Dr. Zhibin Ye is a Professor at Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering of Concordia University (Montreal, Canada). Previously, he was a Professor of Chemical Engineering and a Canada Research Chair in Polymer Nanomaterials at Bharti School of Engineering of Laurentian University (Sudbury, Canada). He received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Zhejiang University (China) in 1996 and 1999, respectively, and his PhD degree from McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) in 2004, with all in chemical engineering. He started his independent academic career as an Assistant Professor at Laurentian University in 2004, and was promoted to Associate Professor and Professor in 2009 and 2012, respectively, at Laurentian. He moved to Concordia University in 2017. He received the 2018 Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award from Catalysis Division of Chemical Institute of Canada for his research works on catalytic polymerization. He received other research awards, including Ontario Premier’s Early Researcher Award (2007), Canada Research Chair (installed in 2011 and renewed in 2015), Laurentian University Faculty of Science and Engineering Research Excellence Award (2011), and NSERC DAS Award (2015). Dr. Ye was inducted as a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) in 2016.