Dr. Zhenyu Li is currently a Professor at Department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He received his B.S. (1999) and Ph.D. (2004) degrees from USTC. After working as a Postdoc in University of Maryland at College Park and University of California at Irvine, he joined USTC as a faculty member in 2007. His research focuses on theoretical design and computational characterization of materials and physical/chemical processes, mainly based on electronic structure calculations and molecular simulations. Prof. Li has received a lot of honors and awards, including the Young Chemist Award from Chinese Chemical Society.