Xin is an artist and engineer. Xin received her BE in Measurement, Control Technology and Instrument from Tsinghua University in 2013, a MFA in Digital+Media from Rhode Island School of Design in 2015 and her Master in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT Media Lab in 2017.
She is the current recipient of the Van Lier Fellowship from Museum of Arts and Design in New York and the Arts Curator in Space Exploration Initiative in MIT Media Lab. She has received awards in SXSW, FastCoDesign, Core77 and her academic publications were nominated for best papers in ACM conferences. Xin has shown her work internationally at events and venues including Ars Electronica, Boston Museum of Fine Art , Sundance Film Festival, The Walker Art Center, OCAT Shanghai, Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum, Eyebeam, International Symposium on Electronic Art and Music Tech Festival Berlin . As a researcher, Xin has worked in institutions including Microsoft Research NYC, Microsoft Research Asia, Google ATAP, TASML and presented her research at international conferences including UIST, UbiComp, TEI, DIS and Augmented Human.