Prof. QI Xin-hua is a full professor of Agro-Environmental Protection Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. His research interest mainly focuses on reclamation of agricultural wastes, biomass conversion into value-added materials and chemicals and biomass-derived materials synthesis. He has published more than 100 peer reviewed scienti?c papers with a number of papers being in top-ranked international journals such as Environmental Science & Technology, Green Chemistry and Bioresource Technology. These papers have been cited over 2500 times in Web of Science with H index 25. He also has edited 5 books and 3 book chapters on environmental engineering and biomass resources utilization.