Dr. D.Y. Li is a Professor at Department of Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Alberta. His research Interests include tribo-materials design, surfaces and interfaces, wear and corrosion, and computational materials science. Dr. Li is on the editorial board for nineteen journalsand an invited contributor for authoritative handbooks (Elsevier, Springer, and ASM International) on wear, tribology and materials. Dr. Li has in excess of 370 scientific publications. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (IOP) and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3). Dr. Li is the recipient of MetSoc 2020 Distinguished Materials Scientist Award from the Metallurgy and Materials Society, Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum.