Faculty of Engineering
   
   
  
 

Image of Fatang Jiang

Fatang Jiang

Honorary professor, Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow, Faculty of Engineering

Contact

Expertise Summary

Prof Fatang Jiang is apart of the Buildings, Energy and Environmental research group website research group.

Research Summary

Projects:

As a principal investigator:

  1. The H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships-2017 Project (Grant ID: 794680), European Commission, 2018/09-2020-09, Low environmental impact, structure controllable and biodegradable aerogel for thermal insulation applications, on-going.
  2. The National Science Foundation of China (No.31671827), 2017/01-2020/12, The dynamic analysis method for water content and moisture transfer of food samples with complex composition and fine structure, (¥630,000), on-going.
  3. Technology support program of Hubei science and Technology Department, China, 2017/01-2019/01,A novel eco-aerogel for air filtration, (¥1000,000), on-going.
  4. Hubei Economic Information Committee (No.2014-244), China, 2015/01-2016/12, Collaborative innovation service platform for food biotechnology and food safety in Hubei Province, (¥2000,000), on-going.
  5. Technology support program of Hubei science and Technology Department (No.2014BEC089), China, 2015/01-2016/12,Dynamic moisture and water activity analyzer, (¥500,000), on-going.
  6. The National Science Foundation of China (No.31271832), 2013/01-2016/12, Study on preparation of konjac glucomannan-ethyecellulose composite and its slow-release characteristics, (¥830,000), on-going.

Work experience:

From December 2004: Professor at Hubei University of Technology, China

December 1995 ~November 2004: Associate Professor at Hubei University of Technology, China

July 1985 ~July 1995: Lecturer at Hubei University of Technology, China

International experience:

August 1998 ~July 1999: Visiting Scholar to University of Leeds, UK

August 1999~October 2000: Visiting Scholar to University of Nottingham, UK

Past Research

Projects:

As a principal investigator:

  1. Ministry of industry and information technology in 2012 second batch of technology achievement transformation (No.2012-258), China, 2013/01-2015/12, Industrialization of second sorts new veterinary medicine valnemulin Pre mixing agent, (¥1600,000), completed.
  2. Wuhan Municipal Science and Technology Bureau Subject leaders program (No.201271130450), China, 2012/01-2014/12, Preparation and application of water resistance to the packaging film material, (¥100,000), completed.
  3. The National Science Foundation of China (No.31071520), 2011/01-2013/12, Study on rheological properties of modified konjac glucomannan and soybean protein isolate complex, (¥350,000), completed.
  4. Key project of Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province (No.2010CDA054), China, 2011/01-2013/12, Study on rheological properties of modified konjac glucomannan and soybean protein isolate complex, (¥100,000), completed.
  5. Wuhan Municipal Science and Technology Bureau research program (No. 200910221051), China, 2009/01-2011/12, preparation and application of the material for the preservation of the grape, (¥200,000), completed.
  6. Wuhan Municipal Science and Technology Bureau research program (No. 200910222081), China, 2009/01-2011/12, Research and industrialization development of the controlled release fertilizer coating material based on konjac glucomannan, (¥200,000), completed.
  7. Cooperative project with Yongan Qianjiang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., China, 2009/01-2010/12, Study on the characteristics of taurine powder, (¥500,000), completed.
  8. National Tobacco Monopoly Bureau major projects (No.110200701003), China, 2008/01-2010/12, Cigarette moistening mechanism and application technology research, (¥3000,000), completed. (Won the first prize for scientific and technological progress of National tobacco administration.)
  9. Wuhan Municipal Science and Technology Bureau research program (No.200720422140), China, 2007/01-2009/12, The application research of the super water absorbing agent for the drought and water retention based on konjac glucomannan, (¥200,000), completed.
  10. National Science and Technology Innovation Foundation (No.05C26214201082), China, 2005/12-2008/06, Glucomannan modified safety desiccant, (¥850,000), completed.
  11. National Science and Technology Ministry, Agricultural Science and Technology Achievements Transformation Foundation (No.05EFN214200191), 2005/09-2007/09, The trial production of konjac superabsorbent in functional materials, (¥500,000), completed.
  12. Wuhan Municipal Science and Technology Bureau research program (No. [2002]236), 2002/01-2005/12, Konjac superabsorbent, (¥300,000), completed.

