Prof. ZhiPeng Xie studied material science at the Tsinghua University, Beijing and graduated as Ph.D in 1993. He then joined the research group of Prof. Yong Huang at School of Material Science and Engineering Tsinghua University. After one year postdoctoral fellowship at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1996, he obtained the position of an Associate Professor at the Tsinghua University followed by professorship in 2002. He also has been a visiting scholar at Monash University. His work over the past 25 years has spanned a broad range of nanostructured ceramics, fabrication science & technologies and 200 papers have been published in recent years.