Prof Chunyang Li attended Heilongjiang College of Commerce and obtained a Master’s degree (Food Engineering) in 1992. He obtained his PhD (Food Science) degree in 2006 from Jiangnan University. He joined the Institute of Agricultural Products Processing, Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences, in 2006. He served as a visiting scholar in Alberta University and University of Manitoba, Canada from 2008 – 2009 and 2015 – 2016, respectively. He has published over 120 papers in highly reputed journals, presided over 40 national and provincial projects, and had 15 national-authorised invention patents. Also, he has trained 5 doctoral students and more than 40 master’s students.