WU Hengan, born in Hongan county of Hubei province in July, 1975, received his BSc in theoretical and applied mechanics in 1997 and BSc in software engineering in 1998, and his PhD in solid mechanics in 2002 from the University of Science and Technology of China. Dr. Wu won the CAS President Special Award in 2002. From August 2002 to February 2004, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the National University of Singapore. He was promoted to associate professor in Modern Mechanics Department,School of Engineering, USTC, in February 2004 and to full professor in June 2006. The course Basis of Computational Mechanics for undergraduates taught by Dr. Wu is evaluated as Excellent Course of Anhui Province. His research areas include (1) models and simulation of the mechanical behavior of micro-nano materials and (2) computational mechanics and its….