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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.

2024

2/5 Our research is supported by a phase II SBIR grant from the Department of the Army.

2/1 Dr. Xu was interviewed by the Science and Technology Policy Institute established by Congress to inform policy decisions of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

1/29 Muyang becomes Dr. Lin!

1/27 Dr. Xu gives a keynote presentation at the SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA.

1/17 Dr. Xu is selected to participate in the Second U.S.-Africa Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium hosted by the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology in Rabat, Morocco.

1/16 Wearable ultrasound for continuous deep-tissue monitoring,” our research is featured in a News and Views article by Dr. Jon-Emile S. Kenny in Nature Biotechnology.

1/9 Our research is supported by an R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

1/2 Our research is featured as the Top Story of 2023 by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.

 

2023

12/21 Our research is featured in the Jacobs School of Engineering end-of-year highlight.

12/10 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at the 5th International Conference on Flexible Electronics, Hangzhou, China.

11/15 Dr. Xu joins the list of Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate.

11/6 Dr. Xu gives two presentations at the 6th World Laureates Forum, Shanghai, China.

10/22 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at the 11th International Conference on Advanced Fibers and Polymer Materials, Shanghai, China.

10/13 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at the 7th International Conference of Bionic Engineering.

10/11 Our research is supported by the Nano-Bio Materials Consortium.

9/27 Our research is recognized by a Healthy Longevity Catalysis Award from the National Academy of Medicine.

9/12 Sai wins a MATS Dissertation Fellowship.

8/28 Our research is recognized by the Bau Family Award from the International Symposium for Chinese Inorganic Chemists.

8/16 Our research is recognized by the Falling Walls Foundation.

8/12 How we’ll thrive in 2050,” our research is covered by The Next Frontier of CNN.

8/10 Our research is supported by an STTR grant from the Defense Health Agency.

8/8 HealthTech Breakthrough: WEARABLE CARDIAC ULTRASOUND,” Hongjie is interviewed by Delta Podcast hosted by Dr. Roupen Odabashian.

7/26 Dr. Xu joins the list of national finalists for the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.

7/21 Muyang wins the best poster award in the 15th International Conference on Ultrasound Engineering for Biomedical Applications, Torrance, CA.

7/20 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at the 15th International Conference on Ultrasound Engineering for Biomedical Applications, Torrance, CA.

7/6 Our collaborative manuscript with Prof. Gert Cauwenberghs is accepted for publication in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

7/4 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at BioFutures Symposium 2023 organized by Northumbria University.

7/4 Our research is supported by an SBIR grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

7/4 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, Jeju Island, Korea.

7/3 Our research on wearable thermoregulation technology is reported in the Wall Street Journal.

6/26 Dr. Xu gives a keynote at the 6th International Caparica Conference on Ultrasonic-based Applications from Analysis to Synthesis in Lisbon, Portugal.

5/16 Zijing successfully defended his Master’s thesis.

5/4 A stretchable cardiac ultrasound imager: a milestone in wearable bioimaging,” Prof. Lili Wang publishes a Research Highlight in Science Bulletin.

4/21 Our paper led by Muyang, Ziyang, and Xiaoxiang is accepted for publication in Nature Biotechnology. This work is reported by UCSD, NIBIB, ZME Science, IEEE Spectrum, Phys, Science Daily, The Engineer, Physics World, Medgadget, and many others.

4/7 Our research on wearable ultrasound technology is highlighted in the Wall Street Journal.

3/21 Dr. Xu gives a keynote presentation at the 2023 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

2/14 Dr. Xu gives a Distinguished Research Seminar at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering of the University of New South Wales.

2/13 Dr. Xu is named a Scialog Fellow.

2/7 A wearable ultrasonic device to image cardiac function,” Dr. Gregory Lim highlights our research in Nature Reviews Cardiology.

2/6 Our research is highlighted in KPBS.

1/16 Our research is highlighted in Diagnostics World.

