Yang Weimin, born in 1965, received his Ph.D. degree from Beijing University of Chemical Technology in 1998, and studied as a postdoctoral fellow at Tokyo University from 2000 to 2002. His research interests include polymer processing, molding and advanced manufacturing technology. He is currently a PhD Supervisor of Professor at Beijing University of Chemical Technology. In 2011, he was appointed as a distinguished professor of Yangtze River scholars. He also served as vice director of the China Plastics Processing Expert Committee, member of the China Plastics Machinery Expert Committee, member of the China Rubber Machinery Expert Committee, member of the Mechanical Industry Automation Branch of the China Mechanical Engineering Society, consulting expert of the Machinery Industry Publishing House, and deputy editor-in-chief of Plastics Machinery. In the past five years, he has undertaken more than 20 projects, including the National Science and Technology Support Program and the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Two of his research results have been awarded the provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, and two have been identified as international leading or advanced level. He has applied 59 invention patents and 46 utility model patents. He has written 5 books, including 1 book in English.He has published 135 journal papers, among which 26 papers have been included in SCI and EI.