Dr. Alex Fok is the Director of the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics (MDRCBB) and a professor in the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities’ Department of Restorative Sciences. The MDRCBB works closely with the dental industry to develop next-generation oral health care solutions. The center received the Gies Award for Vision - Private or Public Partner from the American Dental Education Association in 2013. Dr. Fok has expertise in structural and stress analysis. His research activities cover a range of topics in dental biomechanics, both at a fundamental level and related to practical applications. Dr. Fok is a visiting professor at Guanghua School of Stomatology, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.