Patents:

  1. Fatang Jiang, Xi Chen, Yixin Wang, Plant polysaccharide aerogel material for air filtration and preparation method. 201710030373.7, China, invention, 2017.
  2. Yixin Wang, Jing Huang, Fatang Jiang, Plant polysaccharide aerogel material for heat insulation and preparation method. 201710015050.0, China, invention, 2016.
  3. Yixin Wang, Jing Huang, Fatang Jiang, Plant polysaccharide aerogel material for sound insulation and preparation method. 201710030354.4, China, invention, 2016.
  4. Fatang Jiang. A kind of compound polysaccharide edible film preparation method. 201310663008.1, China, invention, 2013.
  5. Ni Xue Wen, Jiang Fatang, Polysaccharide-Zein composite membrane and preparation method. 20151000725.5, China, invention, 2013.
  6. Fatang Jiang. A bio-film preparation detection device and its Detection method.201310645957.7, China, invention, 2013.
  7. Fatang Jiang. Plant polysaccharide cigarette filter tip and preparation method. 2011102318496, China, 2011.
  8. Fatang Jiang. A dynamic moisture and water activity detector. 201320788053.5, China, invention, 2013.
  9. Guoning Guo, Fatang Jiang, Cai Bing, et al. Constant temperature and humidity with operation gloves and built-in electronic balance measuring instrument. ZL 201020270022.7, China, utility models, authorized in 2011.
  10. Fatang Jiang. A desiccant and preparation method. 200610018377.5, China, invention, authorized in 2012.
  11. Fatang Jiang. Konjac humectant and its application in cigarette. 200910061990.9, China, invention, 2009.
  12. Fatang Jiang. Preparation method of modified konjac powder humectants and its application in the tobacco sheet. 200910062811.3, China, invention, 2009.
  13. Fatang Jiang. The filter with molecular reservoir material. 200920086840.9, China, utility models, 2009.
  14. Fatang Jiang. Edible desiccant. 200510018580.8, China, invention, authorized in 2008.
  15. Fatang Jiang, Xiaoju Zhang. Plant hard hollow capsule and its preparation method. ZL 200410012944.7, China, invention, 2006.
  16. Fatang Jiang, Dongsheng Li, Shiju Yuan. Plant polysaccharide sponge and preparation method. ZL 02147734.5, China, invention, 2005.
  17. Fatang Jiang, Aihong Liu, Shiju Yuan. Super absorbent and its preparation method. ZL 02147733.7, China, invention, 2004.
  18. Fatang Jiang, Shiju Yuan. Tampon. ZL 02278788.7, China, utility models, 2003.

Published books:

  1. Convenience food materials science and technology. Fatang Jiang, et al. China Light Industry Press, 1997, ISBN:7501921741 (in Chinese).
  2. Food chemistry. Jianquan Han, Yufeng Duan, Fatang Jiang. Chinese Metrology Press, 2009, ISBN:9787502629533(in Chinese).

Published papers:

International journals:

