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(November 27, 2014, Wuhan, China) Invited talk entitled "Biodegradable Metals--- A New Promising Regenerative Medical Materials" at the 2014 China-Korea Symposium on Biomimetic and Regenerative Medical Materials

(November 21, 2014, Beijing, China) Dr. Zhigang Xu from North Carolina A&T State University visited LBMD and gave a lecture entitled "Recent advances on the development of magnesium alloys for biodegradable implants"

(November 4, 2014, Taipei, China) 30 min Keynote entitled "Development of Novel Biodegradable Metals for Regenerative Medicine " at the 7th World Congress on Preventive and Regenerative Medicine

(October 27, 2014, Beijing, China) Prof. Huinan Liu from University of California at Riverside visited LBMD and gave a lecture entitled "Engineering Biomaterials and Interfaces for Controlling Cellular Functions"

(October 10, 2014, Dalian, China) Plenary talk entitled "Titanium alloys for dentistry and their surface modification" at the National Annual Meeting of Dental Materials, photoed together with Prof. Hong Lin

(September 23, 2014, Darmstadt , Germany) Oral presentation entitled "Realizing the Uniform and Accelerated Biodegradation of Iron with Two Strategies - Composite and Surface Patterning" at MSE 2014

(August. 26, 2014, Maratea, Italy), Chairman of the 6th Symposium on Biodegradable Metals

(May 30, 2014, Shanghai, China) Invited talk entitled "Development of Novel Biodegradable binary Zn-1X Alloys with Mg, Ca and Sr " at the Symposium on the Fabrication of Biomaterials and Studies on its Surface and Interface.

(April 18, 2014, Denver, USA) Oral presentation entitled "In vitro and in vivo assessments of pure Zn and Zn-1Mg alloy as biodegradable metals" at the Society for Biomaterials 2014 Annual Meeting & Exposition

(April 14, 2014 Greensboro, USA) Give a lecture entitled “Moving directions in the research of biodegradable metals ” at NSF Engineering Research Center for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials, North Carolina A&T State University, photoed together with Prof. Jag Sankar.

(Nov. 11, 2013) Prof. Regine Willument, from Department for Structural Research on Macromolecules, Institute of Materials Research, Helmholtz-Centre Geesthacht, Germany visited our lab and give a lecture.

(October 19, 2013 Taiwan) Invited talk entitled “Biodegradable metals --- definition, current research status and future” on 2013 MRS-T annual meeting.

(September 30, 2013 Cincinnati, USA) Give a lecture entitled “Biodegradable metals --- definition, current research status and future” at School of Energy, Environmental, Biological and Medical Engineering, College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Cincinnati with the invitation of Prof.  Vesselin Shanov and Prof. Mark Schulz .

(August. 28, 2013,Umang Island, Indonesia), Chairman of the 5th Symposium on Biodegradable Metals and oral presentation entitled "In vitro studies on Mg-Ge(-Ca, Zn) alloy system newly-developed for potential biomedical applications"

(July 26, 2013, Tianjin, China) LBMD members participated in 5th Chinese Interventional Medical Engineering Congress.

(June 28, 2013, Hong Kong, China) Invited talk entitled“Development of bulk metallic glasses as potential biomaterials”at the 4th Asian Biomaterials Congress.

(May 28-30, 2013, Yinchuan, China) Keynote presentation entitled "Materials design of new biomedical magnesium alloys and their surface modification" on The 5th National Surface Engineering Conference for Young Scientist.

(May 09, 2013, Kaohsiung, China) Invited talk entitled“Screening alloying elements for new metallic biomaterials”at the 3rd Cross-Strait Biomaterials Conference.

(March 14, 2013, Kumamoto, Japan) Invited talk entitled “Biodegradable metals — definition, current research status and future” at the 48th Workshop of Kyushu Magnesium Network and 4th JSPS Magnesium Seminar, photoed together with Prof. Andrej Atrens, The University of Queensland.

