Dr. Hua Zhang obtained his B.S. and M.S. degrees at Nanjing University in China in 1992 and 1995, respectively, and completed his Ph.D. with Prof. Zhongfan Liu at Peking University in China in July 1998. He joined Prof. Frans C. De Schryver’s group at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven) in Belgium as a Research Associate in January 1999. Then he moved to Prof. Chad A. Mirkin’s group at Northwestern University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in July 2001. He started to work at NanoInk Inc. (USA) as a Research Scientist/Chemist in August 2003. After that, he worked as a Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore from November 2005 to July 2006. Then he joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) as an Assistant Professor. On March 1, 2011, he was promoted to a tenured Associate Professor. On Sept. 1, 2013, he was promoted to Full Professor. Until now, he has filed 68 patent applications and 390+ papers with total citation of over 32,500 and H-index of 88. He is one of the Chairmen of the Editorial Board of ChemNanoMat (2015-), sits on the Advisory Board of Chemical Society Reviews (2012-), Nanoscale (2012-), Nanoscale Horizons (2015-) and Materials Chemistry Frontiers (2016-) , the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Nano (2014-), Chemistry of Materials (2014-), ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2014-) and Nanofabrication (Versita, 2012-), the Editorial Board of CHEM (2016-), Carbon (2013-), npj 2D Materials and Applications (2016-), ACS Omega (2016-), Materials Today Energy (2016-), Applied Materials Today (2015-), Energy Storage Materials (2015-), Chinese Science Bulletin (2014-), Science China Materials (2014-), and NANO (2007-), the International Advisory Board of ChemPlusChem (2012-2015), the International Advisory Panel of Materials Research Express (2014-2016), the International Editorial Board of Small (2012-) and the Scientific Advisory Board of Small Methods (2017-), and is an Associate Editor of International Journal of Nanoscience (2007-) and one of the members of the Advisory Committee of IOP Asia-Pacific (2010-). In 2015, he was elected as an Academician of the Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM). In Nov. 2014, he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). Moreover, he received the 2015 ACS Nano Lectureship Award (2015), the World Cultural Council (WCC) Special Recognition Award (2013), SMALL Young Innovator Award (2012) and Nanyang Award for Research Excellence (2011). In 2016, he was listed in the top 300 most cited researchers in the field of materials science and engineering by Elsevier Scopus. In 2016, he was listed in the “Highly Cited Researchers 2016” in Chemistry and Materials Science. In 2015, he was listed in the “Highly Cited Researchers 2015” in Chemistry and Materials Science, and also listed as one of 19 “Hottest Researchers of Today” in the world (please see the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015 by Thomson Reuters, 2015). In 2014, he was listed in the “Highly Cited Researchers 2014” in Materials Science, and also listed as one of 17 “Hottest Researchers of Today” and No. 1 in Materials and More in the world (please see the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014 by Thomson Reuters, 2014).