Dr. Bin Tang

Department of Micro-nano Materials and Devices
South University of Science and Technology of China, China
Associate Professor



2002-2005 Ph.D., Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, China

1997-2001 B.Sc., Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Tongji University, China

Publications (Selected)

  1. C.Y. Wen, C.B. Wu, B. Tang, T. Wang, C.H. Yan, W.W. Lu, H.B. Pan, K.Y. Chiu 2012. “Collagen Fibril Stiffening in Osteoarthritic Cartilage of Human Beings Revealed by Atomic Force Microscopy”, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, 20, 916-922.(as co-first author)
  2. Tang B and Ngan AHW 2012. “A Rate-jump Method for Characterization of Soft Tissues using Nanoindentation techniques, Soft matter, 8, 5974.
  3. Zhou ZL, Ngan AHW, Tang B and Wang AX 2012, “Reliable measurement of elastic modulus of cancer cells by nanoindentation in an atomic force microscope”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 8, 134-142.
  4. Zhou ZL, Tang B* and Ngan AHW 2012, “The Biomechanics of Drug-treated Leukaemia Cells Investigated Using Optical Tweezers”, Nano Life, 2, 1250010. (corresponding author)
  5. Zhou ZL, Tang B*, Ngan AHW, Dong ZN and Wu YS 2012. “Hepatitis B Surface Antigen-antibody Interactions Studied by Optical Tweezers”, IET Nanobiotechnology, 6: 9-15. (Corresponding author).
  6. Tang B, Aifantis AE, Ngan AHW 2012. “Elastic modulus of nanostructured polymer surfaces”, Materials Letter, 67: 237.
  7. Wu KS, Tang B*, Li SY, Lo ACY, Ngan AHW, Wong DSH, So KF and Ellis-Behnke RG. “Micro-scale Stiffness Change of Cornea Tissues Suffered from Elevated Intraocular Pressure Investigated by Nanoindentation”, Soft Materials, published online, DOI:10.1080/1539445X.2011.622030. (Corresponding author).
  8. Li ZY, Peng SL, Pan HB, Tang B, Lam RWM, Lu WW. “Microarchitecture and Nanomechanical Properties of Trabecular Bone After Strontium Administration in Osteoporotic Goats”, Biological Trace Element Research, published online.
  9. Tang B, Ngan AHW. 2011. Nanoindentation using an atomic force microscope. Philosophical Magazine 91: 1239.
  10. Ngan AHW, Tang B. 2009. Response of power-law-viscoelastic and time-dependent materials to rate jumps. Journal of Materials Research 24: 853-862.
  11. Ngan AHW, Tang B and Zhou ZL. “Nanoindentation of Soft Materials”, 2011, The third International Workshop on Mechanical Behaviour of Systems at Small Length Scales, Trivandrum, India.
  12. Ngan AHW, Tang B, Chan YL, Wu KS, Zhou ZL.”Nanomechanical Characterization of Biological Tissues”, 2011 Fourth International Indentation Workshop, Seoul National University, South Korea.
  13. Fong MK, Wen CY, Yan CH, Tang B, Chan D, Ngan AHW, Lu WW. “An Investigation of Morphological and Biomechanical Properties of Collagen Fibrils in OA and OP Cartilages”, 2011, 19th Meeting of the European Orthopaedic Research Society (EORS) 2011, Vienna, Austria.
  14. Wu CB, Tang B, Wen CY, Lu WW, Yan CH and Chiu KY. “INVESTIGATION ON INDIVIDUAL COLLAGEN FIBRILS OF OSTEOARTHRITIC CARTILAGE WITH ATIMOIC FORCE MICROSCOPY”, 2011 Annul meeting of American society of biomechanics, Long Bench, CA, USA.
  15. Zhou L., Tang B., Ngan A.H.W. Deformability of K562 Cells Studied by Optical Tweezers, Third International NanoBio Conference, Zurich, 2010.
  16. Zhou L., Tang B., Ngan A.H.W. Using High-power Optical tweezers to Investigate Hepatitis B Surface Antigen-antibody Protein Interactions, 6th World Congress on Biomechanics , Singapore, 2010.
  17. Wen C., Pan H., Tang B., Lu W.W., Yan C.H. and Chiu P.K.Y. Uncoupling of Bone Resorption with Formation in Osteoarthritis Subchondral Bone in Postmenopausal Women - Associated with Osteocyte Dysfunction?, The 4th International Congress of Chinese Orthopaedic Association, Xiamen, PR China, 2010.
  18. Ngan A.H.W. and Tang B., Nanoindentation using atomic force microscope, extended invited talk, ECI Conference on Nanomechanical Testing in Materials Research and Development, October 11-16, 2009, Il Ciocco Hotel and Conference Center, Barga (Tuscany), Italy. 2009.
  19. Zhou W., Rabie A.B.M., Wong R.W.K. and Tang B., Nanocoating of Montmorillonite/Mg-β-Tricalcium Phosphate on Orthodontic Titanium Miniscrews, 3rd IEEE International NanoElectronics Conference (INEC). 2010, BC211.
  20. Tang B., Li S.Y., Wu K.S., Lo A.C.Y., So K.F., Wong D.S.H. Investigation of Corneal Nano-biomechanical Properties Using Depth-Sensing Indentation, The Third International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials&tissues 2010.

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