Feng Xu received his Ph.D. in Engineering in 2008 from Cambridge. During 2008-2011, Dr. Xu worked as a research fellow at Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Health Science & Technology (HST). Dr. Xu found the first interdisciplinary biomedical engineering center of Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU Bioinspired Engineering & Biomechanics Center) with Prof. TianJian Lu in 2007 and is the co-founding director of the center. Currently, Dr. Xu is a full professor and Associate Dean at School of Life Science and Technology, Xi’an Jiaotong University. Dr. Xu’s current research aims at advancing human health through academic excellence in education and research that integrates engineering, science biology and medicine with focus on Bio-thermo-mechanics, Engineering of Cell Microenvironment, and Point-of-Care Technologies. Dr. Xu has published more than 200 journal papers, 5 books, 200 conference papers/abstracts, together with more than 20 invited talks.