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Xiaolong Luo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering | The Catholic University of America

G37 Pangborn Hall | Email: luox@cua.edu | Tel: 202-319-6952

Ph.D., Bioengineering, University of Maryland, 2008

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Temple Univ., 2003

B.E., Mechatronics, Zhejiang University, China, 2001


Provost Young Faculty Scholar's Award, CUA, 2017

NSF CAREER award, 2016

Kaman Excellence in Research Award, SOE, CUA, 2016

Burns Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2013

Summer 2017

Winter 2016

Summer 2016

Summer 2015

PhD Students:

Piao Hu

B.S. in MSE, Jilin University

09/2016 -


Seyed Ali Rooholghodos

M.S. in ME, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

01/2017 -

Master Students:

Thinh Le

B.S. in EECS, CUA

06/2016 -

Undergraduate Students:

Jesse Williams

Junior in ME

05/2017 -


Saba Owens

Junior in BME

05/2017 -

High School Students:

Zach Hsieh, Dematha Catholic HS, 2016/11 -

Aaraj Vij, Sophomore at TJHSST, 2016/01 -


Former Lab Members (Degree, graduation time, immediate after):

Manal Alsamiri, MS in ME, 10/2017

Thanh Vo, MS in ME (with thesis), 10/2017

Laurie Wei, MS in ME, 01/2018 (expected)

Phu L.H. Pham, MS in ME (with thesis), 05/2017, CUA House

Fahad I. Jambi, MS in ME, 05/2017

Kathleen Sheridan, BS & MS in BME, 05/2017, GWU Medical School

Luis Bautista, MS in ME (with thesis), 10/2015, Primerica


Kuanyu Li, BS in ME & Philosophy, 05/2018 (expected)

Colleen Cahill, BS in ME, 05/2017

Alex Quicksell, BS in ME, 05/2016, Mid Atlantic Contracting

Alex Laprade, BS in ME, 05/2016, Boston Scientific

Elizabeth Coyle, BS in BME, 05/2016, MS student GIT

Dominic Renner, BS in ME, 05/2015, PhD student in GIT

Deyvid Carniel Vargas, BSMP, 2015, Bosch

Daniele De Avila, BSMP, 2015


Vishnu Murthy (2016/01-08), TJHSST


Other Short-term Students (Degree, graduation time):

Emma Needham, BS in ME, 2015

Ali Alshafai, MS & BS in ME, 2015

Yao Dejiepor, MS in ME, 2015

Frances Mackinnon, BS in ME, 2014

Jason Quisberth, BS in ME, 2014