Dr Xiaoxing Liu is a professor in State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Complex Systems, Institute of Process Engineering (IPE), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Dr. Liu obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemical Technology from Tianjin University (2000, 2003), and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from IPE, CAS (2008). After finishing his Ph. D study, Dr. Liu worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG, France, July 2008~Oct. 2010) and in The University of Queensland (UQ, Australia, Oct. 2010~ Sept. 2012), respectively. In Sept. 2012, Dr. Liu joined IPE as a recipient of the “Hundred Talents Program” awarded by IPE, CAS. Dr. Liu’s main research interests include: the Rheology of Granular Media; self-organization phenomena in Granular Media; Discrete Modeling; Computational Multiphase Fluid Dynamics.