Prof. & Dr. Xiang Zhang
Expertise in: Medical materials and devices
Principal Consultant and Head of Medical Materials and Devices
Royal Society Industry Fellow at University of Cambridge. A materials scientist, Xiang undertook his PhD and postdoctoral research at Cranfield University where he studied nano/micro-mechanics and nano/micro-fracture mechanics of toughening polymers and polymer/inorganic hybrids. He is an expert in materials science and technology. 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".
After spending a further four years on polymer research for industrial applications, Xiang was awarded an industrial fellowship at the University of Cambridge in 1995.
Xiang's industry experience was gained at Medisense, Abbott Laboratories, where, as Principal Scientist, his work covered almost all aspects of medical devices from R&D and manufacturing support to failure analysis and QC. Prior to joining Lucideon, Xiang worked as Director of Cambridge NanoTech, in the field of nano conductive materials and diagnostic medical devices.