Xuemin Lisa Xu
Lisa Xu is currently the Vice President for Graduate Education and International Affairs at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where is also the Chair Professor in Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Xu received her Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering (1991) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Dr. Xu was the faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University before taking the “Chang Jiang Scholar” Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2003. She received the “Outstanding Youth Award” by Chinese Natural Science Foundation (CNSF) in 2007, and was the recipient of Natural Science Award from Chinese Ministry of Education (2nd place) in 2010. Her research interests encompass fundamental study of bio-thermal physics, cancer thermal therapy, and medical device supported by NCI and NSF while in US, and subsequently by Chinese NSF, key national center grants from Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology. She has been elected to Fellows of ASME, AIBME, IAMBE. She is currently serving as Vice President of Shanghai Association for Science & Technology, Vice president of Shanghai Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese Vice Director of Association of Graduate Education in China.