Hai-Chao Han works as a Professor of mechanical and biomedical engineering at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), San Antonio, Tex, USA. He received his Ph.D. degree in solid mechanics/biomechanics in 1991 from Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, with joint training from the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Han served as an Associate Professor at Xi’an Jiaotong University and a Research Engineer II at Georgia Institute of Technology before joining UTSA in 2003. His research interests are in the area of cardiovascular biomechanics. His research has been supported by the State of Texas, AHA, NSF, NIH, and he is a recipient of a CAREER award from NSF. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal papers. Dr. Han is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and an Associate Editor of the ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2013