe, I. B., Kaya, G. B., Wang, X., Kim, T., Via, B. K., Cho, H. 2021. Shape-Stabilized Phase Change Material by a Synthetic/Natural Hybrid Composite Foam with Cell-Wall Pores. ACS Applied Energy Materials 4(1):416-424.

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2021

Niraula, P. M., Zhang, X., Jeremic Nikolic, D., Lawrence, K. S., Klink, V. P. 2021. Xyloglucan endotransglycosylase/hydrolase increases tightly-bound xyloglucan and chain number but decreases chain length contributing to the defense response that Glycine max has to Heterodera glycines. PLOS ONE 16(1):e0244305.

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2021

Samaraweera, H., Sharp, A., Edwards, J., Pittman, C. U., Zhang, X., Hassan, E. M., Thirumalai, R. V., Warren, S., Reed, C., Mlsna, T. E. 2021. Lignite, thermally-modified and Ca/Mg-modified lignite for phosphate remediation. Science of The Total Environment 773(145631).

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2021

Zhang, X., Navarathna, C. M., Leng, W., Karunaratne, T., Thirumalai, R. V., Kim, Y., Pittman, C. U., Mlsna, T. E., Cai, Z., Zhang, J. 2021. Lignin-based few-layered graphene-encapsulated iron nanoparticles for water remediation. Chemical Engineering Journal 417:129199.

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2021

Luo, Y., Pan, H., Zhou, X., Du, Z., Li, G., Wu, J., Zhang, X., Zhang, C. 2021. Effects of CoMo/γ-Al2O3 Catalysts on Product Hydrocarbon and Phenol Distribution during Hydrodeoxygenation of Oxidized Bio-Oil in a Batch Reactor. Processes 9(12):2138.

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2021

Wang, X., Zhang, X., Caldona, E. B., Leng, W., Street, J. T., Wang, G., Zhang, Z. 2021. Anticorrosive epoxy coatings containing ultrafine bamboo char and zinc particles. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 9(4):105707.

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2020

Zhang, X., Elsayed, I., Song, X., Shmulsky, R., Hassan, E. M. 2020. Microporous carbon nanoflakes derived from cork for CO2 capture. Science of the Total Environment 748:142465.

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2020

Navarathna, C. M., Dewage, N. B., Keeton, C., Pennisson, J., Henderson, R., Lashley, B., Zhang, X., Hassan, E. M., Perez, F., Mohan, D., Pittman, C. U., Mlsna, T. E. 2020. Biochar Adsorbents with Enhanced Hydrophobicity for Oil Spill Removal. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12(8):9248-9260.

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2019

Zhang, X., Kim, Y., Elsayed, I., Taylor, M., Eberhardt, T., Hassan, E. M., Shmulsky, R. 2019. Rigid Polyurethane Foams containing Lignin Oxyalkylated with Ethylene Carbonate and Polyethylene Glycol. Industrial Crops and Products 141:9.

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2019

Yan, Q., Li, J., Zhang, X., Zhang, J., Cai, Z. 2019. Mass production of graphene materials from solid carbon sources using a molecular cracking and welding method. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 7(23):13978-13985.

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2019

Zhang, X., Elsayed, I., Navarathna, C., Schueneman, G. ., Hassan, E. M. 2019. Biohybrid Hydrogel and Aerogel from Self-Assembled Nanocellulose and Nanochitin as a High-Efficiency Adsorbent for Water Purification. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11(50):46714–46725.

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2018

Yan, Q., Zhang, X., Li, J., Hassan, E. M., Wang, C., Zhang, J., Cai, Z. 2018. Catalytic Conversion of Kraft Lignin to bio-Multilayer Graphene Materials under Different Atmospheres. Journal of Materials Science 53(11):8020-8029.

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2018

Yan, Q., Li, J., Zhang, X., Hassan, E. M., Wang, C., Zhang, J., Cai, Z. 2018. Catalytic graphitization of kraft lignin to graphene-based structures with four different transitional metals. Journal of Nanopartical Research 20(223).

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2018

Zhang, X., Jeremic Nikolic, D., Kim, Y., Street, J. T., Shmulsky, R. 2018. Effect of Surface Functionalization of Lignin on Synthesis and Properties of Rigid Bio-Based Polyurethanes Foams. Polymers 10(706):15.

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2018

Zhang, X., Yan, Q., Li, J., Zhang, J., Cai, Z. 2018. Effects of physical and chemical states of iron-based catalysts on formation of carbon-encapsulated iron nanoparticles from kraft lignin. Materials 11(1):139.

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2017

Zhang, X., Yan, Q., Leng, W., Li, J., Zhang, J., Cai, Z., Hassan, E. M. 2017. Carbon Nanostructure of Kraft Lignin Thermally Treated at 500 to 1000 °C. Materials 10(8):975.

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2017

Zhang, X., Yan, Q., Hassan, E. M., Li, J., Cai, Z., Zhang, J. 2017. Temperature effects on formation of carbon-based nanomaterials from kraft lignin. Materials Letters 203:42-45.

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Graduate Students

  • Oshani Rathnayaka Mudiyanse

Society Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • Forest Products Society
  • Society of Wood Science & Technology