Xudong Zhang

Professor

Liollio Family Faculty Fellow

Joint Faculty Member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Office: 4077 ETB
Phone: 979.458.2338
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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Musculoskeletal Health Engineering
  • Occupational and Orthopedic Biomechanics
  • Musculoskeletal System (Integrative, Multi-scale) Modeling
  • Ergonomics and Human-Machine System Design
  • Robotics, Prosthetics, Assistive and Wearable Devices

Awards & Honors

  • Liollio Family Faculty Fellow, 2017
  • Keynote Speaker, World Congress of Biomechanics, 2014
  • Two “Best of ORS” Papers (as podium presentations at ORS and posters at AAOS), Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meetings, 2014
  • Established Investigator Award, Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, 2011
  • O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award (as co-recipient and co-author), American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM), 2011
  • Xerox Award for Faculty Research Excellence, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
  • Industrial Ergonomics Best Student Paper Award (as advisor and co-author), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 2004
  • Career Development Award, NIH/CDC, 2003
  • Industrial Ergonomics Best Student Paper Award (as student and lead author), Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 1996

Education

  • Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1997
  • M.S., Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1994
  • B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1990

Selected Publications

Aiyangar, A., Zheng, L., Anderst, W., and Zhang, X., “Apportionment of L2-S1 Lumbar Rotation Across Individual Motion Segments During a Dynamic Lifting Task,” Journal of Biomechanics, 48, 3709-3715, 2015.

Zheng, L., Li, K., Shetye, S., and Zhang, X., “Integrating Surface-Based and Dynamic XRay Motion Data to Build Patient-Specific Musculoskeletal Models,” Journal of Biomechanics, 47, 3217-3221, 2014.

Aiyangar, A., Zheng, L., Anderst, W., Tashman, S., and Zhang, X., “Capturing ThreeDimensional In Vivo Lumbar Inter-Vertebral Joint Kinematics Using Dynamic StereoRadiographic Imaging,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 136, 011004-1-9, 2014.

Li, K., Langdale, E., Tashman, S., Harner, C.D., and Zhang, X., “Gender and Condylar Effects on Distal Femur Morphometry Clarified by Automated Computer Analyses,” Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 30, 686-692, 2012

Li, K. and Zhang, X., “A Probabilistic Finger Biodynamic Model Better Depicts the Roles of the Flexors in Unloaded Flexion,” Journal of Biomechanics, 43, 2618-2624, 2010.