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Mao Zhengwei

Associate Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering


Phone: +86 571 8795 1922
Fax: +86 571 8795 1108
Email: zwmao@zju.edu.cn
Office: The Eight Teaching Building 707

Zhejiang University, Yuquan Campus
38 Zheda Road
Hangzhou, China 310027



Ph.D. – Zhejiang University, Materials Science, 2007
B.S. – Zhejiang University, Polymer Science and Engineering, 2002

Working Experience

2010.5 - , Associate professor, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University
2009.12-2010.5 Lecturer, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University
2007.8-2009.12, Postdoc fellow in Max Planck Institute of colloids and interfaces, Germany

Research Interests

Biomaterials for Regenerative medicine
The interaction between colloidal particles and cells

Research Projects

  1. The study of mesenchymal stem cells differentiation behaviors on patterned hydrogels with different stiffness. NSFC
  2. The study of cell mobility on electrospun fibers.
  3. “Zijing” starting program for new staff, Zhejiang university

Publication List

(1) Mao ZW, Xu HL, Wang DY. Molecular Mimetic Self-Assembly of Colloidal Particles. Advanced Functional Materials, 2010, 20, 1053-1074.
(2) Mao ZW, Wan L, Hu L, Ma L, Gao CY. Tat peptide mediated cellular uptake of SiO2 sub micron particles. Colloids and Interfaces B: Biointerfaces, 2010, 75: 432-440.
(3) Mao ZW, Guo JS, Bai ST, Nguyen TL, Xia HB, Huang YB, Mulvaney P, Wang DY. Hydrogen-Bond-Selective Phase Transfer of Nanoparticles across Liquid/Gel Interfaces. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2009, 48: 4953-4956.
(4) Mao ZW, Shi HF, Guo R, Ma L, Gao CY, Han CM, Shen JC. Enhanced angiogenesis of porous collagen scaffolds by incorporation of TMC/DNA complexes encoding vascular endothelial growth factor. Acta Biomaterialia, 2009, 5: 2983-2994.
(5) Yu HK, Mao ZW, Wang,DY. Genesis of Anisotropic Colloidal Particles via Protrusion of Polystyrene from Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Encapsulation. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2009, 131: 6366-6367.
(6) Hu L, Mao ZW, Gao CY. Colloidal particles for cellular uptake and delivery. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2009, 19: 3108-3115.
(7) Chanana M, Mao ZW, Wang DY. Using Polymers to Make Up Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedicine. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology 2009, 5, 652-668.
(8) Hu L, Mao ZW, Gao CY. Fabrication of fluorescent microparticles by doping water-soluble CdTe nanocrystals into calcium carbonate for monitoring intracellular uptake. Colloids and Surfaces A-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2009, 336: 115-122.
(9) Mao ZW, Ma L, Jiang Y, Yan M, Gao CY, Shen JC. The gene transfection efficiency of thermoresponsive N,N,N-trimethyl chitosan chloride-g-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) copolymer. Biomaterials, 2007, 28: 4488-4500.
(10) Mao ZW, Wang B, Ma L, Gao CY, Shen JC. The influence of polycaprolactone coating on the internalization and cytotoxicity of gold nanoparticles. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, 2007, 3: 215-223. IF5.4
(11) Mao ZW, Ma L, Jiang Y, Yan M, Gao CY, Shen JC. N,N,N-trimethyl chitosan chloride as a gene vector: synthesis and application. Macromolecular Bioscience, 2007, 7: 855-863.
(12) Shi HF, Han CM, Mao ZW, Ma L, Gao CY. Enhanced angiogenesis in porous collagen-chitosan scaffolds loaded with angiogenin. Tissue Eng Part A 2008; 14:1775-1785.
(13) Ma ZW, Mao ZW, Gao CY. Surface modification and property analysis of biomedical polymers used for tissue engineering. Colloids and surfaces B-Biointerfaces, 2007, 60: 137-157.
(14) Liu H, Chen B, Mao ZW, Gao CY. Chitosan nanoparticles for loading of toothpaste actives and adhesion on tooth analogs. Journal of Polymer Science, 2007, 106: 4248-4256.
(15) Hong Y, Mao ZW, Wang HL, Gao CY, Shen JC. Covalently crosslinked chitosan hydrogel formed at neutral pH and body temperature. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2006, 79A (4): 913-922.
(16) Zhao QH, Mao ZW, Gao CY, Shen JC. Assembly of multilayer microcapsules on CaCO3 particles from biocompatible polysaccharides. Journal of Biomaterials Science-Polymer Edition 2006, 17 (9): 997-1014.
(17) Mao ZW, Ma L, Zhou J, Gao CY, Shen JC. Bioactive thin film of acidic fibroblast growth factor fabricated by layer-by-layer assembly. Bioconjugate Chemistry 2005, 16 (5): 1316-1322.
(18) Mao ZW, Ma L, Gao CY, Shen JC. Preformed microcapsules for loading and sustained release of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. Journal of Controlled Release 2005, 104 (1): 193-202.
(19) Mao ZW, Gao CY, Wang DY, Ma L, Shen JC. Controlling biostability of collagen films for fibroblast cytocompatibility. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 2004, 19 (5): 353-365.
(20) Ma L, Gao CY, Mao ZW, Zhou J, Shen JC. Biodegradability and cell-mediated contraction of porous collagen scaffolds: The effect of lysine as a novel crosslinking bridge. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2004, 71A (2): 334-342.
(21) Ma L, Gao CY, Mao ZW, Zhou J, Shen JC. Enhanced biological stability of collagen porous scaffolds by using amino acids as novel cross-linking bridges. Biomaterials 2004, 25 (15): 2997-3004.
(22) Ma L, Gao CY, Mao ZW, Zhou J, Shen JC, Hu XQ, Han CM. Collagen/chitosan porous scaffolds with improved biostability for skin tissue engineering. Biomaterials 2003, 24 (26): 4833-4841.
(23) Ma L, Gao CY, Mao ZW, Shen JC, Hu XQ, Han CM. Thermal dehydration treatment and glutaraldehyde cross-linking to increase the biostability of collagen-chitosan porous scaffolds used as dermal equivalent. Journal of Biomaterials Science-Polymer Edition 2003, 14 (8): 861-874.

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