Zhang Research Group  


Biomaterials and Nanomedicines


Chemical Engineering Department


Tianjin University, Tianjin, P. R. China



Xingyue YANG 

Doctoral student since fall 2018 (E-mail: yangxingyue@tju.edu.cn)

Xingyue was born in Xingtai, Hebei Province. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Hebei Normal University of Science and Technology in 2014 and completed her master degree at Tianjin University of Science and Technology in 2018. Xingyue's research interest involves intestinal disease treatment and development of new antibiotic formulations. Her hobbies include badminton and mountain climbing. 


Doctoral student since fall 2019 (E-mail: renhestudy@tju.edu.cn)

He Ren was born in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. He obtained his undergraduate and master degree at Sichuan University in 2016 and 2019, respectively. He Ren is fascinated by cancer immunotherapy and novel drug delivery system development.  He enjoys extensive reading, soccer and classical music. 

Yuanmeng DING 


Master student since fall 2019 (Email:dingyuanmeng@tju.edu.cn)

Yuanmeng Ding was born in Nenjiang, Heilongjiang Province. She obtained her undergraduate degree at China University of Petroleum in 2019. Her research focus is developing new nanoparticles for unmet medical needs. When she is not in the lab, you might find her reading or running/jogging on campus.

Di LU 

Master student since fall 2019 (Email: 2019207217@tju.edu.cn)


Di Lu was born in Xingtai, Hebei Province. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2019. His research interest involves metal organic framework for biomedical applications. Outside the lab, he spends his leisure time singing and watching movies. His motto is "where there is a will, there is a way".

Gengqi LIU 

Master student since fall 2018 (E-mail: Gengqi_Liu@tju.edu.cn)

Gengqi Liu was born in Heze, Shandong Province. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Shandong University of Science and Technology in 2018. Gengqi's research interest involves novel crosslinker development for drug delivery formulations. If not playing with his favorite crosslinkers in lab, he is probably playing basketball, watching movies or traveling.

Zhen was born in Maanshan, Anhui Province. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Chizhou Colleage in 2016. Zhen is specifically interested in molecular imaging and developing novel contrast agents. In his spare time, he enjoys dancing and exploring popular cultural fashions.


Master student since fall 2018 (E-mail: zhenjiang@tju.edu.cn)

Yumiao Zhang is a full professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at Tianjin University, China, since 2018. He obtained his dual bachelor degrees from Nankai University (Chemistry) and Tianjin University (Chemical Engineering) in 2010. After one-year of research training at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, he transferred to the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo), where he received his Ph.D. degree (Chemical and Biological Engineering) from the Lab of Jonathan Lovell in 2016. Then he went to UC Berkeley for his postdoc training. Afterwards, he came back to Tianjin University for his independent research in 2018.






Yumiao ZHANG (CV)




Doctoral and Master Students 

Principal Investigator

Guangxu BAO 


Undergraduate student since fall 2017 (Email:3017207414@tju.edu.cn)

Guangxu was born in Tong Liao, Inner Mongolia Province. His major is Molecular Science and Engineering and he is expected to obtain dual bachelor degrees in 2021. Currently he is working with Zhen Jiang for research training. He is gifted for food tasting.


Yueqi Wang is a junior student for research training in the lab. She majors in molecular science and engineering, a joint program founded by Nankai University and Tianjin University. She has strong backgrounds of both chemistry and chemical engineering. She is exploring new contrast agents for molecular imaging under the guidance of Zhen Jiang.

Yueqi WANG 

Undergraduate student since fall 2017 (Email: 1710598@mail.nankai.edu.cn)

Cui YU 

Undergraduate student since fall 2017 (Email: 1710605@mail.nankai.edu.cn)


Cui Yu was born in Lvliang, Shanxi Province. She is a junior student in the major of molecular science and engineering. Cui is expected to obtain her dual bachelor degrees from Nankai University (Chemistry) and Tianjin University (CheE) in 2021. She is very much interested in polymer science and biochemistry. She enjoys watching movies and reading novels.

Hao Li was born in Ulanqab City, Inner Mongolia. He majors in Molecular Science and Engineering. He is doing his final-year-project in the lab. Hao is especially interested in organic synthesis and biochemistry for the targeting of drug delivery. In his spare time, he likes playing basketball and computer games.

Hao LI 


Undergraduate student since fall 2016 (Email:1610411@mail.nankai.edu.cn)