Fuzeng Ren Ass.Prof.

Dr. Fuzeng Ren joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology as an assistant professor in 2014. He received Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2011. Thereafter, he worked as postdoctoral research associate in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His research interests includedesign novel ceramic and metallic materials for biomedical implants and explores the materials response to extreme environments.

Educational Background 

2008.09-2011.5       Ph.D. in Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology   

2006.09-2008.08, M.Phil. in Mechanical and aerospace engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

2002.09-2006.06  B.Eng.in Materials Science and Engineering, Chongqing University         

Professional Experience

2014.06.23- present           Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology

2011.06.01-2014.06.20   Postdoctoral Fellow, Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC

Honors & Awards 

Shenzhen Peacock Award, Category B, Shenzhen Municipality, China, 2014.

Professional Activities 

Research Interests 

design novel ceramic and metallic materials for biomedical implants and explores the materials response to extreme environments.

Selected Publication 

1.      L. Han, L. Yan, K. Wang, L. Fang, H. Zhang, Y. Tang, Y. Ding, L. Weng, J. Xu, J. Weng, Y. Liu, F. Ren*, X. Lu*. Tough, self-healable and tissue adhesive hydrogel with tunable multifunctionality. NPG Asia Materials 2017;9, e372; doi:10.1038/am.2017.33

2.      L. Han, X. Lu*, K. Liu, K. Wang, L. Fang, L. Weng, H. Zhang, Y. Tang, F. Ren, C. Zhao, G. Sun, R. Liang, Z. Li. Mussel-Inspired Adhesive and Tough Hydrogel Based on Nanoclay Confined Dopamine Polymerization. ACS Nano 2017;11(3):2561-2574

3.      F. Ren, W. Zhu, K. Chu. Fabrication and evaluation of bulk nanostructured cobalt intended for dental and orthopedic implants. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2017; 68:115-123.

4.      P. Wei, B. Wang, X. Lu, R. Xin, F. Ren*. Bio-inspired immobilization of strontium substituted hydroxyapatite nanocrystals and alendronate on the surface of AZ31 magnesium alloy for osteoporotic fracture repair. Surface and Coatings Technology 2017; 313: 381-390

5.      C. Xie, H. Sun, K. Wang, W. Zheng, X. Lu, F. Ren. Graphene Oxide Nanolayers as Nanoparticle Anchors on Biomaterial Surfaces with Nanostructures for Bone Regeneration. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 20171055):1311-1323

6.      Z. Wang, P. Li, Y. Jiang, Z. Jia, P. Tang, X. Lu*, F. Ren, K Wang, H Yuan. Mussel-inspired nanostructured coatings assembled using polydopamine nanoparticles and hydroxyapatite nanorods for biomedical applications. Biosurface and Biotribology 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bsbt.2017.01.001

7.      F. Ren, K. Wang, B. Wang, Y. Leng. Resolving the Interface of Calcium Phosphate Formation on the Porous Bioceramics In Vitro. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 2016992: 4107-4112

8.      F. Ren, W. Zhao, K. Chu, C. Zhao. Tribological and corrosion behaviors of bulk Cu-W nanocomposites fabricated by mechanical alloying and warm pressing. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2016; 676: 164-172.

9.      F. Ren , W. Zhu , K. Chu. Fabrication, tribological and corrosion behaviors of ultra-fine grained Co-28Cr-6Mo alloy for biomedical applications. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2016;60:139-47.

10.  C. Xie, X. Lu, L. Han, J. Xu, Z. Wang, L. Jiang, K. Wang, H. Zhang, F. Ren, Y. Tang. Biomimetic Mineralized Hierarchical Graphene Oxide/Chitosan Scaffolds with Adsorbability for Immobilization of Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2016; 8:1707-17.

11.  C. Xie, X. Lu, K. Wang, H. Yuan, L. Fang, X. Zheng, C. Chan, F. Ren. Pulse Electrochemical Driven Rapid Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Polydopamine andn Hydroxyapatite Nanofilms via Alternative Redox in Situ Synthesis for Bone Regeneration. ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering 2016, 2 (6), pp 920–928

12.  Z. Wang, C. Li, J. Xu, K. Wang, X. Lu, H. Zhang, S. Qu, G. Zhen, F. Ren. Bioadhesive microporous architectures by self-assembling polydopamine microcapsules for biomedical applications. Chemistry of Materials 2015;27:848-56.

13.  F. Ren, P. Bellon, R. S. Averback. Nanoscale self-organization reaction in Cu-Ag alloys subjected to dry sliding and its impact on wear resistance. Tribology International 2016; 100: 420-429.