  1. Xiaolin Yao, Ke Nie, Fatang Jiang, Ying Kuang, Heng Yan, Yapeng Fang, Hao Yang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips. The influence of non-ionic surfactant on lipid digestion of gum Arabic stabilized oil-in-water emulsion. Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 74, January 2018, Pages 78-86.
  2. Shuhong Dai, Fatang Jiang, Nagendra P. Shah, Harold Corke. Stability and phase behavior of konjac glucomannan-milk systems, Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 73, December 2017, Pages 30-40.
  3. Dongling Qiao, Long Yu, Xianyang Bao, Binjia Zhang, Fatang Jiang. Understanding the microstructure and absorption rate of starch-based superabsorbent polymers prepared under high starch concentration, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 175, November 2017, Pages 141-148.
  4. Dong Ling Qiao, Binjia Zhang, Jing Huang, Fengwei Xie, David K. Wang, Fatang Jiang, Simi Zhao, Jie Zhu. Hydration-induced crystalline transformation of starch polymer under ambient conditions, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 103, October 2017, Pages 152-157. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  5. Jinling Luan, Kao Wu, Cao Li, Jia Liu, Xuewen Ni, Man Xiao, Yanglin Xu, Ying Kuang, Fatang Jiang. pH-Sensitive drug delivery system based on hydrophobic modified konjac glucomannan, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 171, September 2017, Pages 9-17. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  6. Man Xiao, Mingfeng Jiang, Kao Wu, Hao Yang, Xuewen Ni, Wenli Yan, Glyn. O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Investigation on curdlan dissociation by heating in water. Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 70, September 2017, Pages 57-64. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  7. Zhiming Gao, Junjun Zhao, Ying Huang, Xiaolin Yao, Ke Zhang, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang, Hao Yang. Edible Pickering emulsion stabilized by protein fibrils. Part 1: Effects of pH and fibrils concentration, LWT - Food Science and Technology, Volume 76, March 2017, Pages 1-8. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  8. Binjia Zhang, Fengwei Xie, David K. Wang, Siming Zhao, Meng Niu, Dongling Qiao, Shanbai Xiong, Fatang Jiang, Jie Zhu, Long Yu. An improved approach for evaluating the semicrystalline lamellae of starch granules by synchrotron SAXS, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 158, February 2017, Pages 29-36. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  9. Kai Wang, Kao Wu, Man Xiao, Ying Kuang, Harold Corke, Xuewen Ni, Fatang Jiang. Structural characterization and properties of konjac glucomannan and zein blend films, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2017 in press. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  10. Xuewen Ni, Fan Ke, Man Xiao, Kao Wu, Ying Kuang, Harold Corke, Fatang Jiang. The control of ice crystal growth and effect on porous structure of konjac glucomannan-based aerogels, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 92, November 2016, Pages 1130-1135. Citation number 1 (excluding self-citation).
  11. Xuewen Ni, Wenjie Chen, Man Xiao, Kao Wu, Ying Kuang, Harold Corke, Fatang Jiang. Physical stability and rheological properties of konjac glucomannan-ethyl cellulose mixed emulsions,International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 92, November 2016, Pages 423-430. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  12. Xiaolin Yao, Weiqi Zhang, Ke Nie, Zhiming Gao, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Effect of gum Arabic, gum ghatti and sugar beet pectin as interfacial layer on lipid digestibility in oil-in-water emulsions, Food Biophysics, Volume 11, September 2016, Pages 292-301. Citation number 1 (excluding self-citation).
  13. Man Xiao, Li Wan, Harold Corke, Wenli Yan, Xuewen Ni, Yapeng Fang, Fatang Jiang. Characterization of konjac glucomannan-ethyl cellulose film formation via microscopy,International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Volume 85, April 2016, Pages 434-441. Citation number 3 (excluding self-citation).
  14. Xiaolin Yao, Shengping Xiang, Ke Nie, Zhiming Gao, Weiqi Zhang, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Whey protein isolate/gum arabic intramolecular soluble complexes improving the physical and oxidative stabilities of conjugated linoleic acid emulsions, RSC Advance, Volume 6, January 2016, Pages 14635-14642. Citation number 2 (excluding self-citation).
  15. Xiaoli Wu, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Zhiming Gao, Meng Zhao, Ke Zhang, Yapeng Fang, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Gelation of β-lactoglobulin and its fibrils in the presence of transglutaminase, Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 52, January 2016, Pages 942-951. Citation number 1 (excluding self-citation).
  16. Man Xiao, Shuhong Dai, Le Wang, Xuewen Ni, Wenli Yan, Yapeng Fang, Harold Corke,Fatang Jiang. Carboxymethyl modification of konjac glucomannan affects water binding properties, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 130, 5 October 2015, Pages 1-8. Citation number 8 (excluding self-citation).
  17. Shengping Xiang, Xiaolin Yao, Weiqi Zhang, Ke Zhang, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips,Fatang Jiang. Gum Arabic-stabilized conjugated linoleic acid emulsions: emulsion properties in relation to interfacial adsorption behaviors, Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 48, June 2015, Pages 110-116. Citation number 8 (excluding self-citation).
