Dr. Xiaoyi Lu is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Ohio State University, USA. His current research interests include high-performance interconnects and protocols, Big Data Analytics, Parallel Computing Models, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, and Deep Learning system software. He has published more than 100 papers in major international conferences, workshops, and journals with multiple Best (Student) Paper Awards or Nominations. He has delivered more than 100 times of invited talks, tutorials, and presentations worldwide. He has been actively involved in various professional activities in academic journals and conferences. Many of Dr. Lu’s research outcomes (e.g, High-Performance Big Data frameworks and libraries, MVAPICH2-Virt, DataMPI, LingCloud, RDMA-TensorFlow, NeuroHPC) are made publicly available to the community and currently being used by more than hundreds of organizations all over the world. He is a member of IEEE and ACM. More details about Dr. Lu are available at http://www.cse.ohio-state.edu/∼luxi.