Dr. Hanwu Lei is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at Washington State University, USA. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the South Dakota State University from 2007 to 2009. He received his Ph.D. and M.Sc degrees in the Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Minnesota, and B.S in Grain Science and Engineering, Wuxi University of Light Industry. Dr. Lei honored with "Outstanding Services", Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological, and Food Engineers (AOCABFE) and Early Career Award. Dr. Hanwu Lei's research interests includes catalysis processes, catalysts development, biomass conversions, bio-oil upgrading and catalysis for Jet fuels, phenols, aromatics, cycloalkanes, hydrocarbons, activated carbon, nanocarbon, CO2 absorbent, and bio-based chemicals production.