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Dr Yeung, Kelvin Wai Kwok 楊偉國

Title:
Associate Professor
Deputy Director of of Shenzhen Key Laboratory for Innovative Technology in Orthopaedic Trauma, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital
Deputy Master, Lap-Chee College, The University of Hong Kong

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Dr Yeung, Kelvin Wai Kwok 楊偉國

Title:
Associate Professor
Deputy Director of of Shenzhen Key Laboratory for Innovative Technology in Orthopaedic Trauma, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital
Deputy Master, Lap-Chee College, The University of Hong Kong

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Also Cited As:
Yeung, K
Yeung, Wai-kwok, Kelvin

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2009The Hong Kong Institution of EngineersMHKIE
Biography

Dr Kelvin Yeung is passionate in orthopaedic biomaterial research for about 20 years. His major research areas cover from the development of orthopaedic biomaterials, 3D bio-printing as well as musculoskeletal tissue engineering.  He trained as materials scientist in his bachelor degree and then orthopaedic scientist in HKU Medical Faculty for his master degree and PhD, respectively. He is currently tenured associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The University of Hong Kong.  His h-index is 44 with more than 6,000 citations. He has also been ranked as the World’s Top 1% Scientists in the field of biomaterials by Clarivate Analytics’s Essential Science Indicators (ESI) since 2014. In addition to his more than 200 peer-reviewed SCI journal papers published and 38 filed full patents in various countries, he has co-founded a start-up company so as to translate their research findings to clinical use.  Furthermore, he has been invited to be the consultants of few medical device and biomaterials incorporations.