  18. Xing Li, Fatang Jiang, Xuewen Ni, Wenli Yan, Yapeng Fang, Harold Corke, Man Xiao. Preparation and characterization of konjac glucomannan and ethyl cellulose blend films. Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 44, February 2015, Pages 229-236. Citation number 9 (excluding self-citation).
  19. Lu Zhang, Zhuo Shi, Wenqi Shangguan, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Emulsification properties of sugar beet pectin after modification with horseradish peroxidase. Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 43, January 2015, Pages 107-113. Citation number 5 (excluding self-citation).
  20. Dansong Liu, Ping Qu, Wenli Yan, Xuewen Ni, Harold Corke, Fatang Jiang. Konjac polysaccharides affect the quality, cell structure, and moisture balance of baked bread, Cereal Chemistry 91, Volume 6, December 2014, Pages 610-615. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  21. Sha Cai, Meng Zhao, Yapeng Fang, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Microencapsulation of lactobacillus acidophilus CGMCC1.2686 via emulsification/internal gelation of alginate using Ca-EDTA and CaCO3 as calcium sources, Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 39, August 2014, pages 295-300. Citation number 10 (excluding self-citation).
  22. Le Wang, Man Xiao, Shuhong Dai, Jia Song, Xuewen Ni, Yapeng Fang, Harold Corke, Fatang, Jiang. Interactions between carboxymethyl konjac glucomannan and soy protein isolate in blended films, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 101, January 2014, Pages 136-145. Citation number 22 (excluding self-citation).
  23. Xiaolin Yao, Nana Wang, Yapeng Fang, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang, Jianzhong Hu, Jiang Lu, Qiong Xu, Dazhi Tian. Impact of surfactants on the lipase digestibility of gum arabic-stabilized O/W emulsions, Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 33, December 2013, Pages 393-401. Citation number 9 (excluding self-citation).
  24. Peng Mao, Meng Zhao, Fan Zhang, Yapeng Fang, Glyn O. Phillips, Katsuyoshi Nishinari, Fatang Jiang. Phase separation induced molecular fractionation of gum arabic-Sugar beet pectin systems, Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 98, October 2013, Pages 699-705. Citation number 4 (excluding self-citation).
  25. Meng Zhao, Bo Jiang, Hua Hang, Yapeng Fang, Fatang Jiang, Glyn O. Phillips. Efficient induction of inulin fructotransferase by inulin and by difructose anhydride III in Arthrobacter aurescens SK 8.001. European Food Research and Technology, Volume 236, June 2013, Pages 991-998. Citation number 2 (excluding self-citation).
  26. Xiangyang Li, Yapeng Fang, Saphwan Al-Assaf, Glyn O. Phillips, Fatang Jiang. Complexation of bovine serum albumin and sugar beet pectin: Stabilising oil-in-water emulsions. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 388, December 2012, Pages 103-111. Citation number 22 (excluding self-citation).
  27. Xiangyang Li, Yapeng Fang, Saphwan Al-Assaf, Glyn O. Phillips, Xiaolin Yao, Yifeng Zhang, Meng Zhao, Fatang Jiang. Complexation of bovine serum albumin and sugar beet pectin: structural transitions and phase diagram. Langmuir, Volume 28, June 2012, Pages 10164-10176. Citation number 16 (excluding self-citation).
  28. Xiaolin Yao, Xinrong Zhu, Siyi Pan, Yapeng Fang, Fatang Jiang, Glyn O. Phillips, Xiaoyun Xu. Antimicrobial activity of nobiletin and tangeretin against Pseudomonas. Food Chemistry, Volume 132, June 2012, Pages 1883-1890. Citation number 16 (excluding self-citation).
  29. Heng Yan, Bing Cai, Yan Cheng, Guoning Guo, Dan Li, Xiaolin Yao, Xuewen Ni, Fatang Jiang. Mechanism of lowering water activity of konjac glucomannan and its derivatives. Food Hydrocolloids, Volume 26, March 2012, Pages 383-388. Citation number 8 (excluding self-citation).
  30. Yapeng Fang, Liangbin Li, Rob Vreeker, Xiaolin Yao, Jianguo Wang, Qing Ma, Fatang Jiang, Glyn. O. Phillips. Rehydration of dried alginate gel beads: Effect of the presence of gelatin and gum Arabic. Carbohydrate Polymers, Volume 86, August 2011, Pages 1145-1150. Citation number 5 (excluding self-citation).
  31. Heng Yan, Bing Cai, Yan Cheng, Guoning Guo, Dan Li, Fatang Jiang. Mechanism on lowering water activity of konjac glucomannan and its derivatives. 10th International Hydrocolloids Conference, Shanghai, 2010. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  32. Jie Chen, Fatang Jiang. Sensory properties and texture of restructured meat added with konjac glucomannan and its derivative, Food Oral: Processing Physics, Physiology and Psychology of Eating, 2010, Pages 85. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  33. Chen Jie, Fatang Jiang, Xuewen Ni. Effects of konjac gel on texture and retentiveness of restructured meat product, 10th International Hydrocolloids Conference-call for papers, 2010, Pages 42-50. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  34. Fatang Jiang, Jing Lan, Chao Wang, Xuewen Ni, Hongxia Huang, Wenli Yan. A novel polysaccharide konjac glucomannan and its derivatives, 9th International Hydrocolloids Conference (9IHC,2008), 2008, Pages 64. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).
  35. Fatang Jiang, Yan Zhang, Chao Wang, Xuewen Ni, Hongxia Huang, Wenli Yan. Research on the effect of moderate temperature on konjac glucomannan (KGM) solution behaviour. 9th International Hydrocolloids Conference (9IHC,2008), 2008, Pages 47. Citation number 0 (excluding self-citation).

