Chunxiao Xing is Professor and assistant dean of Information Technology Research Institute(RIIT), Tsinghua University, and director of Web and Software R&D Center(WeST). His research primarily focuses on data and knowledge engineering, software engineering, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and digital library technology. He is the advisor of China Digital Library project and the national cultural information resources sharing project. He is also the deputy director of the Office Automation Technical Committee of China Computer Federation, the member of database, big data and software engineering Technical Committee of China Computer Federation. He is also the member of IEEE and ACM. He published more than 100 papers, including 30 SCI and 40 EI journal and conference articles. He has received 15 software copyrights and 15 patents of invention. He was PC member or chair of many important international conferences. His research has been supported by a number of National Programs of China, such as National Key Basic Research Program (973), the National High Technology Research and Development Program (863), Natural Science Foundation of China, National Support Program, the Ph.D. Programs Foundation of Ministry of Education of China.