Xiaodu Wang, PhD

Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
The University of Texas at San Antonio
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, TX 78249, USA



Dr. Wang, is currently Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), USA. He obtained BS and MS degree in mechanical engineering from Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1982 and 1985, respectively, and completed his PhD straining in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences in 1990 at Yokohama National University (YNU), Japan. In 1991, he moved to USA and worked as post-doctoral fellow, instructor, and assistant professor in Orthopaedic Biomaterials at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). In 1999, Dr. Wang joined UTSA as Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering first, and then promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2003, and to full professor in 2007.

Research Interest

His research interests include: Area of Biomechanics of Biological Tissues and Prediction/Prevention of Bone Fragility Fractures induced by Aging and Bone Disorders.

Scientific Activities

Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.


1. Dr. Wang has published more than 200 peer-refereed journal and conference papers, several book chapters, and one monography.


1. Samuel J, Khanna R, Wang X. Perspective: Ultrastructural origins of bone fragility. Osteol Rheumatol Open J. 2016; 1(1): 1-3. doi: 10.17140/ORHOJ-1-101