Open Position Announcement:
Graduate students and postdoctoral candidates who have a background in ultrasound devices are welcome to join the group.
If you are interested, please contact Dr. Xu with your CV.
1/19 Dr. Xu is recognized by an Outstanding Engineer Award from the San Diego County Engineers Council.
1/12 Dr. Xu serves on the committee of the MRS Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award.
12/4 Our collaborative manuscript with Prof. Joseph Wang's group is accepted in Nature Biomedical Engineering.
12/3 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk as a Young Faculty Speaker at UC Davis Biomedical Engineering Department.
11/18 Alexander Perez de Leon is named as a McNair Scholar. Congratulations!
10/31 Dr. Xu is invited to present and moderate a panel on public health during the World Laureates Forum.
10/25 Kuang Yuan wins the Guo Moruo Scholarship. Congratulations!
10/9 Dr. Pabitra K. Nayak writes a News and Views piece in MRS Bulletin to highlight our work on single-crystal halide perovskites.
10/1 Our research is supported by a subcontract from the University of Chicago.
9/23 Our research is highlighted in "Request for Proposals for Smart MedTech innovations" from Nano-Bio Materials Consortium, Air Force Research Lab.
9/19 "Single-Crystal Perovskite Devices", Prof. Yuelong Li and Prof. Liming Ding publish a Perspective piece in Science Bulletin to highlight our work on single-crystal halide perovskites.
9/16 Yusheng Lei becomes Dr. Yusheng Lei!
9/4 "Epitaxial lift-off for controllable single-crystalline perovskites", Dr. Caofeng Pan highlights our work on single-crystal halide perovskite thin films in Science Bulletin.
9/2 "Perovskite Single-Crystal Thin Film Devices Using Lithography Assisted Epitaxy", Prof. Edward Sargent and Prof. Xiwen Gong publish a Preview in Matter to highlight our work on single-crystal halide perovskite thin films.
8/4 Our research is supported by an NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award.
7/20 Yimu Chen becomes Dr. Yimu Chen!
7/9 Our research is supported by an Administrative Supplement grant from NIBIB.
6/30 "Softsonics: a device to take way to blood-pressure readings continuously", Nature Outlook publishes an essay to highlight our translational work on wearable blood pressure sensors.
6/19 Our research is supported by a COVID-19 supplement from the Wellcome Trust.
6/1 Our research is supported by the Center for Wearable Sensors.
5/21 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute publishes a feature article on blood pressure measurement devices to bolster the public awareness of the World Hypertension Day.
5/6 Our research is supported by the GEM Challenge – COVID-19.
4/28 Our research is supported by the UC Office of the President.
4/14 "5 Cool Technologies Your Tax Dollars Are Funding", NIH Director's Blog highlights our research in a special collection of advances at NIBIB.
3/2 Our research is supported by the George W. and Carol A. Lattimer Faculty Research Fellowship.
2/11 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the WEARABLE TECH + DIGITAL HEALTH + NEUROTECH SILICON VALLEY workshop in Menlo Park, CA.
2/5 "Strain Control for Halide Perovskites", Dr. Xingcai Zhang publishes a Preview in Matter to highlight our work on strained epitaxial halide perovskites.
2/1-2 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk and chairs a session at the SPIE Photonics West Conference in San Francisco, CA.
1/30 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
1/29 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the IMAPS Advanced Packaging for Medical Microelectronics Workshop in San Diego, CA.
1/17 Dr. Xu was recognized as one of the "DCS Rising Reseachers" by SPIE.
12/11 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
12/5 Our research is recognized by a Bell Labs Prize from the Nokia Bell Labs.
12/3 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.
11/17-19 Dr. Xu is selected to participate in the Seventh Arab-American Frontiers symposium organized by the Library of Alexandria and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Cairo, Egypt.
11/13 Our research is supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
10/28 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the IEEE Sensors, Montreal, Canada.
9/25 Our stretchable ultrasonic device is highlighted in a testimony to the congressmen and congresswomen at a Congressional Hearing.
