Prof. Sheng Xu
Sheng Xu is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Nanoengineering at UC San Diego. He received his B.S. in Chemistry and Molecular Engineering from Peking University in Beijing, China, and Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He worked as a postdoctoral research associate in Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research group currently focuses on biointegrated electronics for human-machine interface and health monitoring. His research has been highlighted as “Groundbreaking Research in 2018” by Forbes, “12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine” by National Geographic, and 2018 NIH-wide end-of-year review. He has been recognized by a series of awards, including the MRS Outstanding Young Investigator Award, NHLBI Technology Development Award, 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, and MIT Technology Review Top Innovators Under 35.