Dr. Liangfang Zhang is Joan and Irwin Jacobs Chancellor Professor of Nanoengineering and Bioengineering and Director of Chemical Engineering Program at the University of California San Diego. Dr. Zhang received his B.E. and M.S. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University, and his Ph.D. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006 under the supervision of Prof. Steve Granick. He was a postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Prof. Robert Langer at MIT during 2006-2008. He joined the Department of Nanoengineering at UC San Diego as an Assistant Professor in 2008 and was promoted to Professor in 2014. Dr. Zhang’s research aims to create cutting-edge biomimetic nanotechnologies for various medical applications with a particular focus on biomimetic nanodelivery and biological neutralization. He has published 248 peer-reviewed articles and was among the Clarivate Analytics list of “Highly Cited Researcher” during 2017-2021. He is an inventor of 118 patents and patent applications worldwide. Professionally, Dr. Zhang was elected to the Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in 2015, the Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 2018, and the Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in 2020.