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Feng Xu

2015/12/16      view:

Feng Xu (Co-Founding Director)

Feng Xu received his B.S. in both Thermal & Power Engineering and Industry Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 2001.  He got his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2004.  In 2004, Feng Xu was awarded UK Overseas Research Studentship and Cambridge Overseas Trust Scholarship that took him to University of Cambridge. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering in 2008 from Cambridge. During 2008-2011, Dr. Xu worked as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Health Science & Technology (HST). Dr. Xu found the first interdisciplinary biomedical engineering center of Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU Bioinspired Engineering & Biomechanics Center) with Prof. TianJian Lu in 2007 and is the co-founding director of the center.  Currently, Dr. Xu is a full professor and vice dean at School of Life Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University.  He was also awarded for the China Young 1000-Talent Program, Shaanxi 100-Talent Program, and the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University.  In 2011, Dr. Xu is also selected as the Vice Chairman of International Cooperation Committee of Chinese Society of Mechanics.

Dr. Xu’s current research aims at advancing human health through academic excellence in education and research that integrates engineering, science biology and medicine with focus on Bio-thermo-mechanics, Engineering of Cell Microenvironment, and Point-of-Care Technologies. Dr. Xu has published more than 160 journal papers, 5 books, 10 book chapters, 120 conference papers/abstracts, together with more than 20 invited talks.  Total impact factor is more than 560 and the papers have been cited more than 2400 times, with H-index factor of 24.  He was invited as Special Issue Guest Editors for Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A in 2009, and for Biotechnology Journal in 2011.  Dr. Xu serves an Associate Editor for Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics (JMIHI) and ASME Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine (JNEM), an Editor for Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (JMMB), Biofabrication, and Scientific Reports. Dr. Xu has also organized and co-chaired 4 international conference and workshops, and served as session chiars 10 times. 

E-mail: fengxu@mail.xjtu.edu.cn