Chair Professors

XU Lisa

Prof. XU Xuemin is the Vice President for Education and International Affairs of Shnaghai Jiao Tong University, the Chair Professor in Biomedical Engineering and the Director of Med-X Research Institute.

Dr. Xu received her Ph.D. degree in 1991 from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. She was on the faculty of The City University of New York, and promoted to associate professor with tenure in 1996. She then moved to Purdue University and took the tenured associate professor position in Mechanical Engineering in 1997 and a joint faculty position in Biomedical Engineering in 1998. Dr. Xu became the "Chang Jiang Scholar" Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University awarded by Chinese Ministry of Education in 2003, and received the "Outstanding Youth Award" by Chinese Natural Science Foundation (CNSF) in 2007. She 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 in US, and Chinese NSF, key national center grants from Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology. She has published more than 150 peer reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings, and five book chapters. She is an elected ASME Fellow, AIBME Fellow and a senior member of IEEE EMBS. She is currently serving as vice president of Shanghai Association for Science & Technology and vice president of Shanghai Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese. She was the technical program chair for The 2005 EMBC in Shanghai, China and the AdCom Member of EMBS (2011-2013). She has served as the President of Shanghai Society of Biomedical Engineering (2010-2018).