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College of Science & Technology

Dr. Ju Xu

Contact Information

College of Science and Technology Representative
Engineering, Office 114
junxu@tarleton.edu
254-968-9779

Dr. Jun Xu

Dr. Xu is the Faculty Fellow representative for the College of Science and Technology. As an assistant professor in the Department of Engineering and Computer Science at Tarleton, Dr. Xu has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, a Master’s degree in Thermal Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China; and a Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Beijing, China. Previously, Jun was an Assistant Professor at Tuskegee University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of California at Davis, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in Beijing, China. He also has industry experience as a Product Development Engineer at EuroMed, Inc. in New York, New York.

At Tarleton State University, Dr. Xu develops, teaches, and improves a diverse range of engineering courses, from the introductory freshman level to senior level, including Fundamentals of Engineering, Engineering mechanics, Fluid mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat transfer, Thermal fluid system design, Capstone, Mechanical design, etc. Dr. Xu’s main research interests are thermal-fluids related areas such as Computational Fluid Dynamics, heat transfer, and bio-transport processes within the broad scope of mechanical engineering. The emphasis of his research is to develop high-performance computational approaches that allow for study and understanding of complex energy and biophysical systems. Dr. Xu is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas. In recognition of his contributions, he received the Faculty Excellence in Student Success Award for the College of Science and Technology in 2017. He enjoys running, cycling, and reading in his spare time. To learn more about Dr. Xu, please review his vita.