Faculty, by Name



Institute of Composite Materials
Room335, Material Building D

Biographical Information

01/2009-01/2010 Post doctor

Université de Technologie de Troyes (UTT), France

Le Laboratoire des Systèmes Mécaniques et d'Ingénierie Simultanée

09/2003-11/2008 Ph.D.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites

09/1999-07/2003 Bachelor.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)

Material science and engineering Autocontrol Science (Dual) 

Research Interests

Biomimetic and bioinspired fabrication of functional materials, especially in optical functions;

Simulation and optimization of hierarchical microstructures of natural matrials


Selected Publications

1. Wang, Wanlin, Zhang, Wang, Chen, Weixin, Gu, Jiajun, Liu, Qinglei, Deng, Tao, Zhang, Di, Large-visual-angle microstructure inspired from quantitative design of Morpho butterflies' lamellae deviation using the FDTD/PSO method. Opt. Lett. 2013, 38, (2), 169-171.

2. He, Zhaowen, Zhang, Wang, Wang, Wanlin, Tassin, Mathilde, Gu, Jiajun, Liu, Qinglei, Zhu, Shenmin, Su, Huilan, Feng, Chuanliang, Zhang, Di, Fabrication of Fe-wings used for micro imprinting with a natural butterfly wing structure by in situ carbothermic reduction. J. Mater. Chem. B 2013, 1, (12), 1673-1677.

3. Zhang, Wang, Zhang, Di, Chen, Wei-Xin, Gu, Jia-Jun, Liu, Qin-Lei, Zhu, Shen-Ming, Su, Hui-Lan, Feng, Chuan-Liang, Moon, Won-Jin, 2012/9, Optical Characters Measurement and Simulation of 2D Cross Grating Microstructures of Butterfly Wings, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 13(9), pp 1647-1653

4. Liu, BoYang, Zhang, Wang, Lv, HaoMing, Zhang, Di, Gong, Xiaolu, 2012/5/1, Novel Ag decorated biomorphic SnO2 inspired by natural 3D nanostructures as SERS substrates, Materials Letters, 74, pp 43-45

5. Liu, BoYang, Zhang, Wang, He, Zhaowen, Zhang, Di, Fabrication of Au/SnO2 Nanocomposites Based on 3D Structures of Butterfly Wing Scales and Research on Its SERS Effects. J Inorg Mater 2012, 27, (9), 917-922.

6. Zhang, Wang, Zhang, Di, Fan, Tongxiang, Gu, Jiajun, Ding, Jian, Wang, Hao, Guo, Qixin, Ogawa, Hiroshi, 2009/1/13, Novel Photoanode Structure Templated from Butterfly Wing Scales, Chemistry of Materials, 21(1), pp 33-40

7. Zhang, Wang, Zhang, Di, Fan, Tongxiang, Ding, Jian, Gu, Jiajun, Guo, Qixin, Ogawa, Hiroshi, 2009/1/1, Biosynthesis of cathodoluminescent zinc oxide replicas using butterfly (Papilio paris) wing scales as templates, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 29(1), pp 92-96

8. Zhang, Wang, Zhang, Di, Fan, Tongxiang, Ding, Jian, Gu, Jiajun, Guo, Qixin, Ogawa, Hiroshi, 2006/9, Biomimetic zinc oxide replica with structural color using butterfly (Ideopsis similis) wings as templates, Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 1(3), pp 89-95

9. Wang Zhang, Di Zhang, Tongxiang Fan, Jian Ding, Qixing Guo, H Ogawa, 2006/2/28, Morphosynthesis of hierarchical ZnO replica using butterfly wing scales as templates, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, (92), pp 227-233

10. Zhang, W, Zhang, D, Fan, TX, Ding, J, Gu, QX, Ogawa, H, 2006/2/2, Fabrication of ZnO microtubes with adjustable nanopores on the walls by the templating of butterfly wing scales, Nanotechnology, 17(3), pp 840-844


Research Projects

National Natural Science Foundation of China (no. 51202145)

Scientific Research Foundation for Returned Scholars, Ministry of Education of China.

Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education of China (20120073130001)

The National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program)


Honors & Awards

[1] "2008 SJTU Principal's Award"

[2] 5th China Youth Science and Technology Innovation Award.