Dr. Jie Zhang is the Senior Vice President of the Engineering Research Institute, a member of CEC. As the outstanding technical leader in Shanghai, he also provides in-house tutoring for master's degree students from Zhejiang University, East China University of Science and Technology, and University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.
Dr. Zhang joined MicroPort Group in 2007. As the principal researcher and key inventor of technologies for the Firehawk® Stent, Dr. Zhang effectively overcame complex technological challenges and secured several invention patents both domestically and internationally. Since joining the Group, Dr. Zhang has played a crucial role in the development of new technologies and products. He has spearheaded R&D efforts across multiple businesses within the Group, while incubating emerging products in the areas of Ophthalmology, ENT, Dental & Full Body Aesthetics. Dr. Zhang has amassed multiple innovations over the past 16 years, secured the First Prize of the Shanghai Scientific and Technological Progress Awards and the Silver Prize of the China Patent Award, and now has 53 domestic and international authorized patents.
Dr. Zhang received his bachelor's degree in Communication Engineering from Zhejiang University of Technology in 2002, his master's degree in Test and Measurement Technology and Instrumentation in 2007, and his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering in 2021, both from University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.