Dr. Wang joined the mechanical engineering faculty in 1995. From 1993 to 1995 he was an associate instructor of mechanical engineering at UC Davis. He received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from UC Berkeley. He earned his M.S. degree in mechanical engineering from M.I.T. specializing in the manufacture of composite materials. He earned his Ph.D. from UC Davis where he investigated the quantification and optimization of mountain bike suspension systems.