Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering



Office: Scott 310
Phone: 970-491-8679

Dr. Zhijie Wang

CardioVascular Biometrics Laboratory 

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering

School of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Wang has been a member of the Department of Mechanical Engineering since October 2016.  She completed the postdoctoral training and was a research faculty at University of Wisconsin – Madison prior to joining the Department. 

Dr. Wang is leading the CardioVascular Biomechanics (CVB) Laboratory, which currently includes 8 graduate and undergraduate students.  


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


Research Interests

  • Cardiovascular Tissue Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

  • Viscoelasticity of Cardiovascular Tissues

  • Multi-Scale Biomechanics (from tissue to organ systems)

  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

  • Preclinical Animal Models and/or Patient Stud