Prof. Limei Tian received her PhD degree from JLU in 2005, and then she worked at the Key Laboratory of Bionic Engineering (Ministry of Education), JLU. From 2011–2012, she worked at the University of Manchester, UK as a visiting scientist. She has been working as the Secretary-General of the International Society for Bionics Engineering Youth Committee since 2016. Her current research interest focuses on the development of functional bionic surfaces that have drag reduction and antifouling properties. Based on the above research, she obtained 12 projects and nearly 20 million RMB, including the China National Natural Fund and other provincial-ministerial projects. She has published more than 50 papers in Material Sci. and Eng. C, J. Bionic Eng., Bra. Soc. Mech. Sci, etc., with 20 Chinese or international patents applied or authorized.