(Nov. 05, 2012) Prof. Andrej Atrens, The University of Queensland, Materials Division, visited our lab and give a presentation entitled "Overview of the Mg corrosion mechanism, recent progress at UQ"

(Oct.29, 2012, Ningbo) Session Chair on the Surface Engineering of Biomaterials on the 9th National Surface Engineering Conference and awarded the certificate for the Membership of Society of Surface Engineering of Biomaterials by Academician Chuanxian Ding

(Oct. 15, 2012, Shenyang) Keynote speaker entitled“Overview and perspective on newly-developed magnesium alloys for biomedical applications" on the 7th Pan-Yellow Sea Rim International Symposium on Magnesium alloys

(Sept. 14, 2012, Shanghai) Invited talk “New kind of biomedical metallic materials and their interventional therapy devices” on 2nd Medical Implant Technology Summit-Interventional Devices Technology Branch

(Sept. 06, 2012) Prof. Her-Hsiung Huang, from Department of Dentistry, School of Dentistry, National Yang-Ming University visited our lab and give a lecture.

(August. 29, 2012, Maratea, Italy), Chairman of the 4th Symposium on Biodegradable Metals and invited talk entitled "Development of biodegradable bulk metallic glasses with elements of Mg, Ca, Zn and Sr "

(June 2, 2012, Chengdu) Prof. Yufeng Zheng chaired the session "Biodegradable Metals" togather with Prof. Frank Witte on the 9th World Biomaterials Congress.

(May 29, 2012) Dr. Charles Deng from the Boston Scientific visit our lab and communciated with us on the topic of biodegradable metals.

(May 28, 2012, Hong Kong) Giving a lecture entitled "New trails on titanium alloys for orthopedic applications--- Functionalization, Nanocrystalization and amorphization" at Chinese University of Hong Kong

(March 1, 2012, Kumamoto, Japan) Invited talk "Development of Biodegradable Mg alloys for Biomedical Applications" on the International Kick-off Symposium for Magnesium Research Center in Kumamoto University.

(Jan. 5, 2012, Hong Kong) Session Chair at The 1st international Summit on Biomedical Magnesium Alloys

(Dec,19-21, 2011, Sanya) Invited talk entitled “Preliminary evaluation of bulk metallic glasses as biomaterials” at the 9TH China-Korea Symposium On Biomaterials And Nanotechnology

(Nov. 15, 2011, Beijing, China) Project discussion at Peking University with Dr. Katharina Kalla and Ms. Katharina Bobe (Hannover Medical School, Germany) under the grant of CSC-DAAD international Collaboration.

(Nov. 6-9, 2011, Hong Kong), Session Chair and Product Exhibition & Sponsorship Chair of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies(SMST-2011)

(Oct.20-23, 2011, Beijing, China) Invited talk entitled "Research Progress on Biodegradable Metallic Materials Stent" on the 4th National Conference on Interventional Medical Engineering.

(Oct.15-20, 2011, Zhengzhou, China) Invited talk entitled "Development of TiNi based shape memory alloys for archwire application" on the 2nd Cross-Strait Biomaterials Conference. Photoed togather with Prof. Zhongwei Gu, Sichuan University

Oct.03-Oct.06, 2011, Kumamoto University, Japan, Prof. Yufeng Zheng gave a Advanced Science and Technology Course, Biomedical Metallic Materials and Devices in 21th Century, 15hours for the graduate students.

(September 19-22, 2011, Taipei, China) Invited talk entitled “Study on Bulk Nanocrystalline Metals for Biomedical Application" on the 2011 IUMRS-ICA conference.

(September 15-17 2011, Busan, Korea)Invited talk entitled “Development of Biodegradable Metals for Biomedical Application” on The 3rd Asian Biomaterials Congress.

(August 22-26, 2011, Ufa, Russia)Invited talk entitled “Biomedical evaluation of bulk nanocrystalline metals fabricated by severe plastic deformation” on The 3rd International Symposium Bulk nanostructured materials: from fundamentals to innovations (BNM-2011).

(August 8-9, 2011, Miyagi, Japan) Invited talk entitled "Study on bulk metallic glasses for biomedical application " at the 6th International Workshop on Nano-, Bio- and Amorphous Materials.

