纺织与服装工程学院学术报告:The World of Medical Textiles - Markets and Applications

发布日期:2019-05-27

报告题目:The World of Medical Textiles - Markets and Applications

报告人:Dr. Martin W. King, Professor of Biotextiles, North Carolina State University

报告时间:530日(星期四)下午1:30

报告地点:北校区工科楼208教室

报告人简介:

Martin W. King

Biographical Sketch

Martin King joined the Wilson College of Textiles, North Carolina State University, as Professor of Biotextiles and Textile Technology in September 2000 following 30 years of experience working in industry, higher education, the healthcare and government sectors in Canada and Europe.  

After graduating in Polymer Technology from the University of Manchester, England, he worked for Hoechst-Celanese in Canada and the British Ministry of Technology developing new nylon and polyester yarns for apparel and industrial applications, as well as high strength carbon fibers for reinforcing plastics in aeronautical, automotive and sporting end-uses.  

He completed his PhD degree in biomedical engineering at l’Université de Technologie de Compiègne , France, and for over 30 years has been a faculty member at the University of Manitoba, Canada.  He has published over 170 research papers in peer-reviewed textile science, biomaterials and clinical journals and has edited a textbook called "Biotextiles as Medical Implants".  For over 25 years he was a Visiting Professor of Biomaterials in the Department of Surgery, Laval University medical school, Quebec City, Canada, and 15 years ago he was appointed Chaired Professor of Medical Textiles at Donghua University, Shanghai, China, where he continues his graduate teaching and research activities on medical devices in conjunction with surgeons, pathologists and medical device companies.

Martin King is a member of several ISO standards committee identifying the properties and test methods to be used in evaluating a range of different surgically implantable devices.  He is also a member of the Society for Biomaterials (USA), the Textile Institute (UK), and a Fellow of the Institute of Textile Science (Canada).