Dr. Xian Du is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and the Institute for Applied Life Sciences at UMass Amherst. His research areas include high-resolution, large-area and fast-speed sensing, machine vision, and pattern recognition technologies for the roll-to-roll flexible electronics printing process and personalized health monitoring devices. Dr. Xian Du earned his doctoral degree in the Programming of Innovation of Manufacturing Systems and Technology from Singapore-MIT Alliance. Before joining UMass, Dr. Xian Du was a research scientist at MIT. He invented concentric circular trajectory scanning and image-matching methods for roll-to-roll manufacturing and human health monitoring. Dr. Xian Du is a recipient of the 2020 NSF Career award.