Xiaoyu Alan Zheng is a Mechanical Engineer in Sensor Science Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering and focuses his research on objective measurements and analysis of 2D/3D ballistics toolmarks. He is currently a member of the Subcommittee on Firearms & Toolmarks in the NIST OSACs, the chair of the Technical Advisor committee for AFTE, and the co-chair of the Technical Working Group for 3D Toolmark Technologies(TWG3D2T).