Dr. Xu Deng received his Ph.D. in 2013 from the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research. In 2014, Dr. Deng served as a postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. In 2015, he joined the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China as a professor. In 2017, He was pointed by the president of Max Planck Institute as the head of Max Planck Partner Group at UESTC. Dr. Deng is interested in understanding wetting dynamics and physical chemistry at interfaces. He has published more than 120 articles as the first author or corresponding author in leading journals such as Science, Nature, Nature Materials, Nature Communication, PRL, Angew Chem, to name a few. In 2021, Dr. Deng was admitted as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). In 2022, Dr. Deng has been awarded the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.