14.  X. Ge, Y. Leng, F. Ren, K. Wang, Y. Ding, M. Yang. Bacterial responses to periodic micropillar array. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A 2015; 103(1):384-396

15.  F. Ren, Salman N. Arshad, P. Bellon, R. S. Averback. Sliding wear-induced chemical nanolayering in Cu-Ag and its implications for high wear resistance. Acta Materialia 2014; 72:148-158.

16.  F. Ren, R. Xin, X. Ge, Y. Leng. Characterization and structural analysis of zinc-substituted hydroxyapatites. Acta Biomaterialia 2009;5(8): 3141-3149.

17.   F. Ren, Y. Leng, R. Xin, X. Ge. Synthesis, characterization and ab initio simulation of magnesium-substituted hydroxyapatite. Acta Biomaterialia 2010;6(7): 2787-2796.

18.  J.T.Y. Lee , Y. Leng, K. L. Chow, F. Ren, X. Ge, K. Wang and X. Lu. Cell culture medium as an alternative to conventional simulated body fluid. Acta Biomaterialia 2011;7(6):2615-2622.

19.  F. Ren, Y. Leng, Y. Ding, K. Wang, Hydrothermal growth of biomimetic carbonated apatite nanoparticles with tunable size, morphology and ultrastructure, CrystEngComm 2013;15:2137-2146.

20.  K. Wang, Y. Leng, X. Lu, F. Ren, X. Ge, Y. Ding. Theoretical analysis of protein effects on calcium phosphate precipitation in simulated body fluid, CrystEngComm 2012; 14:5870-5878.

21.  R. Xin, F. Ren, Y. Leng. Synthesis and characterization of nano-crystalline calcium phosphates with EDTA-assisted hydrothermal method. Materials & Design 2009; 31(4): 1691-1694.

22.  F. Ren, X. Lu, Y. Leng. Ab initio simulation to predict the structure and elastic properties of carbonated apatite. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2013; 26:59-67.

23.   X. Ge, Y. Leng, F. Ren, X. Lu. Integrity and zeta potential of fluoridated hydroxyapatite nanothick coatings for biomedical applications. Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 2011; 4(7):1046-1056.

24.  F. Ren, Y. Ding, Y. Leng. Infrared spectroscopic characterization of carbonated apatite: A combined experimental and computational study. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Part A. 2014;102(2):496-505.

25.  X. Ge, Y. Leng, C. Bao, S. L. Xu, R. Wang, F. Ren. Antibacterial Coatings of Fluoridated Hydroxyapatite for Percutaneous Implants, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Part A 2010; 95(2): 588-599.

26.  X.Ge, Y. Leng, X. Lu., F. Ren, K. Wang, Y. Ding, M.Yang. Bacterial responses to periodic micropillar array. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Part A  2015; 103(1), 384-396.

27.  Y. Ding, Y. Leng, N. Huang, P. Yang, X. Lu, X. Ge, F. Ren, K. Wang, L. Lei, X. Guo. Effects of microtopographic patterns on platelet adhesion and activation on titanium oxide surfaces, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research-Part A. 2013; 101A: 622-632.

28.  K. Wang, Y. Leng, X. Lu, F. Ren, Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics Induce Mineralization Modulated by Proteins, Materials Science and Engineering C 2013; 33:3245-3255.

29.  D. Li, X. Lu, H. Lin, F. Ren, Y. Leng. Chitosan/bovine serum albumin co-micropatterns on functionalized titanium surfaces and their effects on osteoblasts, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 2013; 24(2):489-502.

30.  K. Wang, Y. Leng, X. Lu, F. Ren, X. Ge. Study of protein adsorption on octacalcium phosphate surfaces by molecular dynamics simulations, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 2012; 23:1045-1053.

31.  K.Wang, Y. Leng, X. Lu, F. Ren. Molecular dynamics simulationof protein effects on interfacial energy between HA surfaces and solutions. Materials Letters 2014; 123:191-194.

32.  F. Ren, Y. Ding, X. Ge, X. Lu, K. Wang, Y. Leng, Growth of one-dimensional single-crystalline hydroxyapatite nanorods. Journal of Crystal Growth 2012; 349: 75-82. 


