Prof. Shengfu Yang obtained a BSc degree in Tsinghua University, a MSc degree in Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics and a PhD degree at University of Science and Technology of China. He has worked in several world-class laboratories in China (USTC), France (Université Joseph Fourier), United States (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Finland (University of Helsinki), where he led a number of research programmes and acquired a wide range of experience in physical chemistry. He joined the University of Leicester in 2003 and was awarded a prestigious EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship in 2006, before being appointed to an associate professorship in 2011. At Leicester, his research focuses on superfluid helium droplets, covering both Physical Chemistry and NanoChemistry. He is currently an international leader in novel nanoscience based on superfluid helium.