Staff Profiles: Prof. Shujun Zhang

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Staff Profile: Prof. Shujun Zhang
Professor in Applied Computing and Technology

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Prof. Shujun Zhang

Professor in Applied Computing and Technology

Computing and IT

Business Studies

I’m a professor in Applied Computing and Technology. I’m a key contributor of high quality research in IDT (Innovation, Design and Technology) and have over 30 years of experience in the area.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714266 Email: szhang@glos.ac.uk

Biography

I have over 30 years of experience and significant achievements in academic teaching, research and the practical applications of applied computing and technology. My work has been in the areas of applied computing and innovative product design and development including bionics engineering.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BSc (Hons) Vehicle Engineering Jilin University 1982
MSc (Dist) Vehicle Engineering Jilin University 1985
PhD Mechanical Engineering - Robotic Design University of Salford 1995

Awards

Gold Medals ‘Mechanical Walking Wheel’, 1987 Montreal and China International Invention Exhibitions. Young Scientific and Technology Innovative Invention, Jilin University, 1988. National Education Ministry Scientific and Technology Development, 1986

Membership of professional bodies

Founding Member of the International Society of Bionic Engineering

Deputy Chairman, International Conference of Bionics Engineering 2006

Scientific Committee member, XI World Congress of Mechanisms and Machine Theory

Teaching and research

Teaching

PhD Supervisions, postgraduate and undergraduateUndergraduate: System Engineering, Modern Manufacturing Technology, Applied MechanicsPostgraduate: Information System and Technology Management, IT Project Management, Business Systems, Applicat

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My research focuses on the pure, applied research and knowledge transfer in the areas of applied computing and innovative technology such as e-business technology and management, system design and development, product design - learning from nature, engineering technology and management etc.

Publications

More publications from Prof. Shujun Zhang can be found in the Research Repository.

Thesis Supervision

More thesis supervision by Prof. Shujun Zhang can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Referee - China’s National Natural Science Funding, International Journal of Engineering Simulation, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Journal of Manufacturing and Management, Journal of Bionics Engineering (JBE), Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Robotica, EPSRC.

Professional positions

Member of:

Editorial boards of Journal of Bionics Engineering

Editorial boards of International Journal of Engineering Simulation

Editorial Boards of Journal of Jilin University, Engineering Edition

Editorial Boards of International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems

External examining

External PHD examiner for University of Cardiff, Wolverhampton University, Dublin Institute of Technology, Warwick University and Jilin University