Dr. Zhijie Wang

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information
Office Location:
Phone: (970) 491-8679
Fax: (970)491-3872
Email: Zhijie.Wang@colostate.edu
Personal website: http://projects-web.engr.colostate.edu/CVBlab/

Dr. Zhijie Wang joined the Colorado State University Mechanical Engineering faculty in fall 2016 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Wang’s main research has focused on the cardiovascular biomechanics at different scales from a single segment of artery to whole organs including the heart and lungs. Her research interests include cardiovascular tissue biomechanics, mechanobiology, computational modeling, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine using pre-clinical animal models and/or patient studies. Dr. Wang has received an American Heart Association (AHA) Midwest Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship and an NSF ADVANCE postdoctoral seminar award. She was also awarded in the AHA Scientific Sessions conference and the Annual Meeting of Congress of Neurological Surgeons. She has been invited as a speaker and moderator at multiple international conferences and as a reviewer for a variety of clinical & biomedical research journals as well as national & international conferences. Dr. Wang is a currently member of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Physiological Society (APS), American Thoracic Society (ATS) and American Heart Association (AHA).


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  • Ph.D. 2008, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • M.S. 2004, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
  • B.S. 2001, Biomedical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China