Dr. Ye is an associate professor leading a research group on Concrete Modelling and Materials Behaviour at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, TU Delft, The Netherlands. Dr. Ye's research interests focus on cementitious materials and the alternative binders for concrete. He is a senior RILEM member and Chairperson of the RILEM Technical Committee of Mechanical Properties of Alkali-activated Materials (TC-MPA 294).