Dongan Wang

Dr. Dong-An Wang has been appointed Foreign Adjunct Professor at the Department of Neuroscience during 2024-2026. He is a Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering in City University of Hong Kong.


Dr. 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.

Prof Dongan Wang


Dr. Dong-An Wang is a Professor of Department of Biomedical Engineering in City University of Hong Kong (CityU). He received his B.S. and Ph.D. from Zhejiang University, China. He was a postdoctoral fellow, in turn, at University of Tennessee Health Science Centre and Johns Hopkins University in the United States. Since joining Nanyang Technological University in 2005, Singapore, Dr. Wang had been appointed, in turn, as an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor in School of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Wang joined CityU in 2018.

Dr. Wang has authored nearly 200 research and scholarly publications and numerous patents. The publications include those published in Nat Mater, Adv Mater, etc., some of which are editorially quoted by Science, Nat Mater, etc. Dr. Wang has been conferred with Best Paper Award by Elsevier and Euro Federation for Pharm Sci, and Biomaterials Science Prize by Royal Society of Chemistry. Dr. Wang is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry. Dr. Wang is ranked as the Top 2% of the World's Most Highly Cited Scientists by Stanford University. Dr. Wang is a member of Biology & Medicine Panel, Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong. 

Dr. Wang used to be Associate Chair (2010~2014) of School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University Singapore; Acting Head (2022~2023) of Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong; and, Head of Research (2020~2023) at Karolinska Institutet Ming Wai Lau Centre for Reparative Medicine Hong Kong.


Group Members

Previous lab members

Chao Tao | Postdoctoral Researcher

Chloe Jin | Associate

Huiqun Zhou | Associate

Bangheng Liu | Associate

Adrian Ma | Associate


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