Professor Wenqing Zhang is a professor in Physics and Materials Science, with BSc/MSc degrees from Xiamen University and Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Prof. Zhang has worked in FHI in German, and Harvard University, Princeton University, and UCSB in America. He joined the faculty of Institute of Ceramics, CAS at the special CAS "one-hundred-talent plan" in 2003, and moved to SUSTech as a full professor in 2017. Prof. Zhang’s research interests cover energy conversion and storage materials including thermoelectrics, catalysis and Li battery materials, computational materials science, and interface-related phenomena in functional materials. Dr. Zhang was elected as an APS Fellow due to his pioneering work in thermoelectric material design and computational materials science in 2013.