Mukesh Kumar, Ph.D., is Global Technology Director at Lincotek Medical. He joined Surface Dynamics, now Lincotek Medical, with over 19 years of experience working at Biomet and Zimmer Biomet.
Dr. Kumar is credited with the development of multiple platform technologies that include OsseoTi (Additive Manufactured Ti6Al4V implants), Regenerex (porous titanium implant constructs), Bonus (human-derived demineralized bone matrix) and Calcium Phosphate bone void fillers (Calcigen PSI and MimixQS). In addition, he has extensive experience in thermal spray technologies, cleaning of metallic implants, 3D printing and the design and set up of stable processes for the manufacture of implantable medical devices.
He is well-published in peer-reviewed journals and has authored book chapters. He is a named inventor in multiple patents that have resulted in commercially viable and clinically successful products. He has extensive experience in managing large projects, teams of product development engineers, manufacturing engineers and research scientists. Dr. Kumar has a Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Alabama, a Masters in Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India, and an undergraduate degree in Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.