Chair Professor Baomin Xu：Bachelor of Material Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1986; Doctor of Material Science and Engineering, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1991; Postdoctoral Studies, Materials Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University, 1994-1996, USA; Afterwards, Assistant Professor of Material Research, Institute of Materials Science. He joined Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in July 2014 and served as chair professor in the Department of Material Science and Engineering. Prior to that, he worked at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) as a Senior Member of Research Staff and Project Manager during November 2000 and July 2014. Professor Xu dedicated to fundamental researches with commercialization potential. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 papers, applied more than 60 patents, 31 authorised U.S. patents, of which 23 patents for the first or the only inventor, 3 patents have been awarded the best patent award by Xerox, and he has also served as a long-term reviewer of APL, JAP, IEEE-UFFC, JACerS and other international famous magazines.