Putting three-dimensional bioprinting to the use of tissue model fabrication
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Associate Bioengineer in the Division of Engineering in Medicine at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Zhang received a B.Eng. in Biomedical Engineering from Southeast University, China in 2008, after which he then obtained a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis (2011) and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine (2013). Dr. Zhang’s research is focused on innovating medical engineering technologies, including 3D bioprinting, organs-on-chips, microfluidics, and bioanalysis, to recreate functional tissues and their biomimetic models. He is an author of >160 peer-reviewed publications with an h-index of 44. His scientific contributions have been recognized by >40 international, national, and regional awards, notable ones including TERMIS-AM Young Investigator Award, C&EN Talented 12, IEEE Photonics Society Young Investigator Award, Society for Mechanical Engineers Marcus Crotts Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award, Lush Prize—Young Researcher (Americas), and Baxter Young Investigator Award.