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Professor Xing inducted into Canadian Academy of Engineering

July 5, 2022 — 

Dr. Malcolm Xing, a professor in the department of mechanical engineering, is one of forty-seven newly elected fellows of the Canadian Engineering Academy. Dr. Xing, who has been featured numerous times on UM Today and other notable publications, has made outstanding contributions to high-performance hydrogels for wound healing, hemostasis, myocardial infarction, and bone defect. Dr. Xing is a leading expert in developing nano-gel self-assembly on cells and drugs for hair regeneration, controlled release, and cancer therapy. He has also contributed to the sustainable environment by developing plant-wearable sensors for green agriculture and portable clean-water devices. He has played active roles and services in promoting biomedical engineering education and research to the public and communities.

The Canadian Academy of Engineering is the national institution through which individuals, who have made outstanding contributions to engineering in Canada, provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to Canada and to Canadians. Fellows of the CAE are nominated and elected by their peers, in view of their distinguished achievements and career-long service. Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering are committed to ensuring that Canada’s engineering expertise and experience are applied to the benefit of all Canadians.

“I am so grateful to our Price Faculty of Engineering and my department of Mechanical Engineering for their endless support in setting up my research program at the University of Manitoba and developing the new biomedical engineering materials & nanomedicine lab in the Stanley Pauley Engineering building on the main campus. I also thank the Max Rady College of Medicine for helping me start my interdisciplinary research when I joined the University as a junior faculty member.” – Dr. Malcolm Xing

The Price Faculty of Engineering and the University of Manitoba Congratulate Dr. Xing on his election to the Canadian Academy of Engineering and wish him continued success in his teaching and research.


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