Dr. Chao Lin is an associate professor and research director in nanomedicine at the Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanobiomedicine, affiliated to the School of Medicine, Tongji University (Shanghai, PR China). Before joining the institution, he was a postdoctoral fellow at MIRA-Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine, University of Twente (Enschede, The Netherland). He received his PhD from the University of Twente in 2008 under the supervision of Professor Jan Feijen and Professor Johan F.J. Engbersen. He has authored 30 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and 2 book chapters. He serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. In 2007 he received the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad.