Dr. Jinyang Xu, MASME, MSCS, MIAAM, is an Associate Professor and a Doctoral Supervisor of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He was awarded the Shanghai Pujiang Scholar by the Shanghai Municipality in 2017. He received his M.Sc. (2013) in Mechanical Manufacturing & Automation from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and the Ph.D. (2016) in Mechanical Engineering from Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France. His research interests focus on composites machining, numerical modeling, micro/nano cutting, and surface texturing. He has published over 70 peer-reviewed articles and edited 7 special issues in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. He is now serving as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Coating Science and Technology (JCST) and the Associate Editor of SIMULATION - Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (indexed by SCIE/EI). Additionally, he is on the Editorial Board of several JCR-ranked journals (e.g., Green Materials, International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, etc.) and serves as External Assessor and Examiner for overseas research grant proposals and Ph.D. thesis. Moreover, Dr. Xu is also serving as a scientific reviewer for over 40 international journals indexed by SCI, such as IJMTM, JMPT, IJAMT, IJMS, COST, WEAR, etc. He has been invited as Keynote/Invited Speaker, Section Chair, and TPC member for a number of international conferences (e.g., EM2022, MD2021, FAIM conference series, APMAS conference series, AMSE2021, etc.) with themes in materials science and manufacturing processes. He is the principal investigator of some national and provincial projects, including the NSFC grants, Shanghai Pujiang Talents Program, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology projects, State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibration fund projects, as well as a number of industrial projects. For his notable research in the field of Materials Processing & Manufacturing, he was honored with the prestigious IAAM Scientist Medal of the year 2020, and received the Best Paper Awards at the CJUMP2017 (November 19-21, 2017, Shanghai, China) and the ISGMA2015 (June 23-27, 2015, Qingdao, China) conferences. He has been the recipient of various awards, including the National Government Study Abroad Scholarship of China (2013), the Excellent Master Thesis Award of Shanghai Municipality (2013), the Excellent Graduate Award of Shanghai Municipality (2013), and the National Graduate Scholarship of China (2012).