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    Selected Representative Publications: 2017

  • 1

    Tough, self-healable and tissue adhesive hydrogel with tunable multifunctionality. 2017

    L. Han, L. Yan, K. Wang, L. Fang, H. Zhang, Y. Tang, Y. Ding, L. Weng, J. Xu, J. Weng, Y. Liu, F. Ren*, X. Lu*. NPG Asia Materials 2017;9, e372; doi:10.1038/am.2017.33

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    https://www.nature.com/am/journal/v9/n4/fig_tab/am201733ft.html

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    Mussel-Inspired Adhesive and Tough Hydrogel Based on Nanoclay Confined Dopamine Polymerization 2017

    L. Han, X. Lu*, K. Liu, K. Wang, L. Fang, L. Weng, H. Zhang, Y. Tang, F. Ren, C. Zhao, G. Sun, R. Liang, Z. Li, ACS Nano 2017;11(3):2561-2574

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    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsnano.6b05318


  • 3

    Fabrication and evaluation of bulk nanostructured cobalt intended for dental and orthopedic implants 2017

    Fuzeng Ren, Weiwei Zhu, Kangjie Chu, Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 2017, 68, 115-123. DOI:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.039blob.png

    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.039

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    Bio-inspired immobilization of strontium substituted hydroxyapatite nanocrystals and alendronate on the surface of AZ31 magnesium alloy for osteoporotic fracture repair. 2017

    P. Wei, B. Wang, X. Lu, R. Xin, F. Ren, Surface and Coatings Technology 2017; 313: 381-390.

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    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0257897217301263


  • 5

    Graphene Oxide Nanolayers as Nanoparticle Anchors on Biomaterial Surfaces with Nanostructures for Bone Regeneration 2017

    C. Xie, H. Sun, K. Wang, W. Zheng, X. Lu, F. Ren. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2017;105 (5): 1311-1323.

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    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jbm.a.36010/full

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    Mussel-inspired nanostructured coatings assembled using polydopamine nanoparticles and hydroxyapatite nanorods for biomedical applications. 2017

    Z. Wang, P. Li, Y. Jiang, Z. Jia, P. Tang, X. Lu, F. Ren, K Wang, H Yuan. Biosurface and Biotribology 2017, 3(1): 1-10. 

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    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bsbt.2017.01.001

  • 7

    Resolving the Interface of Calcium Phosphate Formation on the Porous Bioceramics In Vitro. 2016

    F. Ren, K. Wang, B. Wang, Y. Leng. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 2016;99(2): 4107-4112

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    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jace.14449/full

  • 8

    Tribological and corrosion behaviors of bulk Cu-W nanocomposites fabricated by mechanical alloying and warm pressing 2016

    F. Ren, W. Zhu, K. Chu, C. Zhao, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2016; 676: 164-172.

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    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925838816307228

  • 9

    Fabrication, tribological and corrosion behaviors of ultra-fine grained Co-28Cr-6Mo alloy for biomedical applications. 2016

    F. Ren , W. Zhu , K. Chu. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2016;60:139-47.

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    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1751616115005135

  • 10

    Biomimetic Mineralized Hierarchical Graphene Oxide/Chitosan Scaffolds with Adsorbability for Immobilization of Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications. 2015

    C. Xie, X. Lu, L. Han, J. Xu, Z. Wang, L. Jiang, K. Wang, H. Zhang, F. Ren, Y. Tang. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2016; 8:1707-17.

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    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.5b09232

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    Pulse Electrochemical Driven Rapid Layer-by-Layer Assembly of Polydopamine and Hydroxyapatite Nanofilms via Alternative Redox in Situ Synthesis for Bone Regeneration. 2016

    C. Xie, X. Lu, K. Wang, H. Yuan, L. Fang, X. Zheng, C. Chan, F. Ren,ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2016, 2 (6): 920–928.

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    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00015


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    Bioadhesive microporous architectures by self-assembling polydopamine microcapsules for biomedical applications. 2015

    Z. Wang, C. Li, J. Xu, K. Wang, X. Lu, H. Zhang, S. Qu, G. Zhen, F. Ren.  Chemistry of Materials 2015;27:848-56.

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    http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/cm5038765


  • 13

    Nanoscale self-organization reaction in Cu-Ag alloys subjected to dry sliding and its impact on wear resistance. 2016

    F. Ren, P. Bellon, R. S. Averback. Tribology International 2016; 100: 420-429.

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    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301679X16301268

     


  • 14

    Bacterial responses to periodic micropillar array. 2014

    X. Ge, Y. Leng, F. Ren, K. Wang, Y. Ding, M. Yang. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A 2015; 103(1):384-396

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    (A) A single sample of silicon chip (SiPA) which consists of 10 areas including one flat area and nine patterned areas; (B) each two areas are separated by a fence whose width is 4 µm and height is the same as that of pillar (3 µm); (C) SEM images of SiPA's top views. 

    http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jbm.a.35182/full

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    Sliding wear-induced chemical nanolayering in Cu-Ag and its implications for high wear resistance. 2014

