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Dr. Woo received his BS degree from Chico State College (1965), and MS and PhD degrees (1966, 1971) from University of Washington. Dr. Savio L-Y. Woo is a Distinguished University Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He arrived at the University of Pittsburgh in 1990 after spending 20 years at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) as a Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering. He has received awards including the Herbert R. Lissner Medal, the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award, the Giovanni Borelli Award, the Muybridge Medal, and the Olympic Prize for Sports Science from the International Olympic Committee. His research has focused on the measurement of the mechanical properties of ligaments, tendons, joint mechanics, and functional tissue engineering.