Dr. Yijing Liu received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry in 2010 from Wuhan University in China. He was then enrolled as a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Maryland College Park, studying with Prof. Zhihong Nie. He received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry in 2015. He joined the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) as a predoctoral research fellow under the supervision of Dr. Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen from November 2013 to August 2014. He is currently working as a postdoctoral research fellow in Dr. Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen’s group. His research has focused on developing functional nanomaterials for biomedical applications.