During these years, he had received numbers of award and scholarship from local and regional competitions such as Young Scientist Award 2005 and Young Engineer Award 2009, respectively. The total amount of grants and sponsorships directly arising from his projects in PI and Co-PI capacity has been over HK$68M. Additionally, he has supervised 8 PhD and 11 MPhil students since 2006. Furthermore, he obtained 18 prizes and awards from local and international competitions and conferences. Dr Yeung has also become an active member and actively served different executive positions in local and international academic bodies. Apart from these professional positions, he has been appointed as Deputy Master of HKU Lap-Chee College so as to oversee the student education programs there.  He has also participated himself into the executive positions in alumni bodies and patient benefit groups.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2005-10-01Young Scientist Award: Hong Kong Institution of Science, 青年科學家獎, 香港科學會
Research Achievement
2013-05-01Best Oral Presentation Award: International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Conference (ICMRC 2013)
Research Achievement
Zhao, Y
2011-11-01Best Poster Paper Award: TACT 2011 International Thin Films Conference, Taiwan Association for Coatings and Thin Films Technology
Research Achievement
KWAN, KHL
2012-12-01Orthopaedic Basic Science Award - Silver nanoparticles boost collagen maturation in Achilles tendon regeneration: 32nd Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association, Hong Kong, December 1-2, 2012
Research Achievement
Chung, JCY
Leong, JCY
2003-11-01Second-Prize Award - "A new super-elastic spinal implant for gradual scoliosis correction": The 8th National Challenge Cup Competition organized by Ministry of Science and Technology & Ministry of Education, 2003
Research Achievement
2005-09-01Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association Traveling Fellowship: Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
2002-11-01AO International Foundation Fellowship: AO Foundation
Research Achievement
2010-11-01Second Runner-up in the Best Young Engineers Competition: HKIE BME2010 - Biomedical Engineering Conference, Hong Kong. Title of the paper: The modulating action of silver nanoparticles in collagen deposition to produce scarless wound healing
Research Achievement
Lui, SC
Chu, PK
2008-10-23Young Engineers Merit Award in the Best Young Engineers' Paper Competition and Best Oral Paper Presentation Award - "Bioactivity enhancement of polyetheretherketone (PEEK) by plasma immersion ion implantation": BME 2008 Conference, Hong Kong, October 23-25, 2008
Research Achievement
2002-09-01Wong Ching Yee Medical Post-graduate Scholarships: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2010-11-01Orthopaedic Basic Science Award - The modulating action of silver nanoparticles in collagen deposition to produce scarless wound healing: 30th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association, Hong Kong, November 27-28, 2010
Research Achievement
2005-10-01Young Scientist Award - "Development of a Novel Spinal Implant for Progressive Scoliosis Correction": The Hong Kong Institute of Science, HK, Oct 2005
Research Achievement
Kuong, EE
2010-11-27A.R. Hodgson Award - "A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to convenetional titianium rod for scoliosis curve correction": 30th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association, Hong Kong, November 27-28, 2010
Research Achievement
2010-04-01Certificate of Merit, Young Engineer Award: Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Research Achievement
Chu, P
2010-11-03Top Prize in the Best Young Engineers' Paper Competition - "Development of a new biodegradable polycaprolactone-magnesium porous hybrid for tissue engineering mechanical, biological and chemical studies": BME 2010 Conference, Hong Kong, November 3-5, 2010
Research Achievement
2010-11-01Champion in the Best Young Engineers Competition: HKIE BME2010 - Biomedical Engineering Conference, Hong Kong Title of the paper: Development of a new biodegradable polycaprolactone- magnesium porous hybrid for tissue engineering: mechanical, biological and chemical studies
Research Achievement
Kuong, EE
2010-11-27AOSpine Best Paper Award - "A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to convenetional titianium rod for scoliosis curve correction": 30th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association, Hong Kong, November 27-28, 2010
Research Achievement
Kuong, E
2010-11-01Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association AR Hodgson Award - A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to conventional titanium rod for scoliosis curve correction: 30th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
Chung, CY
Hanni, M
Leong, JCY
2003-11-01Best Paper Award for an Associate Fellow - "Invention of a new spinal implant for gradual scoliosis correction": 23rd Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association, Hong Kong, 8-9 November 2003
Research Achievement
Kuong, E
2010-11-01Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association AOSpine Best Paper Award - A randomized controlled trial assessing the safety and efficacy of a novel superelastic rod in comparison to conventional titanium rod for scoliosis curve correction: 30th Annual Congress of the Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association
Research Achievement
QIAO, W
LAN, X
2018-07-01IADR Lion Dental Research Award - Salivary Research: IADR Salivary Research Group
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2015-nowJournal ReviewerACS Advanced Materials and Interfaces
01/2015-nowJournal ReviewerScientific Reports by NPG
10/2013-nowGrant ReviewerFondation pour la Recherche Médicale
09/2011-nowAssociate MemberLa Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)
01/2008-nowJournal ReviewerMedical Engineering & Physics
01/2013-nowJournal ReviewerAdvances by Royal Society of Chemistry
01/2012-nowJournal ReviewerJournal of the Royal Society Interface
01/2006-nowJournal ReviewerMaterials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing
01/2010-nowJournal ReviewerClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
04/2008-nowActive MemberSociety For Biomaterials, USA
01/2010-nowJournal ReviewerMaterials
01/2009-nowJournal ReviewerRecent Patents on Biomedical Engineering
01/2006-nowJournal ReviewerSurface Coating Technology
01/2012-nowJournal ReviewerBiomaterials Science by Royal Society of Chemistry
01/2013-nowJournal ReviewerIntermetallics
11/2000-nowAssociate MemberHong Kong Orthopaedic Association
08/2010-nowMemberAO Trauma Group, AO Foundation International
01/2011-nowGrant ReviewerAO Foundation
01/2007-nowJournal ReviewerActa Biomaterialia
01/2011-nowJournal ReviewerJournal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids
01/2011-nowJournal ReviewerBone and Joint Research
01/2012-nowJournal ReviewerEuropean Cells & Materials
01/2012-nowJournal ReviewerTissue Engineering A
11/2000-nowMemberChinese Committee for Biomaterials
01/2007-nowJournal ReviewerDiamond and Related Materials
01/2006-nowJournal ReviewerJournal of Biomedical Materials Research
09/2006-08/2007MemberThe Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), USA
01/2006-12/2012Associate MemberOrthopaedics Research Society
12/2012-nowActive MemberOrthopaedics Research Society
01/2012-12/2012Grant ReviewerAustrian Science Fund
10/2012-nowCommittee MemberBiomaterial Surface Engineering Committee, Surface Engineering Institution, Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society
11/2000-nowMemberInternational Chinese Hard Tissue Society
01/2006-nowJournal ReviewerThin Solid Film
01/2008-nowJournal ReviewerJournal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
01/2011-nowJournal ReviewerNanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine
09/2006-08/2007MemberAmerican Society for Metals (ASM), USA
01/2010-12/2011Journal ReviewerJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British)
04/2011-nowHonorary TreasurerHong Kong Institution of Engineers Biomedical Division
04/2013-03/2014International Representative (Asia Pacific)Society for Biomaterials USA (Orthopaedic Biomaterials SIG)
09/2004-nowMemberAO Spine, AO Foundation International
04/2009-nowCorporate MemberHong Kong Institution of Engineers
01/2013-nowJournal ReviewerColloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces
5/4/2017Co-ChairCAB Day, Chinese Association for Biomaterials, USA
04/2015 - 04/2017Vice-ChairOrthopaedic Biomaterials Special Interest Group, Society for Biomaterials, USA
11/2014 - 11/2017Fellow MemberChinese Orthopaedic Regenerative Medicine Society, Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, China
06/2015 - 05/2019委员中国生物材料学会生物材料先进制造分会
06/2015 - 06/2018常务委员中国生物材料学会医用金属材料分会
20-24/08/2017Co-ChairBiomaterials Science & Translational Medicine Symposium, 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, USA
09/2015 - 08/2018委员中国生物材料学会青年委员会
09/2015 - nowMembers at-LargeChinese Association for Biomaterials
09/2015 - nowProgram Co-ChairChinese Association for Biomaterials
05/2017 - 06/2019委员中国医疗保健国际交流促进会肿瘤外科与功能性外科分会医学生物材料学组
07/2015 - 06/2019委员中国生物材料学会再生医学材料分会
04/2016 - 04/2019委员SICOT中国部数字骨科学会委员
07/2018 - nowJournal ReviewerTrends in Biotechnology
03/2018 - 03/2021委员中华医学会骨科学分会第十一届委员会青年委员会骨再生医学学组
05/2018创始理事中国骨质疏松防治联盟
04/2019 - 04/2021Treasurer (elect)Chinese Association for Biomaterials
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