Thomas Moscibroda is a Principal Researcher and founding manager of the System Algorithms (SysAlgo) Research Group at Microsoft Research Asia. He is also the Chair Professor for Network Science at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS) at Tsinghua University. In his prior career at Microsoft, Thomas was a member of the Mobile & Sensing Systems Research Group (MASS) at MSRA. Before moving to China in 2011, he was a member of the Systems Research group at Microsoft Research in Redmond, and he was also an affiliate member of the Networking Reserach and Computer Architecture Research groups, respectively. Thomas' research interests are in cloud computing, distributed systems, mobile and distributed computing, and networking, with ongoing projects in each of these areas. He has a particular focus on algorithmic and mathematical approaches to practical system design. He obtained his PhD in 2006 from ETH Zurich, and was awarded the ETH Medal for his doctoral thesis. His research is documented in more than 60 research papers, and he has received Best Paper Awards at several top-tier conferences, including IPSN 2007, SIGCOMM 2009, NSDI 2009, ASPLOS 2010, EuroSys 2012, PODC 2004 and 2012, as well as DISC 2015. His articles on DRAM scheduling and on-chip networking in multi-core systems were selected as IEEE Micro Top-Pick Computer Architecture papers in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is also the recipient of the MICS Research on Communications Award by the National Research Foundation of Switzerland (NCCR) for his contributions to the area of Mobile Communications & Information Systems.