Zipei Zhang is a Ph.D. student in the Biopolymers and Colloids Research Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts Amherst under the supervision of Professor D. Julian McClements. He is currently working on the development of novel excipient and delivery systems to enhance the performance of bioactive agents, such as nutraceuticals, enzymes and vitamins.
During his Ph.D. research, he has published over 40 original scientific papers and one book chapter with approximately 600 citations. He is also a co-inventor on United States Patent Application 20180055777, "Fabrication of acid self-corresponding hydrogel bead with adjustable microclimate pH."
Zipei Zhang will receive recognition and present an award lecture at the 2019 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo held on May 5–8, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
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