讲座题目：Key Project of Biomaterials for the National Key Research & Development Program of China
Kai Zhang, Ph.D. is currently a full professor at the National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials (NERCB) of Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. Professor Zhang joined NERCB under the national “Recruitment Program of Global Experts (Youth Program)”, i.e., 1000 Plan (Youth Program). Prior to his current academic position, Dr. Zhang was working as Senior Engineer and Project Lead at leading global orthopedic and spinal companies in the US for several years, where he and his team successfully commercialized several innovative implantable devices.
Professor Kai Zhang is a Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. Professor Zhang is also a Council Member of the Chinese Society for Biomaterials, a member of the National Standardization Technical Committee on Surgical Implants and Prosthetic Devices, a member of CFDA Technical Review Advisory Committee, a member of CFDA Technical Advisory Committee for Classification of Medical Devices, a member of the Liaison Committee of the US Society for Biomaterials. Professor Zhang’s representative publications include one book (Bioceramics 17), and 16 peer-reviewed journal articles. Professor Zhang is also the inventor of 19 issued US and EU patents. Professor Zhang serves as an Editorial Board Member for “Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part B, Applied Biomaterials” and “Bioactive Materials”.