Wankei Wan


B.Sc. (Hong Kong) 1970
M.Phil. (Hong Kong) 1972
Ph.D. (SUNY, Buffalo) 1978

Positions Held

Current Positions

  • Professor - Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
  • Professor - School of Biomedical Engineering
  • Associate Scientist - Robarts Research Institute
  • Associate Scientist - Lawson Health Research Institute

Past Positions

  • 2000 – 2007 Director, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
  • 1980 – 1992 Research Scientist, Esso Research Canada / Exxon Research and Engineering Company

Research Summary

Dr. Wan's research interests lie in the general area of biomaterials, nanomaterials and medical devices. Specific areas of current interest include development of degradable and non-degradable biomaterials for tissue regeneration with applications for cardiovascular devices, novel wound dressings and therapeutic delivery systems.