Assistant Professor of Nanoengineering, Bioengineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering / Principal Investigator
University of California, San Diego / Xu Research Group
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, where he developed advanced stretchable electronic systems for healthcare and energy applications. His research group currently focuses on crystalline material growth for high-performance energy devices and bio-integrated electronics for human-machine interface and health monitoring. His research has been recognized by a series of awards, including the NHLBI Technology Development Award, MIT Technology Review Top Innovators Under 35, 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, the TSMC Research Gold Award, and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Prize for Young Chemists.