Donghua Liao, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor
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  • 1992 B.S., Major in Engineering Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
  • 1995 MS.c., Major in Solid Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
  • 1998 Ph.D., Major in Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China.
  • 1999 Teaching and supervision training, Beijing, China 
Main academic positions:
  • 1998- 2000 Lecturer and Assistant to the Director. Biomedical Engineering Center, Beijing University of Technology, China (20 months)
  • 2000- 2003 Postdoctoral research fellow. Centre for Sensory-Motor Interaction, Aalborg University, Denmark (32 months)
  • 2003- 2013 Research fellow. Mech-Sense, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University
    2013- Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University
    2011- Adjunct Professor, ChongQing University
Scientific work:
  • One-hundred papers published (first author on 31 papers)
  • 54 abstracts and proceedings.
  • Programmed fourteen computer program projects.
  • Opponent on one Ph.D. thesis and External examiner for one Ph.D thesis from The University of Auckland
  • Peer review of scientific papers for 17 journals
  • Series Co-Editor for World Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Editorial board member of International Journal of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics (IJECB) from 2010

Grants and awards

  • Principal investigator on 12 Danish grants and two Chinese grants.
  • Co-applicant on one Grant from US National Institute of Health (NO: 1RO1DK072616-01A2, 500,000USD)
  • Participant in one EU FP6 project
  • 2002, Poster award, 11th symposium on Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Tubingen
  • 2003, Young Investigator Award, 19th ISGM, Barcelona
  • 2007, Research Prize, Aalborg Hospital Science and Innovation Center, Denmark

Supervisor duties, teaching and GCP

  • Co-supervised two postgraduate students at Beijing University of Technology
  • Co-supervised three PhD students and one Postdoc at Aalborg Hospital
  • Teaching at Beijing University of Technology, Aalborg University and Mech-Sense, Aalborg Hospital
  • Co-supervised one medical student and one PhD student at Aarhus University