1/13 Dr. Xu is named a Jacobs Faculty Scholar.

 

2022

12/21 Our research is highlighted in Optics and Photonics News.

12/10 Dr. Xu gives a Keynote presentation at the 4th International Conference on Flexible Electronics.

12/1 Our manuscript led by Xiaoxiang, Xiangjun, and Hongjie is accepted in Nature Communications. This work was reported by UCSD, Miragenews, Eurekalert, HealthcareinEurope, MedicalNews, and many others.

11/29 Chonghe joins the list of Forbes 30 Under 30.

11/21 Our manuscript led by Hongjie, Yuxiang, and Xiaoxiang is accepted in Nature Biomedical Engineering. This work was reported by UCSD, Science Daily, nouvelles du monde, Today Headline, popular science, NEWS AZI, and many others.

11/20 Dr. Xu serves on the editorial board of Nano Trends.

11/20 Our research is recognized by an Outstanding Contribution Award from the Chinese Association for Science and Technology-San Diego.

11/15 Dr. Xu joins the list of highly cited researchers by Clarivate.

10/31 Our paper led by Hongjie, Hao, Mohan, and Xiaoxiang is accepted in Nature. This work was reported by UCSD, UCSD Guardian, NIBIB, New Scientist, News-Medical, Physics World, IEEE Spectrum, San Diego Union Tribune, Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology, and many others.

10/14 Dr. Xu visited the Colorado School of Mines Mechanical Engineering Department as a Distinguished Guest Speaker.

9/20 Sai wins a Shah Fellowship.

9/13 Our research is supported by Wellcome Leap.

8/30 Our joint paper with Prof. Joseph Wang is accepted in Nature Electronics.

8/22 Dr. Xu serves on the international advisory board of Small Methods.

8/15 Dr. Xu is elevated to an IEEE Senior member.

8/4 Our research is supported by a Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine Award.

7/27 Amer wins first place in the National Entrepreneurship Challenge in Nanotechnology.

7/18 Dr. Xu joins the list of Georgia Tech 40 Under 40.

7/14 Our research is recognized by a FLEXI Award in R&D Achievements.

7/6 Our research on perovskites is selected to exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum and in the WongAvery Library breezeway.

7/2 Our research is recognized by an Outstanding Youth Award from the International Society of Bionic Engineering.

6/30 Dr. Xu serves on the advisory board of Matter.

6/27 Our research is supported by the Defense Health Agency.

6/21 The Air Force Research Lab obtained an FDA exemption for our ultrasound sensors as a breakthrough technology.

6/15 Our research is recognized by the 2022 EMBS Technical Achievement Award.

6/3 Alex wins the 2022 UC San Diego Undergraduate Library Research Prize.

6/2 Our research is supported by the Center for Wearable Sensors.

5/30 Our research is supported by an NIH R01 grant.

4/28 Our manuscript led by Yusheng is accepted in Nature. This work was report by UCSD, Techxplore, LIST SOLAR, sdbn, DailyInFormat, The Weekly, and many others.

4/6 Yangzhi is promoted to Assistant Professor at the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation.

3/29 Alex is designated as the inaugural CAMP Thermo Fisher Scientific Scholar.

3/28 Our research is supported by the Department of Defense.

3/25 Our research is supported by the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center.

3/24 Dr. Xu gives a keynote presentation at the 2022 Virtual Symposium on Advances in Device Concepts and Applications.

3/21 Dr. Xu serves on the Technical Advisory Council of the Nano-Bio Materials Consortium.

3/7 Innovative Pop-up Sensors for Heart Cells,” NAE FOE highlights our work on its homepage.

3/7 Buckled scalable intracellular bioprobes,” Prof. Chi Hwan Lee writes a News & Views piece in Nature Nanotechnology to highlight our work.

2/26 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 6th Annual Frontiers in Therapeutics and Diagnostics (FTD) Forum organized by SABPA.

