Principle Consultant and Head
University of Cambridge
Dr. Xiang Zhang, Royal Society Industry Fellow of University of Cambridge, has over 33 years combined academia (17 years) and industrial (17 years) experience, Head of Head of Medical Materials and Devices. He is the author of three books “Inorganic Biomaterials”, “Inorganic Controlled Release Technology” and “Science and Principles of Biodegradable and Bioresorbable Medical Polymers - Materials and Properties”. As a materials scientist, he is passionate on “Science for Industry “. Dr. Zhang undertook his PhD and postdoctoral research at Cranfield University where he studied materials physics and micro-mechanics and micro-fracture mechanics of polymeric hybrid (organic and inorganic) materials. After spending a further four years on research for industrial applications, he was awarded an industrial fellowship at the University of Cambridge in 1995. Dr. Zhang’s industry experience was gained in leading an international healthcare company, where, as Principal Scientist and Principal Technologist, his work covered almost all aspects of medical materials and devices from R&D and manufacturing support to failure analysis and QC. Prior to joining Lucideon, he worked as Director of a technology company, in the field of nano-conductive materials and diagnostic medical devices.
He is an expert in polymer and polymeric hybrid materials science and technology, Head of Head of Medical Materials and Devices