|Name Harmeet Walia|
Dr. Harmeet D. Walia is an American endodontist and inventor. He introduced the use of nickel titanium shape memory alloy for the manufacture of root canal files, which had traditionally been made of carbon or stainless steel.
Walia received the prestigious Ralph F. Sommer Award in recognition for his work from the American Association of Endodontists in 2005.
He currently holds a FT faculty position as Associate Professor of Endodontics, at the University of Kentucky, Lexington since May 1, 2015.