Dr. C.W. Qiu received the B.Eng. degree from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2003, and the Ph. D. degree from the Joint Ph. D. Program between the National University of Singapore, Singapore and SUPELEC, France in 2007. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Physics Department of Massachusetts Institute of Technology till the end of 2009, and in December 2009, he joined ECE Department of NUS as an Assistant Professor. Since Jan 2017, he has been promoted to be Associate Professor with tenure. He was the recipient of the SUMMA Graduate Fellowship in Advanced Electromagnetics in 2005, IEEE AP-S Graduate Research Award in 2006, URSI Young Scientist Award in 2008, NUS Young Investigator Award in 2011, MIT TR35@Singapore Award in 2012, Young Scientist Award by Singapore National Academy of Science in 2013, and Faculty Young Research Award in NUS 2013. His research interests are in the areas of electromagnetic wave theory of transformation optic metamaterials, light-matter interaction, and nanophotonics.. He has published over 150 journal papers including 1 Nature Photonics, 8 Nature Communications, 4 Physical Review Letters, 10 Advanced Materials, 3 Nano Lett./ACS Nano, 2 Light: Sci. Appl., 2 Advanced Functional Materials, etc.. His research has been widely featured by media coverage, such as Science Magazine, Straits Times, MIT Technology Reviews, SPIE Newsroom, A&EN etc. He has given quite a few keynotes and many more Invited Talks in international conferences. He has been serving in Associate Editor for various journals such as EPJ, Scientific Reports, and Topical Editor for JOSA B, and General Chairs and TPC Chairs in various conferences.