Hey I'm Zhenwei Ma, a Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering at McGill University.

I'm passionate about translational/clinical research and fundamental mechanobiology study through biomaterials development and interfacing biomaterials with biological systems.

Mechanics | Chemistry | Biomimetics

Materials Mechanics/Chemistry | Biomechanics/Mechanobiology

Tissue Engineering | Clinical Translation

From benchtop to bedside

News and updates

  • Our paper on "bioinspired tough gel sheath for robust and versatile surface functionalization" was published in Science Advances! This work is featured on the frontpage of Science Advances, and covered by 19 news outlets. I also received an interview by CBC Radio!

  • I received a Mitacs Globalink Research Award for a 6-month research internship at Mooney Lab at Harvard! Can't wait for the pandemic to be over so I can start this exciting journey!

  • Our Progress Report on "multifaceted design and emerging applications of tissue adhesives" was accepted in Advanced Materials!