Lei Jiang received his B.S. degree in solid state physics (1987), and M.S. degree in physical chemistry (1990) from Jilin University in China. From 1992 to 1994, he studied in the University of Tokyo in Japan as a China-Japan joint course Ph.D. student and received his Ph.D. degree from Jilin University of China with Prof. Tiejin Li. Then, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Akira Fujishima’s group in the University of Tokyo. In 1996, he worked as researcher in Kanagawa Academy of Sciences and Technology, Prof. Hashimoto’s project. In 1999, he joined Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). In 2015, he moved to the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, CAS. Since 2008, he also served as the dean of School of Chemistry and Environment in Beihang University. He was elected as members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and The World Academy of Sciences in 2009 and 2012. In 2016, he also elected as a foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering. He has published over 500 papers including 3 papers in Nature, 1 paper in Science, 1 paper in Nature Nanotechnology, 1 paper in Nature Materials, 4 papers in Natural Communication, 2 papers in Science Advance, 2 papers in Chem. Rev., 6 papers in Chem. Soc. Rev., 7 papers in Acc. Chem. Res., 40 papers in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 26 papers in J. Am. Chem. Soc., and 103 papers in Adv. Mater., the works have been cited more than 44000 times with an H index of 102.