Zhenbo Xu, Associate Professor, School of Food Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology (SCUT). He joined Professor Mark E. Shirtliff’s Laboratories in University of Maryland as a joint Ph.D. student during 2009 to 2011 and obtained Ph.D. degree majoring in saccharide engineering from SCUT in 2011. In 2016, Dr. Xu was promoted to Associate Professor in SCUT and became an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland in 2017. Dr. Xu focuses on the foodborne pathogens and bioinformatics study. In recent years, he had more than 100 publications in academic journals. He got more than 400 citation times and the H-index is 17. Dr. Xu has received various awards, with the most representative being the Pearl River S&T Nova of Guangzhou (2017) and National Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation (2011).