Shuming Yang, is currently a professor at School of Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China. He achieved BSc and MSc in mechanical engineering from XJTU, and Ph.D. in nanotechnology and instrumentation from University of Huddersfield (UoH) of the UK. He then started to work at UoH, after that he joined in XJTU till now. His research areas include micro-/nano-fabrication and measurement, optical technology and instrumentation, ultra-precision manufacturing, etc. He has held more than 20 research projects including Projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Key R&D Program of China, National Science and Technology Major Projects etc. He has published more than 130 academic papers and owned 50 patents of PCT, UK, European and China. He achieved the first class of Science and Technology Progress Award from the Ministry of Education, the first class of Machinery Industry Science and Technology Award of China, the first class of Shaanxi Science and Technology Award, and the second class of Science and Technology Progress Award from the Chinese Society for measurement (CSM), etc. He was elected as a fellow of the International Society for Nanomanufacturing (ISNM). He is also an associate editor of Journal of Manufacturing Systems, an editor of Nanomanufacturing and Nanometrology, a guest editor of Measurement Science and Technology, and a guest editor of the International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, etc.