Dongan Wang

Prof Dongan Wang is Head of Research of MWLC Hong Kong since August 2020.

Prof Dongan Wang

Biographical

Prof Dongan Wang is a Professor at Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. He received his B.S. (1997) in Polymer Engineering and his Ph.D. (2001) in Polymer Science from Zhejiang University, China. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow, in turn, at University of Tennessee Health Science Centre (2001-2002) and Johns Hopkins University (2002-2005) in the United States. Since 2005, Prof Wang had been appointed, in turn, as Assistant Professor (2005-2010), Associate Professor with tenure (2010-2018), Associate Chair (2010-2014) and Program Director of Bioengineering (2016-2018) in School of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Prof Wang became a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC, UK) since 2019. Since August 2020, Prof Wang has been appointed as Head of Research at Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Hong Kong.

Research

Prof Wang’s research focuses on biomaterials, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine and molecular pharmaceutics with specialties of functional biomaterials for tissue engineering and therapeutic cell delivery; nucleic acid delivery for therapeutic engineering; applications of stem cells for translational medicine; and engineered biomimetic tissue platforms for in vitro drug evaluation.