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Fenglei Zhou (PhD) - personal details

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 Fenglei Zhou

Role: Research Associate

Tel: +44 (0)161 275 1259


Centre of Imaging Sciences
Institute of Population Health
Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences
The University of Manchester
Stopford Building
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PT

Fax: +44 (0)161 275 5145

Telephone: +44 (0)161 306 5694 (Materails Science Centre)




Fenglei studied Textiles at Qingdao University from 1999 to 2006. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in July 2003 and July 2006, respectively, and then started his PhD research on electrospinning and electrospun nanofibres for textiles, funded by ORS under the supervision of Dr. Hugh Gong and Prof. Isaac Porat, in the Textiles & Paper, School of Materials at the University of Manchester in September 2006. He received his PhD in Textiles in December 2009.

From February 2010 he started to work as a research associate with Prof. Geoff Parker and Dr. Penny Hubbard in Centre of Imaging Sciences, Institute of Population Health and Prof. Steve Eichhorn in Cellulose and Natural Materials Group at the University of  Exeter.

He has general research interests in textiles and electrospinning, with special interests in scaling-up of electrospinning, coaxial electrospinning and applications of electrospun fibres in textiles and biomedicine.

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

  • Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Fibre Society
  • The Textile Institute
  • Chinese Textiles & Apparel Society @UK (CTAS-UK)


2009 PhD, Manchester

2006 MSc, Qingdao

2003 BSc, Qingdao


Research Associate