Prof. Ting Xu received Ph.D in Polymer Science and Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2004 and postdoc training at the University of Pennsylvania and NIST. She jointed University of California, Berkeley in 2007 in the Department of Material Sciences and Engineering and Department of Chemistry. Her research focuses on rational design of polymer-based hybrid materials for life science, environment and energy applications.
She is a fellow of American Physical Society, American Chemical Society and serves on the Board of Directors of Materials Research Society. She is an awardee of 3M Nontenured Faculty Award; DuPont Young Professor Award; Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award; Li Ka Shing Woman Research Award; Camille-Dreyfus Scholar-Teacher Award; ACS Arthur K. Doolittle Award; Bakar Fellow and 2021 Bakar Prize. She was named as one of “Brilliant 10” by Popular Science Magazine. Her team won the grand prize of the 2021 Create the Future Design Contest.