Xiao (shao) Wu is from China. He had his basic college education background in Tian Jin Institute of Textile Science and Technology for about 2 years, and he got his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering in Georgia Institute of Technology in 1993. He received his masters degree in M.E. at Georgia Tech with concentration on controls and dynamics. As a Graduate Research Assistant under Dr. Wayne Book, his research area included: Collision Detection for multibody simulator with C++ programming, Generic Robot Control using C++ class structure in VxWorks, Finite Element Analysis for long and flexible robot, and etc.