(August 1-5, 2011 Quebec City, Canada) Co-Chairmen and Keynote report entitled "Biodegradable Metals——New Family member in biomedical metallic materials" at 3rd Symposium on Biodegradable Metals

(July 04, 2011) Prof. Huinan Liu from Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Riverside visit our lab and give a talk entitled"Biomaterials Guided Tissue Regeneration".

(June 19-24, 2011, Beijing, China) Oral presentation entitled "Introduction of antibacterial function into biomedical TiNi shape memory alloy by the addition of element Ag" in 12th World Conference on Titanium—Ti-2011.

(March 29, 2011, Beijing, China) Project discussion at Peking University with Prof. R. Valiev(Ufa State Aviation Technical University) under the grant of NSFCRFBR project 31011120091

(March 21-25, 2011, Nanjing)Oral presentation titled "In vitro biocompatibility and haemocompatibility of bulk nanocrystalline 304 stainless steel by severe rolliing" at the International Conference on nanoSPD5.

(March 21-23, 2011, Beijing, China) Co-Chairman and invited talk entitled "Research and Application of Biodegradable Metals-Challenge in the Materials Science " in Xiangshan Science Conference No.391 "Challenges in R&D and clinical applications of biodegradable metals".

(Feb.22-25, 2011 Atlanta, USA) Participate in the PKU-Georiga-Tech joint faculty meeting and 2011 Materials and Sciences Engineering Symposium

(December 15-19, 2010, Pyeongchang, Korea) Invited talk entitled “Preparation and wear behavior of Ni matrix composite coating with nano-sized diamond particles on NiTi alloy” in 8th KOREA-CHINA Symposium on Biomaterials and Nano-bio technology.

(December 07, 2010, Shanghai, China) Invited talk entitled “Opportunity and Challenge of Biodegradable metals research in China” and session chair of the No. 169 Eastern Forum of Science and Technology “Translational Medicine of Mg”

(Nov. 29, 2010, Kaohsiung, Taiwan) Invited talk at Metal Industries Research & Development Centre, entitled "Current situation and prospect of biomedical Mg alloys" (Photoed together with Prof. Chern H. Lai, President of The Formosan association for the Promotion of Oral Biotechnology and Medical Devices)

(November 25-26, 2010, Taibei, China) Invited talk entitled “Bulk metallic glasses as potential biomedical metallic materials” in the 2010 Cross-Straits Conference on Biomaterials.

(October 23-28, 2010, Xi'an, China) Invited talk entitled “Development of bulk metallic glasses as potential biomaterials” in The China-Australia Seminar on Biomaterials and Medical Device Manufacturing Technology.

(October 15-18,2010, Changsha, China)Session Chair and Invited talk entitled “Study on Bioabsorbable metallic materials” in The 7th China Conference on Functional Materials and Applications.

Photo taken together with Prof. L.C. Zhao


(September 27, 2010, Qingdao, China) Invited lecture entitled "Development of Bulk Metallic Glasses as Potential Biomedical Metallic Materials" at the 11th IUMRS International Conference in Asia

( September 6, 2010, Groningen, The Netherlands) Presentation entitled "Biomedical metallic materials and their surface modification" at Zernike Institute of Advanced Materials, University of Groningen.

(August 31-September 4, 2010, Maratea, Italy ), Oral presentation"In vitro degradation performance and biological response of biodegradable Mg-Zn-Zr alloys" at the 2nd Symposium on Biodegradable Metals 

(August 31-September 4, 2010, Maratea, Italy ), Sessoion Chair at the 2nd Symposium on Biodegradable Metals

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(August 20, 2010Trondheim, NORWAY) Presentation entitled “Evaluation on bulk nanocrystalline materials for future biomedical application”, at SINTEF Materials and Chemistry research division. 


(August 16, 2010, Delft, The Netherlands) Presentation entitled "Investigation on new metallic materials for potential biomedical application" at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Delft University of Technology.


(August 12, 2010, Geesthacht, Germany) Presentation entilted "Investigation on new metallic materials for potential biomedical application" at GKSS Research Centre.


(August of 2010, Visiting Hannover Medical School under the support of DAAD-CSC international collaboration project)

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(July 1, 2010) Visiting National University of Sigapore and oral presentation entitled " Development of new biomedical metallic materials" .


