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Jingzhou (Frank) Zhao

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering


Jingzhou "Frank" Zhao received his BS (2011) in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China with emphases in mechatronics and automation, his MS (2013) from University of Wisconsin-Madison in manufacturing and energy applications of microsensors for in-situ sensing systems, and his PhD degree (2017) from University of California, Los Angeles, with a focus on scalable manufacturing of metal nanomaterials using thermal drawing.

Before joining Binghamton University, he was an assistant professor at Western New England University and directed the Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Processing Laboratory, which conducts basic and applied research in solidification nanomanufacturing for energy and sustainability applications.

Research Interests

  • Solidification nanomanufacturing processes
  • Interfacial transport dynamics and control
  • In-situ sensing systems
  • High-temperature thermal energy storage materials
  • Applied machine learning