Prof. Yang Xu is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (FInstP), IEEE NTC distinguished lecturer and IEEE Senior Member of the Electron Devices Society. He is an editorial board member of Nanotechnology from IOP publishing and Associate Editor of IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine. He received his B.S degree in EE from Tsinghua University, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in ECE from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), USA. He is now a full professor and Assistant Dean at the School of Micro-Nano Electronics, Zhejiang University, China. He was also a visiting By-Fellow of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, UK, and a visiting professor at the University of California Los Angles (UCLA). He has published more than 120 papers including Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Electronics, Nature Photonics, Chemical Reviews, Advanced Materials, Chemical Society Reviews, Nature Communications, Nano Letters, ACS Nano, and IEDM with citations over 5000 times and a H-index of 40. He holds over 30 granted patents and gave more than 50 talks in international conferences. He also served as the TPC committee members of IEEE conferences. His current research interests include emerging low-dimensional smart sensors and photodetectors for internet-of-things and ﬂexible electronics.