9/18 Dr. Xu participates a panel on "My engineering journey" during the Global Grand Challenge Summit at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London, UK.
9/9 Our research receives support from the Nano-Bio Materials Consortium.
9/5 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 31st Annual Electronics Packaging Symposium, GE Research Center, Niskayuna, NY
8/20 Dr. Xu is selected to participate in the National Academy of Sciences - 2019 Japanese-American-German Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium, and receives the designation of Kavli Fellow.
8/14 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 2019 IEEE International Flexible Electronics Technology Conference, Vancouver, Canada.
8/12 Chonghe wins the Baxter Young Investigator Award (First tier). Congratulations!
8/10 Dr. Chunfeng Wang lands on a faculty position at the Shenzhen University, China. Congratulations!
8/6 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 2019 NextFlex Innovation Day in San Jose, CA.
7/11 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 2019 "Micro- and Nanotechnologies for Medicine: Emerging Frontiers and Applications" workshop at UCLA.
6/25 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 2019 Sensors Expo & Conference, San Jose, CA.
6/12 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 18th International Workshop on Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (MUT2019), Grenoble, France.
5/28-29 Dr. Xu gives two invited talks at the 235th ECS Meeting, Dallas, TX.
5/28 Dr. Xu is selected to participate in the National Academy Engineering’s 2019 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
5/28 Senlu will start his new career at Selection Bioscience LLC. Congratulations!
5/19 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the IEEE-EMBS 16th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, Chicago, IL.
4/26 Our research is supported by the Center for Wearable Sensors.
4/23 Our research is supported by an NIBIB Trailblazer Award.
4/15 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Conference, Baltimore, MD.
4/12 Dr. Xu gives a keynote talk at the 14th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems, Bangkok, Thailand.
4/10 Dr. Xu participates two panels on "Human X Machine" and "Intelligent Transformations" during the World Innovation Summit in New York City.
4/4 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Sino-America Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Professional Association, San Diego, CA.
4/2 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the SelectBIO conference BioEngineering, BioDetection & BioSensors, Coronado Island, CA.
3/22 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Illumina headquarter, San Diego, CA.
3/21 Our research is supported by an Innovator Award from the Wellcome Trust.
2/19 Our research on wearable blood pressure sensor is highlighted in the NIH National Engineers Week.
2/14 Dr. Xu is recognized by an Outstanding Young Investigator Award from the Materials Research Society.
2/1 Our research is supported by a gift fund from Honda Research Institute-USA.
1/29 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.
1/12 "12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine", National Geographic highlights our research on wearable blood pressure sensors.
12/21 "Groundbreaking Research In 2018", Forbes highlights our research on wearable blood pressure sensors.
12/11 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Sensors Summit 2018 in San Diego, CA.
11/25-30 Yusheng, Hongjie, and Chonghe present their work during the MRS Fall meeting in Boston, MA.
11/20 Our Samsung Global Research Outreach project will continue into the third year.
11/18 "UC San Diego enjoys a golden age in research", San Diego Union-Tribune highlights our research on wearable electronics.
11/15 Our group is invited to participate in the 58th Founders' Day to demonstrate our research to the Chancellor and Founders of UC San Diego.
11/14 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Smart Health Institute at the San Diego State University.
11/2 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Center for Minimally Invasive Therapeutics at UCLA.
11/1 Our research on wearable ultrasonic sensors for central blood pressure monitoring is highlighted by the NIH Director's Blog.
10/15 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the IEEE 13th Nanotechnology Materials & Devices Conference in Portland, OR.
10/14 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Nature Conference on Flexible Electronics-Visions of a Flexible Future in Xi'an, China.
9/13 Dr. Xu gives a pitch talk on wearable ultrasonic patches for deep tissue monitoring during the 2018 EmTech Conference at MIT Media Lab.
9/11 “A skin patch for sensing blood pressure", Dr. Steven Steinhubl and Dr. Eric Topol write a News & Views piece in Nature Biomedical Engineering that highlights our work on central blood pressure monitoring.
