Dr. Hu is currently a full professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Chiba University, Japan. He has worked on a broad range of research topics including: structural and functional composites, computational solids mechanics, and structural engineering. Recently, his research has been mainly focused on: Impact behaviors of FRP laminated composites, Structural health monitoring and non-destructive damage evaluation techniques, Structural and functional nanocomposites, and Multi-scale simulations of various physical phenomena in nanocomposites. To date, he has wrote over 120 papers in various journals with a high citation number, and over 80 papers on various international conferences. He is now an editorial board member of 4 journals. He has also delivered over 20 keynote and invited talks on various conferences. He has been a reviewer for Carbon, Polymer, CST and for more than 60 various journals.