Huolin Xin is a professor in Physics and Astronomy at University of California, Irvine. His research interests range from artificial intelligence and machine learning to battery and catalytic materials. He has published more than 170 peer-reviewed papers and has an H-index of 53 (Google). In 2008, 2010, 2011, and 2012, he received Distinguished Scholar Award, Castaing Award, and Presidential Scholar Award from professional EM societies. His work on battery materials has been selected as the 2014's Top-10 Scientific Achievements by Brookhaven Lab.