Dr. Xiao is a Professor at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), a program leader of Bone and Joint Disorders Program at Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI), and a group leader of Bone Biology and Tissue Engineering at IHBI. He obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees in Dentistry from Wuhan University, China. In 2000, he graduated with a PhD from School of Dentistry at the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. He worked as a research officer at UQ for two years following his graduation and an NHMRC Research Fellowship at the School of Life Sciences at QUT from 2003. In 2005 and 2012 he was appointed an Associate Professor and Professor, respectively in Bone Biology and Tissue Engineering at QUT. He is currently the Director of Australia-China Centre for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (ACCTERM). In the past five years, he has attracted more than $8 million in research funding from nationally competitive grant schemes and other research foundations. Professor Xiao’s work has predominantly focused on the fields of bone biology, biomaterials, stem cells, dentistry, osteoarthritis, and tissue regeneration/engineering. He has published two edited books, 10 invited book chapters and more than 200 journal papers with a H-index of 43.