As at 7 March 2017, from Web of Science (http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-3867-2011), his Articles With Citation Data: 297, the Sum of the Times Cited: 6546 , Average Citations per Article: 22.04, h-index: 45; From Scopus webpage (https://www-scopus-com.ezlibproxy1.ntu.edu.sg/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7409376020) his Total Articles in Publication List: 297 Articles Sum of the Times Cited: 7251， h-index: 47. Prof. Zhang’s research centres on the following four aspects: Hard yet tough nanocomposite coatings for tribological applications, Biological Coatings and Drug Delivery Application, Electronic Thin Films and Energy Films and Coatings. He has been concentrating on solar cells in recent years. An online live update of these data is available at Prof Zhang’s researcherID website: (Details are also easily accessible at his personal website http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/msyzhang)
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
• Hard yet tough nanocomposite coatings for tribological applications by physical vapor deposition ; Measurement of fracture toughness of cerammic films and coatings.
• Biological Coatings and Drug Delivery Applications: Sol-Gel synthesis of hydroxyapatite coating on titanium alloys for biomedical applications; bioMEMS; Controlled drug release.
• Electronic Thin Films in optoelectronic applications, data storage, etc.