ZHOU Qing is a professor at the School of Vehicle and Mobility, Tsinghua University, China. Prof. Zhou serves as the Director of Vehicle Safety Committee of the Chinese Society of Automotive Engineers, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Impact Engineering, and Council Member of International Research Council on Biomechanics of Injury (IRCOBI). Qing Zhou received his BSc degree (1985) in mechanics from Peking University, China, and PhD degree (1994) in applied mechanics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. As a vehicle safety researcher, Dr. Zhou worked at the US Department of Transportation (1999 to 2003) and at General Motors (1994 to 1999), respectively. His research interests include vehicle safety, human body impact protection, material and structural failures under impact loads, and crash safety of batteries.