(June 17, 2010, Galway, Ireland) Oral presentation titled “Corrosion and biocompatibility of lotus-type porous magnesium” at TERMIS-EU 2010 Conference



(June 7, 2010, Ufa, Russia) Project discussion at Institute of Physics of Advanced Materials, Ufa State Aviation Technical University with the support of NSFCRFBR project 31011120091


(April. 25, 2010, Beijing) Dr. G. Wang from the University of Queensland and Dr. S. Naburlsi from Cook Medical, and Prof. Z.T. Yu from the Northwest Institute for Nonferrous Metal Research visited our lab.


(April.15-19,2010, Chengdu)Oral presentation titled "Preliminary Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses as Potential Biomaterials" at the Chinese Biomaterials Congress.


(April.15-19,2010, Chengdu)Oral presentation titled "In vitro and in vivo evaluation of SLA titanium surfaces plus further alkali or hydrogen peroxide and heat treatment" at the Chinese Biomaterials Congress.


(April.15-19,2010, Chengdu)Oral presentation titled "Comparative study of bio-evaluation of ultra-fine and microcrystalline pure Ti" at the Chinese Biomaterials Congress.


(April.15-19,2010, Chengdu)Oral presentation titled "Corrosion performances in simulated body fluids and cytotoxicity evaluation of Fe-based bulk metallic glasses" at the Chinese Biomaterials Congress.


(April.15-19,2010, Chengdu)Oral presentation titled "Corrosion resistance and biocompatibility evaluation of Zr based bulk metallic glasses" at the Chinese Biomaterials Congress.


(April 12, 2010) visiting Prof. Anuar Osman and Prof. Mohd. Alauddin Mohd. Ali (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia).


(Mar 26, 2010, Hong Kong) visiting Prof. Cheung (Area of Endodontics, Comprehensive Dental Care, Faculty of Dentistry, the University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China)


(Jan.3-6, 2010, Hong Kong) Session Chair and oral presentation "Electrodeposition of Ni-Co/diamond composite coating for dental burs under ultrasonic condition" at The 2nd International Symposium on Surface and Interface of Biomaterials

biomater forum

(Dec.10-12, 2009, Beijing)Invited talk titled "Research progress and developing tendency of biomedical magnesium alloys" on Science and Technology Forum on Biomaterials in China organized by the Chinese Academy of Engineering.


(Dec.04-06,2009, Guangzhou)Invited talk titled "Review and perspective on biocorroded/biodegraded magnesium alloys " at the 12th Chinese Conference on Biomaterials.


(Dec.04-06,2009, Guangzhou)Oral presentation titled "Corrosion and Cytotoxicity of Mg-Zn-Ca bulk metallic glass for potential biomedical application" at the 12th Chinese Conference on Biomaterials.


(Dec.04-06,2009, Guangzhou)Oral presentation titled "Corrosion and biocompatibility of lotus-type porous magnesium" at the 12th Chinese Conference on Biomaterials.


(Dec.04-06,2009, Guangzhou)Oral presentation titled "In vitro corrosion study on biodegradable Fe-Mn alloys" at the 12th Chinese Conference on Biomaterials.


(Dec.04-06,2009, Guangzhou)Oral presentation titled "In vitro corrosion, biocompatibility and hemocompatibility of bulk nanocrystalline pure Iron" at the 12th Chinese Conference on Biomaterials.


(Nov.27-29,2009, Xi'an)30min invited talk titled "Research progress and developing tendency of Ti-based alloys with shape memory effect" on Science and Technology Forum organized by Chinese Academy of Engineering.


