Tie Jun Cui is the academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chief Professor of Southeast University, Nanjing, China. He authored or co-authored two books and published over 500 peer-review journal papers, which have been cited by more than 33000 times (H-index 91, Google Scholar). He proposed the concepts of digital coding metamaterials, programmable metamaterials, and information metamaterials, and realized their first demonstrations. Dr. Cui received the National Natural Science Awards of China in 2014 and 2018, respectively. Based on Clarivate Analytics, he was a Highly Cited Researcher (Web of Science) in 2019 and 2020, and his researches have been widely reported by Nature News, Science, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, New Scientists, etc. Dr. Cui is an IEEE Fellow.