La Jolla, California, United States
Dr. Sheng Xu holds the position of Associate Professor and Jacobs Faculty Scholar at the University of California San Diego. He earned his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Peking University and his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Subsequently, he engaged in postdoctoral studies at the Materials Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The focus of his research group is the development of new materials and fabrication methods for flexible health monitoring and energy harvesting devices. His research has been presented to the United States Congress as testimony to the significance and impact of funding from the National Institutes of Health. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, NIH Trailblazer Award, Sloan Fellowship, Wellcome Trust Innovator Award, MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35, IEEE EMBS Technical Achievement Award, ISBE Outstanding Youth Award, ETH Zürich Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators, and MRS Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award. He is a Kavli Fellow of National Academy of Sciences and a Frontier of Engineering of National Academy of Engineering.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM