Kelvin Yeung received his B.S. degree (Honors) in materials science from City University of Hong Kong in 1998. Then, he was admitted to the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong for postgraduate study, and awarded the M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees in medicine in 2001 and 2005, respectively. Also, he was awarded with AO fellowship to allow him having a half-year overseas training at AO Foundation International at Switzerland during his Ph.D. study. Upon his graduation, he was appointed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and then a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. In 2007, he was recruited by the City University of Hong Kong as a Tenure-track Assistant Professor and then returned back to The University of Hong Kong as a Tenure-track Assistant Professor in May 2009. His research areas of expertise include metallic and polymeric biomaterials development, dense and porous biomaterials development, biomechanical characterization, plasma surface science, surgical correction for spinal deformities, minimal invasive surgery by using shape memory alloys, orthopaedic implant design and development, tissue engineering, and in vitro and in vivo response to biomaterials.
Biography Updated on 12 May 2010