(Nov. 16-20, 2009, Barcelona) Oral presentation “Corrosion of, and Cellular Responses to Mg-Zn-Ca Bulk Metallic Glasses” and session Chair at The 2nd China-Europe Symposium on Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine


(Oct. 26, 2009, Beijing) Professor Ling Qin from the Chinese University of Hongkong visited our lab and gave a talk on the tissue engineering biomaterials


(Oct. 19-23, 2009, Shanghai) Inivted talk entitled “Biocorrosion behavior and in vitro biocompatibility evaluation of binary magnesium alloys for future design of bioabsorbable metal materials” and Session Chair at The Third Chinese–Norwegian Symposium on Light Metals (3rd CNS 2009)

 7th China-Korea

(Oct.19-23, 2009 Nanjing) - Oral presentation “In Vitro Cytotoxicity and Hemocompatibility Studies of Biomedical Ti-Nb based alloys with shape memory effect”  at the 7th China-Korea Symposium on Biomaterials and Nano-Bio technology

MRS suzhou

(Oct.14-17, 2009 Suzhou) - Prof. Y.F. Zheng: Oral Presentation “Corrosion and ion release behavior of ultra-fine grained bulk pure copper fabricated by ECAP in Hanks solution as potential biomaterial for contraception” and Session Chair at Symposium L: Nano-metal materials and plastic deformation of C-MRS.


(Sep. 22-26, 2009 Ufa, Russia) - Oral presentation “Comparative study on biological performance of microcrystalline, amorphous and nanocrystalline TiNi alloy” at SECOND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON BULK NANOSTRUCTURED MATERIALS: from fundamentals to innovations.

Photo taken together with Prof. Ruslan Z. Valiev


(Sep. 7-11, 2009 Lausanne, Switzerland) - Oral presentation “Corrosion Behavior and Cytotoxicity Evaluation on Ti-Zr-Hf-Cu-Ni-Si-Sn Bulk Metallic Glass” at 22nd European Conference on Biomaterials (ESB2009), the annual conference of the European Society for Biomaterials (ESB), in the Beaulieu Convention Centre.


(Aug. 25-30, 2009 Berlin, Germany) - Oral presentation “In vitro degradation and cytotoxicity of Mg/Ca composites produced by powder metallurgy” and poster “Comparative Evaluation on Corrosion Behaviors Of Mg-Ca, Mg-Zn, Mg-Mn-Zn, ZK60, AZ31 And AZ91 Alloys In Dulbecco's Modified Eagle's Medium With/Without Serum” and Prof. Zheng had served as the Session Chair at  the first Symposium on Degradable Metals for Biomedical Applications at THERMEC’ 2009.


(Apr.5-8, 2009 Hong Kong) – Poster presentation “Biocorrosion behavior and biocompatibility evaluation of binary magnesium alloys for future design of bioabsorbable metal materials” at Biomaterials Asia, Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong.


(Mar.23, 2009 Germany) - Give a lecture “Development of shape memory materials for biomedical application” at Institute of Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ruhr-University Bochum.

Picture with Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. Eggeler


(Mar.23, 2009 Germany) - Give a lecture “Recent  Study on Biomedical Magnesium Alloys” at Laboratory for Biomechnics and Biomaterials, Hannover Medical School.

Picture with Dr. Frank Witte

visiting zlwang's lab

(Mid-Nov., 2008 Atlanta, USA) - Visiting Prof. ZL Wang’s group at Georiga Institute of Technology


(Oct.29-Nov.1, 2008 Pusan, Korea) - Oral presentation “Surface Modification of Mg-Ca alloy to slow down its biocorrosion” at the 6th KOREA-CHINA Symposium on Biomaterials and Nano-bio technology.


(Jul.28-31, 2008 Hong Kong) - 30 min invited talk “In vitro and in vivo biocompatibility studies of inorganic oxide nanomaterials, at International Conference on Multifunctional Materials and Structures (MFMS) , Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Picture with Prof. Hua-xin Peng, University of Bristol, UK


(Jun.20-22, 2008 Shanghai) - Yifeng Zhang at the Advanced Orthopaedic Internaltional (AOI) Congress, Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibihition Center.


(May.28-Jun.1, 2008 Amsterdam, the Netherlands) - Oral presentation “Development of low modulus Ti-16at.%Nb binary alloy with shape memory effect for orthopedic application”at World Biomaterials Congress 2008.


(2007 Luoyang) - Feilong Nie at the 13th China Titanium Technology Seminar. He gave a presentation on the review of bulk nanocrystalline Ti alloys. 2007