Lin Du is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Neurosurgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania working with Prof. Andrew G. Richardson. She obtained her Ph.D. in Electrical and Systems Engineering from University of Pennsylvania under the supervision of Prof. Mark G. Allen. She received M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering (valedictorian) and B.S. degree in Mechatronics Engineering both from Beijing Institute of Technology. Her research interests include implantable MEMS technologies micromachining and its applications for human health monitoring systems. Her current focus is on implantable tactile sensing system to provide somatosensory feedback for paralyzed people using brain machine interface technology. Her work has appeared in several prestigious journals. While at UPenn she served as a board member of Advance Women in Engineering (2019-21) received the Mulroney Fellowship (2016-20) and was awarded the Best ESE PhD Colloquium Award (2019).