Prof. Du is currently a full professor at Southwest Forestry University, China. He obtained his PhD from Nanjing Forestry University on Wood Science and Technology, in China, in 1998. He was elected a fellow of International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS), 2010, and board member of IAWS in 2018. Prof. Du's reserch is focused on wood adhesives, wood composites and wood surface treatment. His final goal is to upgrade the industry of wood panel and wood adhesives. Dr Du's research has been supported by the EU, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and others. He published more than 300 articles/books and 31 patents As director, he has been successfully built multi research platforms, such as International Joint Research Center for Biomaterial. Due to his great achievements, he has received many awards from his country and local government.