Da Xing received his doctorate in engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, China, in 1989 and in physics from the University of Electro-Communications (UEC), Japan, in 1991. He joined the faculty of the UEC as an assistant professor in 1991 and became an associate professor in 1993 in the Department of Electrical Engineering. In 1995, he joined the Institute of Laser Life Science, SCNU, as a professor. Dr. Xing received the Prime Minister’s Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 1997; the Natural Science Award of Guangdong Province in 2000, 2002, 2005, 2008, and 2009; and the Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China in 2012. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed journal papers and more than 150 book chapters, reviewed full proceedings, and attended more than 30 major invited talks at international conferences. His present research activities are in biophotonics, including biomolecular spectroscopy, non-invasive PA imaging, microfluidics, and optical imaging of biometabolism.