Dr Jianbo Tang is currently a Lecturer and an ARC DECRA Fellow at the School of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney). Dr Tang received his bachelor’s degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University (Xi'an, China) in 2011 and his PhD degree from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016, with thesis work completed at the Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China). He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) from 2016 to 2018 and at UNSW from 2018 to 2021. Dr Tang’s research interest encompasses fundamental and applied sciences of low-melting-temperature metals and alloys known as liquid metals. He leverages liquid metals’ unique properties, together with multidisciplinary knowledge and methodologies in materials science, thermal/applied physics, fluid dynamics, chemical engineering, metallurgy and nanotechnology, to exploit unprecedented opportunities enabled by this material family.