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Professor Lijie Grace Zhang

Professor Lijie Grace Zhang

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

Dr. Lijie Grace Zhang is a Professor and Associate Dean for Research in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the George Washington University. She obtained her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Brown University. Dr. Zhang joined GW after finishing her postdoctoral training at Rice University and Harvard Medical School. She is the director of the Bioengineering Laboratory for Nanomedicine and Tissue Engineering at GW. She has received many prestigious awards including the ASME Sia Nemat-Nasser Early Career Award, NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, Society of Engineering Science Young Investigator Medal, Young Innovator in Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, and John Haddad Young Investigator Award by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, etc.

Her lab is focused on applying advanced 3D/4D bioprinting, nanotechnology, and stem cells for complex tissue regeneration and various disease treatments. Dr. Zhang is an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellow. She serves as the Editor-In-Chief of Biomedical Engineering Advances and Associate Editor for several high-impact international journals. Dr. Zhang was also elected to the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Engineering Research Council Board of Directors and the International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF) Board of Directors.

Updated 28 November 2023