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Department of Food and Health Sciences

Academic Staff


  • Rehabilitation
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare
  • Material characterization
  • Psychology and Counselling
  • Healthcare Organisation & Management
  • Patient & Public Relations Management


2012 PhD in Orthopaedics, The University of Hong Kong
2007 MS in Biomedical Engineering, Saint Louis University, the United States
2003 BSc in Health Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


2019 - Present Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Science and Technology, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2019 - 2019 Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Technology, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2017 - 2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
2014 - 2017 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
2012 - 2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Indiana University, the United States
2004 - 2005 Research Assistant, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2003 - 2004 Research Assistant, Jockey Club Rehabilitation Engineering Centre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


2015 - Present Member, International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society
2013 - Present Member, World Association for Chinese Biomedical Engineers
2013 - Present Member, Chinese Society for Biomaterials
2003 - 2004 Student Member, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (BME)


  • Orthopaedic Biomaterials
  • Bone Tissue Engineering
  • Biomaterial Surface Modifications
  • Biomedical Engineering


  • Liu, X., Hsu, S.P.C., Liu, W.C., Wang Y.M., Liu, X., Lo, C.S., Lin, Y.C., Nabilla, S.C., Li, Z., Hong, Y., Lin, C., Li, Y., Zhao, G., Chung, R.J. (2019), “Salivary Electrochemical Cortisol Biosensor Based on Tin Disulfide Nanoflakes”, Nanoscale Research Letters, 14(1):189.
  • Li, S., Liu, W.C., Chang, Y.H., Liu, X., Chang, C.L., Lin, C., Chung, R.J. (2019), “Preparation and in vivo investigation of oligomeric proanthocyanidins cross-linked collagen serving as synthesized tissue regeneration membrane”. Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications, 101:640–649.
  • Liu, W.C., Wang, H.Y., Lee, T.H., Chung, R.J. (2019), “Gamma-poly glutamate/gelatin composite hydrogels crosslinked by proanthocyanidins for wound healing”, Materials Science & Engineering C-Materials for Biological Applications, 101:630–639.
  • Liu, W.C., Wang, H.Y., Chen, L.C., Huang, S.W., Wu, C., Chung, R.J. (2019), “Hydroxyapatite/tricalcium silicate composites cement derived from novel two-step sol-gel process with good biocompatibility and applications as bone cement and potential coating materials”, Ceramics International, 45 (5): 5668–5679
  • Liu, W.C., Lin, Y.C., Xu, M., Nabilla, S.C., Lin, Y.L., Chen, L.C., Chung, R.J. (2018), “Study of collagen/γ-PGA polyelectrolyte multilayers coating on plasma treated 316 L stainless steel substrates”, Surface and Coatings Technology, Vol. 350, 755-761.
  • Liu, W.C., Wang, H.Y., Wang, A.N., Tseng, C.H.,Liu, H.L., Chung, R.J. (2018),. “Preparation of Chitosan/Poly-γ-glutamic Acid Polyelectrolyte Multilayers on Biomedical Metals for Local Antibiotic Delivery”, Metals, Vol. 7, No. 10, 418.
  • Liu, W.C., Ballenger, B., Algarni, A, Velez, M., Chu, T.G. (2017), Journal of Applied Biomaterials & Functional Materials, Vol. 15, No. 4, e347-e355.
  • Liu, W.C. (first and co-corresponding author), Chen, S, Zheng, L, Qin, L. (2017), “Angiogenesis Assays for the Evaluation of Angiogenic Properties of Orthopaedic Biomaterials - A General Review”, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Vol. 6, 1600434.
  • Qin, L., Yao, D., Zheng, L., Liu, W.C. (co-first author), Liu, Z., Lei, M. et al. (2015), Vol. 59, 125-143.
  • Liu, W.C., Robu, I.S., Patel, R., Leu, M.C., Valez, M., Chu, T.M. (2014), Biomedical Materials, Vol. 9, No. 4, 045013.
  • Liu, W., Wang, T., Shen, Y., Pan, H., Peng, S., Lu, W.W. (2013), “Strontium Incorporated Coralline Hydroxyapatite for Engineering Bone”, ISRN Biomaterials, Article ID 649163
  • Shen, Y., Liu, W. (co-first author), Wen, C., Pan, H., Wang, T., Darvell, B.W., Lu, W.W. (2012), “Bone regeneration: importance of local pH—strontium-doped borosilicate scaffold”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Vol. 22, 8662-8670.
  • Liu, W.C., Wong, C.T., Fong, M.K., Cheung, W.S., Kao, R.Y.T., Luk, K.D.K, Lu, W.W. (2010), “Gentamicin loaded strontium-containing hydroxyapatite (Sr-HA) bioactive bone cement - an efficient bioactive antibiotic drug delivery system”, Vol. 95, No. 2, 397-406.