Jinhong Zhang's research includes mineral processing, froth flotation, surface chemistry, water treatment, and atomic force microscopy.

Degrees:

  • PhD Mining and Minerals Engineering - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • MS Minerals Processing - China University of Mining and Technology
  • BS Minerals Processing - China University of Mining and Technology

Teaching Interests: Mineral processing, surface chemistry, surface characterization, and environmental engineering

Research Interests: Mineral processing: crushing, grinding, sizing, gravity separation, flotation, sedimentation, filtration; surface chemistry: dispersion, coagulation, flocculation; industry waste treatment: mine tailing, fly ash, geopolymerization, alkali-activation to make construction material, applying wastewater in mineral processing; surface characterization: FTIR, SEM/EDS, and Atomic Force Microscopy (surface force measurement, surface imaging, nano-indentation)