Dr Zishun Liu is currently a Professor in the International Center for Applied Mechanics, Xi’an Jiaotong University. Dr Liu received B.Eng., M.Eng. degrees in Applied Mechanics and Solid Mechanics from Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), and M.Eng., Ph.D. degrees in Solid Mechanics from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He served on the faculty of XJTU between 1986 and 1994, and as Senior Scientist, Scientist, Senior Research Engineer, Capability Group Manager, Team Leader at Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore (IHPC) from 1999 to 2012. He is now Sanqin Chair Professor of XJTU and Executive Director of Int. Center for Applied Mechanics. He also holds Adjunct Professorships in NUS and IHPC.

Dr Liu is an active member of various leadership roles in editorial boards and professional communities as follow: Dr. Liu is an Editor-In-Chief of Int. Journal of Applied Mechanics and an Editor-In-Chief of Int. Journal of Computational Materials Science and Engineering. He serves on a few editorial boards, including Editor of Int. Journal of Aerospace and Lightweight Structures; Editorial board member of Int. Journal of Computational Method;Guest editor of Computational Materials Science; Editorial board member of Chinese Journal of Applied Mechanics; Editorial board member of Multidisciplinary Modeling in Materials and Structures; President of Singapore Association of Computational Mechanics; Executive Committee Member of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Society of Singapore; Executive Committee Member of Materials Research Society of Singapore; Members of the International Union of Materials Research (IUMR); Member of the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM).