Fan Zhang

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6754-7500

Tissue Engineering, Biomaterial, Immunoengineering, Drug Delivery, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft, Tissue-engineered Vascular Graft

Fan Zhang is a Ph.D. candidate majoring in fiber and polymer science at the Wilson College of Textiles at North Carolina State University and minoring in Biomedical Engineering at the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. She received her bachelor’s degree in 2016 from Zhejiang Sci-Tech University in Hangzhou, China, and then earned a master’s degree in 2018 from North Carolina State University. Her current research focuses on biomaterials for vascular tissue engineering and immunoengineering.

Works (6)

2021 journal article

A hybrid vascular graft harnessing the superior mechanical properties of synthetic fibers and the biological performance of collagen filaments

MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 118, 111418.

By: F. Zhang, T. Bambharoliya, Y. Xie, L. Liu, H. Celik, L. Wang, O. Akkus, M. King

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2021

2020 journal article

Biodegradable Polymers as the Pivotal Player in the Design of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

Advanced Healthcare Materials, 5, 1901358.

By: F. Zhang & M. King

Source: ORCID
Added: May 19, 2020

2020 book

Coronary Artery Disease and The Evolution of Angioplasty Devices

In SpringerBriefs in Materials.

Source: ORCID
Added: May 27, 2020

2019 journal article

Application of Cognitive Task Performance Modeling for Assessing Usability of Transradial Prostheses

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 49(4), 381–387.

By: M. Zahabi, M. White, W. Zhang, A. Winslow, F. Zhang, H. Huang, D. Kaber

Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 12, 2019

2019 journal article

Engineering small-caliber vascular grafts from collagen filaments and nanofibers with comparable mechanical properties to native vessels

Biofabrication, 11(3), 035020.

By: F. Zhang, Y. Xie, H. Celik, O. Akkus, S. Bernacki & M. King

Source: ORCID
Added: April 29, 2020

2019 chapter

Structural Design, Fabrication and Evaluation of Resorbable Fiber-Based Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

In Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Source: ORCID
Added: April 29, 2020

Employment

2018 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Research Assistant Wilson College of Textiles

2018 - 2021

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Teaching Assistant UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

2021 - 2021

North Carolina State University Analytical Instrumentation Facility Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Laboratory assistant Bio Sample Preparation Lab

2019 - 2019

Novozymes Franklinton, North Carolina, US
R&D Intern Research and Development

Education

2018 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
PhD Wilson College of Textiles, Fiber and Polymer Science

2016 - 2018

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Master of Science Wilson College of Textiles, Biomedical Textile

2012 - 2016

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University Hangzhou, Zhejiang, CN
Bachelor of Engineering College of Materials and Textiles

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

grant January 1 - December 1, 2021
Textile-Reinforced Composite Vascular Graft for Cardiac Patients
AATCC Foundation
award December 1, 2020
A Spatiotemporally Controlled Multi-Factor Releasing Composite Scaffold for Vascular Tissue Engineering
Society for Biomaterials
grant March 1 - December 1, 2020
WBC 2020 - 11th World Biomaterials Congress
Ellen Rohde Women’s Leadership Initiative
grant January 1 - December 1, 2020
A hybrid vascular graft harnessing the superior mechanical properties of synthetic fibers and the bioactivity of collagen yarns
AATCC Foundation