Dr. J.Y. Zhu is a scientific team leader in woody biomass utilization for sugar/biofuel, chemicals, fiber, and cellulose nanomaterials production at the US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. He currently holds an Adjunct Professorship at the Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Zhu serves on the editorial boards of several technical journals, including TAPPI Journal (also a Technical Editor), BioEnergy Research (also an Associate Editor), China Pulp and Paper, BioResources, J. Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. Dr. Zhu is an elected fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS). He is also the Secretary of Forest Plant and Bioproducts Division of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).