Gang Xu, D.Sc.GXPhoto

Assistant Professor of Engineering and Physics
Director of Biomedical Engineering Program
Box 87, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK 73034

TEL: (405)-974-5423
FAX: (405)-974-3812



Fudan U

Fudan University (Shanghai, China): B.S. in Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, 1994-1998
                                                 M.S. in Fluid Mechanics (Biomechanics), 1998-2001


Washington University (St. Louis, MO): M.S. and D.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, 2001-2006


University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
2012-         Assistant Professor, Engineering and Physics

Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2011-2012   Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
2009-2011   Research Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
2006-2009   Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biomedical Engineering

Honors and Awards

Herbert S. Dordick Award for an Outstanding Mentor - 2014
Educators' Leadership Academy for outstanding professors - 2013-2014
iPad Academy, University of Central Oklahoma - 2013-2014
Research Opportunity Award, Oklahoma INBRE - 2013
Travel Grant Award, Oklahoma NASA EPSCoR - 2013
CURE-STEM Faculty Scholarship, University of Central Oklahoma – 2012-
Research Fellowship, Children’s Discovery Institute – 2012
NSF Fellowship, Center for Cellular Mechanics Workshop on Cell Mechanosensitivity (UIUC) – 2007
Travel Award, Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society – 2005
Travel Award, Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society – 2004
Merit Certificate of Recognition, 1st National Symposium on Frontiers in Biomechanics – 2003

Professional Activities

 Reviewer: Brain, Biomechanics & Modeling in Mechanobiology, Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Cellular & Molecular Bioengineering, Physical Biology, Biorheology, Springer (book proposals), ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (2010-), 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (2014).