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Zhigang Xu

Senior Research Scientist

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College
College of Engineering

Department
Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

Biodegradable Metallic Biomaterials Metallurgy Mechanics CVD and PVD of thin films

Recent Publications

  • Juan Wang, Venkataraman Giridharan, Vesselin Shanov, Zhigang Xu, Boyce Collins, Leon White, Yongseok Jang, Jagannathan Sankar, Nan Huang, Yeoheung Yun (Flow induced corrosion behavior of absorbable magnesium-based stent). (0) Acta Biomaterialia.
  • Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar, Sergey Yarmolenko, Q. Wei (2003). (Nucleation and growth of yttria-stabilized zirconia thin films using combustion chemical vapor deposition). 756, pp. 509-514. Solid State Ionics.
  • Cynthia Waters, Dhananjay Kumar, Sergey Yarmolenko, Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar (2003). (Synthesis and mechanical properties of TiN-AIN thin film heterostructures). (Mechanical Properties Derived from Nanostructuring Materials) 778, pp. 37-42. MRS Proceedings.
  • Zhigang Xu, Cynthia Waters, X. Wang, N. Sudhir, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jagannathan Sankar (2003). (Texture and nano mechanical properties of YSZ electrolyte thin films prepared by CCVD and PLD). (Mechanical Properties Derived from Nanostructuring Materials) 778, pp. 189-194. MRS Proceedings.
  • Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar, Sergey Yarmolenko (2004). (Yttria-stabilized zirconia coatings produced using combustion chemical vapor deposition). 177, pp. 52-59. Surface & Coatings Technology.
  • Zhigang Xu, Sergey Yarmolenko, Jagannathan Sankar (2005). (Exploration of combustion CVD method for YSZ thin film electrolyte of solid oxide fuel cells). 202, pp. 49-57. Fuel Cell Technologies: State and Perspectives.
  • Debasish Kuila, Balaji Tatineni, Joslyn Perkins, Sergey Yarmolenko, Zhigang Xu, Shamsuddin Ilias (2008). (In Situ Synthesis and Characterization of Bimetallic Mesoporous Silica and Its Applications). The 2008 Spring National Meeting.
  • Yeo Heung Yun, Z. Dong, D. Yang, M. Schulz, V. Shanov, Sergey Yarmolenko, Zhigang Xu, P. Kumta, C. Sfeir (2009). (Biodegradable Mg corrosion and osteoblast cell culture studies). (6) 29, pp. 1814-1821. Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications.
  • YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Dianer Yang, Mark Schulz, Vesselin Shanov, Sergey Yarmolenko, Zhigang Xu, Prashant Kumta, Charles Sfeir (2009). (Biodegradable Mg corrosion and osteoblast cell culture studies). (6) 29, pp. 1814-1821. Materials Science and Engineering: C.
  • Zhichao Li, Weilong Cong, Matthew Stanco, Zhigang Xu, Zhijian Pei, Clyde Treadwell (2010). (Rotary Ultrasonic Machining of Dental Ceramics: A Preliminary Study on Subsurface Cracks). (2) 4, pp. 027516. Journal of Medical Devices.
  • Zhigang Xu, Christopher Smith, Shuo Chen, Jag Sankar (2011). (Development and microstructural characterizations of Mg–Zn–Ca alloys for biomedical applications). (20) 176, pp. 1660-1665. Materials Science and Engineering: B.
  • Qiuming Peng, Kun Li, Zengsheng Han, Erde Wang, Zhigang Xu, Riping Liu, Yongjun Tian (2012). (Degradable magnesium‐based implant materials with anti‐inflammatory activity). Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.
  • Mainul Faruque, Kwadwo M-Darkwa, Zhigang Xu, Dhananjay Kumar (2012). (Fabrication, characterization, and mechanism of vertically aligned titanium nitride nanowires). (0) 260, pp. 36-41. Applied Surface Science.
  • W. Cui, E. Beniash, E. Gawalt, Zhigang Xu, C. Sfeir (2013). (Biomimetic coating of magnesium alloy for enhanced corrosion resistance and calcium phosphate deposition). (10) 9, pp. 8650-8659. Acta Biomaterialia.
