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Liu, Xingbo

Interim Associate Dean for Research & Professor - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


Ph.D., Materials Science, University of Science & Technology, Beijing, 1999 
M.S., Materials Science, University of Science & Technology, Beijing, 1995 
B.S., Materials Science, University of Science & Technology, Beijing, 1992

Dr. Liu began his professional career at WVU as a Postdoctoral Researcher in 2000, and joined the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering as a faculty member in 2002. He became a full Professor in August 2014. Dr. Liu has also served as the Associate Chair for Research within the Department since 2012.

He has received several honors from the scientific community and the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at WVU. Among these include: the R&D 100 Award (2011), Innovator of the Year from TechConnect WV (2013), Outstanding Research (2007-2009, 2011), and Researcher of the Year (2011).

Dr. Liu has served in several leadership positions outside WVU. His most recent positions are as follows. He has chaired the TMS High Temperature Alloys Committee (2011-2013) and the TMS Energy Conversion & Storage Committee (2012-2014). He is the standing Vice-Chair (2014-present) & Program Chair (2012-present) for Basic Science Division of American Ceramics Society.

Research Focus Areas

Advanced Materials

Research Interests

High temperature alloys 
Corrosion and coating 
Fuel Cells

Teaching Interests

Materials Science and Engineering

Special Interests

Rock & Roll Music 

Professional Societies

ASM International 
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) 
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