Dr. Jinyang Xu is an Associate Professor and a Doctoral Supervisor of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He was awarded as a talent of Shanghai Pujiang Program by Shanghai Municipality in 2017. He got his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France, in 2016, and received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Manufacturing & Automation from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2013. His research interests focus on composites machining, numerical modeling, micro/nano cutting and surface texturing. He has published over fifty peer-reviewed articles and edited four special issues in refereed international journals and conference proceedings. He is currently serving as the academic editors and board members of several international journals in the fields of materials and manufacturing engineering including International Journal of Aerospace Engineering (indexed by SCI/EI), Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (indexed by SCI/EI), Journal of Engineering (indexed by ESCI), and Current Materials Science (CMS). He is the principal investigator of some national and provincial projects including the NSFC fund projects, Shanghai Pujiang Talents Program, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology projects, as well as a number of industrial projects. For his research contributions to the machining science of composite/metal stacks, he received the Best Paper Awards at the CJUMP2017 (November 19-21, 2017, Shanghai, China) and the ISGMA2015 (June 23-27, 2015, Qingdao, China) conferences. He was nominated for the Pierre Bézier Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2016 and was the recipient of the National Government Study Abroad Scholarship of China (2013), the Excellent Master Thesis Award of Shanghai Municipality (2013), the Excellent Graduate Award of Shanghai Municipality (2013), and the National Graduate Scholarship of China (2012).