Dr. Qiang Liu is a research scientist and principal investigator at Guelph Research and Development Centre, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada. He is also an adjunct professor at McMaster University, University of Waterloo, and University of Guelph, Canada. Dr. Liu was a stream leader of the BioPotato network (the Canadian network for potato-based bioproducts). He leads a team to develop new uses for starch, fiber and protein as well as other agriculture byproducts. Dr. Liu has published more than 130 research papers and review articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters since 2000. He received his Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology at Laval University, Canada and obtained a B.Eng. and an M.Eng. in Polymer from East China University of Science and Technology, China.