Wang, Rizhi

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Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, UBC

rzwang@mail.ubc.ca

Dr. Rizhi Wang is a Professor in Biomaterials at the Department of Materials Engineering and the School of Biomedical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Canada. He is also an associate faculty member at the Department of Orthopaedics, and a core member at the Center for Hip Health and Mobility. Dr. Wang’s experience spans academic positions at Tsinghua University, the Weizmann Institute of Science, University of Minnesota, and Princeton University. Dr. Wang’s research interests include orthopaedic implants, drug delivery biomaterials, anti-infection solutions, bone structure and mineralization, as well as mechanisms and prevention of hip fracture. Dr. Wang served as the president of the Canadian Biomaterials Society (2012-2013), and the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society (2019-2020). He is a Fellow in Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE).