Texas Tech University

James Yang, Ph.D.

Professor, Ed and Linda Whitacre Faculty Fellow

Email: james.yang@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.6746

Fax: 806.742.3540

Office: ME South 201K

Research Website: Human−Centric Engineering

James Yang


Research Interests

  • Biomechanics and bio-inspired systems
  • Robotics and multibody dynamic systems
  • Human modeling and simulation
  • Human locomotion
  • Slips and falls
  • Spine biomechanics
  • Human-centric design
  • Healthcare engineering

Personal Information

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, (2003)
  • M.S., Automobile Engineering, Jilin University, (1992)
  • B.S., Vehicle Engineering, Jilin University, (1989)

Department of Mechanical Engineering