Tianzhu Zhang



Tianzhu Zhang

Professional titles

Professor, Ph D.

Doctoral supervisor OR Master's supervisor

Doctoral supervisor and master’s supervisor


Biomedical engineering

Academic expertise and research direction

Biomedical polymeric materials

Current research and other projects

Basic and application research of biomedical polymeric materials, including design and synthesis of functional hydrogel, interactions of cancer cells and materials

Books and papers

1. Xuefeng Zhou, Tianzhu Zhang, Dawei Guo, Ning Gu. A Facile Preparation of Poly(ethylene oxide)-modified Medical Polyurethane to Improve Hemocompatibility. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 2013. in press.

2. Zhigang Zhang, Tianzhu Zhang*, Junsheng Li , Zhenling Ji* , Hemei Zhou, Xuefeng Zhou, Gu Ning*. Preparation of poly (L-lactic acid) modified polypropylene mesh and its anti-adhesion in experimental abdominal wall defect repair. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B - Applied Biomaterials 2013, in press.

3. Tianzhu Zhang*, Junsong Chen, Qiying Zhang, Jun Dou, and Ning Gu*. Poly(ethylene glycol)-cross linked Poly(methyl vinyl ether-co-maleic acid) hydrogels for Three-Dimensional Human Ovarian Cancer Cell Culture. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 2013, 422,81-89.

4. Xiaoli Jiang, Tianzhu Zhang, Shiying He, Jingjing Ling, Ning Gu*, Yu Zhang, Xuefeng Zhou, Xing Wang, and Lu Cheng. Bacterial Adhesion on Honeycomb-Structured Poly(L-lactic acid) Surface with Ag Nanoparticles. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 2012, 8, 791–799.

5. Jing Ren, Xiaoqing Hua, Tianzhu Zhang*, Zhigang Zhang, Zhenling Ji*, Ning Gu*. Grafting of telechelic poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) onto O2 Plasma Treated Polypropylene Flakes. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2011, 121, 210–216.

6. Xiaoli Jiang, Tianzhu Zhang, Lina Xu, Changling Wang, Xuefeng Zhou,and Ning Gu. Surfactant-Induced Formation of Honeycomb Pattern on Micropipette with Curvature Gradient. Langmuir 2011, 27, 5410–5419.

7. Xiaoqing Hua, Tianzhu Zhang*, Jing Ren, Zhigang Zhang, Zhenling Ji*, Xiaoli Jiang, Jingjing Ling, Ning Gu*. A facile approach to modify polypropylene flakes combining O2-plasma treatment and graft polymerization of l-lactic acid, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2010, 369, 128–135.

8. Zhou, X.; Zhang, T.; Jiang, X.; Gu, N*. The Surface Modification of Medical Polyurethane to Improve the Hydrophilicity and Lubricity: the Effect of Pretreatment. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2010, 116(3), 1284–1290.

9. Jiang, X.; Zhou, X.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, T.; Guo, Z.; Gu, N.* Interfacial Effects of In Situ-Synthesized Ag Nanoparticles on Breath Figures, Langmiur 2010, 26 (4), 2477–2483.



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