Dr. Lei Lu is a professor in Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where she received her Ph.D. degree in 2000. She is serving Acta Materialia & Scripta Materialia journals as an editor. She is the member of International Community of Nanostructured Materials and International conference on the Strength of Materials (ICSMA). Lu’s research is focused on the fundamental research of the synthesis, microstructure characteristic and mechanical properties of nanostructured metallic materials. She authored and co-authored more than 100 peer-review international journal publications (including Science, Nature, Acta Mater. etc) with total citations exceeding 10000 and presented about 60 invited lectures at international conferences. She was selected as Thomson Reuters highly cited Researcher from 2014 to 2016.