Dr Luhua Li obtained his PhD degree (in Physics) from the Australian National University in 2012 and currently an Associate Professor at the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM), Deakin University. He was awarded ARC DECRA (2016-2020) and Alfred Deakin Research Fellow (2014-2015). His current research focuses on boron nitride nanomaterials (i.e. BNNT and BNNS) and other 2D nanomaterials (e.g. graphene). Dr Li is the author of 4 book chapters and 90 journal papers in e.g. Nature Chemistry, Science Advances, Nature Communications ×3, Nano Letters ×3, ACS Nano ×8, Advanced Functional Materials ×3, Angewandte Chemie ×2, Journal of American Chemical Society ×2, Matter, and Chem. His research outcomes have led to two spin off companies with private and federal funding of 15.8M Australian dollars.