Professor Hala Zreiqat

Professor Hala Zreiqat

AM FAA FTSE FAHMS

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Sydney
Fellow
Elected in 2019
NSW
Citation on election

Professor Hala Zreiqat has developed a novel class of ceramic biomaterials for musculoskeletal regeneration, pioneering new cell, molecular biology and nanoscience techniques to produce ceramics that combine high strength and bioactivity. She also developed the technology to fabricate these biomaterials as 3D-printed patient-specific implants. She is Director of the ARC Centre for Innovative BioEngineering, Chair of the international Alliance for Design and Application in Tissue Engineering, and Founder of the IDEAL Society, an international network to improve opportunities for women. In 2018, she received the prestigious NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year Award, for scientific achievement and mentorship of women.

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