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Dan Romanyk, PhD, PEng.

Assistant Professor

Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

About Me

  • 2016 – 2018 Research Faculty Service Officer: School of Dentistry, University of Alberta
  • 2014 – 2016 Postdoctoral Fellow: School of Dentistry, University of Alberta
  • 2008 – 2014 PhD Mechanical Engineering: University of Alberta
  • 2005 – 2008 BSc Mechanical Engineering: University of Alberta

Research

Primary research interests include:

  • Fundamental mechanical characterization and modeling of the response of natural dental biomaterials to applied loading, namely the periodontal ligament and cranial suture tissues
  • In vitro biomechanical simulation and design of orthodontic appliances and treatment methods (link to Orthodontic Biomechanics Testing and Development Group provided)
  • Characterization of synthetic dental biomaterials such as resin based composites and restorative ceramics