Chao Zhang received a B.S. degree from the Chongqing University (CQU, China) in 2003 and joint Ph.D. degree from Technology University of Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM, France) and Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU, China) in 2008. From September 2007 to January 2009, he worked as a Teaching Research Assistant (ATER) in Technology University of Belfort-Montbéliard. Since February 2009, he has served as a Postdoctoral Researcher, and then a Senior Researcher, at the Research Institute for Materials Science and Engineering of University of Mons (UMons, Belgium). His research interests include thermal-sprayed coatings, sputtered films, and wet chemical films for functional layers, especially for the applications of solid oxide fuel cells and chemical gas sensors.
Biography Updated on 31 March 2013