徐步高
发布时间:2018-04-10

徐步高

I. BASIC INFORMATION


Name:                         Bugao Xu

Sex:                                   Male

Position held:              Full Professor, University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin),

School of Human Ecology


Bugao Xu received his Ph.D. in Textile Sciences in 1992 from the University of Maryland at College Park, joined the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin as an Assistant Professor in School of Human Ecology in 1993 and became a Full Professor in 2004. He is also affiliated with the programs in Biomedical Engineering and Material Science & Engineering of UT Austin. Dr. Xu’s investigative research has focused on physical modeling of textile materials, characterization of material properties, instrumentation, and 3D body imaging, modeling and virtual clothing. He has also conducted research in 3D technology for obesity assessment and pavement inspections. Up to date, he has authored 128 refereed journal papers (108 in SCI journals) and over 60 peer-reviewed conference proceedings, spoke at over 70 invited seminars, received more than $4.5 million grants from federal and state government agencies and private businesses, disclosed 12 technology inventions including four US patents. He has also provided technical consulting services to P&G, Unilever, J&J, Maytag, and Cotton, Inc. to help solve imaging related problems.


II. EDUCATION


1993              University of Maryland at College Park, USA, Postdoc fellow in Material Science

1992          University of Maryland at College Park, USA, Ph.D in Textile Sciences

1991          University of Maryland at College Park, USA, M.S. in Textile Engineering

1984              Northwest Textile Engineering Institute, China, Textile Technology


III. WORKING EXPERIENCE


2006-Present               Chairman, Fabrate, LLC, USA

2002-Present        Ph.D. Advisor, UT Austin, Material Science and Engineering

1998-Present       Ph.D. Advisor, UT Austin, Biomedical Engineering

1997-Present        Professor, UT Austin,Center for Transportation

2003-2008           Division Head, UT Austin,School of Human Ecology

1993-Present        UT Austin,School of Human Ecology

1984-1988      Lecturer, Northwest Textile Engineering Institute, China


IV. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES


Scientific results

2005       Top Innovation and Finding, Artificial Lighting for TxDOT’s Automated Pavement Crack Rating System, Texas Department of Transportation

2004    Teaching Excellence Award, UT Austin, College of Natural Sciences

2003    Top Innovation and Finding, Automated Pavement Surface Distress Rating System for Asphaltic and Concrete Pavements,Texas Department of Transportation

1994  Burlington Industrials Award, International Textile and Apparel Association, USA

Invited oral presentations

1.      Xu, B. and Yao, M., Stereovision Body Imaging System, VF Futurewear Summit Conference, Winston-Salem, NC, 3/21/2012.

2.      Xu, B., Targeting Obesity Epidemic Using Portable Body Scanning Technology, Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Symposium, Shanghai, China, 5/29/2010.

3.      Xu, B., A 3D Surface Imaging System for Assessing Human Obesity, “Applications of Digital Image Processing XXXII conference, SPIE Symposium on Optical Engineering + Applications, San Diego, CA, 8/5/ 2009. 

4.      German Claros and Bugao Xu, Automated Inspection of Pavement Surface Distress
Transportation Research Board (TRB) 87th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 1/13/2008.

5.      Xu, B., Cotton Fiber Image Analysis, Engineered Fiber Selection System Conference, Greenville, SC, 6/5/2007.