Associate professor

Phone: (027)87792432

Email: zhumin@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Biotechnology

Research Interests: Biochemistry and Applied Microbiology

Academic Degrees

PhD in Biomedical Engineering, 2004, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China

MS in Fermentation Engineering, 1998, South China University of Science and Technology, Guangzhou, China

BS in Biochemical Engineering, 1990, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2011-present), School of Life Sci & Tech, Hust

Microbiologist (2009-2010), Greenfield Ethanol Inc, Chatham, ON, Canada

Postdoc Fellow (2008-2009), University of Toronto, Canada

Associate Professor (2005-2008), School of Life Sci & Tech, Hust

Lecturer (1998-2005), School of Life Sci & Tech, Hust

Selected Publications

1. Zhu M, Bandyopadhyay-Ghosh S, Khazabi M and et al. Reinforcement of Soy Polyol Based Rigid Polyurethane Foams by Cellulose Microfibres and Nanoclays. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 2012.124:4702-4710

2. Zhu M, Yu LJ, Li W et al. Optimization of Arachidonic Acid Production by Fed-batch Culture of Mortierella alpina Based on Dynamic Analysis. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 2006.38:735-740

3. Zhu M, Yu LJ, Liu Z & Xu HB. Isolating Mortierella alpina strains of high yield of arachidonic acid.  Letters in Applied Microbiology. 2004. 39:332-335

4. Zhu M, Yu LJ and Wu YX. An inexpensive medium for production of arachidonic acid by Mortierella alpina. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology. 2003. 30(1):75-79 

5. Zhu M, Zhou PP, Yu LJ. Extraction of lipids from Mortierella alpina and enrichment of arachidonic acid from the fungal lipids. Bioresource Technology. 2002. 84:93-95

Courses Taught

0703081: Biochemistry

0704132: Experiments in Biochemistry I

0704142: Experiments in Biochemistry II

0704211: Bioenergy

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