Texas Tech University

Xiaolong Liu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: xiaolong.liu@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.2598

Fax: 806.742.3540

Office: ME North 207

Website: Computational Robotics and Mechatronics (CRM) Laboratory

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Dr. Xiaolong Liu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. He previously worked as a Research Scientist in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Laboratory of Computational Sensing and Robotics (LCSR) at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Liu has served as a Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on several research projects funded by organizations such as National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health (NIH), American Heart Association (AHA), and Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), and has published 40+ peer-reviewed papers in IEEE, ASME, and BMES journals and conferences. His research has received recognition such as the Maryland Innovation Initiative Award and Best Paper Runner-up Award in Robotics, etc. Dr. Liu has served on NSF panels, program committees, editorial boards of multiple IEEE conferences in robotics and automation.

Research Interests

  • Medical robotics
  • Medical devices
  • Soft robotics
  • Computer-assisted surgery
  • Surgical innovation

Personal Information


  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2015
  • M.S., Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems, Northeastern University, China, 2010
  • B.S., Automation, Northeastern University, China, 2008

Department of Mechanical Engineering