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Meet Dr. Amin Rizkalla

Dr. Rizkalla

Dr. Amin Rizkalla earned his PhD in Biomaterials Engineering (1987) at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, after earning a M.Eng in Metallurgical Engineering (1977) at McGill University, Quebec. His BSc in Materials Engineering (1974) was earned at The American University in Cairo, Egypt.

While working in the industrial field prior to his academic career, Rizkalla rose in ranks from Research Engineer to Senior Process Development Engineer to Supervisor of Process Engineering at Combustion Engineering Superheater Ltd. (Division of Nuclear Fuel) in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada from 1977-1983.  Learn More

Featured Publications

AbutmentThe role of bone sialoprotein in the tendon-bone insertion. Marinovich R, Soenjaya Y, Wallace GQ, Zuskov A, Dunkman A, Foster BL, Ao M, Bartman K, Lam V, Rizkalla A, Beier F, Somerman MJ, Holdsworth DW, Soslowsky LJ, Lagugn-Labarthet F, Goldberg HA.  2016 May-Jul;52-54:325-38. 

Failure modes of Y-TZP abutments with external hex implant-abutment connection determined by fracto-graphic analysis.  Basílio MA, Delben JA, Cesar PF, Rizkalla AS, Santos Jr GC, Arioli Filho JN. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2016 Jan 6;60:187-194. PMID: 26807772.  Learn more

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