  • Qiuming Peng, Jianxin Guo, Hui Fu, Xuecheng Cai, Yanan Wang, Baozhong Liu, Zhigang Xu (2014). (Degradation behavior of Mg-based biomaterials containing different long-period stacking ordered phases). 4, Sci. Rep..
  • Jessica Perkins, Zhigang Xu, Christopher Smith, Abhijit Roy, PrashantN Kumta, Jenora Waterman, Dawn Conklin, Salil Desai (2014). (Direct Writing of Polymeric Coatings on Magnesium Alloy for Tracheal Stent Applications). pp. 1-8. Annals of Biomedical Engineering.
  • Juan Wang, Venkataraman Giridharan, Vesselin Shanov, Zhigang Xu, Boyce Collins, Leon White, Yongseok Jang, Jagannathan Sankar, Nan Huang, Yeoheung Yun (2014). (Flow-induced corrosion behavior of absorbable magnesium-based stents). (12) 10, pp. 5213-5223. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA.
  • Juan Wang, Venkataraman Giridharan, Vesselin Shanov, Zhigang Xu, Boyce Collins, Leon White, Yongseok Jang, Jagannathan Sankar, Nan Huang, Yeoheung Yun (2014). (Flow-induced corrosion behavior of absorbable magnesium-based stents). (12) 10, pp. 5213-5223. Acta Biomaterialia.
  • Juan Wang, Venkataraman Giridharan, Vesselin Shanov, Zhigang Xu, Boyce Collins, Leon White, Yongseok Jang, Jagannathan Sankar, Nan Huang, Yeo Heung Yun (2014). (Flow-induced corrosion behavior of absorbable magnesium-based stents ). (12) 10, pp. 5213 - 5223. Acta Biomaterialia .
  • Nan Zhao, Nevija Watson, Zhigang Xu, Yongjun Chen, Jenora Waterman, Jagannathan Sankar, Donghui Zhu (2014). (In Vitro Biocompatibility and Endothelialization of Novel Magnesium-Rare Earth Alloys for Improved Stent Applications). (6) 9, pp. e98674. PLoS ONE.
  • Yongjun Chen, Zhigang Xu, Christopher Smith, Jag Sankar (2014). (Recent advances on the development of magnesium alloys for biodegradable implants). (11) 10, Acta Biomaterialia.
  • Yongjun Chen, Zhigang Xu, Christopher Smith, Jag Sankar (2014). (Recent advances on the development of magnesium alloys for biodegradable implants). (11) 10, pp. 4561-4573. Acta Biomaterialia.
  • Man Yang, Zhigang Xu, Salil Desai, Dhananjay Kumar, Jagannathan Sankar (2015). (Fabrication of Micro Single Chamber Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Using Photolithography and Pulsed Laser Deposition). (2) 12, J. Fuel Cell Sci. Technol .
  • Yongseok Jang, Zongqing Tan, Chris Jurey, Zhigang Xu, Zhongyun Dong, Boyce Collins, Yeoheung Yun, Jagannathan Sankar (2015). (Understanding corrosion behavior of Mg-Zn-Ca alloys from subcutaneous mouse model: Effect of Zn element concentration and plasma electrolytic oxidation). 48, pp. 28-40. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING C-MATERIALS FOR BIOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS.
  • Yongseok Jang, Zongqing Tan, Chris Jurey, Zhigang Xu, Zhongyun Dong, Boyce Collins, Yeoheung Yun, Jagannathan Sankar (2015). (Understanding corrosion behavior of Mg–Zn–Ca alloys from subcutaneous mouse model: Effect of Zn element concentration and plasma electrolytic oxidation). (0) 48, pp. 28-40. Materials Science and Engineering: C.
  • Yongseok Jang, Zongqing Tan, Chris Jurey, Zhigang Xu, Zhongyun Dong, Boyce Collins, Yeo Heung Yun, Jagannathan Sankar (2015). (Understanding corrosion behavior of Mg–Zn–Ca alloys from subcutaneous mouse model: Effect of Zn element concentration and plasma electrolytic oxidation ). (0) 48, pp. 28 - 40. Materials Science and Engineering: C .
  • Juan Wang, Yongseok Jang, Guojiang Wan, Venkataraman Giridharan, Guang-Ling Song, Zhigang Xu, Youngmi Koo, Pengkai Qi, Jagannathan Sankar, Nan Huang, Yeoheung Yun (2016). (Flow-induced corrosion of absorbable magnesium alloy: In-situ and real-time electrochemical study). 104, pp. 277-289. CORROSION SCIENCE.
  • Juan Wang, Yongseok Jang, Guojiang Wan, Venkataraman Giridharan, Guang-Ling Song, Zhigang Xu, Youngmi Koo, Pengkai Qi, Jagannathan Sankar, Nan Huang, Yeo Heung Yun (2016). (Flow-induced corrosion of absorbable magnesium alloy: In-situ and real-time electrochemical study ). 104, pp. 277 - 289. Corrosion Science .
