Du Xijin was born in Henan Province, China, in 1987. He obtained his bachelor and master degree in Dentistry at School of Stomatology, Wuhan University, China in 2010. He continued to study at Wuhan University after that. He completed the thesis and obtained his PhD degree in Prosthodontics in 2013. Then he joined in Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China and worked as Prosthodontist and Implantologist until now. He is also a Lecturer of the Faculty of Prosthodontics and Implantology, School of Stomatology, Tongji Medical College, HUST. His research focuses on the basic and clinical application related to the restorative materials, the dental implant and the digital technology used in dentistry. He is now joining the OMFS-IMPATH research group at KU Leuven for further research.