Wang, Rizhi

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Professor, Department of Materials Engineering, UBC

Dr. Rizhi Wang is Associate Professor at the Department of Materials Engineering, UBC, and Associate, Department of  orthopaedics, UBC. Dr. Wang’s experience spans academic positions at Tsinghua University, the Weizmann Institute of Science, University of Minnesota, and Princeton. Dr. Wang is well known for his research on material-related issues around hip  replacement, his expertise in implant processing and fracture mechanics. Dr. Wang’s research interests include orthopaedic implants, drug delivery biomaterials, anti-infection solutions, bone/implant fixation, and bone structure and mechanics. Dr. Wang currently serves on the Board for the Canadian Biomaterials Society.