Professor Jingzhe Pan, BSc, MSc, PhD, FIMMM, FHEA

Chair in Mechanics of Materials; Dean of Dalian Leicester Institute; Email: jp165 at le.ac.uk

IoM3 award

Prof Jingzhe Pan receiving the 2018 Verulam Medal from Martin Cox, the President of IoM3, in recognition of his distinguished contribution to ceramics.

Current Research Activities

Academic Positions

  • Head of Mechanics of Materials Research Group, 2010 - 2020
  • Deputy/Interim Head of Department of Engineering,  2016 - 2019
  • Director of Research for College of Science and Engineering, 2011 - 2015
  • Chair in Mechanics of Materials, University of Leicester, 2006 -
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Surrey, 1994 - 2006
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Engineering Department, Cambridge University, 1991 - 1994

Representative Publications

For full list see google citation index

A. Biomaterials

A.1. A complete mathematic model for degradation of bioresorbable polymers

  1. Ying Wang, Jingzhe Pan, Xiaoxiao Han, Csaba Sinka and Lifeng Ding (2008), A phenomenological model for the degradation of biodegradable polymers, Biomaterials (Impact factor 10.27), 29, 3393-3401.
  2. Xiaoxiao Han and Jingzhe Pan (2009), A model for simultaneous degradation and crystallisation in biodegradable polymers, Biomaterials, 30, 423–430.
  3. Jingzhe Pan, Xiaoxiao Han, Wenjuan Niu and Ruth Cameron (2011), A model for biodegradation of composite materials made of polyesters and tricalcium phosphates, Biomaterials, 32, 2248-2255.
  4. Andrew Gleadall, Jingzhe Pan and Helen Atkinson (2012), A simplified theory of crystallisation induced by polymer chain scissions for biodegradable polyesters, Polymer Degradation and Stability (Impact factor 4.032), 97, 1616-1620.
  5. Kevser Sevim and Jingzhe Pan (2016), A Mechanistic Model for Acidic Drug Release Using Microspheres Made of PLGA 50:50, Molecular Pharmaceutics (Impact factor 4.396), 13(8), pp2729-2735.
  6. Xiaoxiao Han and Jingzhe Pan (2011), Polymer chain scission, oligomer production and diffusion - a two scale model for degradation of bioresorbable polyesters, Acta Biomaterialia, 7, 538-547.
  7. Kevser Sevim and Jingzhe Pan (2018), A model for hydrolytic degradation and erosion of biodegradable polymers, Acta Biomaterialia (Impact factor 6.319), 66, 192-199.
  8. WJ Niu and Jingzhe Pan (2020), A Model of Polymer Degradation and Erosion for Finite Element Analysis of Bioresorbable Implants, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials (Impact factor 3.485), Published. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104022
  9. Book, Modelling Degradation of Bioresorbable Polymeric Medical Devices, edited by Jingzhe Pan, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, UK. 2014.

A.2. Predicting mechanical properties of degrading polymers

  1. Andrew Gleadall, Jingzhe Pan and Marc-Anton Kruft (2015), An atomic finite element model for biodegradable polymers. Part 2. A model for change in Young's modulus due to polymer chain scission. Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 51, 237-247.
  2. Hassan Samami and Jingzhe Pan (2016), A constitutive law for degrading bioresorbable polymers, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 59, 430-445.
  3. Lifeng Ding, Ruslan Davidchalk, Jingzhe Pan (2012), A molecular dynamics study of Young's modulus change of semi-crystalline polymers during degradation by chain scissions, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 5, 224-230.
  4. Ying Wang, Xiaoxiao Han, Jingzhe Pan and Csaba Sinka (2010), An entropy spring model for Young's modulus change of biodegradable polymers during biodegradation, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, 3, 14-21.

A.3. Model applications

  1. Xiaoxiao Han, Jingzhe Pan, Fraser Buchanan, Neill Weir and David Farrar (2010), Analysis of degradation data of poly(L-lactide-co-L,D-lactide) and poly(L-lactide) obtained at elevated and physiological temperatures using mathematical models, Acta Biomaterialia, 6, 3882-3889.
  2. Andrew Gleadall, Jingzhe Pan, Marc-Anton Kruft and Minna Kellomäki (2014), Degradation mechanisms of bioresorbable polyesters, part 1: effects of random scission, end scission and autocatalysis, Acta Biomaterialia, 10, 2223-2232.
  3. Andrew Gleadall, Jingzhe Pan, Marc-Anton Kruft and Minna Kellomäki (2014), Degradation mechanisms of bioresorbable polyesters, part 2: effects of initial molecular weight and residual monomers, Acta Biomaterialia, 10, 2233-2240.
  4. Hassan Samami and Jingzhe Pan (2016), Detection of degradation in polyester implants by analysing mode shapes of structure vibration, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials , 62 (2016), 299-309.

A.4. PVA matrix for detection of airborne pathogens

  1. Williams C, Barer MR, Haldar P, Pareek M, Anton S, Abdulwhhab M, Elsabe de K,Townsend E, Al -Taie A.J., Pan J, Garton N, Ganatra R, BIRRING S (2020), Exhaled Mycobacterium tuberculosis output and detection of subclinical disease by Face-Mask-Sampling in prospective observational studies, The Lancet Infectious Diseases (Impact factor 27.5), DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(19)30707-8.
  2. Alaa Taie, Xiaoxiao Han, Caroline Williams, Mohamad Abdulwhhab, Andrew Abbott, Alex Goddard, Malgorzata Wegrzyn, Natalie Garton, Michael Barer, Jingzhe Pan (2020), 3-D Printed Polyvinyl Alcohol Matrix for Detection of Airborne Pathogens in Respiratory Bacterial Infections, Microbiological Research (Impact factor 3.97), accepted for publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micres.2020.126587
  3. Alaa Al-Taie, Jingzhe Pan, P. Polak, M.R. Barer, Xiaoxiao Han, A.P. Abbott (2020), Mechanical Properties of 3-D Printed Polyvinyl Alcohol Matrix for Detection of Respiratory Pathogens, Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials, accepted for publication.

B. Sintering of Advanced Ceramics

B.1 Review articles

  1. Jingzhe Pan (2003), Modelling Sintering at Different Length Scales, International Materials Reviews, 48, 69-85.
  2. Jingzhe Pan (2009), Major efficiency leap possible in sintering, American Ceramics Society Bulletin, Volume: 88, Issue: 4, Pages: 35-36.
  3. Wenjuan Niu and Jingzhe Pan (2010), Computer Modelling of Sintering - Theory and Examples, pp 86-109, Sintering of Advanced Materials, Edited by Zak Fang, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, UK.
  4. Fan Li and Jingzhe Pan (2013), Modelling "Nano-Effects" in Sintering, Sintering - Engineering Materials, 35, 17-14, Springer-Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-642-31008-9.

B.2. Finite element prediction of sintering deformation

  1. Fan Li, Jingzhe Pan, Olivier Guillon and Alan Cocks (2010), Predicting sintering deformation of ceramic film constrained by rigid substrate using anisotropic constitutive law, Acta Materialia, 58, 5980-5988.
  2. Fan Li, Jingzhe Pan and Alan Cocks (2012), A new numerical scheme for computer simulation of multiple cracking in ceramic films during constrained sintering, Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 20 (2012) 035008, available online.
  3. Fan Li, Jingzhe Pan and Alan Cocks (2012), Defect Healing and Cracking in Ceramic Films during Constrained Sintering, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 95(12):3743-3749.
  4. S. Kiani, Jingzhe Pan, J.A. Yeomans, M. Barriere and P. Blanchart (2007), Finite Element Analysis of Sintering Deformation Using Densification Data Instead of a Constitutive Law, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 27, 2377-2383.
  5. R. Huang and Jingzhe Pan (2008), A Further Report on Finite Element Analysis of Sintering Deformation Using Densification Data – Error Estimation and Constrained Sintering, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 28, 1931-1939.
  6. S. Kiani, Jingzhe Pan and J.A. Yeomans (2006), A new scheme of finding the master sintering curve, Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 89, 3393-3396..
  7. Jingzhe Pan and A.C.F Cocks, (1994) A constitutive model for stage-2 sintering of fine grained materials - I. grain-boundaries act as perfect sources and sinks for vacancies, Acta Materialia, 42, 1215-1222.
  8. Jingzhe Pan and A.C.F Cocks, (1994) A constitutive model for stage-2 sintering of fine-grained materials - II. Effects of an interface reaction, Acta Materialia , 42, 1223-1230.

B.3. Sintering models at the particle scale

  1. Lifeng Ding, Ruslan Davidchalk, Jingzhe Pan (2009), A molecular dynamics study of sintering of nano-particles, Computational Materials Science. 45, 247-256.
  2. Jingzhe Pan, H.N. Ch'ng and A.C.F. Cocks (2005), Sintering Kinetics of Large Pores, Mechanics of Materials, 37, 705-721,
  3. Jingzhe Pan, Alan Cocks, Jürgen Rödel, Ruoyu Huang and H. Ch’ng (2009), Densification of powder compact containing large and small pores, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 92, 1414–1418.
  4. Jingzhe Pan, H. Le, S. Kucherenko, and J.A. Yeomans, (1998) A Model for the Sintering of Spherical Particles of Different Sizes, Acta Materialia, 46, 4671-4690.
  5. H.N. Ch’ng and Jingzhe Pan (2007), Sintering of Particles of Different Sizes, Acta Materialia, 55, 813-824.
  6. Jingzhe Pan and A.C.F Cocks, (1995) A numerical technique for the analysis of coupled surface and grain-boundary diffusion, Acta Materialia, 43, 1395-1406.
  7. Jingzhe Pan, A.C.F. Cocks and S. Kucherenko, (1997) Finite Element Formulation of Coupled Grain-boundary and Surface Diffusion with Grain-Boundary Migration, Proceedings of the Royal Society, London A, 453, 2161-2184.
  8. Wendong Luo and Jingzhe Pan (2015), Effects of Surface Diffusion and Heating Rate on First Stage Sintering that Densifies by Grain-boundary Diffusion, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 98 (2015) 3483-3489.

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