Jidong Zhai is a Tenured Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department of Tsinghua University. He is a recipient of Siebel Scholar, CCF outstanding doctoral dissertation award, and NSFC Young Career Award. He was a Visiting Professor of Stanford University (2015-2016) and a Visiting Scholar of MSRA in 2013. His research interests include high performance computing, performance evaluation, compiler, and heterogeneous computing. He has published more than 40 papers in prestigious refereed conferences and top journals. His research received a Best Paper Finalist at SC’14. He is the advisor of Tsinghua Student Cluster Team. The team led by him has achieved 8 international champions in student supercomputing challenges at SC, ISC, and ASC. In 2015 and 2018, the team led by him swept all three champions at SC, ISC, and ASC. He was a program co-chair of NPC 2018 and a program co-chair of ICPP PASA 2015 workshop.