Prof. Dr. Hendra Hermawan

Hendra Hermawan studied materials engineering at BS (1999), MS (2002) and PhD (2009) levels in Indonesia and Canada, and received a professional recognition as Chartered Engineer from the Engineering Council in UK (2013). He was professionally trained in cathodic protection with NACE CP-2 certification (2013) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (2016). After gaining postdoctoral experience in a collaborative research project with a Spain-based medical company (2009-2010), he started his independent research career as Senior Lecturer at University of Technology of Malaysia (2010-2014). Since September 2014, he is Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Université Laval and Researcher at the Axis of Regenerative Medicine, CHU de Quebec Research Center. His research interest revolves around biomaterials, corrosion, and biodegradable metals for biomedical applications. Based on Web of Science citation metrics, he has published >30 papers, received >600 citations with h-index 11. Among his recent publications include a book on Biomaterials and Medical Devices published by Springer and a paper on porous biodegradable metals published in Nature’s Scientific Report. He serves as associate editor at Journal of Healthcare Engineering and editorial board member at Journal of Orthopaedic Translation (Elsevier).