Dr. Ya received her Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2015. She worked with Prof. Arumugam Manthiram from 2015 to 2018 and then with Prof. John B. Goodenough from 2018 to 2019 as a postdoc fellow at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Texas at Austin. She joined Wuhan University of Technology as a full professor in 2019. Her research focuses on materials design for Na-ion batteries working under extreme conditions, including high/low temperatures, high voltage, and fast-charging etc.