Shuming Zhang received his Ph.D. degree from Northwestern University, Ill, USA in 2008. He is specialized in synthetic cellular matrix design and fabrication. His earlier works include self-assembled peptide matrix, cell-cell contact on micro-patterned surface and porous composite bone implant. Among those topics, his work on creating architectural structures with peptide amphiphiles and their applications in living systems has received great attention in biomaterials field. After receiving his Ph.D. degree, he moved to Johns Hopkins University, Md, USA as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. He is currently working on fabricating microhydrogel fibers through stretching process and he also studies electric stimulation’s impact on stem cell differentiation.
Biography Updated on 6 June 2012