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Talking with the Respected Doctor—Academician Dai Kerong

Speaker: Professor Dai Kerong, CAE Academician
When: 14:00, March 16, 2011
Where: Room 500, Upper Building, Minhang Campus

Professor Dai Kerong has developed orthopedics by integrating medicine and engineering. He is the first one in the world to design and use implants made of shape-memory alloy inside human body. He has made tremendous contributions to developing pioneer devices for joint prostheses and internal fixation for fractures. He designed and industrialized the computer-assisted individualized artificial joints. He established the first Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory in hospitals around China and conducted research on gait analysis, orthopedic structures and internal fixation for fractures, etc.

Prof Dai Kerong has been honored with 28 prizes including Chinese National Invention Prize, National Science and Technology Prize, Shanghai Municipal Scientific and Technological Prize and prizes granted by National Educational Committee and Ministry of Health, etc. He has obtained 11 patents.

Honors & Awards Received by Professor Dai:

Fellow of the Chinese Academy of Engineering,

The First Shanghai Invention Award,

Outstanding Visiting Scholar to Hong Kong in 1997,

Shanghai Medical Honorary Prize,

The Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Award,

Shanghai Science and Technology Meritorious Honor, etc.

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