Fan Zhang

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

Fan Zhang is a Ph.D. student majoring in fiber and polymer science at the WilsonCollege of Textiles at NorthCarolina State University and minoring in Biomedical Engineering in the UNC/NCSUJointDepartment 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.

Works (5)

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


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


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, 2020
A hybrid vascular graft harnessing the superior mechanical properties of synthetic fibers and the bioactivity of collagen yarns