Jing Zhang

University of Wisconsin-Madison

SEM Awards: M. Hetényi

Jing Zhang is a research scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Franck Lab for Experimental Soft Matter and Cell Mechanics. Jing specializes in cellular mechanics, particularly, in vitro and ex vivo research model development involving microscopy techniques – light-field, confocal, multiphoton, and atomic force microscopy. Her current effort is on understanding the deformation behavior and signaling changes of neurons in the brain during traumatic brain injuries and developing high-rate soft material characterization approaches. She earned her B.S. (2007) and M.S. (2009) degrees from Tsinghua University and received a Ph.D. from University of Connecticut (2013) working with Prof. George Lykotrafitis.


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Last Updated: 06/01/2023