Shuai Xu, MD, is a physician-engineer who translates engineering innovations toward solving unmet clinical needs. He has developed devices that extend from Class-II medical devices to software applications. He has masters-level training as a health economist with a specific expertise in medical device regulation and innovation policy from the London School of Hygiene. He received his medical degree at Harvard Medical School. After completion of his post-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University, he developed specialized training in device engineering with a focus on flexible, soft electronic platforms. As a dermatologist, his specific area of interest is remote wearable sensing in fragile skin such as the aging population. He has had experience developing physiological monitoring systems that incorporate multiple sensors requiring hardware and software integration.