    F. Ren, Salman N. Arshad, P. Bellon, R. S. Averback.  Acta Materialia, 72(15):148-158.

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    该文被Materials Today选为亮点文章并作专题新闻报道并被列为20144Top 10 Materials News, 同时被UIUC 校友新闻快报封面报道,UIUC 工学院新闻专题报道, http://www.materialstoday.com/metals-alloys/news/cu-ag-alloy-wears-itself-well/

    原文链接:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2014.03.060

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    Characterization and structural analysis of zinc-substituted hydroxyapatites. 2009

    F. Ren, R. Xin, X. Ge, Y. Leng. Acta Biomaterialia 2009;5(8): 3141-3149.

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S174270610900169X



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    Synthesis, characterization and ab initio simulation of magnesium-substituted hydroxyapatite. 2009

    F. Ren, Y. Leng, R. Xin, X. Ge.  Acta Biomaterialia 2010;6(7): 2787-2796.


    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1742706109005856


Post-doctoral

博士后   研究方向:可生物降解医用金属材料

                                              2004.9-2008.7 长春工业大学 材料物理 本科

                                                        2008.9-2011.4 长春工业大学 材料学   硕士

                                                      2011.9-2017.3 西北工业大学 材料学   博士


博士后  主要从事生物医用水凝胶方面的研究

                                                        2005-2009    华南理工大学    资源科学工程                学士

                                2009-2012     华南理工大学    轻工与食品工程            硕士

                            2012-2015     日本九州大学    生物资源环境科学院     博士


C. Zhao

博士后  主要从事超细晶钴基材料的制备及其力学性能研究

20109月至2015年9月

厦门大学材料学院材料科学与工程系 博士

20089月至20109

厦门大学材料学院材料科学与工程系 硕士

20067月至200610

山东滨州渤海活塞股份有限公司

20029月至20067

湖北汽车工业学院材料科学与工程系 本科


Doctor

博士生 主要从事生物材料研究

                                                                          2011-2015 四川大学 高分子材料与工程    本科

                                                    现为香港大学与南方科技大学联合培养博士

博士生  主要从事生物医用合金研究
教育经历:
2011.09-2014.06 武汉科技大学 材料科学与工程  硕士
2005.09-2009.06 武汉科技大学 金属材料工程    学士

博士生  主要从事医用金属材料研究     


2015年获南方科技大学学士学位,现为香港科技大学与南方科技大学联合培养博士。

硕士

硕士生  主要从事纳米晶合金的高温稳定性研究


2016年7月获重庆大学学士学位,现攻读哈尔滨工业大学与南方科技大学联合培养硕士学位。

硕士生   研究方向:超强、高温稳定纳米晶合金

                                                                    2013.09-2017.07   北京航空航天大学材料科学与工程学院    本科

                        现攻读哈尔滨工业大学与南方科技大学联合培养硕士学位 

硕士生  主要从事医用金属材料的研究


于2016年9月获南京理工大学材料成型及工程系学士学位,现攻读哈尔滨大学与南方科技大学联合培养硕士。

硕士生    研究方向:高温稳定、高耐磨纳米晶合金

                                                                    2013.09-2017.06 湖南大学材料科学与工程学院材料科学与工程专业   本科

        现攻读哈尔滨工业大学与南方科技大学联合培养硕士学位

                                 



Research Assistant

2010.9-2015.6   河南中医药大学   中西医临床医学    本科

                                    2015.8-2016.12  河南中医药大学第一附属医院   临床医学    规培医师

              2017.4至今      南方科技大学     科研助理



2010.09 —— 2014.06    江汉大学   高分子材料与工程    本科                             2014.09 —— 2017.06    江汉大学     化学工程      硕士                             2017.03 —— 2017.04    温州生物材料与工程研究所    实验员                             2017.07 —— 至今           南方科技大学             科研助理               


2010.09.11-2014.06.25      北京科技大学 冶金工程       本科

                              2014.09.01-2017.01.27       北京理工大学 材料化学      硕士 

 2010.09.11-2014.06.30    武汉理工大学 材料科学与工程    本科

                   2014.09.01-2017.6.30    中国科学院福建物质结构研究所 材料物理与化学   硕士   

2017.07-至今        南方科技大学   科研助理


 2010.9-2014.7   太原工业学院   高分子材料与工程   本科    

                                 2014.8-2017.6  昆明理工大学   应用化学物理   硕士   

                                     2017.7至今      南方科技大学     科研助理

Undergraduate

2014级本科生  从事生物医用水凝胶研究

2014级本科生  主要从事医用金属,多孔金属,金属表面改性的研究。

本科生  主要进行生物水凝胶的研究

本科生  南方科技大学生物医学工程系

主要进行生物医用金属纳米材料抗菌,摩擦磨损及抗腐蚀性研究。