Prof. Zhongqing Su, Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been appointed by Elsevier as the new Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of Ultrasonics. Prof. Su will assume office on 1st January 2019, and Prof. Every, the current EiC, will remain as Co-EiC until July 2019.

Published by Elsevier, Ultrasonics is a leading international journal dedicated to the science and technology of ultrasonics, covering all aspects of the field. In retrospect, Ultrasonics has been very well developed over half a century, being shaped into today’s excellent standard. As one of the principal titles in this field, this illustrious journal has secured its prestige, recognition, and reputation in the community, playing an indispensable and vital role in the development and dissemination of original research work in the allied fields of ultrasonics. Ultrasonics is the only internationally established journal which covers the entire field of ultrasound research and technology and all its many applications, including particularly Physics of ultrasound, Nonlinear ultrasound, Biomedical ultrasound, Underwater acoustics, High power ultrasonics, Ultrasonic NDT Research, Ultrasonic transducers and systems, to name a few.

Prof. Su has been working in the area of ultrasonic-wave-based structural health monitoring over the years, and his research group in PolyU has been dedicated to a wide array of research and development pertaining to ultrasonics, with both fundamental investigations and real-world engineering applications. He was the Chair of the 7th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring which was successfully held in Hong Kong in 2018.