Dr Zi-Feng Ma is a Distinguished Professor and Director of Shanghai Electrochemical Energy Devices (SEED) Research Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where he is responsible for directing the research and development of advanced energy materials and electrochemical energy systems for electric vehicle and energy storage applications. Prof. Ma received his Ph D in Chemical Engineering from South China University of Technology, and an MSc and BE from Zhejiang University, China. He was the Chair of Department of Chemical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University from 1999 to 2011 and as a visiting scientist at US DOE’s Brookhaven National Laboratory during 2000 to 2001. Prof. Ma currently serves a Chief Scientist of the 973 Program of China on electric vehicle and energy storage related technologies. He is also the Chair of the Institute of Energy Storage Engineering of CIESC. He is a 2016 recipient of China Industry-University-Research Collaborative Award. Prof. Ma holds or has filed over 80 patents and patent applications and has over 320 publications.