• ZHANG Xing
    Title:Professor Email: xingzhang@imr.ac.cn
    Tel. : +86-24-83978032 FAX: +86-24-23902021
    Division: Titanium Alloys Division
    Address: Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR CAS), 72 Wenhua Road, Shenyang, China, 110016


Research Interest:

1) Development of biomimetic materials based on biomineralization research

2) Fabrication of advanced hydrogel scaffolds for tissue engineering applications

3) Investigation of cell-biomaterials interactions

Research Achievement:

Service to the International Professional Societies:

Member of Materials Research Society (MRS); Member of Society For Biomaterials (SFB); Member of Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS); Associate Editor for Experimental Techniques; Invited Reviewer for Biomaterials, Acta Biomaterialia, Tissue Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering C, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Materials, Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Ceramics International, etc.



1. Li Q, Bai Y, Jin T, Wang S, Cui W, Stanciulescu I, Yang R, Nie H, Wang L, Zhang X. Bioinspired Engineering of Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels and Natural Protein Fibers for Layered Heart Valve Constructs. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2017;9(19):16524-16535.

2. Bai Y, Gai X, Li S, Zhang L, Liu Y, Hao Y, Zhang X, Yang R, Gao Y. Improved corrosion behaviour of electron beam melted Ti-6Al–4V alloy in phosphate buffered saline. Corrosion Science. 2017;123:289-296.

3. Cao L, Li X, Zhou X, Li Y, Vecchio KS, Yang L, Cui W, Yang R, Zhu Y, Guo Z, Zhang X. Lightweight open-cell scaffolds from sea urchin spines with superior material properties for bone defect repair. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2017;9(11):9862-9870.

4. Xie B, Yi J, Peng J, Zhang X, Lei L, Zhao D, Nie H. Characterization of Synergistic Anti-tumor Effects of Doxorubicin and p53 via Graphene Oxide-PolyetherimideNanocarriers. Journal of Materials Science and Technology 2017;33:807-814.

5. Huang H, Lan P, Zhang Y, Li X, Zhang X, Yuan C, Zheng X, Guo Z. Surface characterization and in vivo performance of plasma-sprayed hydroxyapatite-coated porous Ti6Al4V implants generated by electron beam melting. Surface Coating and Technology 2015;283:80-88.

6. Li Y, Yang W, Li X, Zhang X, Wang C, Meng X, Pei Y, Fan X, Lan P, Wang C, Li X, Guo Z. Improving Osteointegration and Osteogenesis of Three-Dimensional Porous Ti6Al4V Scaffolds by Polydopamine-Assisted Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite Coating. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015;7(10):5715-24.

7. Zhang X, Xu B, Puperi DS, Yonezawa AL, Wu Y, Tseng H, Cuchiara ML, West JL, Grande-Allen KJ. Integrating Valve-Inspired Design Features Into Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogel Scaffolds for Heart Valve Tissue Engineering. ActaBiomaterialia 2015;14:11-21.

8. Zhang X, Xu B, Puperi DS, Wu Y, West JL, Grande-Allen KJ. Application of Hydrogels in Heart Valve Tissue Engineering. Journal of Long-Term Effects of Medical Implants 2015;25:105-134.