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Mark Towler



B. Sc., University of Manchester, UK 1992
M. Sc (Eng) ., University of Liverpool, UK, 1993
Ph.D., Queen Mary College, University of London, UK, 1997


Office: EPH-319

Telephone: 416-979-5000  x4518

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Mark is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto. Previously he was Visiting Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Malaya, and prior to that, Inamori Chair of Biomaterials at Alfred University, NY state and Adjunct Professor at the University of Limerick. He has been conducting research on biomaterials for twenty years both in industry and academia. He has a PhD from Queen Mary College, University of London, is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and is both a chartered engineer and chartered scientist.


Research Interests:

  • Biomaterials
  • in-vitro diagnostics
  • glass science


Current Courses:

BME100 - Introduction to Biomedical Engineering

BME423 - Biomaterials


Professional Affiliations:

Fellow Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

Chartered Engineer (C.Eng)

Chartered Scientist (C.Sci)