8/20 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the International Union of Materials Research Societies in Daejeon, South Korea.
8/13 “Stretchable electronics on another level", Professor Dae-Hyeong Kim writes a News & Views piece in Nature Electronics that highlights our work on 3D integrated stretchable electronics.
8/7 Our research on the ultrasound patch was selected to the Top 100 Science Spinoffs and has entered 2 % out of 5,000 global science spinoffs according to the following criteria: uniqueness of the technology/product, high commercial potential and positive impact to the humanity’s well-being.
7/11 Our research receives the NHLBI Technology Development Award.
7/11 Dr. Xu chairs a session during the U.S. Air Force Science and Technology 2030 Visioning Workshop at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
6/26 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Sensor Expo Precon Workshop in San Jose, CA.
6/21 Dr. Xu gives a power talk during the HP innovation week.
6/1 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the ASCE EMI Conference at MIT.
5/15 Chunfeng, Chonghe, and Zhenlong's invited review article has been accepted in Advanced Materials.
5/15 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Electrochemical Society Meeting in Seattle, WA.
5/9 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Emerging Technologies Conference in Whistler, Canada.
5/1 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Silver Spring, MD.
5/1 Our research receives support from the Altman Clinical & Translational Research Institute.
5/1 Dr. Xu serves as a member of the editorial board for Current Applied Physics, an official journal of the Korean Physical Society published by Elsevier.
5/1 Dr. Xu becomes an affiliated faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC San Diego.
4/24 Our research gets support from the Center for Wearable Sensors.
3/26-27 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk and Chonghe Wang presents a poster at the NSYSU-UCSD Bilateral Symposium in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
2/28 Dr. Xu becomes an affiliated faculty of the Department of Bioengineering at UC San Diego.
1/31 Our Center for Human Urban Mobility is supported by the Center Launch Seed Funds for Large Proposal Development.
12/17 Our Samsung Global Research Outreach project will continue into the second year.
11/27 Our research gets support from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at NIH.
11/16-17 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the UCSD-NYMU-NCTU Bilateral Symposium in Taipei, Taiwan.
11/1 Our research gets support from the Honda Research Institute.
9/2 Our research gets support from the Contextual Robotics Institute.
8/8-18 Dr. Xu is selected to participate in the rapid response program at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM.
7/28-29 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 1st Biomedical Engineering Summit at Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China.
6/5-6 Dr. Xu attends the Science & Engineering Faculty Day at the 3M Headquarter and visits the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota in Twin Cities.
5/1 Our research gets support from the Center for Wearable Sensors.
4/26-28 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 9th MEMS Engineer Forum and visits 3M Japan Headquarter and Sony Headquarter in Tokyo, Japan.
4/22 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the MRS/Kavli Future of Materials Workshop in Phoenix, AZ.
4/19 Dr. Xu gives a Distinguished Lecture in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.
4/11 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at SPIE Defense and Commercial Sensing Conference in Anaheim, CA.
1/31 Group member Dr. Lin Zhang takes on his new role as an associate professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University. Congratulations, Lin!
1/25 Our research receives the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award.
10/3 Our research gets support from the Center for Healthy Aging.
9/2 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the Air Force Research Laboratory in Dayton, OH.
8/8 Our research receives a gift fund from Sony.
8/4 Our research receives the Samsung 2016 Global Research Outreach Award.
5/31 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the ECS Spring meeting at San Diego, CA.
5/25-27 Dr. Xu gave an invited talk on wearable electronics technology at the 2016 CMOS Emerging Technologies (CMOSET) Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada.
5/2 Our research gets support from the Center for Wearable Sensors.
3/14-16 Dr. Xu gives the Bright Mind Lecture on soft electronics at 2016 KAUST-NSF Research Conference on Electronics Materials, Devices and Systems for Sustainable Future, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
1/5 Group member Dr. Lin Zhang's research receives a fellowship from Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program.
10/14 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the ECS Fall meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
7/8 Our research gets support from the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.
7/1 The Xu research group at UC San Diego Department of NanoEngineering is founded.