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Prof Wen Wang
PhD, CEng, FIMechE, FHEA, FAIMBE, FREng

 

Research Group Members

Postdoctoral Research Assistants

Prof Wang
LI, Weiqi

Current PhD Projects

Thesis Title
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Advanced Study of Holographic Acoustic Trapping using Ultrasound
Hyaluronan Immobilized via Peptide Self-Assembled Monolayers to Study the Behaviour of Endothelial Cells and Reveal Endovascular Therapies
IL-10 signalling in human vascular development (human vascular cell differentiation from induced-pluripotent stem cell (iPSC))
Nanomechanical and ultrastructural investigation of prostate cancer cell lines
Navier Stokes flows with meshless finite block method
Numerical simulation of cell dynamics in inertial flows
Numerical simulation of cells in flows
Optimal control of sustainable energy systems
Role of CD34+ Stem Cells in Isografted Vessel Remodelling
Single optical fibre imaging

Past PhD Projects

Thesis TitleYear
Multimode Fibre Imaging2021
The dynamics of particles in flows with applications in material sciences and biomedical engineering2021
A Novel Role for microRNA-214 in Inflammatory Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation from Adventitia Stem/progenitor Cells and Arterial Remodelling2020
Applications of cell dynamics in the separation and viscoelastic measurement of cells2020
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Surface Condensation on Solid Surfaces2020
The role of histone deacetylase 7 alternative translation in vascular remodelling2020
Disordered protein-graphene oxide co-assembly and supramolecular biofabrication of functional fluidic devices2019
Exploring the circulating biomarkers for prostate cancer progression and treatment monitoring.2019
Mircrofluidic-based Model of the Microvasculature to Study the Impact of Glycocalyx on Angiogenesis2019
The focusing of a capsule in inertial microfluidics2019
The role of primary cilia in the anti-inflammatory effects of mechanical loading in cartilage cells.2019
Adaptable Mechanics of Mutable Collagenous Tissue at the Nanoscale: A Natural Dynamic Biomaterial2018
Generating modular synthetic proteins2018
Molecular simulation of lipid membranes2018
Multiscale Simulation on Phase Change Heat Transfer2018
The role of the glycocalyx in neutrophil interactions with cellular components of the vessel wall2017
Transport of Drug-Delivery Capsules in Microcirculation2017
Interaction between the circulating blood and vascular endothelial cells in health & disease. Cell Mechanics for endothelial glycocalyx2016
Investigating the effects of cholesterol on phospholipid bilayer with molecular dynamics simulations.2016
Micro-structure reorganisation of the aortic heart valve under a biaxial loading condition2016
The effects of the rate of hypo-osmotic challenge and IFT88 mutation on the biomechanics of chondrocytes.2016
The role of HDAC7-related peptide in stem cell differentiation towards endothelial cell2016
The synergistic role of mechanical stimuli and VEGF treatment in stem cell differentiation to endothelial cells2016
Electrical stimulation on cell-cell interactions in vitro2015
Microcapsule for targetted drug delivery to diseased tissues2015
Microfluidics for a novel bioreactor2015
MMP 8 plays an important role in smooth muscle cell differentiation from stem cells.2015
The Role of DKK3 in Vascular Smooth Muscle Differentiation2015
Microcapsule internalization be cells in vitro caused by physical and biochemical stimuli2014
Novel polymeric matrix and its interaction withbiological cells2014
Modelling studies on biological tissue property and mechanical responses under external stimuli2012
Spatial distribution, temporal development and mechanical properties of the endothelial glycocalyx in vitro2012
Can Interface Conditions be Modified by Support Surfaces to Minimise the Risk of Pressure Ulcer Development?2011
Computational modelling of flows in porous scaffold materials using a lattice Boltzmann method2011
microRNAs play a role in human embryonic stem cell differentiation into endothelial cells2011
Novel biosensors and Their application in Mass Transport2009
2007
Oxygen and glucose utilization of different cell types in vitro-measurements using invasivce and non-invasive techniques2007
2006
Protein changes associated with embryonic stem cell differentiation to vascular smooth muscle cells2006
2005
2004