Dr. Zhuang Liu is a Changjiang Distinguished Professor at Soochow University in China. He received his BS degree from Peking University in 2004 and PhD degree from Stanford University in 2008. In 2009, Dr. Liu joined the Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM) at Soochow University.

Dr. Liu’s team is working in the field of biomaterials and nanomedicine, to develop various synthetic functional nanomaterials as well as natural biomaterials for applications in biomedical imaging, drug delivery, and novel cancer therapies. The clinical translation of biomaterials and nanomedicine approaches for cancer treatment is the ultimate goal of his lab.

Dr. Liu has authored over 250 peer-reviewed papers, which have received a total citation of > 46,000 times (H-index = 100) based on Google Scholar. He has been listed as one of ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ (Materials, Chemistry) by Clarivate Analytics / Thomson Reuters since 2015.

The awards he received include CSC Young Chemist Award in 2014, NFSC Distinguished Young Scholar Award in 2015, Biomaterials Science lectureship by RSC in 2017. He was invited to be the Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) in 2015.

Dr. Liu is serving as an associate editor for Biomaterials, as well as editorial board members for ten different international journals. He also worked as the guest editors to organized special issues for a number of journals including Nano Research, Nanoscale, Carbon, Advanced Healthcare Materials, and Theranostics.