Jianyun Wang, PhD, Professor/Doctoral supervisor of Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Human Settlements and Civil Engineering. She was granted “Outstanding Youth Talent Funding A” in Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2018. She is an active member of International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM); Scientific member of Self-healing Materials and Technology Committee of China Concrete & Cement-based Products Association. Her main research field is Bacteria-based self-healing concrete, Bio-enhanced recycled aggregates and concrete, Surface protection and consolidation of building materials, Bio-cement, etc. She has undertaken 3 projects from the Research Foundation Flanders of Belgium (FWO), Natural Science Youth Foundation of China (NSFC) and Natural Science Foundation of Shanxi Province, respectively. She has published 25 SCI papers, which have been cited more than 700 times.