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Sheng Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Nanoengineering, UC San Diego
Sheng Xu is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Nanoengineering at University of California, 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 from Georgia Institute of Technology. He worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His group focuses on biointegrated electronics for health monitoring and human-machine interfaces. 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 number of awards, including the MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35, NIH NIBIB Trailblazer Award, Wellcome Trust Innovator Award and MRS Outstanding Young Investigator Award (one of the 32 recipients of this award since its inception in 1991). He serves Nano Research as a Young Star Editor.