Yuncang Li obtained his Ph.D. in Materials Science Engineering from Deakin University in 2004 and then took up a research position in Biomaterials Engineering at Deakin University until the end of 2014. He joined RMIT University in 2015. He was awarded an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowship and won a number of nationally competitive grants including ARC and Australian National Health and Medical Research Council projects. His research focuses on developing metallic biomaterials for medical applications. He has expertise in microstructure-mechanical property relationships, corrosion, and biocompatibility, surface modification, nanostructured metals and alloys, and metal foams. His research has led to 184 peer-reviewed original publications, with an H index of 31 and over 3180 citations (Google Scholar).