Shu-Sheng Liu (China) born in 1955 is Distinguished University Professor at Zhejiang University and Deputy President of the Academic Committee of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He did his undergraduate study at Hunan Agricultural University (1974-1977) and his postgraduate study at the then Zhejiang Agricultural University (1978-1980). He then went to Australia and did his PhD study at CSIRO Entomology (1980-1984), and obtained his PhD in Zoology from the Australian National University in 1984. He then returned to China and has been on the faculty of the College of Agriculture and Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, serving as Head of Entomology (1991-2009) and Discipline Leader of Plant Protection since 2007. His work focuses on integrated pest management (IPM) in vegetable crops and has promoted vegetable IPM in China, Australia and elsewhere. Apart from applied research and IPM implementation, he has been conducting studies on host-parasitoid interactions, vector-virus-plant interactions, and invasion biology. His work has been published in over 200 peer-reviewed articles in English journals and over 100 peer-reviewed articles in Chinese journals, one book and 10 book chapters. He has served as subject editor of the Bulletin of Entomological Research since 2006, column editor for the Journal of Integrative Agriculture since 2013, associate editor for two Chinese journals including Acta Entomologica Sinica and Journal of Biosafety, and is on the editorial boards of six other journals including Science China Life Sciences, Insect Science, Chinese Journal of Biological Control and others. He has been active in international conferences, serving as section convener and symposium organizer at XVth International Plant Protection Congress, and plenary lecture speaker and symposium organizer at ICE XXII, symposium organizer at ICE XXIV, and member of the organizing committee for ICE XXV 2016.