1. Zhinan Zhang, Xiang Li, Xin Wang, Hui Cheng. Decentralized cyber-physical systems: A paradigm for cloud-based smart factory of industry 4.0. Chapter 6 in Cybersecurity for Industry 4.0 – Analysis for Design and Manufacturing, Thames, L. and Schaefer, D. (Ed), Springer, 2017.
2. Zhinan Zhang, Xiang Li, Yonghong Liu Youbai Xie. Distributed Resource Environment: A Cloud-based Knowledge Service Paradigm. Chapter 3 in Cloud-Based Design and Manufacturing: A Service-Oriented Product Development Paradigm for the 21st Century, Schaefer, D. (Ed), Springer, 2014.
1. Shuaihang Pan, Zhinan Zhang*. Triboelectric effect: A new perspective on electron transfer process, Journal of Applied Physics, 2017，122，018739JAP
2. Zhinan Zhang, Jun Liu, Tonghai Wu, et al. Effect of carbon nanotubes on friction and wear of a piston ring and cylinder liner system under dry and lubricated conditions. Friction, 2017, 5(1):1-8.
3. Zhinan Zhang, Ling Liu, et al. A systematic function recommendation process for data-driven product and service design. ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2017, 139(11): 111404.
4. Ang Liu, Stephen C-Y Lu, Zhinan Zhang, et al. Function recommender system for product planning and design. CIRP Annals Manufacturing Technology, 2017, 66(1): 181-184.
5. Zhinan Zhang, Gang Liu, Zhichao Jiang, Yong Chen. A cloud based framework for lean maintenance, repair and overhaul of complex equipment. ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2015, 137(4): 040908.
6. Zhinan Zhang, Jun Liu, Youbai Xie. Design approach for optimization of piston ring profile considering mixed lubrication. Friction, 2016,4 (4):1-12.
7. Jun Liu, Zhinan Zhang*, Bo Zhao, Youbai Xie. A new asperity interaction model considering transient flash temperature and inhomogeneous distribution of oil viscosity. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 2016, 23(3): 347-356.
8. Zhinan Zhang, Zelin Liu, Yong Chen, Youbai Xie. Knowledge flow in engineering design: an ontological framework. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2013, 227(4):222-232.
9. Zelin Liu, Zhinan Zhang*, Yong Chen, A Scenario-based approach for requirements management in engineering design. Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, 2012, 20(2):99-109.
10. Zhinan Zhang, Xiaoxiang Zhang, Youbai Xie, Xianghui Meng. Analysis of piston secondary motion considering the variation in the system inertia. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2009, 223(D4):549-563.
1. Zhinan Zhang, Nian Yin, Fagang Zhao. Effect of random vibration on wear of fretting interface. The 6th World Tribology Congress, September. 17-22, 2017, Beijing, China.
2. Zhinan Zhang,Wenhuan Sun,Yong Chen, Youbai Xie. Designing service robots for senior citizens: Exploring requirement space. Advanced Design Concepts and Practice(DACP2015), September 18-20, 2015, Hangzhou, China.
3. Jason Li-Ying, Zhinan Zhang, Qing Long. The hidden moderator: Exploring the roles of tuo’er in intra firm R&D online communities. The 14th International Open and User Innovation Conference, August 1-3, 2016, Harvard Business School, USA
4. Milojevic H, Girardello A, Z Zhang, Y Jin, Influence of thinking style on design creativity. The 4th International Conference on Design Creativity (4th ICDC), November 2-4, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
5. Zhinan Zhang*, Weimin Ding, Meng Zhao, Yong Chen. Conceptual Design of a Dark Fiber Identifier Based on the NFPS Model. the Fourteenth International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science World Congress (2015 IFToMM), October 25-30, 2015, Taipei, Taiwan.
6. Zhinan Zhang, Xuemeng Li, Zelin Liu. A closed-loop based framework for design requirement management. International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, September 8-10, 2014, Beijing, China.
7. Zhinan Zhang, Yonghong Liu, Qing Long, Youbai Xie. An inner-enterprise design knowledge flow management approach. The ASME 2014 12th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, June 25-27, 2014, Copenhagen, Denmark.
8. Zhinan Zhang, Tonghai Wu, Bin Wu. Knowledge integration for design of tribo-systems. The 5th World Tribology Congress, September 8-13, 2013, Torino, Italy.
9. Zhinan Zhang, Wei Ma, Gang Liu, Yong Chen. Modeling the knowledge flow network for collaborative design process. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED13), August 19-22, 2013, Seoul, Korea.
10. Zhinan Zhang, Gang Liu, Jun Liang, Youbai Xie. Identifying cultural barriers to design knowledge flow in Chinese SMEs. The ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 2-4, 2012, Nantes, France.