Northwest A&F University (NWAFU), Yangling, Shaanxi, China Master of Science, Hydraulic Structure Engineering, June 2010

Xiaokong's research focuses on establishing the chemical-microstructure-mechanical links for asphalt binders. Her research interests are the following: 1) micro- and nano- scale characterization of materials; 2) innovative materials with high performance; 3) atomic force microscopy instrumentation