Dr. Qiu received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in material science and engineering from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. She earned her Ph.D. in industrial and manufacturing engineering in 2008 from Florida State University. Prior to joining the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Texas Tech University, she served as an instructor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University from the fall of 2008 to the spring of 2010. The courses she offered included engineering graphics, engineering experimentation, engineering analysis I and statics I. Her current research interests are in the areas of modeling and simulation of micro/nano flow, multiscale composites and biological materials.