Anderson Ho Cheung Shum received his B.S.E. degree (summa cum laude) in chemical engineering from Princeton University, S.M. and Ph.D. in applied physics from Harvard University. He is currently a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at HKU. His research interests include biomicrofluidics, microscaled fluid flows, soft matter and biomedical engineering. His works have been recognized through awards and honors, including, Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2020, Rising Start Award by Ton Duc Thang University (Vietname), NSFC Excellent Young Scientist Fund (優青 (港澳)/优青(港澳)) in 2019, Young Scientists Award in Microsystems and Nanoengineering Summit 2019, silver medals in the 46th and 47th International Exhibition of Inventions (Geneva, Switzerland) in 2018 and 2019, and IEEE Nanomed New Innovator 2018. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Founding Member of the Hong Kong Young Academy of Sciences, and a Member of the Global Young Academy. He also serves on several editorial boards, including Associate Editorship for Biomicrofluidics (American Institute of Physics (AIP)), Editorial Board Member for Microsystems and Nanoengineering (Springer Nature) and Editorial Advisory Board Member for Lab-on-a-Chip (RSC). He is also a reviewer for over 80 international journals including Nature Chemistry, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Advanced Materials and PNAS.