Peter X Ma

Richard H Kingery Endowed Collegiate Professor of Dentistry, Professor of Dentistry, Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering and Professor of Biomedical Engineering


CoE Macromolecular Sci & Engr:Materials Science & Engin.:Biomedical Engineering - MS:Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics





Dr. Peter X Ma is the Richard H Kingery Endowed Collegiate Professor at the University of Michigan. He is a full professor with quadruple appointments in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering Center, Department of Materials Science and Engineering. These departments are in the Schools of Dentistry, Engineering, and Medicine. Dr. Ma has been an invited/keynote/plenary speaker for more than 275 times at conferences and institutions worldwide. He is an inventor of more than 30 US patents and patent applications. He has edited 4 books and published 277 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals and books. Professor Ma received a Whitaker Foundation Biomedical Engineering Young Investigator Award in 1999, won a DuPont Young Professor Award in 2000, was featured as one of the five outstanding biomedical engineers by the Whitaker Foundation in 2004, won the Isaac Schour Memorial Distinguished Scientist Award from International Association of Dental Research in 2013, and won the Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature from the Society for Biomaterials in 2013. He received an Honorary Professorship from Tsinghua University in 2008, an Honorary Professorship from the Zhejiang University Medical School in 2008, and an Honorary Professor of Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2010. Dr. Ma was named one of the Top 100 materials scientists in the world by Thomson Reuters. He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) of the International Union of Societies of Biomaterials Science and Engineering, Fellow of the Materials Research Society, Fellow of American Association for Advancement of Science. Professor Ma reviews grant proposals for NIH, NSF, DOD, NSERC (Canada), Canada Foundation for Innovation, European Commission, Wellcome Trust (UK), Austrian Science Fund, Swiss NSF, Dutch Technology Foundation, Israel Science Foundation, Singapore Science & Engineering Council, Singapore National Medical Research Council, Singapore National Research Foundation, Hong Kong UGC, Hong Kong RGC, NSF of China, US Civilian Research & Development Foundation, ACS Petroleum Research Fund, MIT Sea Grant College Program etc. Professor Ma serves as a reviewer for more than 90 scientific journals (on 11 Editorial/Advisory Boards) and reviews faculty tenure/promotion packages for 44 institutions. He has served on 42 organizing committees of conferences and symposiums and has chaired 57 symposiums and conference sessions.