Prof. Pengzhi Lin obtained his Ph. D. degree from Cornell University in 1998. He conducted postdoctoral research at Cornell and Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 1998-2000. In 2000, he joined National University of Singapore as an assistant professor and became the tenured associate professor in 2005. Now he is a Professor at Sichuan University, China. His research interests cover hydraulic, coastal and ocean engineering. He is an expert in computational hydrodynamics and its applications in various water-related problems. He is the author of the book “Numerical Modeling of Water Waves” published by Taylor & Francis in 2008 and the co-author of “Water Environment Modeling” to be published in 2021. He has published about 100 peer-reviewed journal papers, which receive a total citations of over 5,000 times. He is the Chief Editor of Applied Ocean Research and the Associate Editor for Journal of Hydro-environment Research, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, Journal of Ocean Engineering and Marine Energy, and Water Science and Engineering.