Ming Zhang graduated in electrochemistry at Shandong University 1983. He joined Torch Energy and developed the MSE VRLA battery in 1995, and the DIN PzS, OPzS battery in 1998. Ming moved to Daramic in 2006 to undertake technical improvement of separators. There followed work in TMT in China, and Microporous LLC in USA. Ming is now involved as a consultant for Huakang, an AGM separator manufacturer in Shanxi province.