Dr. Bi-min Zhang Newby

Dr. Bi-min Zhang Newby

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Chemical, Biomolecular, and Corrosion Engineering
Office: Whitby 101A (Lab Whitby 101)
Phone: 330-972-2510
Email: bimin@uakron.edu
Website: https://sites.google.com/view/bimin-ua/overview
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Dr. Newby Zhang joined the Chemical, Biomolecular and Corrosion Engineering department in 2000. She has served as a visiting professor to Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, and Université du Maine in Le Mans, France. She has received research support from NSF, NIH, DOD, Sea Grant, ABIA, Firestone, and UA.


Surface modification, antifouling/biofilm, polymer thin films, stimuli responsive bio-materials, biocorrosion


  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University 1999
  • M.S. in Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University 1995
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Drexel University 1993


Mass Transfer Operations, Chemical Engineering Laboratory, Transport Phenomena, Surface Science in Chemical Engineering, Micro/nano Characterizations