Dr. Xinying Wang is currently working on his PhD degree studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign since 2014. He is currently conducting multidisciplinary research, which is on applying Internet of Thing (IoT)/wireless sensor network to process monitoring in reverse osmosis desalination plant and other industrial environments. From 2010 to 2014, he had been working as a chemical engineer at the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center on forward osmosis including high-performance forward osmosis membrane development and novel draw solution recycling process development. In 2010, he was awarded his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from Colorado State University. He has coauthored 18 publications including journal papers, conference proceedings, patents, and book chapters. He is a recipient of multiple outstanding research and teaching awards.