Zhuang Liu -- 2017 Biomaterials Science Lectureship


It is with great pleasure that we announce Prof. Zhuang Liu (Soochow University, China) as the recipient of the 2017 Biomaterials Science Lectureship on May 5th, 2017.

The Biomaterials Science Lectureship is an annual award that honours an early career researcher for their significant contribution to the biomaterials field. The recipient is selected by the Biomaterials Science Editorial Board from a list of candidates nominated by the community.

Prof. Zhuang Liu’s research in the past few years has been focused on the development of various synthetic functional nanomaterials as well as natural biomaterials for applications in biomedical imaging, drug delivery, and novel cancer therapies. Starting from 2005, Dr. Liu has authored over 190 peer reviewed papers, which have received a total citation of > 22,000 times and given him a H index at 70. He was listed as one of the ‘Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Materials Science)’ by Elsevier in 2014 and 2015, and one of the ‘Highly Cited Researchers 2015 (Chemistry, Materials)’ by Thomson Reuters.

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Editor: Yajing Liu