2/3 Alex wins Special Merit, the highest award at the statewide McNair scholar CAMP Symposium.

2/2 Our research is featured and reported in Phys.org.

1/22 Our research is broadcasted on Voice of America – Russian Service and VOA’s affiliate network “Current Time” in the Czech Republic.

1/21 Yusheng joins the list of MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 China.

1/20 Our research is covered by Physics World.

1/7 Our research is covered by BioWorld.

 

2021

12/22 Our research is highlighted by the Jacob School of Engineering annual review.

11/30 Yimu Chen joins the list of MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Asia Pacific 2021.

11/16 Dr. Xu joins the list of highly cited researchers by Clarivate.

11/12 Alexander Perez de Leon is named as a Jacobs School Racial Equity Fellow.

11/10 Our research was recognized by a Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators from the Department of Materials at ETH Zürich.

11/2 Dr. Xu participates in the 8th Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium.

10/29-11/1 Dr. Xu presents in two panels on new materials and global competence during the World Laureates Forum.

10/13 Dr. Xu gives an inaugural Distinguished Westlake Engineering Lecture at Westlake University.

10/11 Muyang, Hongjie, and Sai’s review is accepted in Nature Reviews Materials.

10/7 Yue is now Dr. Gu!

9/24 Hongjie is now Dr. Hu!

9/14The physician cocks an ear,” Our research is highlighted by The Statesman.

9/13 Our research is supported by the Department of Energy.

9/6 Our manuscript led by Yue is accepted in Nature Nanotechnology. This work has been reported by UCSDScienceDaily, Nanowerk, Scienmag, and many others.

9/2 Tom Park is supported by a Powell Fellowship.

8/23 “Ultraschallbilder mit elektronischen Pflastern,” Our research is highlighted by Wissenschaft Aktuell.

8/17 “Wearable patch could predict risk of stroke and heart attacks,” Our research is highlighted by Physics World.

7/29 Our research is highlighted by The Imaging Wire.

7/19 Zhenlong Huang lands on a faculty position at UESTC (Shenzhen).

7/7 Dr. Yangzhi Zhu is promoted to Terasaki Fellow.

7/5 Dr. Xu gives a keynote presentation at the International Symposium on Flexible Electronics and Digital Health.

7/1 Dr. Xu is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.

6/29 Dr. Xu gives a keynote presentation at the 7th International Symposium of Flexible & Stretchable Electronics.

6/2 Our research gets support from the Center for Wearable Sensors.

5/24 Our manuscript led by Chonghe, Baiyan, Muyang, and Zhuorui is accepted in Nature Biomedical Engineering. This work has been covered by UCSD, Theengineer, Newatlas, DeepTech, Bioengineer, Yahoo News, and many others.

5/4 Our review on single-crystal halide perovskites is accepted in Matter.

4/21 Dr. Xu is invited to participate in the Emerging Leaders Forum as a panelist organized by the National Academy of Medicine.

4/7 All-in-one conformal epidermal patch for multimodal biosensing,” Prof. Jun Chen writes a preview in Matter to highlight our research on integrated wearable sensors for blood pressure and chemical biomarkers.

4/7 Dr. Xu gives a webinar at Keyanyun, with an online audience of >40,000.

4/6 “Wearable patch sends simultaneous signals of health,” our research is highlighted by NIBIB.

3/21 Our manuscript led by Xiangjun, Xiaoxiang, and Aki is accepted for publication in a Nano Research Award Special Issue.

3/18 Yimu and Yusheng land on faculty positions at HIT-Shenzhen and Fudan University, respectively.

3/8 Our research is highlighted in “Techietonics.”

2/23 All in one patch,” Dr. Christine Horejs writes a research highlight on our wearable sensors for blood pressure and chemical signals in Nature Review Materials.

2/19 Our integrated hemodynamic and metabolic device is collected by the Fisher Fine Arts Library at the University of Pennsylvania.

2/16 Our research is supported by a Sloan Research Fellowship.

2/15 Our research on integrated hemodynamic and metabolic sensors is highlighted in IEEE Spectrum.

1/19 Dr. Xu is recognized with 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.

 

2020

12/4 Our collaborative manuscript with Prof. Joseph Wang’s group is accepted in Nature Biomedical Engineering.  This work has been covered by UC, UCSD, UCSD Engineering, ABC10, ScienceDaily, Nutritioninsight, Healthcare-in-Europe, and many others.

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 a McNair Scholar.

11/4 Dr. Xu is invited to give a talk at The Terasaki Institute.

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.

10/10 Wiley reports our research and aspirations.

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!

7/18 Yimu and Yusheng are highlighted on the NSF MRSEC homepage.

7/9 Our research is supported by an Administrative Supplement grant from NIBIB.

7/8 Our research is recognized by an IEEE Sensors Council Early Career Technical Achievement Award.

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.

6/26 Dr. Xu gives an invited webinar at iCANX Talks, with an online audience of 335,238 people.

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 The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute publishes a feature article on blood pressure measurement devices to bolster public awareness of 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.

4/24 Our manuscript led by Yusheng and Yimu is accepted in Nature. This work was reported by UCSD, UCSD Engineering, NatureAsia, MaterialsTodayScienceDaily, Phys, Nanowerk, EurekAlert, Cleantechnica, and many others.

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 Researchers” by SPIE.

1/8 “A structurally unstable semiconductor stabilized and enhanced by strain,” Prof. Jian Shi writes a News and Views article in Nature to highlight our work on strained epitaxial halide perovskites.

 

2019

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.

10/29 Our manuscript led by Yimu and Yusheng is accepted in Nature. This work has been reported by UCSD, C&EN, EurekAlert, ScienceDaily, Phys, TechXplore, NAE FOE, and many others.

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.

9/23 Our research is recognized by a Catalyst Award from Biocom.

9/18 Dr. Xu participates in 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).

8/10 Dr. Chunfeng Wang lands on a faculty position at Shenzhen University, China.

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.

6/18 Dr. Xu serves Nano Research as a Young Star Editor.

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 of Engineering’s 2019 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.

5/28 Senlu will start his new career at Selection Bioscience LLC.

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.

4/22 Dr. Xu speaks on the MRS TV about the opportunities and challenges of soft electronics.

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 in 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 sensors 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.

1/4 Dr. Xu and Chonghe speak on the CBC radio about the wearable blood pressure sensor.

 

2018

12/21 Groundbreaking Research In 2018,” Forbes highlights our research on wearable blood pressure sensors.

12/18 Our research on wearable blood pressure sensors is highlighted in the 2018 Jacob School of Engineering annual review and the NIH-wide annual review.

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 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 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.

7/8 Our manuscript led by Zhenlong, Yifei, and Yang is accepted in Nature Electronics. This work has been covered by UCSDBreitbartSciencedailyInnovationtorontoTechxploreChemeuropeEurekalertYahooXinhuanetPeople, and many others.

6/29 Our manuscript led by Chonghe, Xiaoshi, and Hongjie is accepted in Nature Biomedical Engineering. This work has been covered by UCSD, MIT Technology Review, NIBIB Science Highlight, NIH Research Matters, NBC7, Local12, Smithsonian, Xueshujingwei, and many others.

6/27 Dr. Xu is named among the 2018 list of 35 Innovators Under 35 by MIT Technology Review.

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.

1/22 The first two manuscripts that our group leads have been accepted in Science Advances and Advanced Materials. Media reports include UCSDScienceDailyTechxploreEurekalertTheengineerACMASME, and many others.

 

2017

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 at the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University.

4/11 Dr. Xu gives an invited talk at the 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.

1/25 Our research receives the 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award.

 

2016

10/5 Our research is featured by Nature Nanotechnology’s “Ten years in images.”

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.

6/15 Our research receives the 2016 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) 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.

 

2015

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.