Xiuyong Chen is Associate Professor of Surface Engineering at Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. His current research is focused on thermal sprayed coatings and superhydrophobic surfaces. He achieved his PhD from the University of Chongqing, China in 2012 in the area of biomedical engineering. After having completed his PhD on biomedical engineering in 2012, he obtained a postdoctoral position in Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (April 2013-May 2015), Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. Dr. Chen has published 17 patents and over 25 peer reviewed papers.