Have Government Scientists Solved the Artificial Hips Corrosion Problem?


This article originally appeared in Medical Design & Outsourcing on August 7, 2019.

Vilupanur Ravi, chair of the chemical and materials engineering department at Cal Poly Pomona, and his students work on developing and testing metallic alloys for bio-corrosion. Ravi is collaborating with Biology Professor Steve Alas to examine the response of macrophages to the metals.