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Jiajia Luo

Jiajia Luo

Assistant Professor

Office
  544
Tel
  +86-21-34206765 Ext. 5441
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  +86-21-34206525
Email
  nc.ud1545200953e.utj1545200953s@oul1545200953.aija1545200953ij1545200953

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2012)
M.S.E. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2009)
M.S. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Xiamen University (2007)
B.S. Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Xiamen University (2004)

Work Experience

2016 – pres. Assistant Professor, UM-SJTU Joint Institute
2016 – pres. Visiting Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2014 – 2016 MICHR PTSP Scholar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2012 – 2016 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Honors and Awards

  • Paper Highlighted by Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Biomechanics, 2015
  • PTSP Career Development Award, Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2014
  • PhD Competition 3rd Place Award, ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2013
  • ASME SBC 2013 Travel Grant, NSF Biomechanics and Mechanobiology Program, 2013
  • Best Scientific Paper Award, American Urogynecologic Society, 2010
  • Graduate Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2007

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Biomedical Imaging & Modeling
  • Virtual Surgical Planning
  • Finite Element Simulation
  • Medical Device Development
  • Healthcare IoT & Big Data

Selected Publications

  • Swenson CW, Luo JJ, Chen L, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2016). Traction force needed to reproduce physiologically observed uterine movement: technique development, feasibility assessment, and preliminary findings. Int Urogynecol J, DOI 10.1007/s00192-016-2980-1.
  • Luo JJ, Betschart C, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2016). Quantitative analyses of variability in normal vaginal shape and dimension on MR images. Int Urogynecol J, DOI 10.1007/s00192-016-2949-0.
  • Luo JJ, Chen L, Fenner DE, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2015). A Multi-compartment 3-D Finite Element Model of Rectocele and Its Interaction with Cystocele. J Biomech, 48(9), 1580-1586.
  • Luo JJ, Smith TM, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2014). In Vivo Properties of Uterine Suspensory Tissue in Pelvic Organ Prolapse. J Biomech Eng, 136, 021016.
  • Luo JJ, Betschart C, Chen L, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2014). Using Stress MRI to Analyze the 3-D Changes in Apical Ligament Geometry from Rest to Maximal Valsalva: A Pilot Study. Int Urogynecol J, 25(2), 197-203.
  • Smith TM, Luo JJ, Hsu Y, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2013). A Novel Technique to Measure in Vivo Uterine Suspensory Ligament Stiffness. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 209(5), 484.e481-487.
  • Luo JJ, Larson KA, Fenner D, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2012). Posterior Vaginal Prolapse Shape and Position Changes at Maximal Valsalva Seen in 3-D MRI-Based Models. Int Urogynecol J, 23(9), 1301-1306.
  • Larson KA, Luo JJ, Chen L, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JO (2012). 3D Analysis of Cystoceles Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assessing Midline, Paravaginal, and Apical Defects. Int Urogynecol J, 23(3), 285-293.
  • Larson KA, Luo JJ, Yousuf A, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JO (2012). Measurement of the 3D Geometry of the Fascial Arches in Women with a Unilateral Levator Defect and “Architectural Distortion”. Int Urogynecol J, 23(1), 57-63.
  • Luo JJ, Ashton-Miller JA, DeLancey JOL (2011). A Model Patient: Female Pelvic Anatomy Can Be Viewed in Diverse 3-Dimensional Images with a New Interactive Tool. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 205(4), 391.e391-391.e392.

Professional Service

  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)
  • Member, American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS)
  • Invited Referee, International Urogynecology Journal, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Materials Research Innovations, Journal of Biomechanics