Rad Zdero received his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada, with a specialization in biomedical engineering. He is the Director of the Martin Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada, and he is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada. He is affiliated with and is a Member of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics, the Orthopaedic Research Society, and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (membership pending). He is a Reviewer for over a dozen peer-reviewed journals, such as Journal of Biomechanics, Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Medical Engineering and Physics, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery American, and so forth, and several national engineering and medical funding agencies. He is also on the editorial board for journals such as IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and Journal of Medical Engineering. His research involves experimental and computational techniques for measuring, and improving, the biomechanical durability of human and artificial bones, hip and knee replacements, and orthopaedic implants used to repair fractured bones.
Biography Updated on 1 January 2013