Areas of Expertise: sensing technology, chemistry, diabetes monitoring, R&D, product development.

Udo Hoss, Ph.D., is director of sensor chemistry in the Research and Development group of Abbott's diabetes care business. He is responsible for the development of next-generation sensors. Udo works to advance the chemistry that allows wearable sensing technologies to deliver more accurate and convenient glucose monitoring, helping people with diabetes better manage their health.

Udo has been involved in biosensor technology development for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Abbott in 2005, he held several research and management positions in industry as well as academic research institutions. Udo holds numerous patents, and has published his work at international conferences and in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Udo studied physics at the University of Konstanz, Germany, and earned his doctorate degree in Human Biology. In 2010, he earned a Biodesign Graduate Certificate from Stanford University.