Selected publication in leading Chinese journals:

(Prof Jiang has published more than 110 papers in leading Chinese journals, and they are searchable on http://epub.cnki.net/kns/brief/result.aspx?dbprefix=CJFQ)

  1. Jie Chen, Xuewen Ni*, Fatang Jiang, et al. Effect of konjac Glucomannan and its derivatives on properties of recombinant poultry ham. Food Science, 2010, (13):36-39.
  2. Heng Yan, Fatang Jiang*, Yan Cheng, et al. Study on the properties of moisture retention of konjac Glucomannan and its derivatives. Food Science, 2011, 32(3):46-50.
  3. Xu Wang, Baisheng Ke, Fatang Jiang*, et al. one step continuous granulation method for the preparation of konjac Glucomannan super absorbent. Functional Materials, 2011, IV(42):712-716. (EI)
  4. Hong Qian, Fatang Jiang*, Yi Liu, et al. Study on water retention and water activity of the super absorbent of konjac glucomannan. Bulletin of Soil and Water Conservation, 2011, (4): 126-129.
  5. Wenjie Yu, Fatang Jiang*, Xu Wang, et al. Effect of crosslinking agent on the gel strength and water absorption rate of super konjac glucomannan absorbent. Science and Technology of Food Industry, 2012, (2):150-153.
  6. Yi Liu, Yan Zhang, Fatang Jiang*, et al. characterization of konjac glucomannan based sustained-release membrane material. Transactions of the Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, 2012, 4(28):88-91.

Faculty of Engineering

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD



Contacts: Please see our 'Contact us' page