  • Hayelom Tesfay, Zhichao Li, Zhigang Xu (2016). (Ultrasonic vibration assisted grinding of bio-ceramic materials: an experimental study on edge chippings with Hertzian indentation tests). pp. 12. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.
  • Lumei Liu, Youngmi Koo, Boyce Collins, Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar, Yeoheung Yun (2017). (Biodegradability and platelets adhesion assessment of magnesium-based alloys using a microfluidic system). (8) 12, PLOS ONE.
  • Lumei Liu, Youngmi Koo, Boyce Collins, Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar, Yeoheung Yun (2017). (Biodegradability and platelets adhesion assessment of magnesium-based alloys using a microfluidic system). (8) 12, PLOS ONE.
  • Zhigang Xu (2017). (Chapter 3. DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE MAGNESIUM-BASED DEGRADABLE METALLIC BIOMATERIALS). (Metallic Biomaterials, New Directions and Technologies) pp. 59-112. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Zhigang Xu (2017). (Development of innovative magnesium-based degradable metallic biomaterials). (Metallic Biomaterials: New Directions and Technologies) pp. 59-112. John Wiley & Sons, Inc..
  • Adam Griebel, Jeremy Schaffer, Tracy Hopkins, Alaa Alghalayini, Tinomudaishe Mkorombindo, Kolade Ojo, Zhigang Xu, Kevin Little, Sarah Pixley (2018). (An in vitro and in vivo characterization of fine WE43B magnesium wire with varied thermomechanical processing conditions). (5) 106, pp. 1987-1997. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials.
  • Adam Griebel, Jeremy Schaffer, Tracy Hopkins, Alaa Alghalayini, Tinomudaishe Mkorombindo, Kolade Ojo, Zhigang Xu, Kevin Little, Sarah Pixley (2018). (An in vitro and in vivo characterization of fine WE43B magnesium wire with varied thermomechanical processing conditions). (5) 106, pp. 1987-1997. JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART B-APPLIED BIOMATERIALS.
  • Lumei Liu, Sang-Ho Ye, Xinzhu Gu, Teal Russell, Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar, William Wagner, Young-Choon Lee, Yeoheung Yun (2018). (Comparison of endothelial cell attachment on surfaces of biodegradable polymer-coated magnesium alloys in a microfluidic environment). (10) 13, PLOS ONE.
  • Lumei Liu, Kassu Gebresellasie, Boyce Collins, Honglin Zhang, Zhigang Xu, Jagannathan Sankar, Young-Choon Lee, Yeoheung Yun (2018). (Degradation Rates of Pure Zinc, Magnesium, and Magnesium Alloys Measured by Volume Loss, Mass Loss, and Hydrogen Evolution). (9) 8, APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL.
  • Panupong Jaipan, Chandra Nannuri, Muchha Reddy, Mayur Singh, Zhigang Xu, Adeke Moatti, Jay Narayan, Svitlana Fialkova, Ruben Kotoka, Dhananjay Kumar (2018). (Influence of Gold Catalyst on the Growth of Titanium Nitride Nanowires ). (5) 7, pp. 6. Material Focus.
  • Panupong Jaipan, Chandra Nannuri, Nikhil Mucha, Mayur Singh, Zhigang Xu, Adele Moatti, Jay Narayan, Svitlana Fialkova, Ruben Kotoka, Sergey Yarmolenko, Onome Scott-Emuakpor, Christian Binek, Abebe Kebede, Dhananjay Kumar (2018). (Influence of Gold Catalyst on the Growth o Titanium Nitride Nanowires). (5) 7, pp. 720-725. MATERIALS FOCUS.
  • Panupong Jaipan, Chandra Nannuri, Nikhil Mucha, Mayur Singh, Zhigang Xu, Adele Moatti, Jay Narayan, Svitlana Fialkova, Ruben Kotoka, Sergey Yarmolenko, Onome Scott-Emuakpor, Christian Binek, Abebe Kebede, Dhananjay Kumar (2018). (Influence of Gold Catalyst on the Growth o Titanium Nitride Nanowires). (5) 7, pp. 720-725. MATERIALS FOCUS.
  • Jianing Liu, Yulin Lin, Dong Bian, Ming Wang, Zefeng Lin, Chu, Xiao, Wenting Li , Yang Liu, Zhenquan Shen, Yinong Liu, Yunxiang Tong, Zhigang Xu (2019). (In vitro and in vivo studies of Mg-30Sc alloys with different phase structure for potential usage within bone). 98, pp. 50-66. Acta Biomaterialia.