Shuai  Zhang

Dr Shuai Zhang B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D

Lecturer Business Strategy

Dr. Shuai Zhang joined the University of Greenwich in 2018. He recently completed his Ph.D at the University of Cambridge. He employs a qualitative approach to study the ecosystem for multinational companies in manufacturing industry.

During his Ph.D, he supervised undergraduates at all levels and postgraduates in tutorials, seminars, demonstrations, group tasks and individual projects. He got Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham and University College London (UCL).

Research / Scholarly interests

Shuai's research interests are in the areas of business ecosystems, business strategy, industrial sustainability, manufacturing systems, and knowledge management.

Recent publications

Zhang S., Johnson A. (2016) Information Searches by Vehicle Engineers in Engineering Design Development. In: Rebelo F., Soares M. (eds) Advances in
Ergonomics in Design. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 485. Springer, Cham


Zhang, S., Johnson, A. (2017) The Difficulties Reported by Engineers in Searching Information. International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED), Vancouver, Canada (August).

Zhang, S., Johnson, A. (2015) The Need of Knowledge Retrieval Methods for the Reuse of Design Rationale. Proceedings of Advanced Design Concepts and Practice (ADCP) Workshop. Hangzhou, China (September)